7 Packers defensive coordinator candidates ranked from worst to best (Updated)

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2. Dennard Wilson

Another Baltimore Ravens coach the Packers are interested in is Dennard Wilson. The defensive backs coach is receiving interest around the league for vacant defensive coordinator positions, and there's good reason why.

Since becoming an NFL coach in 2012, Wilson has worked under some great defensive minds, including Steve Spagnuolo, Todd Bowles, Jonathan Gannon, and now Mike Macdonald.

Wilson helped the Ravens' secondary dominate this season. Baltimore's defense ranked first in passer rating allowed and made 18 interceptions. First-team All-Pro Kyle Hamilton was a key to their success, making 13 pass defenses and four interceptions. According to Pro Football Reference, Hamilton allowed a passer rating of just 38.4 in his coverage. Incredible.

Green Bay's secondary needs the most work this offseason. Brian Gutekunst needs to add talent via the draft, but Wilson could help get the most out of this group. He would put Jaire Alexander, Carrington Valentine, and any new additions to the defensive backfield in the best position to succeed.

Wilson is one of the top defensive coordinator targets available. He has worked in various schemes under excellent coaches. The Packers would face competition to hire him, as many other teams have requested interviews.

Matt LaFleur may need to act quickly, especially since Bobby Babich, another potential target, is no longer available.