I love the tandem of linebackers we picked up for different reasons. Kyler Fackrell is the soft-spoken one and I am looking to see him do his talking on the field. Martinez is the active leader that I think could steal some playing time in the middle his rookie year. Again, the extra pre-season game is going to give these kids some serious reps as McCarthy seeks to protect the vets and go into week one of a grueling schedule with fresh first-teamers.
Finally, the Packers did pick a speed-burner this year in Trevor Davis, the wide receiver out of California. Trevor has a tough row to hoe with the Packers’ wide receiver depth but the kid has already raised some eyebrows. Trevor is my sleeper to be a star down the road as I have yet to be convinced that Jeff Janis and Abby are going to truly come into their own. I have been a Ty Montgomery fan since the beginning and I want Janis and Abby to do well, but I think Davis will have a shot down the road. At any rate, I love that the Ted Thompson is stocking the wide receiver group after what happened last year.
Well, these are my thoughts as the rookie orientation passes into the rear-view and the Packers new rookies look to build their bodies and knowledge for OTA’s and training camp. What are your thoughts post rookie orientation? Let us know here or back on the Facebook Fanpage.