NFL Draft order if season ended today: Packers are in free fall

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Are the Green Bay Packers entering the conversation of drafting a quarterback?

Three straight losses is one thing, but the ugly offensive performances are a real concern, including the play of first-year starting quarterback Jordan Love.

Love has thrown seven interceptions in the past four games, with the Packers being held to three or fewer points in the first half in each of those contests.

Whether the Packers consider their options at quarterback or stick with Love, a top-five draft pick becomes a realistic possibility with the team sitting at 2-4 and playing some of the worst football in the league.

Packers currently hold No. 7 pick in 2024 NFL Draft entering Week 8

Green Bay would own the No. 7 pick in the 2024 NFL Draft if the season ended today. The Packers haven't selected that high since they drafted A.J. Hawk with the No. 5 choice in 2006. Here is the updated draft order entering Week 8:

  1. Chicago Bears - from Carolina Panthers (0-6)
  2. Arizona Cardinals (1-6)
  3. Chicago Bears (2-5)
  4. Denver Broncos (2-5)
  5. New York Giants (2-5)
  6. New England Patriots (2-5)
  7. Green Bay Packers (2-4)
  8. Los Angeles Chargers (2-4)
  9. Tennessee Titans (2-4)
  10. New Orleans Saints (3-4)
  11. Las Vegas Raiders (3-4)
  12. Minnesota Vikings (3-4)
  13. Indianapolis Colts (3-4)
  14. Washington Commanders (3-4)
  15. Los Angeles Rams (3-4)
  16. Arizona Cardinals - from Houston Texans (3-3)
  17. New York Jets (3-3)
  18. Cincinnati Bengals (3-3)
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-3)
  20. Atlanta Falcons (4-3)
  21. Buffalo Bills (4-3)
  22. Dallas Cowboys (4-2)
  23. Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)
  24. Houston Texans - from Cleveland Browns (4-2)
  25. Seattle Seahawks (4-2)
  26. San Francisco 49ers (5-2)
  27. Jacksonville Jaguars (5-2)
  28. Baltimore Ravens (5-2)
  29. Detroit Lions (5-2)
  30. Miami Dolphins (5-2)
  31. Kansas City Chiefs (6-1)
  32. Philadelphia Eagles (6-1)

Even if the Packers don't enter the quarterback conversation, they would have a tremendous opportunity to add a key building block for this young team.

That could mean drafting a premier left tackle like Notre Dame's Joe Alt or Alabama's JC Latham. Perhaps they would go after a WR1, like Washington's Rome Odunze.

If Green Bay keeps losing games and ends up with a pick inside the top three or four, it could select one of the best wide receiver prospects in recent memory, Ohio State's Marvin Harrison Jr., or a potential All-Pro left tackle, Penn State's Olumuyiwa Fashanu.

The season is far from over, but this Packers team is trending in the wrong direction. A pick in the top 10 is becoming more realistic by the week, and the way things are going, they could even land one of the first five selections.

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