The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 11 days until the kickoff of the 2023 Packers season. As our official countdown here on Let’s Go Wisconsin, we will go over the best players ever to wear the jersey number for the Packers equal to the number of days remaining. Follow along to keep track of how many days until the Packers’ season begins, and share who YOU think the best player to ever wear the Packers’ number is!
With 11 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 11. The official ranking of these players is based on the Approximate Value (AV) from Pro Football Reference. The AV is based on performance and accolades during the time they wore this number in Green Bay.
Without further ado, here are the all-time best players to wear Green Bay Packers number 11.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 11
1) David Beverly, P (1975-80)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1973
David Beverly is the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 11 jersey, according to Pro Football Reference. The punter went undrafted in 1973, then he was on a couple of teams before joining the Packers.
Beverly played five-plus seasons for Green Bay, appearing in 86 games. He averaged 37.9 yards per punt and downed 16.4% of his punts inside the 20-yard line.
2) Jarrett Boykin, WR (2012-14)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 2012
After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, Jarrett Boykin was picked up by the Green Bay Packers. Boykin played in the NFL for three seasons, with all coming in Green Bay. He made 11 starts, totaling 57 receptions for 731 yards and three touchdowns.
3) Sammy Watkins, WR (2022)
NFL Draft: 2014, Round 1, Pick 4 to the Buffalo Bills
Sammy Watkins’ short stay in Green Bay was not an impressive one, but it was good enough to make his way onto this list. Watkins played only nine games for the Packers before being released. He totaled 13 receptions for 206 yards.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 11 in 2023?
Currently, rookie wide receiver Jayden Reed wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 11 jersey. Reed, a second-round pick out of Michigan State, is expected to play a big role in the slot for Green Bay this season. He made multiple plays during the preseason, so we will see how well the young receiver can do against real competition very soon.