Predicting four first-time Pro Bowlers for the Packers.
As a result of regaining the NFC North crown with 13 regular-season victories, the Green Bay Packers had five selections in the Pro Bowl last season.
Left tackle David Bakhtiari was a starter, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was a reserve, while edge rusher Za’Darius Smith, wide receiver Davante Adams, and defensive tackle Kenny Clark were alternates.
Today, I’m making my predictions for which four Packers will be first-time Pro Bowlers this upcoming season. Obviously, this means none of the players above can be picked and each selection can’t have played in a Pro Bowl previously.
While I’ve picked four players, there are others who just missed out. Second-year safety Darnell Savage will be a player to watch. After making the PFWA All-Rookie Team last season, can he take the next step to become a Pro Bowler? Center Corey Linsley is another candidate after consistently being one of the best pass-protectors at his position in the NFL. It’s surprising he’s yet to go to a Pro Bowl.
I fully expect the Packers to once again compete in the NFC and I have them as my pick to retain the NFC North title. But who will make the Pro Bowl? Here are four players I think will be going to the Pro Bowl for the first time.