Following the departures of Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling earlier this offseason, the Green Bay Packers will no doubt be on the lookout for incoming wide receiver talent in this week's draft.
According to Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst, Aaron Rodgers will be "heavily involved" in the Packers' wide receiver room this coming season.
"Aaron's gonna be heavily involved in not only the players we have here, but also the guys we bring in," Gutekunst said during a pre-draft press conference on Wednesday, per Packers insider Eli Berkovits.
Prior to the 2021 season, Rodgers openly expressed his discontent with the Packers organization. One of his biggest gripes was with Gutekunst and the Green Bay front office was the fact that they didn't fill him in on notable roster moves -- particularly at the wide receiver position.
This statement from the Packers GM seems to be an olive branch extended to the back-to-back league MVP.
The NFL world took to Twitter to react to these comments.
"Should have been this way from the start. Glad our front office has finally caught on," one Packers fan wrote.
"WOWWWW. How times have changed…" another added.
The Packers' current wide receiver depth chart consists of expected starters Allen Lazard, Randall Cobb and Sammy Watkins. With the No. 22 and No. 28 overall picks in this week's draft, the Green Bay front office will almost certainly bring in a talented young receiver talent from this year's stacked class.
Who would you like to see Rodgers throwing to in 2022?