Trade negotiations between the Green Bay Packers and New York Jets remain stuck. At what point would the Packers consider picking up the phone and starting conversations with other teams for an Aaron Rodgers deal?
The Jets aren't the only team that would benefit from the addition of a four-time MVP quarterback. Rodgers could help several teams improve their Super Bowl odds.
What happens if trade talks between the Packers and Jets break down? Enter this seven-round mock draft, featuring a surprising Rodgers trade. More on that shortly.
Round 1 (15): Myles Murphy, EDGE, Clemson
Four years ago, the Packers selected Michigan pass rusher Rashan Gary with the 12th overall pick. The selection was met with criticism due to Gary's lack of production in college. It was clear he needed time to develop.
The Packers bet on Gary's size, athleticism, and potential. And it now looks like a home run pick.
Enter Clemson's Myles Murphy. The comparisons to Gary are clear. Like Gary, Murphy is an outstanding athlete. He earned a Relative Athletic Score of 9.71 out of 10. Murphy is a powerful player and is strong against the run, just as Gary was when the Packers drafted him.
Murphy may need time to reach his full potential, but that's no problem. The Draft Network's Kyle Crabbs believes Murphy will "change the look and feel of his team's defensive front by year three."
In year one, he can add value to the Packers' defense as part of the pass-rush rotation. In time, he can become a dominant edge defender, starting alongside Gary.