2. Packers should have found a new home for AJ Dillon
Even if the Packers didn't go into full on fire sale mode, it's hard to understand the team's vision right now for AJ Dillon. They are just going to let Dillon's contract run out and get nothing in return for him. You see quite a bit of demand for running back help right now around the league with teams signing veterans to the practice squad, injuries causing depth chart and roster reshuffling, and AJ Dillon looking to cash in as much as possible in the 2024 offseason.
Make no mistake about it -- it appears as though Dillon is on track to be gone in 2024 and the Packers will have to reset at the RB position behind Aaron Jones. Dating back to the 2023 offseason, I just don't understand why the Packers didn't explore moves to get Dillon into a better situation. He's on pace for his worst season as a pro, and at the worst possible time with free agency looming.
3. Offensive line help would have been nice
The injury to David Bakhtiari, as well as a number of other injuries, have caused the Packers to have to make adjustments and play a lot of young players on the offensive line. The results have been rather predictable:
The Minnesota Vikings made Ezra Cleveland available at the deadline, and given the fact that the NFC North has been doing in-division deals left and right these days, it feels like that was a missed opportunity for a young player who could earn a second contract and play either guard or tackle.