3 early overreactions from Packers mandatory minicamp

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As the Green Bay Packers placed a bow on their offseason program, head coach Matt LaFleur was satisfied with what they had achieved.

LaFleur called it an "outstanding" offseason. He said they are "further ahead" than in previous years when it comes to conditioning.

The real work begins at training camp next month, and it's important not to get too carried away from OTAs and minicamp. But that's no fun. So we're going to do exactly that.

To celebrate the end of the Packers' offseason program, it's time for three overreactions.

3. Anders Carlson will have a better season than Mason Crosby

Mason Crosby had a solid 2022 season, but he struggled for power at times, especially on kickoffs. That could be part of the reason why the Packers decided to make a change at the kicker position.

It's impossible to know how well Anders Carlson will play until the regular season begins. Only then does the real pressure begin.

However, he has made a solid impression so far. According to Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Carlson converted 11 of his 12 field goal attempts during minicamp.

Paul Bretl of Packers Wire noted that Carlson's "power was on display" and that "things seemed pretty effortless" on kicks of 50+ yards.

Carlson has a big leg. If he can find consistency on his kicks, he is set for a solid rookie season in Green Bay, and potentially a better year than Crosby would've had if the Packers re-signed him.