The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 38 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 38 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 38. 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 38.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 38
1) Tramon Williams, DB (2007-14, 2018-19)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 2006
Despite going undrafted in 2006, Tramon Williams is the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 38 jersey. He is a fan-favorite who had three different stints in Green Bay.
Tramon Williams was an undrafted rookie who found his way onto the Packers roster, where he played for eight seasons. After a few years on other teams, Williams had a two-year stint from 2018-19, then he was on the team again in 2021, but he did not see the field. In 10 seasons with the Packers, Williams started 122 games and totaled 559 tackles, 30 interceptions, 4.5 sacks and one touchdown. He also had a kick return touchdown.
Williams was a Pro Bowler and a Super Bowl champion with the Packers in 2010-11 as well.
2) Estus Hood, DB (1978-84)
NFL Draft: 1978, Round 3, Pick 62 to the Green Bay Packers
Estus Hood played all seven of his NFL seasons for the Packers. He made 33 starts, totaling 11 interceptions, one sack and one touchdown.
3) Hurles Scales, DB (1975)
NFL Draft: 1973, Round 14, Pick 355 to the Cincinnati Bengals
Hurles Scales played just two seasons in the NFL, with his second being in Green Bay. He played seven games for the Packers, but doesn’t have much in the stat book to show for it.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 38 in 2023?
Currently, Innis Gaines wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 38 jersey. Ganes has spent the past couple of seasons with Green Bay, appearing in eight games and starting one. While he only has seven total tackles, he has the opportunity to make the roster once again this season.