3 pending free agents the Packers could surprisingly re-sign in 2024

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The Green Bay Packers will likely move on from several of their unrestricted free agents in the offseason.

Josiah Deguara, Jon Runyan, and Yosh Nijman are among the players already being phased out on offense and could be replaced when their contracts expire in March. They will need to turn things around in the final six games to make a case for a new deal.

Some players are already doing that. Multiple Packers pending free agents looked destined to leave in the offseason, but their recent performances may force the front office to rethink that.

These three players could surprisingly land new contracts in Green Bay.

Jonathan Owens

The difference four days make. Jonathan Owens had arguably his worst performance of the season against the Los Angeles Chargers. He made an awful missed tackle to give up a costly 51-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

However, Owens was unstoppable last week against the Detroit Lions. It seemed that every time a Lions player had the ball, Owens was there to shut down the play. He made 12 tackles, one tackle for loss, and smartly scooped up a Rashan Gary forced fumble to score his first career defensive touchdown.

Owens is one of three Packers safeties with expiring contracts. If he can build on his Thanksgiving performance, Green Bay may bring back Owens in the offseason.