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Packers put Brett Hundley on trading block during NFL draft, per report

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Green Bay nearly dealt its backup quarterback to improve its draft positioning on Friday.

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The Green Bay Packers consummated multiple trades during the 2017 NFL Draft, but they nearly made one more. According to ESPN's Rob Demovsky, the team put backup quarterback Brett Hundley on the trading block during the draft's second day.

Details on the potential deal remain unclear. The Packers might have offered Hundley straight up for a draft choice, a reasonable conjecture given the lack of quality quarterbacks in the rookie class after the top prospects came off the board. Alternatively, the team could have bundled Hundley and a pick of their own to move up on Day 2. Either way, it appears the league has serious interest in the third-year signal-caller's potential.

Because the Packers didn't deal Hundley, he should spend the 2017 season as Aaron Rodgers' primary backup. However, as long as nothing happens to damage Hundley's stock, expect the team to reheat trade talks next offseason.

In two seasons, Hundley has attempted 10 passes, completing two and tossing one interception. He turns 24 in June.