With Rodgers At 36, Might Packers Enter Arms Race At Draft?
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are fortunate — they have a premier quarterback in Aaron Rodgers. But when the team's staff heads to Indianapolis for next week's scouting combine there will be a strong crop of quarterbacks to consider for the draft.
Rodgers turned 36 late last season and is coming off a second consecutive subpar season. Then again, the Packers reached the NFC championship game and need a few more pieces to catch up with the San Francisco 49ers. Scout Brian Gutekunst was in the draft room in 2005 when Rodgers was selected while the Packers had Brett Favre.
Gutekunst is still around, and he says a good quarterback can never be overlooked. He says: " it's such an important part of what makes this thing go."