Packers rookie drawing huge reward from Aaron Rodgers at camp

Romeo Doubs won’t be the highest-picked rookie broad receiver for the Packers however Aaron Rodgers is already taking discover of him at coaching camp. 

The largest query of the 2022 offseason for the Inexperienced Bay Packers has been what the workforce is planning on doing at broad receiver after buying and selling away Davante Adams whereas additionally shedding Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Brown in free company.

Most determine that Allen Lazard is about to play a way more important function in Inexperienced Bay’s offense than he has in years previous whereas the franchise’s second-round choose on this yr’s draft, Christian Watson, could have excessive expectations positioned upon him.

Nonetheless, it’s one other rookie — significantly with Watson beginning coaching camp on the PUP checklist — that’s already catching the attention of quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Packers information: Romeo Doubs attracts reward from Aaron Rodgers

On Saturday whereas speaking with NFL Community, Rodgers spoke extremely of fourth-round rookie Romeo Doubs.

“Romeo Doubs has had a very nice begin to camp,” Rodgers mentioned. “Getting a whole lot of consideration based mostly on a few of the performs he’s made. Just like the method, very understated child, very humble child…All of us really feel actually good about Romeo and the beginning he’s off to.”

Doubs was thought-about by many analysts after the draft to be one of many higher-upside worth picks of the category, which is what the Packers sorely want. He amassed over 2,100 yards and 20 touchdowns over his closing two seasons at Nevada in faculty whereas displaying strong downfield and all-around skill as a participant.

After all, Rodgers speaking up a rookie within the first few days of camp doesn’t imply that a lot. On the similar time, although, it is a quarterback who’s been fairly infamous for not making rookie receivers a precedence, so his reward might certainly have some on-field implications.

What’s for sure is that the Packers want Doubs to be an element if Rodgers desires to go back-to-back-to-back as NFL MVP and if Inexperienced Bay desires to have the offense to compete for a Tremendous Bowl.