3 former Packers who won't live up to their new contracts

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2. Jon Runyan Jr.

Packers fans had to double-take when they saw the contract Jon Runyan Jr. landed with the New York Giants. Fans wish Runyan nothing but the best after his Packers departure, but it was still surprising to see him sign a three-year deal worth $30 million, with $17 million guaranteed.

While the former sixth-round pick is a solid player with the versatility to play across the interior offensive line, he was under pressure from Sean Rhyan for the starting right guard job in the second half of last season.

Runyan played every snap in the Packers' opening seven games, but that number decreased as the year went on. He played fewer than 57 percent of the snaps in the final four games, with second-year Rhyan earning more opportunities.

Matt LaFleur created a similar in-season positional battle at left tackle between Rasheed Walker and Yosh Nijman, but Walker stepped up and proved why he should be the full-time starter. Before long, Walker was back to playing the majority of the snaps, including 100 percent in the final three games of the season. Runyan failed to do the same at right guard.

From playing only a little over half of the Packers' snaps late last season to landing a $30 million deal with the Giants is surprising, and it may not work out.