2019 Free Agency Profile: Jake Ryan
Four-year veteran Jake Ryan missed the final year of his rookie deal due to an ACL injury that he sustained in training camp with the Green Bay Packers. Ryan has logged 1,522 snaps and a 66.2 overall grade in the three years prior to his injury.
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The Michigan alumnus dramatically improved his overall grade each year of his career with his best season coming in 2017, where he earned a 75.7 overall grade and a 72.9 run-defense grade. Green Bay has no shortage of talented young linebackers with Oren Burks, Antonio Morrison and the emergence of 25-year old Blake Martinez all on relatively cheap contracts. This depth could cause the Packers to let go of Ryan in free agency, but he should have no shortage of potential suitors.
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