5 Packers players who don't deserve another season in 2024

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2. Josiah Deguara

The Packers found their long-term starting tight ends in consecutive rounds of the 2023 NFL Draft. Luke Musgrave and Tucker Kraft stepped up and exceeded expectations for rookie tight ends, combining for 707 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

Kraft made a slow start but stepped up admirably when Musgrave suffered an injury that cost him six games. Together, they give the Packers an exciting duo for the next few years, at least.

But it likely means Josiah Deguara's time in Green Bay is over. He failed to make the most of his opportunities in the H-back role. Deguara was a solid run-blocker but had an awful PFF pass-blocking grade of 35.1 this season. He also offers little as a receiver, catching just eight passes for 65 yards.

The Packers must search for an upgrade in the H-back role this offseason. Green Bay is set at the top of the tight end depth chart, but there's an opportunity to improve at another important role in Matt LaFleur's offense. Fullback Henry Pearson is a candidate for the job, but the Packers could also draft a talented blocking tight end to compete for the role.

Deguara hasn't been able to meet the high expectations he entered the league with as a third-round pick, and it's time for the Packers to move on.