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2020 Packers Roster Breakdown

Packers 2020 90-Man Roster Ranking, 5-1: For the first time, there’s a new name on top

Since APC started this exercise, Aaron Rodgers has always held the top spot. That is, until 2020.

Packers 2020 90-Man Roster Ranking, 10-6: 2019 breakout stars poised for 2020

Brian Gutekunst’s 2019 offseason will go down as one of the momentous springs in Packers history. Whether it was big money in free agency or a surprise pick at the top of the draft, Gutey added impact players to upper echelon of the roster.

Packers’ 2020 90-man Roster Ranking: 11-20 features upside and bounce back candidates

The second tier of Packers players has young players with upside and some bounceback candidates for 2020.

Packers’ 2020 90-man Roster Ranking: From 30 to 21, OL and RBs battle for positions

Will the 2nd year players make a leap? Which running back will be the backup? Who is starting at guard?

Packers 2020 90-Man Roster Ranking: Players 50-41 try to carve out rotational roles

Many of the players in this group look likely to make the roster in 2020, but their chances for significant playing time will depend on training camp performances.

Packers’ 2020 90-man Roster Ranking: 60-51 features high-profile backups & last-shot players

This tier has as many questions off the field as on, along with a few rookies looking to at least crack the practice squad.

Packers’ 2020 90-man Roster Ranking: spots 70-61 feature high-upside pass rushers

The Packers need contributors on the edge, and this section of our roster rankings feature a few who could step up in 2020.

Packers’ 2020 90-man Roster Ranking: wide receivers and edge rushers populate spots 80-71

Young wide receivers and edge prospects fill out the bulk of spots 80-71 with a couple offensive linemen popping up, too.

Packers’ 2020 90-man Roster Ranking: In the 90-81 group, UDFAs abound

Undrafted players make up the entirety of our bottom 10, with several rookies and a few one- or two-year veterans who have yet to make any major impact in the NFL.

2020 Packers Free Agents: The Mason Crosby Line

Don’t be surprised if Mason Crosby draws serious interest on the free agent market.

Packers 2019 roster grades: Mason Crosby and Tyler Ervin save a poor unit overall

A stunning lack of discipline and a conservative approach resulted in mediocrity.

Packers 2020 Free Agent CBs: Can Chandon Sullivan take over for Tramon Williams?

The Packers don’t have many difficult free agent decisions to make, but the future of beloved veteran Tramon Williams presents one of the bigger questions facing the team this offseason. Complicating matters: his possible successor is also a free agent.

Packers 2019 Acquisitions: Chandon Sullivan steps up, Ka’Dar Hollman waits

After an aggressive set of offseasons bolstering the cornerback position, Brian Gutkeunst added on the margins leading into the 2019 season and it paid off.

Packers 2019 Roster grades: Jaire Alexander & Kevin King produced a mostly solid season

Both rising defensive starters had a solid year starting on opposite sides.

2020 Packers Free Agents: Green Bay could be losing some depth at safety

The starters are locked down, but the Packers have some decisions to make on their backups.

Packers 2019 Acquisitions: Savage and Amos rule the Secondary

The first rounder and the wily veteran lead the way on an improving pass defense.

2020 Packers Free Agents: Blake Martinez, B.J. Goodson likely on their way out

A team is going to pay Martinez a lot of money. It just won’t be the Green Bay Packers

Packers 2019 acquisitions: Ty Summers, B.J. Goodson fail to make an impact at inside linebacker

In a sign the Packers were counting on Oren Burks to develop, a seventh round pick and a trade for a veteran didn’t add much value to the position.

Packers 2019 roster grades: Blake Martinez couldn’t carry the inside linebackers

While the pending free agent was his usual solid if unspectacular self despite a broken hand, the other inside linebackers left a lot to be desired

Packers 2020 Free Agents: Kyler Fackrell seems destined to depart Green Bay

Given recent investments on the edge, the Packers look unlikely to retain their one free agent pass-rusher.

Packers 2019 acquisitions: Green Bay nailed Za’Darius and Preston Smith signings

The Packers’ offseason additions of Za’Darius and Preston Smith turned a weakness on the defense into a strength.

Packers 2019 roster grades: Za’Darius and Preston Smith lift once-moribund unit to prominence

The Packers’ offseason additions of Za’Darius and Preston Smith turned a weakness on the defense into a strength.

Free Agent DL Preview: Tyler Lancaster is worth retaining as a depth piece

The Packers should absolutely bring Lancaster back for another go, but may need to rethink how they deploy him.

2019 DL Acquisitions: Kingsley Keke starts quiet, but shows signs of promise

The Packers’ one rookie lineman did not play much in 2019, but there are reasons for optimism.

Packers 2019 Roster Grades: Aside from Kenny Clark, D-line must improve in all phases

The defense’s front line struggled to hold up against the run and generate a consistent pass rush.

Packers Free Agent OL: Bryan Bulaga remains one of the team’s biggest questions

What will the Packers do at right tackle? A draft success, a draft failure, and a surprise at that position make up the team’s free agent offensive line group in 2020.

Packers 2019 Acquisitions: Jenkins & Turner stabilized guard positions

These may have been the best additions by Brian Gutekunst this season.

Packers 2019 Roster Grades: Packers’ offensive line bounces back

A solid showing leads the offense in 2019.

Free Agent TEs: Marcedes Lewis hopes to return, Robert Tonyan hits ERFA

Green Bay should bring back both of the tight ends who are set to hit free agency in March.

Packers 2019 TE Acquisitions: Is Jace Sternberger the future at tight end?

The rookie from Texas A&M spent half the season on injured reserve and is still very much an unknown product.

Packers 2019 Roster Grades: Tight ends, particularly Jimmy Graham, fail to impress

The coaching staff seemingly did no favors for this group, but there were disappointments all around.

Packers Free Agent WRs: Lazard & Kumerow should return, but what happens with Allison?

The Packers have a few easy decisions with their free agent receivers, but is there a chance they bring back one of 2019’s bigger disappointments?

2019 WR Acquisitions: Packers get next to nothing from new receivers

The Packers got one catch and two turnovers in six games from the new faces at wideout.

Packers WR Grades: Adams & Lazard excelled, Allison & MVS fell flat

The Packers’ wide receiver group was riddled with inconsistencies in 2019.

Free Agent RBs: Will Danny Vitale or Tyler Ervin return to bolster special teams?

Three Packers running backs will be free agents in March. Two of them would appear to be good candidates to return in 2020.

2019 RB Acquisitions: Tyler Ervin’s arrival gave special teams a spark

The Packers’ return game was a mess for 3/4 of the season. Then one inspired waiver claim changed all that.