Draft Option: Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix, Alabama
Safety is easily the biggest offseason need for the Green Bay Packers. And if the Packers really want to improve their defense then they should be all-in on getting the best safety prospect available in Clinton-Dix.
Yes, that'd likely include the Packers moving way up in the draft, but Clinton-Dix is the type of player who is worth that commitment. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller compares him to All-Pro Eric Berry in the video above and Clinton-Dix certainly has the all-around ability to get to that level of play.
Adding Clinton-Dix to the secondary would also allow Morgan Burnett to move back to strong safety, his more natural position. While it won't be easy to get Clinton-Dix, it's a move that would quickly get the Packers back to fielding an elite defense.
Free Agent Option: Jairus Byrd, Buffalo Bills
Like Clinton-Dix, Byrd is a sort of mythical creature for the Packers. Many believe he'd be too expensive for Green Bay to sign this offseason, but everyone knows that he'd be the perfect fit for the Packers defense.
The Packers are ready to spend money this offseason according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. That means a player like Byrd might not be too crazy of a thought after all.
If the Packers decide to spend money on a big-name free agent, Byrd is the one player who makes the most sense. He'd instantly step into the starting lineup and make the Packers defense a much better overall unit.
In-House Option: Sean Richardson
The Packers don't have many in-house options at free agency, so Richardson gets the nod here by default.
While Richardson was one of the better safeties last year for Green Bay, that isn't really saying much. Richardson is also a strong safety which means that Burnett would have to keep playing free safety.
Richardson will definitely be on the roster next year and see some playing time, but it's unlikely that he'll be starting.