Multiple Packers feature in All-NFC North offense starting lineup

Green Bay Packers, Elgton Jenkins
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If you want to watch great offense, come to the NFC North.

At quarterback alone, the division features Jordan Love, Jared Goff, Caleb Williams, and J.J. McCarthy. Time will tell how good the rookies are, but that's four first-round picks.

It's also a division home to many of the league's best running backs, wide receivers, and offensive linemen.

If we could build a dream starting lineup on offense featuring players from all four NFC North teams, how many Packers would be included? It's a challenging task, and many positions were too tough to call, but here's our attempt.

Note: For this exercise, players must stay at their current positions. For example, Zach Tom can't play left tackle in this lineup, as he is currently a right tackle for Green Bay.

All-NFC North Offense: Four Packers make the team, Lions dominate

Quarterback: Jordan Love, Packers

Jordan Love finished second in the NFL for passing touchdowns last season and played at an MVP level in the final eight games. Love is on the way to becoming one of the best quarterbacks in football.

Running back: Josh Jacobs, Packers

This was a tough choice between Josh Jacobs and Jahmyr Gibbs, but the advantage goes to the 2022 NFL rushing champion. He had to deal with poor run-blocking in his final season with the Raiders, but Jacobs is an All-Pro and had 2,053 all-purpose yards and 12 touchdowns in 2022.

Wide receiver: Justin Jefferson, Vikings

Justin Jefferson is the best wide receiver in football and is an easy choice for the WR1 in this offense.

Wide receiver: Amon-Ra St. Brown, Lions

The Lions made Amon-Ra St. Brown one of the highest-paid wide receivers in the league this offseason, and deservedly so. Over the past two seasons, St. Brown has caught 225 passes for 2,676 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Wide receiver: DJ Moore, Bears

DJ Moore finished 2023 with 1,364 yards and eight touchdowns despite playing in the 27th-ranked passing offense, which tells you how incredibly talented he is.

Tight end: Sam LaPorta, Lions

Sam LaPorta earned second-team All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors as a rookie after catching 86 passes for 889 yards and 10 touchdowns. It was one of the best seasons by a rookie tight end in history.

Left tackle: Rasheed Walker, Packers

This was a tough call between Rasheed Walker and Taylor Decker. Per PFF, Walker allowed fewer sacks, hits, and pressures than Decker. According to ESPN, Walker had a pass block win rate of 96 percent, which tied for the league lead, while Decker ranked seventh at 92 percent.

Left guard: Elgton Jenkins, Packers

Elgton Jenkins is a two-time Pro Bowler and is consistently one of the best left guards in the entire league. Again, it was a close call between Packers and Lions linemen, with Graham Glasgow just missing out.

Center: Frank Ragnow, Lions

The Lions finally have an offensive lineman make the team with Frank Ragnow, and there are no arguments here. Ragnow is a three-time Pro Bowler, two-time second-team All-Pro, and one of the best centers in the league.

Right guard: Kevin Zeitler, Lions

Detroit's offensive line could get even better this year after signing Kevin Zeitler in free agency. Zeitler has spent the past three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and made his first Pro Bowl in 2023.

Right tackle: Penei Sewell, Lions

Zach Tom was an option at right tackle, but we can't leave Penei Sewell off the team. Sewell was a first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowler last season and recently became the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL with a four-year deal worth $112 million.

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