5 biggest draft steals in Green Bay Packers history

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Mason Crosby, Kicker

Drafted: 6th round, 193 overall in 2007

Kickers aren't typically drafted very high, but teams also typically don't get a decade-and-a-half of reliable service from a kicker like the Packers did after drafting Mason Crosby in the sixth round in 2007. Crosby won a Super Bowl with Green Bay as the starting kicker in 2011, and he led the entire NFL in scoring in 2007. He's Green Bay's all-time leader in both made field goals and extra points by a very wide margin, and as a result he should definitely be considered a draft steal.

Aaron Rodgers, Quarterback

Drafted: 1st round, 24th overall in 2005

Aaron Rodgers is widely considered as one of the best quarterbacks in Packers, and NFL, history. So Green Bay snagging him relatively late in the first round in 2005 is definitely a steal.

During his illustrious tenure with the Packers, Rodgers was named NFL MVP on four separate occasions, made 10 Pro Bowls and five All-Pro teams, led the league in passer rating four times and touchdowns twice. He led the Packers to a victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV and was named Super Bowl MVP for his play in that game.

Rodgers left Green Bay as the Packers all-time leader in touchdown tosses with 475 and he's second in passing yards and completions, behind only Brett Favre. He left a lasting legacy in Green Bay and he'll forever be remembered as one of the organization's best draft picks. It's safe to say that the Packers are glad he slipped all the way down to No. 24.