This should be the Packers starting lineup in 2023

  • Two tight ends
  • Three rookie starters
  • Best starting five offensive linemen

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Cornerback: Jaire Alexander

Shutting down star wide receivers has never been a problem for Jaire Alexander. But last season, he started turning opportunities into turnovers with a career-best five interceptions. Alexander is among the top five cornerbacks in the league.

Cornerback: Rasul Douglas

Rasul Douglas has earned a starting job, even when Eric Stokes returns from injury. In 29 games for the Packers, Douglas has made 26 pass defenses and nine interceptions. He is at his best on the outside and should begin the season as Green Bay's No. 2 corner.

Cornerback: Keisean Nixon

Keisean Nixon solves a problem for the Packers at slot corner. He is perfectly suited for the role and has been making plays on the practice field already this offseason.

Safety: Darnell Savage

Darnell Savage has a lot to prove this season. He is entering a contract year and needs to get back to his best to land a new deal. Savage was nowhere near his best last season. With veteran Adrian Amos gone, the Packers need him to step up.

Safety: Rudy Ford

Rudy Ford has been part of the first-team defense next to Savage throughout the offseason program. For now, a starting job looks to be his. And he has earned it. Ford made six starts last season and kept forcing turnovers, making three interceptions and forcing a fumble.

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