The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 74 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 74 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 74. 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 74.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 74
1) Henry Jordan, DT (1959-69)
NFL Draft: 1957, Round 5, Pick 52 to the Cleveland Browns
Hall of Famer Henry Jordan was drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but he played the final 11 of his 13 NFL seasons in the Green Bay Packers’ number 74 jersey.
Jordan didn’t start in Cleveland, but he became an important full-time starter immediately in Green Bay. He totaled 59.5 sacks and an interception with the Packers. Henry Jordan also won five NFL Championships and two Super Bowls while getting voted as a seven-time All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowler.
2) Aaron Kampman, DE (2002-09)
NFL Draft: 2002, Round 5, Pick 156 to the Green Bay Packers
Aaron Kampman was a great fifth-round draft pick by Green Bay, playing eight seasons here before his final two in Jacksonville. With the Packers, Kampman totaled 54 sacks, 460 tackles, 61 tackles for loss and 11 forced fumbles. He was also a two-time Pro Bowler, totaling 27.5 sacks in those two Pro Bowl seasons.
3) Elgton Jenkins, OL (2019-Present)
NFL Draft: 2019, Round 2, Pick 44 to the Green Bay Packers
Elgton Jenkins is a current starter on the offensive line, wearing the Packers’ number 74 jersey. He has been an important member upfront the past four seasons, as he has played snaps at virtually every position on the line. His best position is at guard, where he will hopefully start all season long.
Jenkins has totaled two Pro Bowls in his young career, but more appears to be on the horizon.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 74 in 2023?
Currently, Elgton Jenkins wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 74 jersey. Obviously, he is currently on the Packers and playing very well, so he can easily rise on the list above, as long as he continues to play at a high level. He should be a key member of the Green Bay offensive line for several more years.