There’s no question that the Green Bay Packers expect the 2021 rookie class to come in and contribute immediately. “Certainly, I do,” Gutekunst told Packers.com’s Larry McCarren when asked just that.
But just how much will the class contribute as a whole, and how much will each player be asked to do in his first professional season? That’s a tougher question to answer. To that end, it’s worth breaking down the class pick-by-pick to identify the roles that each player could play this season and what the most likely scenario is for each in terms of his contributions in 2021.