NFC North in Free Agency: Packers swap out edge rushers

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NFC North in Free Agency: Packers swap out edge rushers
NFC North in Free Agency: Packers swap out edge rushers

This is the fourth and final installment of a series examining the free agent moves around the NFC North division. After last years dabbling in the shallow end of free agency, Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst took off the organization's water wings and waded deeper into the pool. He added key pieces to a defense that lacked depth last season, while cutting bait with some familiar faces. The new signings by the Packers changed the draft strategy of the team and how analysts might have looked at potential picks. There is still great advantage to adding a pass rusher in the draft, despite signing Za'Darius Smith and Preston Smith as edge rushers, but now the need is less dire if

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