When the Green Bay Packers hired Joe Barry, the new defensive coordinator said you can never have enough guys that are potential nickels. Luckily, the Packers will have plenty of options they can explore at slot corner for 2021.
In 2020, the nickel role was handled predominately by Chandon Sullivan. In 16 games, Sullivan lined up inside on 533 snaps and received a grade of 62.2 from Pro Football Focus. Green Bay tendered Sullivan to the tune of $2.1 million back in March, expecting him to compete for a starting role once again.
Sullivan will have the most experience on the roster when it comes to playing nickel, but he is far from their only option.