The Green Bay Packers are facing numerous difficult decisions in the 2023 offseason. That being said, the Packers can’t overlook one of the team’s unheralded heroes from the 2022 squad.
No return specialist had a more effective season than Nixon did in 2022. One of the select few game-changing returners, Nixon created major value for himself.
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He led the NFL in kickoff return yardage, averaging 28.8 yards per return, and took one kick 105 yards to the house. Nixon, set to turn 26 years old this offseason, is an unrestricted free agent. In a recent article released by NFL.com, Nixon is listed as a player the Packers must keep from testing the waters in free agency.
Nixon did plenty to increase his market value but, as a return specialist, he won’t break the bank for Green Bay.
He has the ability to flip a game on its head and makes the defense defend every blade of grass when he gets his hands on the football.
There are certainly bigger fish to fry in Green Bay, but re-signing Nixon could be one of the most cost-efficient signings the Packers will make this offseason.