The 4 best (and 2 worst) Packers trades under Brian Gutekunst

Brian Gutekunst isn't afraid to make bold trades. He has had success, but also some strikeouts.
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Worst: Packers trade up for Amari Rodgers

Unfortunately, not all of Gutekunst's trade-ups go to plan. Two years ago, the Packers made a bold move to land Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers.

Green Bay sent its third-round pick at No. 98 and its fourth-rounder at No. 135 in exchange for the Tennessee Titans' third.

The hope was that he could play the Randall Cobb role in the Packers' offense, although plans changed when the Packers actually traded for Cobb before the start of the season.

Rodgers played 26 games for the Packers, made only eight receptions, had seven fumbles, and struggled as a returner. Green Bay released Rodgers midway through his second season.

Instead of trading two picks to move up for Rodgers, the Packers could've just selected Amon-Ra St. Brown with their original third-round selection. St. Brown went No. 112 overall to the Detroit Lions and is now a Pro Bowler and one of the best wide receivers in the NFC North.

St. Brown could've played in the slot for the Packers, where he has been dominant in the Lions' offense.

Gutekunst isn't afraid to trade up for prospects he believes can make an impact for the Packers, but the deal for Amari Rodgers was one of his biggest mistakes.