Packers: Biggest questions at each position group on the roster

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22: Wide receiver Jordy Nelson
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Quarterback: Who will be the backup in 2018?

If Aaron Rodgers is forced to miss time through injury again in 2018, the Packers need to be better prepared for life without him. That wasn’t the case when he got hurt in 2013, and the same was true again this past season. Despite having “three years invested” in Brett Hundley, the third-year quarterback struggled as the starter.

In time Hundley could become a solid backup, but he took over the job without a regular season start to his name. At times we saw him make some spectacular plays. He put together a pair of excellent performances at Chicago and Pittsburgh, but he was far too inconsistent.

It might be time for the Packers to sign a veteran passer to, at the very least, provide some training camp competition for Hundley. This isn’t to say he shouldn’t be given an opportunity to earn the No. 2 spot.

Josh McCown and Ryan Fitzpatrick are set to hit free agency. Both quarterbacks have plenty of starting experience in the NFL, and could help guide the Packers to a couple of victories if Rodgers is forced to sit out for a short period of time. Their price tag will determine whether they are realistic options for the Packers.