2024 NFL 3-Round Mock Draft: Packers fix secondary, land star receiver after trade

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Round 3 (76): T'Vondre Sweat, DL, Texas

Green Bay improved its defensive line by drafting Devonte Wyatt, Karl Brooks, and Colby Wooden over the past two years, but this defense still can't stop the run, ranking 30th in the NFL entering Week 16. A different scheme under a new defensive coordinator would help, but the Packers should also draft a run-stopper.

Enter T'Vondre Sweat out of Texas. Sweat is 6-foot-4, 346 pounds, and is dominant against the run. He is a strong, powerful player who takes on double teams, which makes life easier for his teammates.

The Packers won't compete in the NFC unless they can stop the run. Adding Sweat would help the interior defensive line.

Round 3 (82): Trey Benson, RB, Florida State

Green Bay rebuilt its wide receiver corps in two offseasons and tight end room in two rounds of the draft. We could see something similar at running back, depending on the futures of Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon. Jones is a possible cap casualty, and Dillon's contract is up.

Florida State's Trey Benson is one of the best running backs in the 2024 rookie class. He rushed for 906 yards and 14 touchdowns and caught 20 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown this season. Benson can make an impact on all three downs and would be an ideal replacement for Jones.

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