Which Packers player has the most to gain in 2023?

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With a lot on the line this season, who on the Green Bay Packers roster has the most to gain in 2023?

The Packers underperformed last season to the expectations of many, but with Aaron Rodgers now in New York, who will stand to gain the most based on their performance? Take a look into the offensive and defensive players on the Packers who could change their career with an exceptional or less than stellar performance this year.

Excluding the quarterback position, AJ Dillon could have the most to gain from playing well this season. Although the longtime Packer and Pro Bowl halfback Aaron Jones is still the #1 option, Dillon has been used often in the offensive scheme the Packers run.

He had less production last year than the previous two, getting tackled low and not running through players. But he also had less catches than normal. If Dillon could provide the Packers with a breakout year, it could mean him taking the number one spot from Aaron Jones, or getting a nice payday from a halfback needy team. Dillon is entering the final year on his four-year contract.

Romeo Doubs has a lot of potential. Despite underperforming during his rookie campaign, Doubs still showed signs of being a great option for the wide receiver corps. It didn't help that Doubs' spotlight was taken away by Christian Watson after he racked up seven touchdowns in four games. At the current OTAs, Doubs is continuing to shine.

Jordan Love has the most to gain out of everyone. Entering his fourth season in the NFL, Love is finally getting the starting job in Green Bay and if he plays well, he is poised for a huge contract.

The expectations for Love are high because of the Hall of Fame quarterback play they have had for the past 20+ years. If Love plays even slightly like Aaron Rodgers or Brett Favre (when he wasn't throwing 20 interceptions a season), Love is bound to see a Brinks truck. Love has a lot of potential and an easy transition into the starting spot.

On defense, Quay Walker has a lot to gain if he can capitalize on his potential and limit his on-the-field issues that plagued his rookie season. Twice, Walker was ejected in 2022, once against the Buffalo Bills and once against the Detroit Lions.

But when he wasn't getting ejected, Quay was playing well and a solid tackler down the field. This is the first time in a long time that the Packers have a solid linebacker corps, since the days of A.J. Hawk or Blake Martinez.

Paired with Rashan Gary, Lukas Van Ness was a solid pickup from the draft by the Packers. But what he brings in positive possibilities also shows his doubts. Van Ness only played two years of college ball, but shined in those two, providing 13 sacks and 70 tackles.

Even though he has shown promise at OTAs, Van Ness has a lot to show to the Packers fans in the coming season. He could either be a huge help on the defense, or a major bust.

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