The Packers drafted Aaron Rodgers replacement on Thursday during the NFL Draft.

They made the most surprising move of the 2020 NFL Draft when they selected former Utah State quarterback Jordan Love with the No. 26 overall pick.

Late Thursday night, Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst sat down on a conference call with reporters to explain how he thought the first round went and why he was interested in drafting Love.

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He also addressed the elephant in the room.

Aaron Rodgers.

Flip the Page to see his statement: