3 offseason moves Packers need to make to reach Super Bowl 56

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – DECEMBER 06: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with teammate Davante Adams #17 following their touchdown completion during the first quarter of their game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field on December 06, 2020 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) /

1. Get Davanta Adams some help on the outside

Adams and Rodgers have an almost telepathic connection on the field which prevents opponents from bottling them up even when the wideout is facing double coverage. The problem with the Packers’ offense in 2020 is that no other receiver on the roster fully took advantage of the freedom of being the team’s No.2  option.

Marquez Valdes-Scantling flashed as a deep threat and Allan Lazard showed flashes of developing into a quality option. Neither is good enough for Green Bay to rely on as a co-star to Adams on the outside.

It’s time for the Packers organization to stop trying to skate by on marginal talents to fill out their receiving corps. Instead, Green Bay needs to either spend big in free agency or use a high draft pick to find a player capable of producing big numbers opposite Adams.

Admittedly, the team’s salary cap structure might prevent them from being a legitimate player for supreme talents like Chris Godwin or Kenny Golladay. It’s unclear whether or not a second-tier option such as Corey Davis would really move the needle for a team with Super Bowl dreams.

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The alternative is to take a big swing on a wideout (or two) in the draft. That’s a move the Packers should have made last season, but it’s better late than never. Failing to get Rodgers serious help this offseason would amount to front office malpractice in Green Bay.