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
By cutting Brad Jones the Packers freed up 3.5 million in cap with only 1 million dead money today. But what intrigues me most is that Thompson has shown his hand so to speak before the draft. We all knew ILB was going to be a position of need but by releasing Jones it now becomes a must 1st round pick in my opinion. If the Packers would have waited until after the draft they could have taken a NT or DT for the first pick and waited on the ILB, Continue reading