The 4 best (and 2 worst) Packers trades under Brian Gutekunst

Brian Gutekunst isn't afraid to make bold trades. He has had success, but also some strikeouts.
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Brian Gutekunst loves to trade. He has made several moves in each offseason as Green Bay Packers general manager.

And, despite Pat McAfee's doubts, he is very good at it.

Gutekunst netted draft picks for Cole Van Lanen, Ka'Dar Hollman, Trevor Davis, Justin McCray, and Reggie Gilbert.

The Packers have traded often under Gutekunst, and he has gotten more right than not. However, they weren't all home runs. Gutekunst missed on plenty, too. With that in mind, let's look at the Packers' best and worst trades under Gutekunst.

Best: Packers trade Ha Ha Clinton-Dix for fourth-round pick

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix made an excellent start to his Packers career. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2014. Two years later, he went to the Pro Bowl and was a second-team All-Pro.

But his play declined in the season-and-a-half that followed. The Packers had no plans to re-sign him when his contract expired in the offseason, so they traded him to Washington for a fourth-round pick.

"Through the past two seasons, Clinton-Dix can more or less be described as follows: assignment sound, average speed, loathes contact, takes poor pursuit angles, arm tackles and, in general, shies away from physicality," wrote Jack Wepfer of Packers Wire shortly after the trade was made.

It was incredible value for the Packers. Washington hoped it would get Clinton-Dix at his Pro Bowl best, but he played only nine games before hitting free agency and signing with the Chicago Bears.

Clinton-Dix was no longer playing at an All-Pro level, his contract was almost up, and the Packers made a great deal.