7 players Aaron Rodgers could recruit to the NY Jets in 2024

Aaron Rodgers is ready to recruit again
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6. A.J. Dillon, RB

Running back might not appear to be a major need for the Jets on the surface, but the team will have to address the position in the offseason. Dalvin Cook is a free agent, and Israel Abanikanda seems unlikely to step into the primary RB2 role immediately in 2024.

If the Jets go the free-agent route, Packers running back A.J. Dillon makes a ton of sense. The former second-round pick is a powerful, bruising back who can help the Jets improve their dreadful short-yardage offense.

Dillon is an ideal complement to Breece Hall as a between-the-tackles, north-south runner who can reliably pick up 2-4 yards per carry. There's a role for players like that in the NFL.

Given his lackluster production and the state of the running back market, it's unlikely Dillon will cost much to sign in free agency. He's a ready-made upgrade over Cook and a perfect complement to the other Jets running backs. His experience with Rodgers is a bonus.

5. Odell Beckham Jr., WR

Aaron Rodgers has already tried to recruit Odell Beckham Jr. once before. With Beckham set to be a free agent again this offseason, don't be surprised if the Jets are interested for the second year in a row.

The former All-Pro wide receiver isn't nearly the player he used to be, but he's proved in 2023 that he still has something left in the tank. Beckham has hauled in 32 catches for 519 yards and three touchdowns in 12 games with the Baltimore Ravens this year.

Beckham's injury history is notable, and he's little more than a complementary piece in an offense at this point, but he could still provide value to a Jets team that's hurting for wide receiver depth.

Rodgers pushed for Beckham to be signed last spring. It would make sense if he did it again a year later.