The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 55 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 55 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 55. 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 55.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 55
1) Bernardo Harris, LB (1996-2001)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1994
After going undrafted in the 1994 NFL Draft, Bernardo Harris was picked up by the Chiefs, but a training camp injury got him cut. He was picked up by Green Bay the season after, and Harris ended up wearing the Packers’ number 55 jersey for the next seven seasons. He won a Super Bowl during his years with the Packers. Harris also made 79 starts for the team, totaling 7.5 sacks, three interceptions and three forced fumbles.
2) Randy Scott, LB (1981-86)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 1981
Randy Scott was another player to go undrafted and end up on the Packers. Six of Scott’s seven NFL seasons were spent in Green Bay, with him starting 56 games. He totaled seven sacks and three interceptions.
3) Za’Darius Smith, EDGE (2019-21)
NFL Draft: 2015, Round 4, Pick 122 to the Baltimore Ravens
His time with the Green Bay Packers did not end on the best note, but Za’Darius Smith was a key player on the Packers’ defense when he was on the field. He wore the Packers’ number 55 jersey for three seasons, though he barely played his final season. In 33 games for the Packers, Smith totaled 26 sacks and five forced fumbles. He also made two Pro Bowls.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 55 in 2023?
Currently, Kingsley Enagbare, or JJ Enagbare, wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 55 jersey. Enagbare played valuable snaps as a rookie at edge rusher, performing as a solid, reliable player on the edge. With Rashan Gary likely missing some time to begin the year, Enagbare will be relied upon to play valuable snaps once again this season.