3 worst moves Packers made in 2023 offseason ranked

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Packers worst offseason moves No. 2: Not drafting a tackle

The Packers typically do a great job of looking to the future when it comes to the draft. To their credit, that's exactly what they did by selecting edge rusher Lukas Van Ness and tight ends Luke Musgrave and Tucker Kraft.

However, not making the most of a talented tackle class is a huge missed opportunity.

David Bakhtiari could be entering his final year in Green Bay. Take Bakhtiari off the roster, and the Packers lack depth at tackle. Yosh Nijman can start at left or right tackle, but he is a free agent next offseason.

The Packers may see Zach Tom as a long-term starter at tackle, but his best position could be at guard or center. Elgton Jenkins can play tackle but, again, his ideal spot is left guard.

It's hard to believe not one of the Packers' 13 draft picks went on a tackle. Or any offensive lineman, for that matter. An argument can be made that there weren't great options when they picked on Day 2, but the real opportunity came in the first round.

Van Ness at No. 13 is a great pick. No complaints here. But the Packers passed on Georgia tackle Broderick Jones. It will be interesting to see in a few years whether that was the right call.

While the Packers have solid overall depth across the offensive line, tackle becomes a concern in 2024 if Bakhtiari isn't back. The time to draft his replacement was this year.