The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 34 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 34 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 34. 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 34.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 34
1) Edgar Bennett, RB (1992-96)
NFL Draft: 1992, Round 4, Pick 103 to the Green Bay Packers
Edgar Bennett is the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 34 jersey. He spent his first six NFL seasons with Green Bay, but he ruptured his Achilles tendon prior to the start of the sixth year. He ended up making 62 starts and 80 games. Bennett ran for 3,353 yards and 19 touchdowns, then added another 1,920 yards and 10 touchdowns as a receiver.
2) Mike McKenzie, CB (1999-2004)
NFL Draft: 1999, Round 3, Pick 87 to the Green Bay Packers
Mike McKenzie was a solid cornerback for the Packers, playing five-plus seasons with the team He made 67 total starts, including all 16 in his rookie year. McKenzie totaled 15 interceptions, 290 tackles and two touchdowns.
3) Terdell Middleton, RB (1977-81)
NFL Draft: 1977, Round 3, Pick 80 to the St. Louis Cardinals
After getting drafted by the Cardinals, Terdell Middleton was traded to the Green Bay Packers during the preseason of that year. While he didn’t have much of an impact his first year, he was a Pro Bowl in his second NFL season. In total, Terdell Middleton played 71 games in five years with the Packers. He ran for 2,044 yards and 15 touchdowns while adding another 659 yards and three touchdowns through the air and a kick return touchdown.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 34 in 2023?
Currently, Jonathan Owens wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 34 jersey. Unfortunately for him, Owens is more known as the husband to Simone Biles than anything else. However, the safety was an every-week starter for the Houston Texans last year, and he will undoubtedly play a meaningful number of snaps for the Packers’ defense this year.