Packers rookie grades: Every draft pick ranked from worst to best at bye week

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6. Lukas Van Ness, EDGE

Grade: B-

Drafted: First round

Lukas Van Ness' first five games have gone as expected. He has shown flashes of Pro Bowl potential, but he is inconsistent. Van Ness has only played around a third of the defensive snaps. The Packers aren't rushing him into a starting position, giving him time to develop, as they did with Rashan Gary in 2019.

According to Pro Football Reference, Van Ness has made one sack, three pressures, two hurries, and one QB hit.

5. Luke Musgrave, TE

Grade: B

Drafted: Second round

There have been ups and downs for Luke Musgrave, but that's hardly surprising for a rookie tight end. It's a difficult position to master in the NFL, and Musgrave has been immediately thrown into a starting position. Matt LaFleur briefly benched him in Week 5, but he soon returned to the game.

The upside? Sky-high. Musgrave has ridiculous speed, and his potential as a receiver is obvious. He has made a solid start with 18 receptions for 159 yards. The Packers need to find more ways to get him the ball after the bye.

4. Jayden Reed, WR

Grade: B

Drafted: Second round

Week 5 was the first time all season that Jayden Reed had fewer than five targets. Jordan Love had previously looked his way a lot. The Packers' second-round pick has 13 catches for 210 yards and two touchdowns through five weeks. He has already made some spectacular grabs, showing his ability to win contested catches.

Reed has made an impact so far this season. His grade would be higher if not for two drops.