The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 46 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 46 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 46. 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 46.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 46
1) Hank Gremminger, DB (1956-65)
NFL Draft: 1956, Round 7, Pick 80 to the Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer may have been a seventh-round pick, but Hank Gremminger is the best player to wear the Packers’ number 46 jersey. He played 10 of his 11 NFL seasons with Green Bay, winning three NFL Championships. Gremminger totaled 28 interceptions during his time as a Packer.
2) Steve Luke, S (1975-80)
NFL Draft: 1975, Round 4, Pick 88 to the Green Bay Packers
All six of Steve Luke’s NFL seasons were with the Packers. He started 75 games in the Green Bay secondary, totaling 10 interceptions, six sacks and a touchdown. He played in every single game during his Packers’ six-year career.
3) Vince Workman, RB (1989-92)
NFL Draft: 1989, Round 5, Pick 127 to the Green Bay Packers
Vince Workman spent his first four NFL seasons in the Green Bay Packers’ number 46 jersey, but his first start didn’t come until his fourth year. He started 10 games during this season, performing well enough to get a contract from Tampa. In four seasons, Workman totaled 927 rushing yards, 691 receiving yards and 15 total touchdowns.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 46 in 2023?
Currently, Jimmy Phillips Jr. wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 46 jersey. The undrafted free agent is unlikely to make the final roster, but it’s possible he showcases enough ability to earn a practice squad spot.