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Green Bay Packers 2023 undrafted free agent tracker

The Packers made 13 draft picks this weekend, but there are still room for a handful of free agents. Keep track of them along with us at APC here.

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The 2023 NFL Draft is finally wrapped up, but for the Green Bay Packers and the other 31 teams across the league, player acquisition is hardly finished. Following the draft, eligible players who were not selected are free agents and can sign with any team they choose.

The Packers have a long history of success developing undrafted free agent players, and at least one such player has made the team’s initial 53-man roster as a rookie almost every season in recent memory. With a number of intriguing players still available after the 259 draft selections have passed, the Packers will be in play for a number of those players.

We at Acme Packing Company will be here to keep you updated on all of the reported signings. Note that some players will also be invited to participate in the teams’ rookie minicamp on a non-rostered tryout basis, and we will provide reports of those players below as well.

Reported UDFA Signings

Stats: 131 receptions, 1,720 yards, 13 touchdowns

Height/weight/speed: 6023, 213 pounds, 4.64-second 40-yard dash

Notes: Mississippi State transfer who originally went to junior college out of high school. Was the second-ranked junior college receiver in the 2020 class, according to 247’s composite rankings. He actually had more yards than 2023 second-round receiver Jonathan Mingo in 2022 for Ole Miss. Only 23 years old, despite spending time at three schools. Was invited to the NFL scouting combine in February.

Stats: 85 receptions, 1,500 yards, 17 touchdowns

Height/weight/speed: 6012, 196, 4.59

Notes: Transferred in from junior college in 2020. Posted an outstanding 37.5” inch vertical at his pro day.

Stats: 74 receptions, 861 yards, five touchdowns

Height/weight/speed: 6042, 237, 4.99

Notes: Brought in on a pre-draft visit by the Packers.

Stats: 74 receptions, 897 yards, 11 touchdowns

Height/weight/speed: 6023, 249, 4.80

Stats: Started 28 games at UAB

Height/weight/speed: 6074, 322, 5.43

Notes: Was suspended at Florida after a credit card fraud scandal as a freshman. Spent time at two junior colleges before transferring to UAB. Had a pre-draft visit with the Packers. Played left tackle for three years at UAB and will turn 25 in November.

Stats: Started 13 games at Minnesota

Height/weight/speed: 6055, 321, 5.43

Notes: Spent five years at Michigan (making nine starts) before transferring to Minnesota. All of his starts, at both stops, have been at guard.

Stats: 100 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, five sacks

Height/weight/speed: 6062, 293, 5.07

Notes: Originally joined the Redbirds as a tight end.

Stats: 137 tackles, 42 tackles for loss, 13 sacks

Height/weight/speed: 6032, 251, 4.80

Stats: 179 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, seven pass deflections

Height/weight/speed: 6012, 232, 4.68

Stats: 163 tackles, 12 pass deflections, seven interceptions

Height/weight/speed: 6004, 200, 4.52

Notes: Recorded the highest Nike SPARQ score for a recruit in 2017. Recorded an outstanding 40.5” vertical jump at his pro day.

Stats: 138 tackles, 16 pass deflections, nine interceptions

Height/weight/speed: 5110, 200, 4.62

Notes: Transferred from Minnesota after two years with the Gophers. Son of Benny Sapp II, a former NFL cornerback. Injuries derailed his recruitment out of high school, but he once held offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio State and Oklahoma.

Cox was a productive pass-rusher for the Gators, and his junior season in 2021 was his finest. That year, he set career highs in sacks (8) and tackles for loss (14.5), adding a forced fumble as well. Cox stands 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds, ideal size for a 3-4 edge rusher, and although his 40 time was average, he has a great first step and explosiveness, posting a 10-yard split time above the 85th percentile for edge rushers.

Cox’s pass-rushing ability is not in question, but his dismissal from two different SEC programs is cause for some concern and may be why he did not hear his name called during the 2023 Draft. A 5-star recruit, Cox started his college career at Georgia in 2018, where he played in 13 of 14 games as a true freshman. Shortly before the 2019 season, Georgia dismissed him from the team, though he reportedly placed his name in the transfer portal just before the Bulldogs made the move official, and he chose to transfer to Florida.

However, the Gators also dismissed him from the team last November following Cox throwing a punch at Bulldogs left tackle Broderick Jones during the 2022 rivalry game with his former team. Florida coach Billy Napier said that the dismissal was a “cumulative effect,” clearly implying that there were multiple issues that built up to Cox’s departure.

If Cox can move past the issues that led to him leaving a pair of SEC programs, he could prove to be an excellent find for the Packers in the UDFA process. If not, the Packers can move on with little to no guaranteed money tied up.

Update: All reported signings were officially confirmed by the Packers.

Reported Rookie Minicamp Tryouts

Updated Roster Count: 88 of 90