2024 NFL 4-Round Mock Draft: Packers make three huge trades to land dream haul

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Round 3 (91): Bucky Irving, RB, Oregon

Aaron Jones is likely returning for another season, but the Packers need to find another explosive running back to complement him. They also must think about a long-term replacement. Oregon's Bucky Irving is one of the most exciting running backs in this year's class and is coming off consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.

"I really like Oregon RB Bucky Irving. He's quick, decisive, elusive and tough. Reminds me of Devin Singletary coming out of college," writes NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah.

Irving has some similarities to Jones. He is explosive, has incredible vision, and can turn a small gain into a touchdown. Like Jones, Irving can also catch passes. He made 56 receptions for 413 yards and two touchdowns last season.

Round 3 (97): Jaden Hicks, S, Washington State

Depending on what they do in free agency, the Packers may need to double down at safety. Washington State's Jaden Hicks is 6-foot-3, 212 pounds, and played a variety of roles in college. He spent most of his time in the box but could play wherever the Packers needed him, including slot corner.

Hicks would add physicality to Jeff Hafley's defense. Last season, he made 2.5 sacks, six tackles for loss, four pass defenses, and two interceptions, including a pick-six.