5 moves Packers must make to become contenders with Jordan Love

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1. Prioritize fixing the offensive line

Priority number one is to fix the offensive line. Part of that could include the coaching staff rebuild we discussed earlier. But the Packers also need to upgrade the talent along the line.

Which linemen are guaranteed to start in 2024? Elgton Jenkins and Zach Tom. That's it.

Rasheed Walker has played well for a seventh-round pick but not well enough to become a dominant starting left tackle. Right guard Jon Runyan Jr. has taken a step back this season and becomes a free agent in the spring.

Center Josh Myers continues to struggle despite offensive coordinator Adam Stenavich's strange comments that he is "playing the best he's played in his career." Even if that technically is correct, it's a low bar to clear. Myers isn't playing well enough.

The Packers need a long-term plan at left tackle, even if David Bakhtiari plays next season. They also require significant upgrades at center and guard. That could mean moving Tom inside, but doing so creates an opening at right tackle.

The 2024 draft class is loaded at tackle. Don't be surprised if the Packers target offensive linemen early and often, both in the draft and free agency. Fixing the offensive line is an urgent need for the Packers' offense to find any success in the future.

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