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Packers 2017 Draft: Predicting T.J. Watt to Green Bay in First Round

Packers 2017 Draft: Predicting T.J. Watt to Green Bay in First Round

After months of waiting, the 2017 NFL draft is now literally hours away. Hopefully, (if they don’t trade out) the Packers will have a new player on their football team tonight. The question is, who will that be? < p class=”getty embed image” style=”background-color: #fff; display: inline-block; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; color: #a7a7a7; font-size: 11px; width:… Read more

Packers 2017 Ideal 3-Round Mock Draft

Packers 2017 Ideal 3-Round Mock Draft

With the 2017 NFL Draft now just two days away, it’s hard to contain my¬†excitement. Within the next few days, the Green Bay Packers will have a bunch of new players and hopefully, we will have the answer to a bunch of questions about the 2017 roster. While it’s difficult to predict what the Packers… Read more

Packers Need Impact Not Position in 2017 NFL Draft

Packers Need Impact Not Position in 2017 NFL Draft

Embed from Getty Images Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has a reputation for picking the best player available in the draft. That strategy, which has served the Packers well, needs to continue this season as the team is in need of more impact players. Obviously, the Packers are already one of the most… Read more

Packers Have a History of Finding O-Line Gems in the Draft

Packers Have a History of Finding O-Line Gems in the Draft

Embed from Getty Images The Green Bay Packers have a need to fill on the offensive line. The loss of T.J. Lang has left a glaring hole at left guard. General manager Ted Thompson will likely look to the draft or his own roster to fill the need. But if he does address the position… Read more

Packers: Jason Spriggs Will Prove Valuable as Swing Tackle

Packers: Jason Spriggs Will Prove Valuable as Swing Tackle

When the Green Bay Packers selected Jason Spriggs in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft, one thought immediately came to mind — 2010. Let me explain. That season, the Packers opened the year with Chad Clifton and Mark Tauscher as their starting tackles, but they also had Bryan Bulaga, who they picked in… Read more

Packers: Blake Martinez Can Make Immediate Impact at ILB

Packers: Blake Martinez Can Make Immediate Impact at ILB

Going into the 2016 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers needed to get an inside linebacker, especially one that is strong in coverage. And with the selection of Stanford’s Blake Martinez, the Packers filled that need. In the fourth round of the 2015 draft, the Packers selected Michigan linebacker Jake Ryan. And in his rookie… Read more

Packers: Kenny Clark is Ideal NT for Green Bay’s 3-4 Defense

Packers: Kenny Clark is Ideal NT for Green Bay’s 3-4 Defense

The Green Bay Packers needed to come out of the 2016 NFL draft with a legitimate nose tackle for their 3-4 defense and with the selection of UCLA defensive tackle Kenny Clark in the first round, they got one. Not all defensive lineman are built to play nose tackle in the 3-4 defense. But Clark… Read more

Green Bay Packers Go Big in 2016 NFL Draft

Green Bay Packers Go Big in 2016 NFL Draft

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said this offseason he wanted bigger players for his football team and when the 2016 NFL draft rolled around, it was clear that General Manager Ted Thompson, heard him¬†loud and clear. When it was all said and done, the Packers made a total of seven selections in the… Read more

Packers: Jason Spriggs, Kyler Fackrell Add Intrigue to 2016 Draft Class

Packers: Jason Spriggs, Kyler Fackrell Add Intrigue to 2016 Draft Class

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson may have surprised Packers fans when he selected UCLA defensive tackle Kenny Clark in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but what Thompson did in the second round Friday night, was even more surprising. That’s because for one the few times in his tenure as general… Read more

Packers Focus on LB, D-Line and Safety in 2016 NFL Draft

Packers Focus on LB, D-Line and Safety in 2016 NFL Draft

With the 2016 NFL draft just days away, there are tons of news nuggets out there. And sometimes, even though the Green Bay Packers are usually tight lipped, some good information gets out. The information that came out today came via the Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, who is his final draft notebook, stated that Clemson’s… Read more