4 ex-Packers who are still free agents

Is it the end of the road for these former Packers?
Green Bay Packers, Casey Hayward
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3. Casey Hayward, CB

Back in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Packers snagged Vanderbilt cornerback Casey Hayward in the second round. As a rookie, Hayward would go on to record a whopping six interceptions, starting only seven games in his first year.

Over his four years in Green Bay, Hayward was an up-and-down player who also had his share of injury concerns. He'd have great games, and he'd have games where he was one of the reasons the defense fell short.

However, Hayward went on to sign with the San Diego Chargers and earned two Pro Bowl appearances in a row from 2016 to 2017. For a couple of seasons with the Chargers, Hayward allowed just three touchdowns on the year and close to a 50 percent completion mark to opposing quarterbacks.

He then spent a year with Las Vegas and 2022 with Atlanta, and now remains unsigned. In six games last year with the Falcons, Hayward allowed his lowest opposing quarterback rating of the past six seasons at just 80.7, and was responsible for giving up only one touchdown in those contests. It would not be surprising to see a contending team pick him up late in the year if they needed some help, assuming he is all healed up from his pec injury that kept him out the majority of the 2022 season.