In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Utah State quarterback Jordan Love looks for a receiver during the team’s NCAA college football game against Air Force at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Green Bay Packers selected Love in the first round of the NFL draft in April. | David Zalubowski, AP
Hall of Fame quarterback and Packers great Brett Favre suggested Green Bay use Jordan Love like a utility player — a la Taysom Hill — to get him on the field in 2020. These analysts weren’t buying it.
SALT LAKE CITY — Heading into the 2020 NFL season, Jordan Love and Taysom Hill are set to back up future Hall of Fame quarterbacks in Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees, respectively.
Former Packers great and Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre sees another potential similarity between the two quarterbacks with Utah ties. Specifically, Favre suggested Green Bay could utilize the former Utah State star the same way New Orleans has used Hill, the former BYU standout: as a utility player.
“I think there’s ways to incorporate it much like Taysom Hill with the Saints. Use him as a halfback, a halfback pass, but occasionally let him run it just to show that you’ll do that. Something like that.” — Brett Favre, on Jordan Love
“I think there’s ways to incorporate it much like Taysom Hill with the Saints,” Favre told TMZ Sports. “Use him as a halfback, a halfback pass, but occasionally let him run it just to show that you’ll do that. Something like that.”
Love, who the Packers selected with the 26th overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, is set to back up 15-year veteran Rodgers in Green Bay in one of the most stable starting QB spots in the league. Using Love as a utility player on …read more
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