The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 37 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 37 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 37. 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 37.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 37
1) Mark Murphy, S (1980-91)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1980
Mark Murphy is the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 37 jersey. And no, it is probably not the Mark Murphy you have in mind. The current Murphy for the Packers is the man in charge, while the one we are talking about here was a great safety throughout the ’80s.
Across 11 seasons with the team, Murphy started 122 games and totaled 20 interceptions, 11 sacks and a touchdown.
2) Tyrone Williams, CB (1996-2002)
NFL Draft: 1996, Round 3, Pick 93 to the Green Bay Packers
Tyrone Williams played seven of his nine NFL seasons in Green Bay. He made 94 starts for the Packers, totaling 19 interceptions, 442 tackles and two touchdowns. Williams was on the Packers team that won Super Bowl XXXI.
3) Sam Shields, CB (2010-16)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 2010
Sam Shields is another undrafted defensive back to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 37 jersey. Shields played seven seasons in Green Bay, but injuries plagued his career, limiting him to 80 games in seven yards. He is a Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion who totaled 18 interceptions and 245 tackles for the Packers.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 37 in 2023?
Currently, Carrington Valentine wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 37 jersey. Valentine is a seventh-round draft pick who has impressed in training camp so far. As of now, he looks to have his spot on the final Packers roster booked.