Top 5 bold predictions for Packers in the 2023 NFL Draft

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4. Packers don't draft a safety

There may be a reason why the Packers have been so active at safety in free agency. This isn't a deep class at the position.

Green Bay has re-signed Rudy Ford and Dallin Leavitt, while also signing Tarvarius Moore. All three play special teams, but it's hard to imagine they won't contribute on defense. It's tough to justify keeping three safeties on the 53-man roster who all play special teams and nothing else.

The Packers shouldn't force anything in the draft. Just because they need a safety, it doesn't mean they should draft one if the value isn't there. They shouldn't reach for a player at a position of need.

There could be options, including Alabama safeties Brian Branch and Jordan Battle in the opening few rounds. But if the Packers miss out on the top safeties in the class, there isn't much depth.

Green Bay isn't in win-now mode. Patience is required. The Packers have enough talent to get by at the safety position, and signing a veteran in free agency is still an option. If the board doesn't work out at safety, move on and wait.

It wouldn't be a surprise if the Packers didn't draft a safety at all.