5 free agents Green Bay Packers must sign before Week 1

The Packers need to make these moves before the season opener.
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2. Greedy Williams, cornerback

Speaking of former second-round picks in the 2019 NFL Draft, how about the Packers take a shot on a player like former LSU star Greedy Williams?

Things have certainly not worked out for Williams as many had hoped when he was a second-round pick by the Cleveland Browns back in 2019, but I also think the Green Bay Packers are in a position right now where they can afford to take some risks on guys at the cornerback position. The cornerback group is not "weak" by any means, but Green Bay only kept four cornerbacks on the 53-man roster with Eric Stokes starting the year on the PUP.

Now would be a great time for the Packers to get a look at someone like Williams in practices and see if he can provide value. After the team took a shot on Rasul Douglas and hit (in a big way) a few years ago, how can you not like the possibility of another reclamation project?

3. Bryce Callahan, cornerback

I still don't understand why a healthy Bryce Callahan is still sitting in free agency. He played a career high in games last year with the Los Angeles Chargers. He picked off a career-high three passes. He's proven to be one of the most effective nickel cornerbacks in the NFL when healthy.

Even just for additional depth and a starter if need be in the secondary, I think the Packers would benefit by having a player like Callahan around. Perhaps he's waiting for a clearer path at snaps, but Callahan is one of the more confusingly available free agents at this point given how starved teams are for depth at corner.