While he and the team are trying to reach a new deal, the young receiver opted to skip mini-camps.
However, even with him doing this, Washington has said they aren’t trading their receiver.
But in the NFL, things can always change at any moment.
Fans have seen this with shocking trades during the 2022 offseason.
With the possibility of the Commanders changing their mind on McLaurin, what three teams should target him in a trade?
3. Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears are a team in need of a dependable receiver.
Bears need to add a big body receiver this off-season to complement Mooney.
— DaBearsBlog (@dabearsblog) January 9, 2022
They let Allen Robinson walk during free agency, something leaving them without a proven number one receiver.
However, the Bears feel Darnell Mooney is their next top receiver.
But they would be better off to trade for McLaurin, instead of rolling the dice on Mooney.
Their quarterback, Justin Fields, needs a guy that’s shown he is ready to succeed.
The Commanders’ top receiver has proven his worth with a team who was inconsistent at quarterback.
With him in the lineup for Chicago, their chances of winning games could increase.
It would give Fields two 1,000+ yard receivers if Chicago trades for McLaurin.
That’s something every quarterback loves to have in the NFL.
2. Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers are in a pickle for 2022 without Davante Adams on their roster.
They traded their top receiver to the Las Vegas Raiders after he threatened to not play without a better contract.
This now leaves Aaron Rodgers with receivers who aren’t anywhere near as talented as Adams.
However, a trade for McLaurin could change the Packers’ fate at receiver.
He would boost the offense instantly and would give Rodgers a young and proven player at receiver.
Stop, don't trade for a over priced receiver that has only shown he has speed. Go for someone like Terry McLaurin who has PROVEN to have all of it and would be 100% cheaper
— Sylar Bacon (@SylarBacon) June 9, 2022
That would help him as he attempts to take the Packers to a Super Bowl this season.
It also helps him in his quest for a third consecutive MVP title for 2022.
1. Baltimore Ravens
The team who most people believe would win a trade deal for McLaurin are the Baltimore Ravens.
They made a bold move to trade their top receiver on draft night, leaving Lamar Jackson without a top receiver.
However, the move angered their quarterback, who the team desperately needs.
To fix the rift, the Ravens should trade for McLaurin.
He would come to a team with a quarterback who’s won the MVP title before.
He’d also be the clear cut top receiver for a team filled with unproven young talent at receiver.
It could also make Lamar happy, as he desires a good receiver to help him improve in 2022.
However, the team would need to offer the Commanders receiver a lot to come to their team.
This is because of stories coming from former Ravens receivers that didn’t like the offensive scheme in Baltimore.
If they can appeal to McLaurin and the Commanders, he could be the next star for Jackson to pass to in Baltimore.