Packers 7-round 2024 NFL mock draft: Post-free agency edition

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While the Green Bay Packers remain open for business in free agency, their biggest signings are likely behind him. General manager Brian Gutekunst moved quickly to sign Josh Jacobs and Xavier McKinney, upgrading two positions of need and taking pressure off on draft day.

Gutekunst hit a home run in last year's draft, and he has 11 selections, including five in the top 100, to upgrade the roster again this spring.

Cornerback, linebacker, and offensive line depth sit atop the Packers' list of draft needs, and they will have the opportunity to find upgrades at each position. That's the priority in this post-free agency mock draft, with Green Bay putting together another dream haul.

Round 1 (25): Cooper DeJean, CB, Iowa

Cooper DeJean to Green Bay is destined to happen. It could be the perfect combination of the Packers selecting the best player available at No. 25, who also happens to fix multiple areas of need. Green Bay could use DeJean as a starting outside corner opposite Jaire Alexander, a replacement for Keisean Nixon in the slot, or a partner for Xavier McKinney at safety.

"The talk of DeJean playing outside cornerback or safety or slot cornerback at the next level is not due to lack of a home position; it's because he could truly be an impact player anywhere," writes Trevor Sikkema of Pro Football Focus.

DeJean has drawn comparisons to former Packers star Micah Hyde, who could also play across the secondary. Like Hyde, DeJean played at Iowa and took home the Tatum–Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award in 2023.

Adding DeJean and McKinney to the secondary in the same offseason would be a home run for Brian Gutekunst.