4 Green Bay Packers who won't make the 53-man roster in 2023

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4 Packers who won't make the 53-man roster: OL Sean Rhyan

The Packers drafted Sean Rhyan in the third round less than a year ago, but he couldn't have made a worse start to his NFL career. Even when injuries hit the offensive line, the Packers didn't trust Rhyan enough to give him snaps.

He was active for one game, in which he played one snap. On special teams.

To make it even worse, Rhyan missed the final six games of the regular season due to suspension. It ended a disappointing rookie season for the third-round pick.

Just because he was a high draft pick, it doesn't mean the Packers are guaranteed to stick with him. Far from it. Green Bay released 2019 third-round pick Jace Sternberger early in his third season. The Packers released 2021 third-rounder Amari Rodgers before he had even finished his second season.

The Packers have good depth at the interior offensive line positions, and they'll likely add even more competition in the draft.

Rhyan won't get an advantage because he was an early draft pick. He will need to show significant improvements throughout training camp and the preseason to have a shot at making the 53-man roster. If not, he will be yet another third-round pick to not make it through his rookie contract in Green Bay.