The Green Bay Packers need to find a backup for Jordan Love. The Love era is set to get underway this season, but Danny Etling is the only other quarterback on the roster, and he has never thrown a pass in the regular season.
Drafting a quarterback is an option, a move the Packers made in Aaron Rodgers' first year as a starter. However, adding a veteran to sit behind Love makes the most sense.
Not only would an experienced backup be ready to step in should Love miss time, but they could also help Love learn in his first year as a starter. With that in mind, here are three free-agent options for the Packers at quarterback.
Packers should sign free agent Joe Flacco to back up Jordan Love
While the Packers and New York Jets are negotiating a deal for one quarterback, why not have a former Jets passer go to Green Bay?
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Flacco is as experienced as they come. The 38-year-old has started 180 games in his career. Most recently, he was a backup quarterback for the Jets, stepping in when needed.
In 12 games for the Jets, Flacco has thrown for 2,253 yards and 14 touchdowns with six interceptions. He would be a solid backup capable of filling in for injury. More importantly, his experience would be key in helping Love navigate through his first season as a starter.