Packers Pegged To Land 6x Pro Bowl, 3x All-Pro Amid Recently Developed Coaching Staff

The Green Bay Packers are going through some pretty significant coaching changes this off-season.  The biggest, of course, is that there will be a new defensive coordinator working at 1265 Lombardi Avenue in 2024.  That could mean a new multiple new approaches on the defensive side of the ball.

Dec 31, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur runs off the field after the game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

According to one report, that approach could mean adding a game-changer to their defense.

Green Bay Packers Pegged To Land Game Changing Safety For 2024 And Beyond

Jul 26, 2023; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker (3) during training camp at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-Arizona Republic (Green Bay Packers)

According to the NFL Staff At Bleacher Report highlighted this situation:

Top Trade Targets: S Budda Baker, OT Garett Bolles, C Mitch Morse

The Packers are set to build around Love for the foreseeable future. It would behoove them to upgrade the blocking unit in front of him. While trading for veteran linemen might only provide a temporary boost, players on expiring contracts, like Mitch Morse and Garett Bolles, might be available for a bargain price.

Green Bay could potentially lose safeties Jonathan Owens, Christian Uphoff and Darnell Savage in free agency this year. Dealing for Arizona safety Budda Baker, who is entering the final year of his contract, could help reload the secondary quickly.

The Packers Would Benefit Greatly By Adding Budda Baker

Green Bay Packers Pegged To Land 6x Pro Bowl, 3x All-Pro Amid Recently  Developed Coaching Staff

There will be speculation about Budda Baker’s future until general manager Monti Ossenfort decides whether to extend his contract with the Cardinals. The 28-yeaar-old all-pro is heading into the final year of his contract. reports that Baker requested a trade last offseason in hopes of getting a restructured deal from the organization, but he now approaches 2024 with no guaranteed money.

It has been a strange season. Other than his always lofty tackle totals, Baker hasn’t produced any notable stats due to a bad hamstring injury. Nevertheless, Baker was again selected for the fifth consecutive year as an NFC Pro Bowl starter.

“I feel like I have played really good football personally, doing my job,” Baker said. “I know the splash plays aren’t going around or the crazy interceptions, but at the end of the day this is business and each and every guy has to do their job at a high level. I am going to try and continue to do that.”

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