The Green Bay Packers invested in their offensive line this offseason by drafting three offensive linemen in the 2022 NFL Draft.

While those players have a lot of upside, they also have a lot of learning to do. And it might not be wise to count on several rookie offensive linemen in 2022 — even for depth purposes.

Additionally, the Packers are hoping that David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins can stay healthy in 2022.

Adding a veteran offensive lineman this offseason would be a smart move by Green Bay’s front office. And there just happens to be a perfect option that’s available.

Nine-time Pro-Bowl offensive tackle Jason Peters is nearing the end of his career. But he still feels like he can help a team win a ring. And he’s not looking for a guaranteed starting job. Peters is just fine serving as a backup in a mentor-type role.

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Aug 21, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears offensive tackle Jason Peters (left) and offensive guard Lachavious Simmons (right) walk off the field after the game against the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field. The Buffalo Bills won 41-15. Mandatory Credit: Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

“I’m looking for an up-and-coming offensive line [on a] good team or a playoff team,” said Peters to SiriusXM NFL Radio this week. “Either way is good for me because I can teach or I can sit back and listen and learn from other veterans of the game, too.”

“I don’t have a time frame,” added Peters. “Whenever the opportunity comes, I am going to give it one more run at it. Try to get me another ring or pass on some knowledge to some of the young kids, up-and-coming. But I don’t have a time frame on when I’m gonna get signed. Last year was like two-and-a-half weeks into training camp. Whenever the time comes, I’ll be ready.”

That sounds like a perfect scenario for Peters and Green Bay.

The Packers are well-positioned to get back to the Super Bowl this upcoming season. And they have some promising young offensive linemen that could benefit from Peters’ knowledge. Green Bay could also use the depth as protection against injuries to Jenkins or Bakhtiari.

Peters, by the way, has a slight connection to the current Packers coaching staff. Green Bay quarterbacks coach Tom Clements was Peters’ offensive coordinator with the Buffalo Bills from 2004 to 2005. It’s not much of a connection, but it’s a connection nonetheless.

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