The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 23 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 23 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 23. 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 23.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 23
1) Jaire Alexander, CB (2018-Present)
NFL Draft: 2018, Round 1, Pick 18 to the Green Bay Packers.
Despite being a current player, it’s clear that Jaire Alexander is the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 23 jersey. In terms of accolades, all Alexander has is two Pro Bowl selections. However, Packer fans know how underrated Alexander has been across the NFL. He is a true shutdown cornerback.
Alexander has started 62 of the 64 games he has played in. He has totaled 10 interceptions, 244 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.
2) Maurice Harvey, S (1981-83)
NFL Draft: 1978, Round 4, Pick 86 to the Oakland Raiders
Maurice Harvey played two-plus seasons with Green Bay, playing 29 total games for the Packers. He totaled eight interceptions and one touchdown for Green Bay.
3) Travis Williams, RB (1967-70)
NFL Draft: 1967, Round 4, Pick 93 to the Green Bay Packers
Travis Williams came into the league after the Packers won Super Bowl I. Obviously, this means he was on the team that won Super Bowl II in his rookie year.
Williams played 48 games across four seasons for Green Bay. He totaled 1,063 yards and six touchdowns on the ground. Williams added another 530 yards and five touchdowns as a receiver, and he also had a punt return touchdown and five kick return touchdowns.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 23 in 2023?
Currently, Jaire Alexander wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 23 jersey. Obviously, Alexander tops our list of the best players to wear the number in franchise history, so he can continue to separate himself atop the list this year.