3. Dalton Kincaid, TE, Utah
While the Packers need a wide receiver, tight end may be their biggest priority in the draft.
Marcedes Lewis is a free agent, while Robert Tonyan has signed with the Chicago Bears. It wouldn’t be a surprise if Lewis followed Aaron Rodgers to the New York Jets.
Green Bay could take advantage of a deep tight end class by doubling down at the position.
In the first round, Utah’s Dalton Kincaid would be an excellent choice. He has the potential to become a Pro Bowler in the NFL.
Where he’d help the most is as a pass-catcher. Kincaid is the best receiving tight end in the draft class and is great after the catch. When Jordan Love needs a play, he could lean on Kincaid to pick up a first down.
“Kincaid can manage a more extended route tree, allowing calculating play-callers to open up the entire field and stress coverages,” wrote Lance Zierlein of NFL.com.
Kincaid was a dominant receiver at Utah, catching 16 touchdown passes in his final two seasons.
A dream scenario for the Packers would be to pair Kincaid with a veteran tight end in free agency. Kincaid could immediately make a difference in Green Bay, giving them another excellent pass-catcher.
The Packers need a tight end, and Kincaid is the best player at the position in the 2023 NFL Draft.