NFL Offseason Bets: Which Team Will Aaron Rodgers Play for Next Year?

The two-week lull before Super Bowl 57 just got a little more exciting.

There’s long been speculation that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be moved this offseason. Potential suitors bandied about include the New York Jets, Las Vegas Raiders, and Indianapolis Colts.

But with the recent opening in Tampa Bay, thanks to Tom Brady’s retirement news, things just got interesting.

Here are the latest odds and analysis for Aaron Rodgers’ possible landing spots next season.

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Which NFL team will Aaron Rodgers play for next season?

A couple of bombshells have rocked the NFL landscape this week in what is usually the calm before the Super Bowl storm.

On Wednesday, Tom Brady took to social media to announce his “this time it’s for real” retirement news.

That followed a report from a day earlier by Adam Schefter saying that league sources have confirmed that the Green Bay Packers would “prefer” to move on from Aaron Rodgers this offseason.

Interesting. Very interesting.

The sportsbooks are currently offering some extremely enticing +2000 odds for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to acquire the three-time league MVP.

While we don’t know what’s going on in Aaron Rodgers’ head, spending the twilight of his career in the Florida sun chasing another Super Bowl ring `a la Tom Brady doesn’t sound like the worst idea.

The favorites to land Aaron Rodgers

New York Jets

The New York Jets clearly whiffed on second-overall pick Zach Wilson, whether they want to admit it or not.

In a world where rookie quarterbacks are making the leap faster than ever (think Brock Purdy), Zach Wilson’s development pace through two years has been glacial, to put it mildly.

Head coach Robert Saleh has quickly built a defensive juggernaut capable of tempering even the most potent AFC offenses.

The Jets also have some electric offensive pieces thanks to the draft-day home runs of Breece Hall and Garrett Wilson. All that’s missing is the quarterback.

Las Vegas Raiders

It’s not hard to create a mental image of Rodgers in the Silver and Black throwing to his old bestie Davante Adams.

Of all the potential suitors, this one might make the most sense. Derek Carr has been unceremoniously kicked to the curb of the Las Vegas strip, and the Raiders need a quarterback that’s ready to win now.

They didn’t invest $140 million into Adams last year with a rebuild in mind.

On top of Adams, Rodgers would have plenty of weapons at his disposal, including elite tight end Darren Waller and one of the game’s top slot receivers in Hunter Renfrow.

Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts’ season was nothing short of a three-ring circus. Favored by a mile to win the AFC South, the Colts crashed and burned badly to a 4-12-1 record.

Inept play by a quarterback collection of Matt Ryan, Nick Foles, and Sam Ehlinger was exacerbated by a disastrous season by Jonathan Taylor, who had led the league in rushing the previous year.

To add icing on the catastrophe cake, owner Jim Irsay fired Frank Reich and hired TV personality Jeff Saturday to coach the team midway through the season.

Saturday, who was a fine center in the league but had never coached a day in his life, admitted that he was shocked by the news of his hiring.

The Colts need new hope, and they need it now. All of last season’s dysfunction could be a distant memory if they can pull the trigger and finally land the QB they’ve been looking for since Andrew Luck left.

A case for Tampa Bay

After nearly two decades of playing on Lambeau’s frozen tundra, a little fun in the sun probably doesn’t sound too bad to Aaron Rodgers.

The Bucs are loaded with talent on both sides of the ball and have a Super Bowl window that’s still half-open. Rodgers would instantly turn Tampa into a top contender to return to the big game, especially considering how poor the NFC South is.

It’s not clear what Tampa Bay’s succession plan is, but we know that it’s not going to be Blaine Gabbert – who now sits atop the depth chart.

At +2000 odds, this is one long shot you might want to look into.

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