Pick acquired from New York Jets
Running back could go from strength to weakness next offseason.
Aaron Jones turns 29 in December and has a cap hit of $17.72 million next year. The Packers could move on from their star running back in the offseason. AJ Dillon is a free agent, and he has done nothing this season to show why he deserves a new deal. Dillon is averaging 2.7 yards per carry in the opening four games.
It's hardly surprising the Packers had interest in trading for Jonathan Taylor.
Green Bay has a young, talented receiving corps, and it may be time to restart at running back. With two picks in the second round, the Packers could get the perfect opportunity to land one of the top prospects at the position.
Florida State's Trey Benson offers three-down potential and would be an ideal replacement for Aaron Jones.
"He's a back who has the vision, patience and footwork to consistently find open space, and then the playmaking mentality to make guys miss when he gets there," writes Trevor Sikemma of Pro Football Focus.
Benson has good size and power but also speed and explosiveness. The Packers love running backs who can contribute in the passing game, and Benson is a more-than-capable receiver.
The Packers may need a new RB1 in 2024, and Benson has the talent to lead a new-look backfield in Green Bay.