Best: Keisean Nixon
De'Vondre Campbell isn't the only Brian Gutekunst free-agent signing to become a first-team All-Pro in year one with the Packers. Last season, Keisean Nixon did the same thing.
Nixon had played under Rich Bisaccia with the Las Vegas Raiders, so it's likely Bisaccia would've recommended bringing him to Green Bay. Gutekunst made the move, understanding Nixon's value on special teams.
He didn't begin the season as Green Bay's returner, but with Amari Rodgers struggling in the role, the Packers eventually turned to Nixon. Despite not getting the full season in the job, he still led the NFL in kick return yards.
Nixon finished with an impressive kick return average of 28.8 yards. His longest went for 105 yards and a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings. He came close to breaking through for a touchdown on multiple occasions, and finally got one late in the season.
Following his dominance as a returner, Nixon was named a first-team All-Pro and landed a new deal with the Packers in the offseason.
He has an important role to play in 2023, not just on special teams, but also as the Packers' starting slot cornerback. Nixon was yet another great free agency signing by Gutekunst.