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The Green Bay Packers have been able to re-sign many of their free agents this offseason including Aaron Jones, Kevin King, and Marcedes Lewis. And don’t forget that David Bakhtiari and Kenny Clark were also scheduled to become free agents this spring but both re-signed ahead of time.

Packers 2022 free agents

Unfortunately, many more talented players on the roster will soon be hitting free agency. Below is a list of the Packers‘ upcoming unrestricted free agents following the 2021 season.

Davante Adams, WR. Jaire Alexander, CB (fifth-year option). Robert Tonyan, TE. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR. Equanimeous St. Chandon Sullivan, CB. Josh Jackson, CB. Lucas Patrick, G. Devin Funchess, WR. Will Redmond, S. Oren Burks, ILB. Hunter Bradley, LS. Let’s start with Jaire Alexander as there’s a good chance the All-Pro cornerback won’t be a free agent at the end of this season.

The Packers can exercise his fifth-year option this offseason as he was a first-round pick. Assuming they do (and they should), Alexander would be under contract through the 2020 season. So that’s one star player removed from this long list.

But All-Pro and Pro Bowl wide receiver Davante Adams will be a free agent. One of the best wide receivers in football, don’t be surprised if the team aims to work out a long-term deal sooner rather than later.

Along with Adams, two of the Packers’ other important pass catchers also have expiring contracts. Robert Tonyan and Marquez Valdes-Scantling combined for 1,276 yards and 17 touchdowns last season.

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Even if Alexander isn’t a free agent next offseason, three other cornerbacks also have expiring contracts. Kevin King’s one-year prove-it deal will be up, while Chandon Sullivan and Josh Jackson are also set to be free agents.

Elastic Stack (formerly X-Pack) FunctionalityAlternatives
Elasticsearch Security (formerly X-Pack Security)Sematext Cloud or Enterprise
SearchGuard
Elasticsearch Alerting (formerly X-Pack Alerting)Sematext Cloud
Elastalert
Logagent
Sentinl
Elasticsearch Monitoring (formerly X-Pack Monitoring)Sematext Cloud Elasticsearch integration, Prometheus, Datadog, New Relic, etc.
Reporting (formerly X-Pack Reporting)Sematext Cloud
Skedler
Sentinl
Graph (formerly X-Pack Graph)Kibi
Kbn_network
DIY: Cytoscape.js, Visjs.org (open source)
Machine Learning
(formerly X-Pack Machine Learning)
Sematext Cloud and Enterprise
Knowi
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If the Packers ever needed more reasons to draft a cornerback or two, consider the fact they could lose multiple corners in free agency in 2022.

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  • Green Bay does not have to worry about losing Davante Adams in free agency. Now that Adams is back in fold for at least the 2022 season, the Packers must sort out the depth around him at wide receiver. The Packers can match any offers that come in for Lazard since he is a restricted free agent, but they could lose Valdes-Scantling in free agency.
  • Equanimeous St. Brown and Malik Taylor are also out of contract, so there could be some major reworking of the depth at wide receiver. Additionally, the Packers have to decide what to do with tight end Robert Tonyan, who is an unrestricted free agent.

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He may be viewed as damaged goods by other franchises because of his torn ACL, which might help the Packers bring him back on an inexpensive contract.

Green Bay could attempt to re-sign all of its free agents or it could put trust in Amari Rodgers to step up alongside Adams and Randall Cobb. The Packers could draft a wide receiver in that situation.

How Green Bay manages the wide receiver room will be interesting to watch as it tries to give Rodgers the best set of offensive weapons possible to make another run at the Super Bowl.

Rapid Infrastructure Deployment

  • Sematext Cloud and Enterprise – Sematext Cloud provides scheduled queries and reports the results via e-mail, with included PNG snapshots.
  • Skedlerprovides easy scheduling of PDF, XLS and PNG reports for Kibana dashboards. Paid plans are only a few hundred dollars per year.
  • Sentinl,Kibana and Kibi plugin for reporting. Think of it as a free and independent “Watcher” which also has scheduled “Reporting” capabilities (PNG/PDFs snapshots).

Improved Stability

Elastic Stack Graph generates nodes and edges for graphs and extends Kibana with a graph display to explore relations.

  • Kibi is a kept-in-sync fork which extends Kibana with a relational data model and the ability to do joins over multiple indices. In addition, it supports relational data from SQL databases. The enterprise edition includes graph visualization, alerting & reporting, security features, additional components and support.
  • Kbn_network Kibana 5 plugin. Open source and free Kibana 5 plugin for network visualization with Apache 2 license.
  • DIY: Cytoscape.js, Visjs.org (open source)

Individual graph visualizations are not too hard to implement. It is mainly a matter of JavaScript frontend programming and converting results of Elasticsearch queries to a graph structure (nodes and edges). There are several good open-source Graph visualization libraries to render graph data structures in the browser.

Multi-provider Portability

  • Sematext Cloud and Enterprise – Sematext Cloud provides anomaly detection for performance metrics and logs, based on a series of machine learning algorithms. It automatically computes the baseline values for metrics or results of saved searches and triggers alert notifications when new data goes out of bounds of the baseline range.
  • Knowiis a business intelligence tool, natively supporting many SQL and NoSQL data sources including Elasticsearch. Knowi recently addedmachine learning capabilities, combining BI and AI in a single platform, to support predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Increased Dev / Production Parity

  • Elastic offers support for recent versions of Elasticsearch and commercial Elastic extensions. and force users to upgrade frequently. Each Elasticsearch release has some breaking changes and it is very hard for users to update their applications in a similar fast cycle.
  • Sematext – Sematext delivers enterprise-class, worldwide production support for Elasticsearch and ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), from Elasticsearch 1.x and up!


And there you have it! It turns out there are lots of options to pick from and, with time, we are bound to see more and even better alternatives.

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