Jets hire former Packers OC Hackett

Former Packers Offensive Coordinator Joins New York
File pic of Nathaniel Hackett and Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay
File pic of Nathaniel Hackett and Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay(WBAY)
Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 10:15 AM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - For those who like to play connect the dots with Aaron Rodgers and his future, they can now draw straight line from Green Bay to New York. On Thursday, the Jets hired former Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett to be their new OC.

Rodgers and Hackett were close during the latter’s 3 years in Green Bay, 2 of them resulting in MVP seasons for the quarterback (2020,2021). Of course, nothing is settled with Rodgers and his future, but if he wants a trade, you would think reuniting with Hackett would be attractive. Plus, the Jets have young talent on offense and a very good defense under Head Coach Robert Saleh. Saleh and Hackett previously worked together in Jacksonville.

Hackett did not even finish his first year as Head Coach in Denver; he was fired with a 4-11 record and the Broncos dead last in the league in scoring at that time.