Packers eyeing Texans’ Will Fuller ahead of NFL trade deadline

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The Packers may have the second-highest scoring offense in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t looking to add more weapons.

NFL.com reported Sunday morning that Green Bay has maintained interested in Texans wide receiver Will Fuller over the past few weeks. The report says the organization’s interest in the 26-year-old goes as far back as the summer and that it’s expected to ramp up as Tuesday’s NFL trade deadline nears.

Fuller, who has recorded a touchdown in each of his last five games, is likely worth a high draft pick. The Texans are likely in the market for an early-round pick after sending their 2021 first-and-second-round picks to the Dolphins as part of a package for left tackle Laremy Tunsil and wide receiver Kenny Stills.

The Packers are 5-1 heading into Sunday’s matchup with the Minnesota Vikings, sitting atop the NFC North. Giving quarterback Aaron Rodgers another weapon to work with could mean bad news for the rest of the league.

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Fuller, Houston’s No. 21 overall pick in 2016, has collected 2,721 yards and 21 touchdowns in 49 games for the Texans. In 2020, he’s accumulated 31 receptions for 490 yards and five TDs.

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