What the Green Bay Packers should have done this offseason

Green Bay Packers, Ted Thompson (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX – JANUARY 15: David Bakhtiari
ARLINGTON, TX – JANUARY 15: David Bakhtiari /

The Green Bay Packers had a successful offseason by most counts. But the roster still lacks some necessary pieces in order to make the team less of a one man show.

The Green Bay Packers typically please themselves and disappoint their fans during the NFL offseason.

This one was a mixture of both pleasure and disgust for the common Packers fan who saw several sentimental favorites leave while many exciting new faces came to town.

The Packers’ offseason has been a resounding success, but the team has, unfortunately, missed on several moves that simply should have been made.

The Packers are once again one of the favorites to appear in the Super Bowl, but are they that much better than they were last year?

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Are they any better equipped to take down the Falcons or Seahawks come playoff time?

Martellus BennettLance KendricksDavon HouseRicky Jean-Francois and Jahri Evans were the five free agents that Ted Thompson uncharacteristically brought in.

While these are impactful, strategic, smart signings, the Packers are still a couple pieces short of being the most complete, well-rounded team in the NFL.

Let’s take a look at how the Packers could have improved its roster even more …