3 Packers free agents that won't be back in 2024 (and 2 that will)

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Won't return: Josiah Deguara

Josiah Deguara was a backup while Marcedes Lewis and Robert Tonyan were in Green Bay, but this season presented an opportunity to earn a more significant role as a versatile tight end/fullback in Matt LaFleur's offense. But it hasn't worked out that way.

Deguara's role has declined throughout the season. Even with Luke Musgrave sidelined through injury, Deguara can still barely get on the field on offense. It has been the Tucker Kraft Show in Musgrave's absence.

Deguara offers next to nothing as a receiver, having made only eight catches for 65 yards this season, and his blocking has been too inconsistent.

He does provide versatility and can play on special teams, so he shouldn't have a problem finding a new team in free agency. It just seems unlikely his future is in Green Bay. Musgrave and Kraft will dominate the tight end snaps moving forward. Even with Deguara playing a different role to the Packers' rookie tight ends, it hasn't translated into more opportunities, especially in the second half of the season.

It hasn't worked out for the former third-round pick in Green Bay, and it seems unlikely he will land a new contract from the Packers in the offseason.