After watching the NFL combine and watching more tape on the 3 top prospects, Benardrick McKinney, Denzel Perryman, and Eric Kendricks, I honestly don’t believe any of them are worth a first round grade when it comes down to it. With that said I believe we need to take a big guy on defense. There are a lot of rushers/run stoppers in this years draft worthy of first round picks and a few of them could be around at 30 like Eddie Goldman, DT-FSU, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, DE-UCLA, Jordan Phillips, DT-Oklahoma to name a few. Continue reading
Michael Bennett has been considered by most to be a second round pick, largely due to his size. At under 300 pounds, he is less than ideal to be an edge rusher, much less a DE in a 3-4 in the NFL. But Michael may have moved up draft boards after a fine Combine performance. Bennett (6’2″ 288 lbs) don’t do justice to his ability to get up the field and his overall power.
With many in Packernation hoping for a top inside linebacker in this year’s draft, it is almost painful to think of the possibility that none of the top three ILB’s are still on the board. Could the Packers get help there in later rounds? This draft is not deep in ILB’s but Ted Thompson has found late round gems before. Continue reading
A continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page.
Boyd Dowler made an immediate statement by leading the Packers in receptions in his rookie season and he was a key factor in the Packers’ rise back to NFL dominance. Continue reading