NFL Draft Grades 2022: Re-grading the Packers draft one year later

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Round 1: DT Devonte Wyatt

You could speak to two different Packers fans who could have completely opposite opinions on Devonte Wyatt's rookie season, and both could be right.

The concern? Wyatt didn't play anywhere near as many snaps as expected. Despite being active for 16 games, Wyatt didn't start any. According to Pro Football Reference, he featured on just 21.68% of the Packers' defensive snaps in 2022.

However, there's also room for optimism. When Wyatt did play, he impressed, which is why it was surprising Dean Lowry continued to play ahead of him.

Wyatt's best opportunity came late in the season when he replaced an injured Lowry. As Wyatt's snap counts increased, so did his production. He made 1.5 sacks, three quarterback hits, and forced a fumble in the final four games of the regular season, showing off his first-round ability.

This season, we should get a better idea of the type of impact Wyatt can make in a full-time role. With Dean Lowry and Jarran Reed no longer in Green Bay, Wyatt will need to play an increased role.

Based on his rookie season, Wyatt has the ability to step into a starting role next to Kenny Clark. We just need to see him play more often.

Grade: C+