Packers: Everything Brian Gutekunst said about Jordan Love, Rasul Douglas, trade deadline

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Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst spoke to reporters on Wednesday for one of his annual press conferences.

There was a lot to discuss. The Packers traded cornerback Rasul Douglas before Tuesday's deadline, a sign the team is focused on rebuilding. Reporters asked Gutekunst about the reasons for moving on from Douglas, the trade deadline, Jordan Love's future in Green Bay, and even tanking for a better draft pick.

Gutekunst spoke for around half an hour, and there's a lot to unpack. But that's what we're here for. Below is a full breakdown of the key talking points from the press conference and the notable quotes from Gutekunst.

Brian Gutekunst on trade deadline

It was always going to be fascinating whether the Packers would try to buy or sell before the trade deadline. Selling would admit the team isn't trying to win now, but it probably was the best move to make.

However, Gutekunst said he was looking at the possibility of adding players before the deadline, not selling. He noted that the Rasul Douglas offer came "out of the blue" and was simply too good to pass up.

Gutekunst said he considered the possibility of trading for an offensive player but has belief in the current group.

"We looked at a lot of possibilities of adding. There just really wasn't, quite frankly, much to add," said Gutekunst. "There really wasn't much to look at, to be honest. I also think that those guys, if they make the plays I know they're capable of making, this thing can turn around quickly."

So, if the Packers were looking to add, why trade Douglas?