4 prospects Packers could regret passing on in 2023 NFL Draft

2023 NFL Draft - Round 1
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The Green Bay Packers put together a strong draft class, but they may regret passing on these four prospects.

It's hard to have too many complaints about the Green Bay Packers' draft class. They addressed many of their most significant needs and ensured the wide receiver and tight end depth is restocked to help first-year starter Jordan Love.

Nobody knows which prospects will become future stars and who won't meet expectations. A few years from now, we'll look back at the picks Green Bay got right, and ones it regrets. A couple of days after the draft, it's impossible to know which way it will turn out.

However, we can certainly predict which prospects could become excellent players in the NFL. Let's take a moment to look into the crystal ball. The Packers drafted well, but they may end up regretting passing on these four prospects.

4. Jordan McFadden, OL, Clemson

Drafted: Round 5 (No. 156) by Los Angeles Chargers

The Packers surprisingly didn't draft a single offensive lineman despite making 13 picks. While they have good depth and didn't necessarily need to add to the offensive line, they probably should have.

A perfect opportunity to do so came in the fifth round. Instead of drafting Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford, who may have still been available later on Day 3, the Packers could've selected Clemson offensive lineman Jordan McFadden.

McFadden offers positional versatility. He has experience playing at left and right tackle, but he is projected to play at guard in the NFL by many draft analysts. McFadden has starting potential, and it's a surprise he fell as far as he did in the draft.

Clifford may win the No. 2 QB job, which is important, but the Packers missed an opportunity to land a quality backup at multiple positions across the offensive line who could eventually start.