Aaron Rodgers joins the Jets, Patriots could make a big WR trade, Cowboys part ways with Zeke and more free agency reactions

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Most of the NFL’s juiciest player moves happened during the “legal manipulation” phase in week one, but when free agency kicked off in earnest on Wednesday, there were still plenty of signings for fantasy managers to enjoy. The biggest move wasn’t even technically a transaction since the endlessly introspective Aaron Rodgers announced his intention to be traded to the New York Jets, but nothing will be official until the Green Bay Packers clear a trade offset with his team of the future.

Matt Harmon is accompanied by Fantasy Life’s Dwain McFarland to look at Wednesday and Thursday’s biggest moves, beginning with an in-depth look at the Jets offense with Rodgers at the helm. How high should managers draft second WR Garrett Wilson next year? What about third-year WR Elijah Moore, who had an intriguing first season in New York but found himself in the doghouse for much of 2022?

Later, Matt and Dwain discuss the New England Patriots’ signing of JuJu Smith-Schuster and whether they might be in the market to trade for a Cardinals or Broncos wideout. They’re also responding to the week’s news that the Dallas Cowboys would fire RB Ezekiel Elliott, and they’re talking about their favorite potential Zeke landing spots.

To wrap up the show, they discuss the Carolina Panthers’ moves and go over a number of other free agency additions, including a trio of minor QB moves in Baker Mayfield, Jacoby Brissett & Gardner Minshew and three RBs signing new contracts in David Montgomery have , Jamaal Williams & Alexander Mattison.

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers runs onto the field during his last game of 2023. The mystery QB is likely to be traded to the New York Jets in the coming days following his announcement on Wednesday. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

3:55 Aaron Rodgers’ fantasy matched the New York Jets offense

14:55 New England Patriots sign JuJu Smith-Schuster, could be in the market for a WR trade

30:30 Ezekiel Elliot is cut by the Dallas Cowboys

40:00 New homes for Baker Mayfield, Jacoby Brissett & Gardner Minshew

48:00 Carolina Panthers sign Miles Sanders, could add another WR

53:50 David Montgomery goes to Detroit, Jamaal Williams to New Orleans and Alexander Mattison stays in Minnesota

61:30 Grabbag Moves: Giants sign two WRs; Robert Tonyan; Braxton Berries; Orlando Brown;

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