Luke Musgrave was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the NFL draft. Musgrave is a highly regarded tight end who is known for his ability to stretch the field. Jordan Love and the offense should be happy as the front office is infusing young talent into the roster. As he was drafted the Packers announced what number he would wear and it is one that a couple of legendary tight ends have worn.
It’s me again. I see they gave him Jermichael Finley and Bubba Frank’s number. Could you please let him be their talent baby? Create the perfect tight end.
Thanks in advance,
— Jimmy Christensen (@Jimmy_C08) April 29, 2023
Luke Musgrave Will Wear No. 88 For The Green Bay Packers
88 will be the number that Musgrave will wear. This was worn by Jermichael Finley and Bubba Franks, two fan-favorite players. Finley was probably the last great tight end for the Packers. While injuries cut his career short, when he was on the field, he was a force to be reckoned with. Franks spent eight years with the Packers from 2000-08. In that time, he made three Pro Bowls and was the model of consistency at the tight end position. The hope is that Musgrave can manifest both of those players while wearing his new number.
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Great To See A Dynamic Tight End
With respect to Robert Tonyan, the Packers have not had a dominant tight end in a while. Musgrave has the tools in order to become a problem in the middle of the field for opposing defenses. Matt LaFleur’s offense seems to work best when a great tight end is present. Look what the Chiefs have been able to do with Travis Kelce or the 49ers with George Kittle. If the Packers can get a top-ten tight end on the field, that offense should be deadly.
Day two was all about offense and Packers fans should be excited. Musgrave will wear and legendary number and if he can be as good as the previous two players, the Packers will have a steal of a draft pick on their hands.
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