5 players who are playing their way out of Packers plans in 2024

Who's playing their way out of the Packers' 2024 plans right now?

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4. Darnell Savage, S

I think we're closing in on the Packers moving on from former first-round pick Darnell Savage. The fan base has obviously soured on Savage, whose career got off to a tremendous start back in 2019-2020, but it also feels like the arrival of Joe Barry hasn't been good for Savage's career as a whole.

He hasn't played well in coverage, and despite only having played in eight games this season, he's tied for third on the team with six missed tackles.

5. Jonathan Owens, DB

Other than Rasul Douglas -- who is no longer on the team -- no one on the Green Bay Packers' defense has allowed more touchdowns in coverage this season than Jonathan Owens (three TDs allowed, per Pro Football Reference). Beyond that, Owens has allowed a QB rating of 134.9 into his coverage, allowing 73.7 percent of passes thrown his way to be completed.

That's simply not sustainable, and the more the season progresses, the more I start to wonder if we won't see almost a complete overhaul of the secondary when the 2024 offseason rolls around. The price to keep Owens next season is minimal, but the Packers may seek out reasons to move on and upgrade.

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