4 Packers offseason decisions that already look like a roaring success

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1. Replacing Robert Tonyan with Luke Musgrave

The Packers needed to make significant changes at tight end. Robert Tonyan was a solid starter throughout his time in Green Bay, but he struggled to make an impact last season, averaging a career-low 8.9 yards per catch.

Tonyan joined the Chicago Bears in the offseason, but he has made only two catches for 18 yards in the opening four games.

It has been a while since the Packers had a game-changer at the tight end position. It's a little early to call, but Luke Musgrave has all the tools to become that player. His speed and athleticism are evident every time he plays. Musgrave is a mismatch and is causing problems for defenders in the middle of the field.

The second-round pick has made 12 catches for 125 yards. It feels like a breakout performance isn't far away. There have been multiple occasions where Musgrave is wide open for a big play, and Jordan Love either hasn't seen him or just missed the throw.

But it's only a matter of time. The Packers clearly have high confidence in Musgrave. According to Nathan Jahnke of Pro Football Focus, Musgrave has the fifth-most receptions for a rookie tight end in Weeks 1-4 over the past decade.

The breakout game is coming. Musgrave is still learning and developing chemistry with Love, but it's clear the Packers made the right choice to make a change at tight end.

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