Why the Packers must trade these 5 players for 2024 draft picks

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1. Kenny Clark

Packers fans won't want to hear this, and I get it. Kenny Clark is one of the best in the league at his position. He is a two-time Pro Bowler and still on top of his game.

However, Clark is 28 years old and ready to help a team win now. The Packers aren't ready to compete in this new era. Green Bay could easily request a first-round pick in any potential deal for Clark. If nobody is willing to pay that much, then so be it. The Packers don't have to move on from their star defensive lineman.

But if a team is willing to pay a premium price, the Packers should make that deal.

Clark improves any defense in the NFL. The Packers can't replace him, but in a rebuilding season, that's OK. Green Bay has invested in its defensive line, drafting Devonte Wyatt, Colby Wooden, and Karl Brooks in the past two offseasons. All three can become quality starters.

Clark is still a dominant interior pass rusher and would be a perfect trade-deadline addition for any contending team needing defensive line help. The Packers won't want to move on from Clark, but if they can bring back a premium draft pick, they should.

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