5 former Packers next in line for a Hall of Fame induction

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Guard Josh Sitton

One of Thompson's sharpest moves was adding Josh Sitton during Round 4 of the 2008 NFL Draft.

After playing a backup role as a rookie, Sitton moved into the starting lineup in 2009. He'd remain there for his entire Green Bay stint, starting 110 regular season games, along with 13 postseason appearances, between 2009 and 2015.

Throughout that time, he became a trusted blocker for Rodgers. He was selected to three All-Pro Teams and three Pro Bowls, and was routinely graded highly by sites like Pro Football Focus.

His best season came in 2014, where he was named a First-Team All-Pro selection after allowing zero sacks and committing just three penalties on the year.

Released for cap reasons following the 2015 season, Sitton joined the Bears for two years and garnered another Pro Bowl. He'd spend his final season with the Dolphins in 2018 before retiring after an injury-riddled campaign.

Sitton was the anchor and leader in the trenches during one of the most successful stretches in the history of the franchise. He'll be permissible for the Hall next year, though he's likely a long shot first-ballot inductee.

Nonetheless, his career achievements deserve to be recognized at the highest level one day.