NFC North - 2020 Offseason Transactions
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2020 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – NFC North



Chicago Bears

2019 Record: 8-8, 3rd in NFC North

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:

OC Mark Helgrich

Hired:

OC Bill Lazor

Player Additions:

TE Demetrius Harris (from Cleveland)
TE Jimmy Graham (from Green Bay)
DE Robert Quinn (from Dallas)
QB Nick Foles (from Jacksonville)
CB Artie Burns (from Pittsburgh)
S Jordan Lucas (from Kansas City)
LB Barkevious Mingo (from Houston)
G Germain Ifedi (from Seattle)
T Jason Spriggs (from Green Bay)
DL John Jenkins (from Miami)
WR/KR Trevor Davis (from Miami)
WR Tedd Ginn (from New Orleans)
S Tashaun Gipson (from Houston)

Player Subtractions:

G Kyle Long
WR Taylor Gabriel
CB Prince Amukamara
TE Trey Burton
WR Taylor Gabriel
LB Nick Kwiatkoski
QB Chase Daniel
LB Leonard Floyd
DT Nick Williams
T Cornelius Lucas
S HaHa Clinton-Dix
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis
LB Aaron Lynch

Draft:

Round 2 · Pick 11 (43) Cole Kmet TE Notre Dame
Round 2 · Pick 18 (50) Jaylon Johnson CB Utah
Round 5 · Pick 10 (155) Trevis Gipson DE Tulsa
Round 5 · Pick 18 (163) Kindle Vildor CB Georgia Southern
Round 5 · Pick 28 (173) Darnell Mooney WR Tulane
Round 7 · Pick 12 (226) Arlington Hambright G Colorado
Round 7 · Pick 13 (227) Lachavious Simmons G Tennessee State

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 296.8 (Rank: 29), Pass Yards/Gm – 205.7 (Rank: 25), Rush Yards/Gm – 91.1 (Rank: 27), Points/Gm – 17.5 (Rank: 29), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.86 (Rank: 29), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.3% (Rank: 21)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 324.1 (Rank: 3), Pass Yards/Gm – 222.1 (Rank: 9), Rush Yards/Gm – 102.0 (Rank: 9), Points/Gm – 18.6 (Rank: 4), Fantasy Points/Gm – 6.56 (Rank: 17), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.26 (Rank: 17), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.6% (Rank: 22), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.22 (Rank: 7), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 24.83 (Rank: 16), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 29.84 (Rank: 4), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 13.6 (Rank: 24).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Mitchell Trubisky OR Nick Foles
RB: David Montgomery
GLB: David Montgomery
3RB: Tarik Cohen
WR: Allen Robinson
WR: Cordarrelle Patterson
SWR: Anthony Miller
TE: Jimmy Graham

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 7.5
Strength of schedule rank: 6 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Detroit Lions

2019 Record: 3-12-1, 4th in NFC North

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:

DC Paul Pasqualoni

Hired:

DC Cory Undlin

Player Additions:

T Halapoulivaati Vaitai (from Philadelphia)
LB Jamie Collins (from New England)
DT Nick Williams (from Chicago)
QB Chase Daniel (from Chicago)
S Duron Harmon (from New England)
CB Desmond Trufant (from Atlanta)
DT Danny Shelton (from New England)
S Jayron Kearse (from Minnesota)
CB Tony McRae (from Cincinnati)
WR Geronimo Allison (from Green Bay)
CB Darryl Roberts (from New York Jets)

Player Subtractions:

G Graham Glasgow
DT Damon Harrison
LB Devon Kennard
T Rick Wagner
LB Devon Kennard
CB Darius Slay
LB Steve Longa
TE Logan Thomas
J.D. McKissic
CB Rashaan Melvin
QB Jeff Driskel
P Sam Martin

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 3 (3) Jeff Okudah CB Ohio State
Round 2 · Pick 3 (35) D’Andre Swift RB Georgia
Round 3 · Pick 3 (67) Julian Okwara EDGE Notre Dame
Round 3 · Pick 11 (75) Jonah Jackson G Ohio State
Round 4 · Pick 15 (121) Logan Stenberg G Kentucky
Round 5 · Pick 21 (166) Quintez Cephus WR Wisconsin
Round 5 · Pick 27 (172) Jason Huntley RB New Mexico State
Round 6 · Pick 18 (197) John Penisini DT Utah
Round 7 · Pick 21 (235) Jashon Cornell DT Ohio State

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 346.8 (Rank: 17), Pass Yards/Gm – 243.8 (Rank: 10), Rush Yards/Gm – 103.1 (Rank: 21), Points/Gm – 21.3 (Rank: 19), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.21 (Rank: 20), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.2% (Rank: 19)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 400.4 (Rank: 31), Pass Yards/Gm – 284.4 (Rank: 32), Rush Yards/Gm – 115.9 (Rank: 21), Points/Gm – 26.4 (Rank: 26), Fantasy Points/Gm – 5.0 (Rank: 28), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.55 (Rank: 23), Adjusted Sack Rate – 5.0% (Rank: 31), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 22.4 (Rank: 28), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 28.9 (Rank: 28), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 42.1 (Rank: 31), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 12.1 (Rank: 14).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Matthew Stafford
RB: D’Andre Swift (R)
GLB: Kerryon Johnson
3RB: D’Andre Swift (R)
WR: Marvin Jones
WR: Kenny Golladay
WR: Danny Amendola
TE: T.J. Hockenson

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 6.5
Strength of schedule rank: 8 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Green Bay Packers

2019 Record: 13-3, 1st in NFC North

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Player Additions:

RT Rick Wagner (from Detroit)
LB Christian Kirksey (from Cleveland)
WR Devin Funchess (from Indianapolis)
DE Jamal Davis (from Miami)
DT Gerald Willis (from Miami)
DT Treyvon Hester (from Oakland)

Player Subtractions:

CB Davon House
TE Jimmy Graham
LB Blake Martinez
T Bryan Bulaga
LB Kyler Fackrell
LB B.J. Goodson
WR Geronimo Allison
S Ibraheim Campbell
T Jason Spriggs

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 26 (26) Jordan Love QB Utah State
Round 2 · Pick 30 (62) A.J. Dillon RB Boston College
Round 3 · Pick 30 (94) Josiah Deguara TE Cincinnati
Round 5 · Pick 30 (175) Kamal Martin LB Minnesota
Round 6 · Pick 13 (192) Jon Runyan G Michigan
Round 6 · Pick 29 (208) Jake Hanson C Oregon
Round 6 · Pick 30 (209) Simon Stepaniak G Indiana
Round 7 · Pick 22 (236) Vernon Scott DB Texas Christian
Round 7 · Pick 28 (242) Jonathan Garvin EDGE Miami (Fla.)

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 345.5 (Rank: 12), Pass Yards/Gm – 233.3 (Rank: 17), Rush Yards/Gm – 1112.2 (Rank: 15), Points/Gm – 23.5 (Rank: 15), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.63 (Rank: 5), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.4% (Rank: 10)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 352.6 (Rank: 15), Pass Yards/Gm – 232.5 (Rank: 19), Rush Yards/Gm – 120.1 (Rank: 23), Points/Gm – 19.6 (Rank: 9), Fantasy Points/Gm – 6.75 (Rank: 16), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.96 (Rank: 31), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.5% (Rank: 12), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.19 (Rank: 5), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 27.1 (Rank: 25), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 31.35 (Rank: 10), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 12.7 (Rank: 19).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Aaron Rodgers
RB: Aaron Jones
GLB: Aaron Jones
3RB: Aaron Jones
WR: Davante Adams
WR: Devin Funchess
WR: Allen Lazard
TE: Jace Sternberger

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 9
Strength of schedule rank: 15 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Minnesota Vikings

2019 Record: 10-6, 2nd in NFC North

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:

OC Kevin Stefanski (resigned)
DC George Edwards

Hired:

OC Gary Kubiak
Co-DC Andre Patterson
Co-DC Adam Zimmer

Player Additions:

NT Michael Pierce (from Baltimore)
WR Tajae Sharpe (from Tennessee)
DE Anthony Zettel (from San Francisco)
LB DeMarquis Gates (from XFL)

Player Subtractions:

CB Trae Waynes
WR Stefon Diggs
CB Xavier Rhodes
DT Linval Joseph
DE Stephen Weatherly
TE David Morgan
G Josh Kline
CB Mackensie Alexander
S Andrew Sendejo
S Kayron Kearse
WR Laquon Treadwell

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 22 (22) Justin Jefferson WR LSU
Round 1 · Pick 31 (31) Jeff Gladney CB Texas Christian
Round 2 · Pick 26 (58) Ezra Cleveland T Boise State
Round 3 · Pick 25 (89) Cameron Dantzler CB Mississippi State
Round 4 · Pick 11 (117) D.J. Wonnum EDGE South Carolina
Round 4 · Pick 24 (130) James Lynch DE Baylor
Round 4 · Pick 26 (132) Troy Dye LB Oregon
Round 5 · Pick 24 (169) Harrison Hand CB Temple
Round 5 · Pick 31 (176) K.J. Osborn WR Miami (Fla.)
Round 6 · Pick 24 (203) Blake Brandel Oregon State
Round 6 · Pick 26 (205) Josh Metellus S Michigan
Round 7 · Pick 11 (225) Kenny Willekes DE Michigan State
Round 7 · Pick 30 (244) Nate Stanley QB Iowa
Round 7 · Pick 35 (249) Brian Cole II S Mississippi State
Round 7 · Pick 39 (253) Kyle Hinton G Washburn

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 353.5 (Rank: 16), Pass Yards/Gm – 220.2 (Rank: 23), Rush Yards/Gm – 133.3 (Rank: 6), Points/Gm – 25.4 (Rank: 8), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.60 (Rank: 7), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.7% (Rank: 14)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 341.6 (Rank: 14), Pass Yards/Gm – 233.6 (Rank: 15), Rush Yards/Gm – 108.0 (Rank: 13), Points/Gm – 18.9 (Rank: 6), Fantasy Points/Gm – 9.06 (Rank: 7), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.60 (Rank: 25), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.2% (Rank: 5), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 16.3 (Rank: 9), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 23.2 (Rank: 12), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 39.8 (Rank: 26), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 10.6 (Rank: 7).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Kirk Cousins
RB: Dalvin Cook
GLB: Dalvin Cook
3RB: Dalvin Cook
WR: Adam Thielen
WR: Justin Jefferson (R)
WR: Bisi Johnson
TE: Kyle Rudolph

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 9
Strength of schedule rank: 13 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:
RB Cook threatened to holdout unless paid.

Defense:

*Zone vs. Man Coverage % excludes hybrid/prevent coverages and offensive screen plays.

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