5 moves from NFC North rivals that Packers fans should be worried about

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The Green Bay Packers have plenty to be excited about this coming season, but teams within the NFC North have taken strides this offseason as well. As big of a leap as we saw the Packers take last season just in terms of the overall quality and development of the young players on the roster, perhaps we can expect similar things from other division rivals with the way they've approached the 2024 offseason.

The Vikings losing Kirk Cousins stings, but it feels like the other teams in the NFC North outside of Green Bay got better in a variety of ways already this year, and we're not even to the 2024 NFL Draft yet.

Which moves made by NFC North division rivals should the Packers be a little worried about?

1. Keenan Allen traded to the Bears

When healthy, Keenan Allen is an absolute menace at the wide receiver position. The Chicago Bears added DJ Moore last offseason and now they've got the savvy veteran Allen in the mix, and all of a sudden the weaponry for whoever is playing QB in Chicago this year (more on him later) is pretty scary.

Sure, Allen is older at this point (he turns 32 in April) and has missed 11 games over the last two seasons, but the Bears now have multiple guys who win one-on-one matchups with relative ease. Given the Packers' issues with health and depth at cornerback in recent years, the two matchups with Chicago could force Green Bay's hand in the NFL Draft. They need to be ready when it comes to personnel in the secondary.