3 overhyped players Packers fans need to pump the brakes on

Packers fans need to limit their expectations for these players in 2023.
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2. Tyler Goodson

Tyler Goodson impressed during the Packers' offseason workout program, just as he did a year ago. He is an explosive player who has the talent to win the RB3 job behind Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon this summer. Jones had high praise for Goodson.

However, it's important not to get too carried away just yet.

Goodson was equally as impressive last summer. During the preseason, he rushed 29 times for 107 yards and a touchdown and added eight catches for 60 yards, seemingly securing a spot on the 53-man roster.

Except he didn't.

Pass protection is the key to making the roster, and the Packers also need their third-string running back to contribute on special teams. It's why Patrick Taylor ended up in the RB3 role ahead of Goodson.

Goodson is more explosive and exciting to watch than Taylor, but it's Taylor who did more in pass protection and special teams and earned opportunities in the regular season.

It's in those areas where Goodson must improve this summer. If he can, the RB3 spot should be his. But until then, there's no guarantee he even makes the 53-man roster, let alone makes an impact as the top backup behind Jones and Dillon.