January’s NFC Championship loss was even more disappointing for the Green Bay Packers than their last. This time, it felt like they had a great opportunity to win a Super Bowl, when the year prior it was clear the San Francisco 49ers were the better team.
This team was close. Very close. Once some of the disappointment from the playoff exit faded, the sadness turned to hope as the offseason began and the Packers had a chance to build on their great roster.
Now in June with a chance to reflect on the offseason so far, there have without doubt been some good moments. You can absolutely make a case that the Packers’ roster is better than it was back in January. For the most part, they’ve been able to retain their best players in free agency and have added talent through the draft.
But this offseason has been far from a home run for the Packers, and there are still some big questions that need to be answered before the beginning of the regular season in less than three months.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at four of the most disappointing moments for the Packers during this offseason.