Packers: 5 players Green Bay should target in free agency

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Trumaine Johnson, Cornerback, Los Angeles Rams

Much like Kyle Fuller, Johnson would be a great addition to a very mediocre secondary. His overall size is much better than Fuller, but he comes with a steeper price tag. His $16 million salary cap hit in 2017 may be enough for new Packers GM Brian Gutekunst to stay away from Johnson, but you can’t look over his amazing skill set and overall performances he has put up in his career so far.

His leadership is also something the Packers need desperately for the young secondary. With veteran Morgan Burnett possibly leaving, there won’t be a true leader for the secondary. That will cause many more issues the already struggling defense doesn’t need.

He also has a knack for the ball, which is huge for the Packers because their turnover ratio was minus-3 this season, which is tied for the lowest total in the Rodgers era (since 2008). His two interceptions on the year might not seem like much, but he has 18 in six seasons with the Rams.

Overall, this addition looks unlikely due to the price tag associated with Johnson, but the Packers need to at least take a look at him, especially if they let Burnett walk.