5. Vince Biegel
As of now, the Packers haven’t made any additional moves to bolster their outside linebacking corps. That places a lot of pressure on starters Clay Matthews and Nick Perry to not only perform, but to stay healthy as well.
Those two aren’t the only ones facing pressure, however, as backups Vince Biegel and Kyler Fackrell are feeling it as well. Perhaps, Biegel more than Fackrell because he is expected to be fully healthy entering the season.
However, we should be wary about looking to count on Biegel as a consistent pass-rusher in the NFL because he wasn’t consistent in college. Sure, he had his moments, but the consistent pressure on quarterbacks was never there.
During four seasons and 36 games at the University of Wisconsin, Biegel only recorded 15 career sacks. That includes a career-high 5.5 in 2014. This is a bit concerning and may point to the fact that he’s not the pass-rushing savior the Packers can count on.