It is officially the NFL offseason, as all 32 teams attempt to figure out how they can win Super Bowl 58. The offseason begins with NFL Free Agency and the 2023 NFL Draft, where teams will look to build a competitive roster. The Green Bay Packers are a team that has continued to decline over the past several years despite publicly saying they are going “all in.” With questionable leadership, it will be interesting to see what they do this NFL offseason.
Below, we will take a look at the Green Bay Packers’ free agents, the Packers’ draft picks and how much cap space they have heading into the 2023 NFL season.
When Does NFL Free Agency Start 2023?
Now that it is officially the offseason, many fans have the same question — when does NFL Free Agency start 2023? The 2023 NFL Free Agency period begins on Wednesday, March 15 at 4 p.m. ET. The “legal tampering period,” where teams can officially begin talking with players and negotiating terms, will begin two days prior.
NFL Offseason Schedule 2023
There are many important dates on the 2023 NFL offseason schedule. Here are the most important NFL offseason schedule dates to keep track of.
Feb. 21 — Franchise/transition tag window opens
Feb. 28 – March 6 — 2023 NFL Combine
March 7 — Franchise/transition tag deadline (4 p.m. ET)
March 7 — College Pro Days begin
March 13-15 — Legal tampering period opens
March 15 — New league year, 2023 NFL Free Agency begins (4 p.m. ET)
March 26-29 — NFL league meetings
April 17 — OTAs begin
April 27-29 — 2023 NFL Draft
May 1 — Fifth-year option deadline for 2020 NFL Draft picks
May 5-8 — Rookie minicamp
May 12-15 — Rookie minicamp
Mid-May — NFL schedule release
Mid-July — NFL franchise tag contract negotiation deadline
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Green Bay Packers Free Agents | 2023 NFL Free Agency
The following Green Bay Packers free agents were recorded on Feb. 17.
Green Bay Packers Draft Picks | 2023 NFL Draft
The following Green Bay Packers draft picks for the 2023 NFL Draft were taken from Tankathon, who also included projected compensatory picks.
Green Bay Packers Cap Space 2023
The 2023 Green Bay Packers cap space was taken from OverTheCap on Feb. 17. The total base 2023 NFL salary cap space is $224.8M.
Heading into the 2023 NFL offseason, the Green Bay Packers’ cap space sits at $4,665,743 over the cap, currently. This ranks in the bottom half of the NFL.
While this looks bad, the reality is that Green Bay has plenty of flexibility. Aaron Jones just restructured his contract and took a pay cut to free up some space, and David Bakhtiari is likely next. If Aaron Rodgers returns to the team, he already said he will restructure his contract to free up space. Of course, if Green Bay trades away Rodgers, the team won’t have anything to play for this season anyways.
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