The Packers hit the reset button at tight end last offseason, parting ways with veterans Marcedes Lewis and Robert Tonyan before replacing them with early draft picks. We may see something similar at safety, which would mean Darnell Savage's time in Green Bay is up.
The former first-round pick showed Pro Bowl potential in the first two seasons of his Packers career, but he has struggled since the team swapped Mike Pettine for Joe Barry as defensive coordinator.
Savage had a career year in 2020, breaking up 12 passes and intercepting four while allowing only 56.4 percent of passes to be completed in his coverage. Quarterbacks earned a passer rating of just 67.3, per Pro Football Reference.
His play has been nowhere near that level this season. Savage only has one pass defense and is yet to make an interception. He has allowed a career-worst 77.3 percent of passes to be completed, with a passer rating of 108.5.
Sunday would be the perfect time to make his first interception of the year, but even a strong playoff run may not be enough to land Savage a new deal. His contract is up in March, and the Packers may start over at the safety position.