Why Packers will make the playoffs: Jordan Love is ready
This is Jordan Love's moment. Many will overlook the Packers without Aaron Rodgers, but Love showed in Philadelphia last year that he has what it takes.
Love isn't a rookie. He has spent the past three seasons mastering Matt LaFleur's offense while learning from a future Hall-of-Famer. He got all the first-team reps during the offseason program last year, then a bunch more while Rodgers recovered from a broken thumb.
He only threw 21 passes in the regular season, but he completed 66.7% of them for 195 yards and one touchdown with no interceptions. Love's passer rating was 112.2.
Green Bay has arguably the best running back duo in football with Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon, and an experienced, talented offensive line featuring five-time All-Pro David Bakhtiari and two-time Pro Bowler Elgton Jenkins. And they are ready to do whatever it takes to help Love.
"We all love Jordan here. He has everybody's full respect, and we're going to go lay it out on the line for him," said Aaron Jones.
The Packers rebuilt the offense around him this spring. He now has a deep and talented receiving corps featuring Christian Watson, Romeo Doubs, Jayden Reed, Luke Musgrave, Tucker Kraft, Samori Toure, and Dontayvion Wicks. That's a lot of pass-catching talent.