3 Chargers 2023 opponents who have gotten much worse this offseason

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1. Green Bay Packers

Having to go beat the Green Bay Packers in Lambeau Field is never an easy thing. But it is going to be a lot easier if Aaron Rodgers isn't the one under center for the Packers when the Chargers come to town.

Nothing has been made official yet so we might be jumping the gun here by Rodgers himself did say that he wants to play for the New York Jets next year and the Packers are the ones holding up the trade process. Regardless of if a trade happens, it seems highly unlikely that Rodgers is the Packers QB in 2023.

That finally gives the job to Jordan Love, who was drafted in the same draft as Justin Herbert. While some Chargers fans wanted Love back then, he has not looked very great in the limited chances he has received.

It is not crazy to say that Love is going to be a downgrade from Rodgers at the most important position on the entire team. There is a decent chance that he is an even bigger downgrade than Packers fans are ready for.

That is not the only loss for Green Bay this offseason. The team also lost Allen Lazard, Jarran Reed, Dean Lowry and Robert Tonyan. The team has not been able to bring in any external help because of Rodgers' contract situation.

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Green Bay already was not a great football team last year with Rodgers taking a step back. If Love ends up being an even bigger step back (which is the most likely outcome here) then they have the chance to be one of the worst teams in the league in 2023.