The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 58 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 58 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 58. 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 58.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 58
1) Dan Currie, LB (1958-64)
NFL Draft: 1958, Round 1, Pick 3 to the Green Bay Packers
The 1958 NFL Draft was a great one for the Packers, selecting Jim Taylor, Ray Nitschke and Jerry Kramer. Before all of those players, Green Bay selected Dan Currie.
Dan Currie wore the Green Bay Packers’ number 58 jersey for the first seven years of his career. He was a two-time NFL Champion, two-time Second-Team All-Pro, he was a First-Team All-Pro once and a Pro Bowler once as well. Currie totaled 11 interceptions, 3.5 sacks and a touchdown with the Packers.
2) Mike Flanagan, C (1998-2005)
NFL Draft: 1996, Round 3, Pick 90 to the Green Bay Packers
Center Mike Flanagan spent the first 10 seasons of his career as a member of the Green Bay Packers. However, he missed his first two seasons due to injuries, but he did technically get a Super Bowl ring. He overcame the injuries to eventually be an every-week starter, and he even made a Pro Bowl.
3) Mark Cannon, C (1984-89)
NFL Draft: 1984, Round 11, Pick 294 to the Green Bay Packers
Mark Cannon is another center to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 58 jersey. He spent five-plus seasons with the Packers, starting 51 games.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 58 in 2023?
Currently, Isaiah McDuffie wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 58 jersey. McDuffie has mostly been a player on special teams for the Packers. and that is expected to remain the same this season.