Dynasty Leagues: Target young Packers players this offseason

The Green Bay Packers have a great young nucleus of players and most of them likely won't cost you much.

January 20, 2024; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks (13) and teammates celebrate in a playoff game against San Francisco.
January 20, 2024; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks (13) and teammates celebrate in a playoff game against San Francisco. / Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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As we get ready to take on the dreaded NFL offseason, the beauty of dynasty leagues is that transactions can be made even during the offseason. This is where savvy fantasy football players shine as they identify the players they want to build their team with and make good deals to obtain them.

If you are one of those owners and you are looking for some good buy-low candidates, the Green Bay Packers have several of them. The Packers, who had the youngest roster in the NFL this year, reached the divisional round of the playoffs and showed their fans that there is plenty to be excited about.

That starts with quarterback Jordan Love, who went from a player many felt was starting to look like a bust to looking much closer to the next great Packers QB. Love is a great player to pursue in dynasty right now.

Love threw for 4,159 yards in 2023 and his 32 touchdown passes were the second-most in the league. The team showed that it has a lot to build on in the passing game and as a result, these players should all be looked at in long-term dynasty formats.

Jayden Reed, WR: The team's second-round pick was a lot better than most expected as it was anticipated that the rookie would need some time to develop, but he stepped right in and shine and his future is extremely bright. Reed led the team with 64 receptions for 793 yards and scored eight touchdowns.

Dontayvion Wicks, WR: Taken in the fifth round of the draft, Wicks really came on strong toward the end of the season. He had 39 receptions for 581 yards and four touchdowns on the year.

Tyler Kraft, TE: The Packers really focused on offensive weapons in their draft class, doubling up on wide receivers with Reed and Wicks but they also took two tight ends. While Luke Musgrave is the more recognizable name and probably won't come as easy in a trade, Tyler Kraft might end up being the more productive player and, at least right now, could be had much cheaper.

Kraft caught 31 passes for 355 yards and two touchdowns on the year.

Bo Melton, WR: This would be kind of a Hail Mary play, but you could likely grab him off of your waiver wire right now and he could fit into the team's plans next season after he played well for the Packers down the stretch.

A seventh-round pick by the Seattle Seahawks in 2022, Melton was signed by the Packers late in the 2022 season and mae an impact toward the end of this year, catching 16 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown. He also caught a touchdown in the playoffs, showing that the Packers will go to him in big situations.

He is a zero-risk, high-potential candidate right now and if you have space on your roster, I would utilize that slot on him.

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These are all players you should try to get while you can because by this time next year, the price is likely to be much higher.

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