But what about the guys we aren't always talking about? What about the sneaky picks, the players who could show out this season and potentially be just as important as the guys above?
Check out our picks for the unsung players most likely to have a major impact this season.
WR Geronimo Allison
Rodgers has to throw the ball to someone. Why not Allison, the Packers' No. 3 after appearing in 25 games in his first two seasons? He ran with the first team in training camp and played well in the preseason, finishing with five catches for 83 yards and a touchdown. He's sure to face challenges from some of the Packers' other young receivers, but the third year tends to be a big one for talented receivers, and Rodgers has never been shy about spreading the ball around. Note: You could just as easily put one of the rookies on this list as maybe one of J'Mon Moore, Equanimeous St. Brown and/or Marquez Valdes-Scantling will step up in 2018.
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OLB Reggie Gilbert
The Packers missed out on Khalil Mack, but generational defensive ends aren't the only way to build an effective pass rush. Gilbert didn't make his debut until Week 16 last season, but the second-year defender had a strong training camp and impressed during the preseason. He had 2 1/2 sacks against Pittsburgh, and should spell Clay Matthews and Nick Perry this season. Given their injury history -- Matthews has played all 16 games in a season just twice since 2010 and Perry has never played in more than 15 games, which he did once, in 2014 -- Gilbert could very well be a regular by season's end.
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CB Josh Jackson
Most of the hype and focus in the Packers secondary will go to Jaire Alexander and Kevin King, Green Bay’s pair of top picks the past two years. But Jackson could steal the show. In four preseason games, the rookie showed he’s bringing his knack for big plays to the NFL. He intercepted two passes in the preseason and took them both back for touchdowns -- although one was called back due to a penalty. (If that sounds a bit too familiar, it’s because Jackson did the same thing to Alex Hornibrook and the Badgers last season at Iowa.) His game-changing plays caught the attention of national NFL writer Peter King, who selected Jackson as his pick for defensive Rookie of the Year, beating out the six defensive backs taken ahead of him in the 2018 draft, including Alexander.
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RB Aaron Jones
It will be easy to forget about Jones since he's suspended for the first two games of the season. But it might not take him long to climb up the depth chart when he returns. Ty Montgomery was the starter last year, but didn't exactly impress before injuries curtailed his season to just eight games. Jamaal Williams is the presumptive starter and, like Montgomery, does well catching passes out of the backfield. But he averaged just 3.6 yards per carry last year (and 2.6 this preseason; Montgomery averaged 2.8 yards per carry). Jones averaged 5.5 yards per carry in 2017 and had a couple notable big games -- 125 yards at Dallas and 131 vs. New Orleans -- before taking a backseat to Williams in the second half of the season. It might be time for Jones to get behind the wheel.
TE Marcedes Lewis
Lewis isn't going to eat into Jimmy Graham's targets much at tight end -- not after posting fewer than 400 receiving yards in five straight seasons -- but don't write the veteran off just yet. Lewis is known more for his skills in pass protection, and could also assist the offensive line in holding off divisional foes like Mack and Danielle Hunter.