The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 39 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 39 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 39 . 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 39.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 39
1) Jim Hill, S (1972-74)
NFL Draft: 1968, Round 1, Pick 18 to the San Diego Chargers
Jim Hill was a first-round draft pick by the Chargers, and he is also the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 39 jersey. He played just three seasons for the Packers, starting all 41 games he appeared in. Hill totaled nine interceptions and five fumble recoveries.
2) Darrell Thompson, RB (1990-93)
NFL Draft: 1990, Round 1, Pick 19 to the Green Bay Packers
Darrell Thompson was a first-round draft pick by the Packers, and he played all five of his NFL seasons with Green Bay. He made 28 starts at running back, totaling 464 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground, and 330 yards and a touchdown as a receiver.
3) Chandon Sullivan, CB (2019-22)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 2018
Chandon Sullivan went undrafted in 2018, then he played one season with Philadelphia. After this, Sullivan played three seasons in Green Bay, making 20 total starts. During his time as a Packer, he made five interceptions. one forced fumble and a touchdown.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 39 in 2023?
Currently, Tyler Goodson wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 39 jersey. After going undrafted last season, Goodson spent last season with the Packers, though he never recorded a carry in a game. There is a decent chance he makes the roster again this season, as he knows the offense and, clearly, the coaching staff wants to develop him.