The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 77 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 77 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 77. 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 77.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 77
1) Ron Kostelnik, DT (1961-68)
NFL Draft: 1961, Round 2, Pick 26 to the Green Bay Packers
Ron Kostelnik played eight of his nine NFL seasons in the Green Bay Packers’ number 77 jersey. He began his career mostly as a backup on the defensive line, but he developed into a full-time starter. Across eight seasons, Kostelnik totaled 16 sacks and seven fumble recoveries. He also won five NFL Championships and two Super Bowls.
2) Mike Butler, DE (1977-85)
NFL Draft: 1977, Round 1, Pick 9 to the Green Bay Packers
Mike Butler played a lot of meaningless football for the Packers, but he was a solid player nonetheless. All seven of his NFL seasons were spent as a member of the Packers, totaling 41.5 sacks in 95 games.
3) Cullen Jenkins, DT (2004-10)
NFL Draft: Undrafted in 2003
Despite going undrafted in 2003, Cullen Jenkins found a home in Green Bay right away, starting six games his rookie year. Jenkins wore the Packers’ number 77 jersey in the first seven years of his NFL career.
During his time in Green Bay, Jenkins won a Super Bowl. He also totaled 29 sacks, one interception, five forced fumbles and 40 tackles for loss.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 77 in 2023?
Currently, Kadeem Telfort wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 77 jersey. There is nothing more to say about the rookie offensive tackle. Best of luck making an NFL roster.