NFL Mock Draft: Packers get Jordan Love the help he needs in 3-round mock

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Four games into the regular season, it's clear the Green Bay Packers have talent on both sides of the ball, but more work is required.

The Packers could also lose several starters in free agency. Rashan Gary, AJ Dillon, Darnell Savage, and Jon Runyan Jr. are among the players with expiring contracts, although we can expect the Packers to work out an extension with Gary.

Green Bay will pick twice in the second round. It will receive the New York Jets' selection as part of the Aaron Rodgers trade. Rodgers' injury means he won't play 65 percent of the snaps, preventing the pick from being upgraded to a first.

The Packers will enter the offseason with various positional needs, but helping Jordan Love should be at the top of the list.

NFL Mock Draft: Packers fix biggest needs in 3-round mock

Round 1

JC Latham. . JC Latham. 523. . T. Alabama. JC Latham. 19. player

David Bakhtiari's future with the Packers is up in the air. He may not play again this season due to ongoing knee issues. Green Bay placed Bakhtiari on injured reserve this week. With a cap hit over $40 million next season, the Packers have a tough decision to make.

Even if the Packers keep Bakhtiari for another year, they need to think about their long-term replacement. Bakhtiari has only played in 13 games since the start of the 2021 season.

Alabama's JC Latham has the potential to become an outstanding starter in the NFL. He is 6-foot-6, 335 pounds, and is an excellent athlete. Latham plays at right tackle for Alabama. If he played there for the Packers, Zach Tom could move to the left side of the line.

"JC Latham has the prototypical size and athleticism necessary to be a dominant offensive tackle," writes The Draft Network's Keith Sanchez.

Green Bay has a tremendous track record of developing offensive linemen. We're seeing it with Rasheed Walker and Zach Tom this season. Latham could become the Packers' next Pro Bowl tackle.