Jets To Sign Veteran QB

The New York Jets are reportedly signing a veteran quarterback, but it's not who you may think it is. 

The Jets are signing quarterback Tim Boyle to a one-year deal, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. This pairing may be another step closer in the Aaron Rodgers to New York sweepstakes due to the relationship Boyle has with Rodgers, and Nathaniel Hackett from their time together in Green Bay. 

Hackett, who is now the new offensive coordinator for the Jets, may have had a say so in regards to the reported signing of Boyle on Thursday. However, Rodgers has made no public statements regarding his future since his appearance on "The Pat McAfee Show" a couple of weeks ago, and it seems traction for trade talks have quieted down for now, at least publicly. 

Boyle, 28, originally signed with the Packers in 2018 as an undrafted free agent, and saw his first career  play time on October 20, 2019 in a Week 7 win over the Raiders. Green Bay did not extend a tender to Boyle following the 2020 season, which made him an unrestricted free agent on March 17, 2021. 

The backup QB signed with the Lions on a one-year deal following his Packers tenure, and played with the Bears last season. He has appeared in 17 games with three starts, posting 574 yards passing on 62.3% completion, and three touchdowns in his four seasons as a pro. 

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