NFL analyst projects how many wins Aaron Rodgers will add to Jets
It looks like it’s almost inevitable that quarterback Aaron Rodgers will play for the New York Jets next season, as he’s announced he intends to play for them in 2023.
The Jets have yet to work out the terms of a trade with the Green Bay Packers to grant him his wish, as he is still under contract with them.
New York has an interesting and promising young team, especially on the defensive side of football, and some believe all it needs is an established QB like Rodgers to become a legitimate threat.
NFL analyst Cynthia Frelund got analytical when she predicted Rodgers would add 5.8 wins to the Jets based on first downs and touchdowns.
If Aaron Rodgers lands with the New York Jets…
How many wins does he add to their team, @cfrelund? 🤔 (via @NFLTotalAccess) pic.twitter.com/7BCdh5HBkk
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The metric she used was win shares, which is a commonly used metric in the NBA to try to measure how many wins a particular player adds to their team.
Frelund pointed out that average quarterbacks add about four wins to their respective wins, so nearly two more wins could be the difference between missing the playoffs and being able to do some damage there.
She also hinted at the Jets’ addition of wide receiver Allen Lazard, who played five seasons with Rodgers in Green Bay and had 788 yards and six touchdowns in 2022, which will help the future Football Hall of Famer. professional to create chemistry more quickly with his new team. .
Before long-suffering Jets fans start dreaming of a Super Bowl appearance, they should consider how tough the AFC East is, as the Miami Dolphins have added cornerback Jalen Ramsey. , the New England Patriots landed receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and the Buffalo Bills. are still in contention for the title.
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