4 ex-Packers who are still free agents

Is it the end of the road for these former Packers?
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4. Sammy Watkins, WR

Finally, we come to the ultimate journeyman wide receiver over the last few seasons. Sammy Watkins was once a first-round pick by the Buffalo Bills, with the team taking him no. 4 overall back in the 2014 NFL Draft out of Clemson.

Watkins went on to record his only 1,000-yard season in his sophomore campaign with the Bills. After that year, Bills fans thought he'd surely break out and become the bonafide star that Buffalo drafted him to be. Instead, he came back down to earth and was traded to the Rams, where he caught a career-high eight touchdowns in 2017.

He then spent three seasons with the Chiefs, never catching more than three touchdowns, despite signing a hefty contract with Kansas City. After spending the 2021 season with Baltimore, Watkins ultimately found himself playing nine games for the Packers in 2022 where he was used sparingly, catching 13 passes for 206 yards and no touchdowns.

Is that it for the 30-year-old Watkins who, for lack of a better term, goes down as a draft bust? It very well could be.