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VOTE Your Favorite Packers 3 Round Draft Scenario

  7 months ago     86 Views     Leave your thoughts  

With an excellent draft, the Packers could position themselves to make another serious shot at the Big Dance even after the exit of several long-term players. Of course, the first pick at number 29 is extremely important and hotly debated but it is the overall combination of picks that the Packers bring in that may be the true difference in this year's draft. PackerNation has its view of how this year's draft should play out. Here are a few scenarios...pick your favorite below! (more…)

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Ranking the Top 5 Packers Draft Needs

  7 months ago     132 Views     2 Comments  

The Packers will enter the 2017 draft with holes to fill...particularly on defense. Ranked 22nd in total defense, multitudes of injury, in particular to Sam Shields, forced young cornerbacks (themselves injured often) into major roles in short order. With the exit of Julius Peppers and Datone Jones, second year LB Kyler Fackrell and recently signed Jayrone Elliot will presumably be called upon earlier and more often. Up front, second year DT Kenny Clark will have his chance to "take the next step" in working side by side with Mike Daniels and now Ricky Jean Francois. But the defense isn't the…

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Re-live Some First Round Studs

  1 year ago     111 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers have had some great players through the ages. As a draft and develop team, the Packers put a lot of weight on their first round draft choices. Sometimes they work out and sometimes they don't. Here are some that worked out...BIG TIME! (more…)

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Ted Thompson’s Hidden Gems

  1 year ago     90 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Top 10 Value Draft Picks Under Ted Thompson Ted Thompson will soon be conducting his 12th draft as Green Bay Packers general manager. His picks have ranged from the fantastic (Aaron Rodgers) to the good (James Jones and Greg Jennings), bad (LB Abdul Hodge, QB Brian Brohm) to terrible (DT Justin Harrell) and everything in between. Perhaps the toughest job any GM has lies in uncovering those “diamonds in the rough” in later rounds. Here are 10 (actually 11 with one tie) of the best “value” picks Thompson has made… with value defined as fourth round or later. (more…)

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Packers Looking at Defensive Tackles in Upcoming Draft

  1 year ago     174 Views     3 Comments  

The Green Bay Packers have been one of the top teams in NFL power rankings for most of the last decade thanks to Aaron Rodgers and their offense. Unfortunately, they haven’t been able to get back to the Super Bowl since they last won it in 2010 because their defense hasn’t been as good as their offense. The exception was last season but with Eddie Lacy in shape, Jordy Nelson on track and a newly signed Jared Cook added to the lineup, they should be back to form. In recent years, the Packers have focused on improving their defense through…

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