The Packers selected Micah Hyde in the fifth round of last year’s draft. When the Packers took him, it was a bit of a head scratcher. Casey Hayward was coming off a strong rookie season. Sam Shields was continuing to develop. Tramon Williams did not look good, but, there was hope that he’d turn it around. They were high on Davon House, why would they take another corner? My first thought was that Hyde would be a candidate to move to safety. They didn’t take Matt Elam in the first round, and Hyde had played some safety in college.
As we all know that move never happened and we all suffered through watching M.D. Jennings play safety. On the flip side, we got to see Hyde have a solid rookie season as the nickel corner and return man. Hyde recorded 55 tackles, one sack and recovered two fumbles. He also returned a punt for a touchdown against the Vikings.
Let’s take a closer look at why the Packers should move Hyde to safety this season.
Mike Mayock had this to say about Hyde after t...