The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have 99 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 99 days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 99. 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 99.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 99
1) Charles Johnson, DT (1979-80, 1983)
NFL Draft: 1979, Round 3, Pick 71 to the Green Bay Packers
Charles Johnson is listed as the best player to wear the Packers’ number 99, though it’s not saying much. He started 27 games for the Packers in his first two seasons. Johnson then spent time on the Eagles’ IR and was cut before playing one more season for Green Bay.
He joins the long list of third-round Green Bay draft picks that did not pan out.
2) Corey Williams, DT (2004-07)
NFL Draft: 2004, Round 6, Pick 179 to the Green Bay Packers
Corey Williams played four seasons in Green Bay to begin his career prior to spending time with the Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions. He recorded 17 sacks, four forced fumbles and 20 tackles for loss for the Packers.
3) John Dorsey, LB (1984-88)
NFL Draft: 1984, Round 4, Pick 99 to the Green Bay Packers
Yes, THAT John Dorsey. Prior to joining the Packers’ front office as a scout in 1991, Dorsey played five seasons for the Packers. He made 15 starts wearing the Packers’ number 99.
While Dorsey wasn’t much of a player, he has become a great front office member. He is currently the Senior personnel executive for the Detroit Lions.
Who Wears Packers’ Number 99 in 2023?
Currently, Jonathan Ford wears Green Bay Packers’ number 99. Ford was a seventh-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft by the Packers. He has not seen the field yet.