April 29, 2021
BY Lance Cartelli

49ers Reportedly Offered Massive Deal to Packers for Aaron Rodgers

The pervading thought ever since the 49ers traded up to No. 3 was that San Francisco was going to take Mac Jones. Then it was Justin Fields, then Trey Lance. It all sounds like the Niners are great at keeping a secret or have no idea what they're going to do in their pursuit of a franchise quarterback. 

It turns out it might be the latter. 

The 49ers apparently offered the Packers Jimmy Garoppolo, the No. 3 pick and more for the reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers, according to Minnesota Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen. 

Sounds like a crazy Madlib, right? 

Maybe not. 

The Niners did reach out to the Pack about Rodgers, but there's a "zero percent chance" that Green Bay trades their quarterback, per NFL Media. 

The 49ers weren't the only team to call about Rodgers, who has had a rocky relationship with the team the drafted him in 2005. 

If Rodgers isn't traded during the 2021 NFL Draft, the Packers' drama should only continue as the season gets closer. 

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