7 moves Packers must make to reach next year's Super Bowl

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4. Add a run-stuffing defensive tackle

And while we're on the theme of running the ball, Jeff Hafley's top priority is to improve Green Bay's struggling rush defense. The unit ranked 28th and 26th against the run in the past two years. Hafley's aggressive system should make life more challenging for opponents to run the ball, but scheme can only take you so far.

The Packers must also add another run-stuffer to the defensive line. Green Bay's front seven offers plenty of interior pass rush, but bringing in another physical player who shuts down rushing attacks should be a priority. Texas's T'Vondre Sweat would be a dream draft target in the early rounds. Sweat is a phenomenal run defender and is improving as an interior rusher.

3. Use free agency

Brian Gutekunst hinted at the Packers using free agency this offseason, which is encouraging. They need to.

"I do feel whatever opportunities are out there to improve our team in free agency, we'll be able to do that. So I feel good about that," said Gutekunst.

The Packers rarely spend big, but they don't need to. They will have options to address positions of need like safety, cornerback, and linebacker in free agency, which eases the pressure in the draft. The last thing you want is to reach for prospects at areas of need. Using free agency prevents that.

A few veteran pieces, along with another solid draft class, can help transform this roster.