What’s the future hold for 3rd-year Green Bay Packers QB Jordan Love?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love looks downfield during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Detroit. Love, the former Utah State star, is headed into his third NFL season with the Packers but is still backing up Aaron Rodgers after Rodgers signed a multiyear contract extension earlier this offseason.

Duane Burleson, Associated Press

Heading into his third NFL season, there are about as many answers about Jordan Love’s future as when he was a late first-round pick by the Green Bay Packers in 2020.

That’s because the former Utah State quarterback continues to sit behind one of the game’s top quarterbacks, Aaron Rodgers, who was given a contract extension earlier this offseason.

What the Packers’ ultimate plan is for Love remains a talking point. During the NFL draft last week, Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst addressed Love’s future.

“I think we’re excited about Jordan’s development,” Gutekunst said last Friday, per Mike Clemens of the Wisconsin Radio Network. “He’s going into his third year. He showed really good signs last year. I think his future is bright.

“As far as what his future is with us, we’ll kind of see how that goes. Obviously, with what we’ve done with Aaron and how long Aaron wants to play, that will factor in down the road. But we’re not making any of those decisions right now.”

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