3 Packers players who could be replaced after bye week

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The Green Bay Packers are through their bye week, and it's time to start getting ready for a Week 7 matchup with the Denver Broncos. It'll be their second-straight AFC West matchup, and hopefully this time it goes differently than last.

Week 5 saw the Packers drop to 2-3 after losing to the Las Vegas Raiders, and to this point, fans aren't quite sure what to make of this team.

The start to the season seemed promising, but things have gone sideways for both Jordan Love and the offense, along with the defense having questions under Joe Barry. The NFC North seems to be getting out of reach.

After the bye, now, Green Bay should definitely consider finding other options for these three players.

1. Keisean Nixon, CB

The defense has definitely had its fair share of questions and critiques over the first six weeks, but slot cornerback Keisean Nixon has been a specific soft point among the group. Sure, Joe Barry has not done well with scheming and strategy, but some key players deserve blame as well.

Nixon has allowed 19 receptions on 23 targets this season, good for over an 82 percent completion rate. He has been credited with just one pass breakup thus far and is allowing an opposing quarterback rating of 107.8.

If you ask Pro Football Focus, Nixon has been below average in every major graded category, earning an overall grade of just 58.6. Green Bay may not have the perfect replacement for Nixon, but the possibility is certainly worth exploring.