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What Aaron Rodgers Has Said About Packers Drafting A QB

A closeup of Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - DECEMBER 30: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers warms up before a game against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on December 30, 2018 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

On Thursday night, the Green Bay Packers made the most surprising move of the first round of the 2020 NFL draft.

The Packers entered the night with the No. 30 overall pick - third to last in the first round. Green Bay made a bold move, trading up four spots with the Miami Dolphins for the No. 26 pick.

Most of those watching from home expected the Packers to choose an offensive weapon for Aaron Rodgers to work with. Instead of adding a wide receiver, Green Bay chose to draft their quarterback of the future: Jordan Love.

After the selection, everyone had the same thought: "Aaron Rodgers can't be happy." Well, his comments from a month before the draft suggests he's up for the challenge.

"I'm a realist. I know where we're at as an organization and I know where I'm at in my career...No Matter who you bring in, they're not gonna be able to beat me out anytime soon," he said in early March.

Rodgers led the Packers to a 13-3 record and an NFC title game 2019. Although his stats have dropped in recent seasons, he's still one of the best in the game.

It's clear Green Bay is planning for the future, regardless of Rodgers' health and ability.