Packers: Winners and losers from the 2023 NFL Draft

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Who are the biggest winners and losers for the Green Bay Packers following the 2023 NFL Draft?

The Green Bay Packers entered the 2023 NFL Draft with double-digit picks, and they ended up with even more after two trade-downs. Astonishingly, the Packers made all of their selections, adding 13 new players to the roster over the weekend.

GM Brian Gutekunst was able to address various positions of need on both sides of the ball. He found upgrades at tight end, added depth at wide receiver, and gave the pass rush a much-needed boost.

Only time will tell which prospects become key contributors for the Packers, but it's hard not to have enjoyed the draft class Gutekunst put together over the course of the weekend.

Adding new talent in the draft will shake up the roster. Who are the biggest winners and losers for the Packers following the draft?

Winner: Yosh Nijman

The Packers almost always draft offensive linemen. They had selected three in each of the previous three drafts. Yet in a year when they made 13 total selections, none went on the offensive line.

That's good news for Yosh Nijman, who could be the Packers' starting right tackle this season. Green Bay had been projected to land an offensive tackle in Round 1 in various mock drafts. Peter Skoronski, Paris Johnson Jr., and Darnell Wright were off the board by No. 13, but the Packers passed on Georgia's Broderick Jones.

Had the Packers selected one of the top tackle prospects, Nijman would've faced serious competition for a starting job. He will still need to win the job ahead of second-year Zach Tom, although Tom's positional versatility could land him a starting position elsewhere.

Having not drafted an offensive lineman, the right tackle job is Nijman's to lose.