5 Packers who won't survive the rest of the 2023 season

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1. Justin Hollins

Justin Hollins made an immediate impact after signing with the Packers last season, but he has been unable to build on that in 2023.

According to Pro Football Reference, Hollins played six games last season, making 2.5 sacks, four quarterback hits, eight pressures, and four hurries.

In four games this season, Hollins has zero sacks, zero quarterback hits, one pressure, and one hurry.

Green Bay released Hollins ahead of the Week 5 game against the Las Vegas Raiders to make room on the roster for running back Patrick Taylor. A day later, they reversed it by releasing Taylor and re-signing Hollins.

Clearly, it was a move to allow Taylor to play against the Raiders. The plan was to bring Hollins back. However, Green Bay took a risk by releasing Hollins as he became a free agent.

Hollins hasn't made as significant an impact on defense as many expected. With Rashan Gary's snap counts increasing as the Packers continue to ease him back from injury, Hollins' role could diminish. Green Bay has solid pass-rushing depth, with Preston Smith, rookie Lukas Van Ness, and second-year Kingsley Enagbare.

Unless Hollins can rediscover his form from last season, it won't be surprising if the Packers move on.

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