3 positive takeaways from Packers OTAs and 2 areas of concern

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Area of concern from Packers OTAs: Quay Walker suffers apparent injury

The Packers need a big second season from last year's first-round pick Quay Walker. He made a ton of plays as a rookie, showing off his rare combination of size, speed, and athleticism, but he was also inconsistent and got ejected twice.

Walker reportedly left Tuesday's practice due to an apparent injury.

There hasn't been much of an update on Walker's injury as of yet, so hopefully, it's nothing serious.

The Packers' defense has high expectations this fall. The same was true a year ago, with Joe Barry's unit underperforming for much of the season. Walker is a key starter in the middle of the field next to former first-team All-Pro De'Vondre Campbell.

Walker made the PFWA All-Rookie Team, finishing his first year in Green Bay with a team-best 121 tackles, 1.5 sacks, four quarterback hits, three forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery. He showed a lot of potential in year one. If he can build on this in 2023, Walker can become a star in the middle of the Packers' defense.

Hopefully, Walker is OK and didn't suffer a serious injury.

The Packers' OTAs continue this week, with practices on May 30-31, June 2, June 5-6, and June 8.

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