The Packers’ offseason work at safety should pay off this year. Even if the Chicago Bears want to disrespect Adrian Amos by publicly saying Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is a better player, the fact is, the Packers have improved at safety. Pro Football Focus ranked Amos ninth among safeties in the NFL for the 2019 season, and he brings stability to a position the Packers have struggled at in recent years.
First-round pick Darnell Savage Jr. is back at practice after having a wisdom tooth removed in July. According to Ryan Wood and Jim Owczarski of Packers News, Savage was limited in team reps as the Packers don’t want to rush him back into action. The 21st overall pick in April’s draft has star potential, and he’ll be a player to watch in the preseason.
Another player who could play an important part in Mike Pettine’s defense is Raven Greene, who is entering his second season. Head coach Matt LaFleur spoke about Greene’s versatility:
With Amos and Savage as the two starters, and Greene and Josh Jones competing for the third spot on the depth chart, the Packers are strong at safety.
With the improvements made at the position, Green Bay’s secondary can reach the next level in 2019.