7 under-the-radar Packers targets to watch at the NFL Combine

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The Green Bay Packers are loaded with 11 selections in the upcoming 2024 NFL Draft. Considering how well this team played in the 2023 season, it's understandable for every Packers fan out there to be ecstatic about the team's direction and to have faith in GM Brian Gutekunst to pull all the right strings when it comes to the draft.

But picking late in the first round is anything but an exact science. The Packers haven't been consistently picking in the top 10 or anything like that the last couple of seasons, but it does feel like the team being ahead of schedule with such a young roster puts a little more pressure on Gutekunst and Matt LaFleur to find those immediate contributors to this team.

Who are some underrated players Packers fans should have their eyes on this week at the NFL Scouting Combine? Let's look at a handful.

1. Jackson Powers-Johnson, OL, Oregon

Jackson Powers-Johnson definitely doesn't get the same type of fanfare as his other teammates from the Oregon Ducks program, namely quarterback Bo Nix and wide receiver Troy Franklin. With that being said, he could very well end up being the "safest" Duck to pick from a strong crop coming out of that school this year.

Powers-Johnson was the center this past year but projects to any interior position, and with Jon Runyan Jr. hitting free agency, it could make a ton of sense for the Packers to fortify their offensive line with their top pick in this class and get a guy who offers positional flexibility and NFL-ready intelligence and toughness.