Packers looking to find offensive options in passing game

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Published 8:12 p.m. ET June 4, 2019

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For most of his career, Aaron Rodgers has had plenty of good options at receiver.

However, after going from Donald Driver, Greg Jennings, James Jones and Jordy Nelson at the start of his tenure as the Green Bay Packers’ starting quarterback to Nelson, Randall Cobb and Davante Adams in recent years, Rodgers has only Adams and uncertainty as he gets ready for his 12th season as the starter.

Last season, following the release of Nelson and Cobb’s injury issues, Adams was targeted 169 times by Packers quarterbacks. That was 80 more targets than any other Packers player and only one less than Julio Jones’ league-leading total with Atlanta.

Rodgers didn’t think that was an unhealthy way to run an offense. Quite the opposite.

“I’d like to throw to Davante more. He’s that open,” Rodgers said after Tuesday’s organized team activities, the eighth of 10 this offseason.

“We’ve got to keep finding ways to get him the ball. There’s nothing wrong with having a go-to guy who’s that dynamic and trying to find ways to get him the ball.”

Still, the Packers need more than two-time Pro Bowler Adams to drive the…

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