Saturday, May 03, 2008

Post-Draft Commentary... 

Alright, alright, it's time for the one week after the draft, post-draft commentary from Packer Palace. Packers GM Ted Thompson did a couple of extraordinary things that almost made his low-level mediocre draft, almost spectacular in it's execution. Trading down into the 2nd round to get his WR Jordy Nelson of Kansas State. Snagging QB Brian Brohm of Louisville, and CB Patrick Lee of Auburn to close out the first day of draft. The hot trend was Green Bay going for a CB, and they didn't until late 2nd round with their 3rd pick. It's all speculation and guess-work at this phase of the game, but these Packer prospects will be solid contributors, the remaining question becomes are they going to be starting caliber players, or just players providing depth.

On day 2 we finally addressed the TE position, with a raw fast WR-body type in Jermichael Finley from Texas and finally address the DE position with a SURPRISE! trade-up to get Jeremy Thompson from Wake Forest. Thrown in O-Lineman Josh Sitton from Central Florida and Breno Giacomini from Louisville to create some competition and QB Matt Ryan from Louisiana State and then one last SURPRISE! trading up and out of the Packers last 7th round pick for a future 6th rounder that put the whole draft process to an abrupt close.

The Packers got their depth at some needed positions. Ruled out the acquisition of any veteran QB's to come in as backup to current #1 QB Aaron Rodgers. Or at least I would hope so, you don't waste draft picks on QB's if you're not planning on keeping them around once the season starts. Actually, you know, I would take an out-of-shape Brett Favre coming back in October (even after a retirement ceremony in week one) over having Daunte Culpepper, Tim Rattay, or some other complete retread on the roster and sucking dollars. The Packers wanted to be a young team, they are and played well with veterans in some key places, and now we get to see how the post-Brett Favre era works out.

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Sunday, April 27, 2008

With The 237th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the New Orleans Saints



for the 2009 Saints 6th round draft pick.

With The 217th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Brett Swain - WR, San Diego State

Not much in the bio for last year, 2007, but he sounds like a big WR who can run and well, we now have 7 of those, seeing that we drafted Jordy Nelson as our 1st pick to go along with the 5 WR's already on the roster. We'll see if Brett Swain can make it through, at least to practice squad for this year. Unless TT wants to trade 1 of the extra WR's on the roster, we just never know with the Packers GM.

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Swain has decent speed and size, but he's not particularly outstanding in any particular area. But he does have a chance to make the roster as a depth wide receiver. The Packers have done well in the past taking receivers late in the draft with players such as Donald Driver and Ruvell Martin.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

One of the veterans of the Aztec receiving corps who has played in 32 career contests, starting on 14 occasions ... A big-play receiver with six of his 15 receptions in 2005 going for more than 20 yards (second-most on the team) ... Has caught at least one pass in each of his last 14 games.

2006: Played in all 12 games, starting eight times ... Team's leading receiver with 47 catches for 528 yards...

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 209th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Matt Flynn - QB, Louisiana State

The Packers take another QB to start off last round of the draft, reason why I'm not sure, I hesitated thinking a trade had happened but... no trade. Flynn another hi-quality college QB from a big-time program. Almost certain to make the team as is 2nd rounder Brian Brohm. So it going to be 2 rookies backing up Aaron Rodgers this year. Not unheard of, and seeing that a contract was offered to Daunte Culpepper and he declined, short of re-signing Craig Nall, the Packers were forced by circumstance to take a 2nd quality QB in the draft.

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Matt Flynn was a top quarterback prospect coming out of the state of Texas and hoped to be the featured quarterback at LSU. He was listed third on the depth chart behind Marcus Randall and JaMarcus Russell... With Russell bolting a year early for the professional ranks, the senior passer was primed to take over full-time signal-calling duties in 2007.

Flynn has appeared in a total of 50 games at Louisiana State, including 33 as a quarterback, starting 12 games at that position. He completed 245-of-437 passes (56.1%) for 3,096 yards, 30 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. He carried 128 times for 340 yards (2.7-yard average) and five scores. On 565 plays, he amassed 3,436 yards in total offense...

NFL.Com Draft Profile

Flynn appeared in all 13 games as the team's holder... Also saw action in 10 contests as a quarterback, attempting a pass in five of those clashes...Finished with just 133 yards, two TDs and one INT on 12 of 20 throws (60.0 percent)... Rushed 13 times for 86 yards (6.6 avg) and one score...Gained 152 yards in total offense on 33 plays (15.2 ypg).

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 194th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the New York Giants



Last year for running back Ryan Grant.

With The 162nd Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the New York Jets



Along with Green Bay's 113th overall pick, for the 102nd overall pick.

With The 150th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Breno Giacomini - OT, Louisville

Here's a big long dude (6'7" 303lbs) who can play right or left tackle and who knows where the Packers project him to play, if athletic enough to play guard, well the Packers will play him at guard. Otherwise it interesting to note that Breno was a TE until he grew too big, so they moved to him to play tackle.

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Because of his rare quickness and natural hands, the staff bounced Giacomini back and forth between tight end an offensive tackle during his Cardinals playing days. The one constant was his consistent performance, no matter what task he was asked to perform.

A big, physical player, Giacomini began his career at tight end, starting four games at that position during his first two collegiate seasons. He shifted to left tackle as a junior, earning a pair of starts. He then found a home at right tackle, where he excelled as a 12-game starter in 2007.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

All-Big East Conference second-team choice by The NFL Draft Report...Ranked second on the team with an 80.75% blocking consistency grade, recording 78 knockdowns and ten touchdown-resulting blocks while starting all twelve games at right tackle...Allowed four sacks and two pressures on 491 pass plays, helping the offense average 488.0 yards per game, including 341.9 yards passing.

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 137th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the Minnesota Vikqueens



For 2 selections, the 150th and 209th picks overall.

With The 135th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Josh Sitton - G/T, Central Florida

Packers finally take an o-lineman and its someone off the charts, neither NFL.Com or Packers.Com have any ready to go bio-info for this prospect. He's listed as 6'3" and 324lbs. The word project comes to mind, but head coach Mike McCarthy probably has a year or two out of his current tackles, Chad Clifton and Mark Tauscher. With current G Darryn Colledge as a backup LT.

Some bio info is up now - He's a right tackle. Which gives him some 3 years to develope behind Tauscher or targeted to play at OG. Now the NFL.Com bio is up and he was discovered on Pro-Day - so he's sleeper pick, like current RT Mark Tauscher.

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Sitton is a player that was discovered at Pro Day. There were a lot of scouts down there at Central Florida to watch Kevin Smith and he really impressed the teams. This is a good spot for him to go in the draft as his measurables had him soaring up draft boards.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

Made the start at right tackle in the first six games of the season ... Moved to left guard for the Tulsa game (Oct. 20) ... Got the start at right guard at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) and at UAB (Nov. 10) ... Moved over to right tackle in a start at SMU (Nov. 17) and vs. UTEP (Nov. 24).

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 128th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the St Louis Rams



For 2 selections, the 137th and 217th picks overall.

With The 113th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the New York Jets



Along with Green Bay's 162nd overall pick, for the 102nd overall pick.

With The 102nd Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Jeremy Thompson - DE, Wake Forest

In a trade (the 113th and 162nd to move up 11 spots) from the NY Jets, yes GM Ted Thompson actually traded up to draft this kid, so the Packers take a defensive end. This looks like a good pick. The Packers needed some depth at DE, and he should get some playing time.

Again on the NFL Network, they think that GM Ted Thompson and the Green Bay Packers are quietly having a very good draft.

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Because of his impressive balance and lateral agility, some teams are looking at Thompson as a potential linebacker candidate at the next level. Not known for his pass rushing skills most of his career, he enjoyed success at attacking the pocket as a senior, producing 6.5 of his career 8.5 sacks during his final campaign... Described by Wake Forest defensive ends coach as a "Julius Peppers-type player" coming out...

NFL.Com Draft Profile

One of ten finalists for the National Sportsmanship Award, given to the college player who best personifies the spirit of sportsmanship...Started all thirteen games at right defensive end, ranking sixth on the team with 46 tackles (35 solos), as he led the squad with 6.5 sacks for minus 58 yards and finished second with eleven stops for losses of 65 yards... Had one quarterback pressure, deflected three passes and caused two fumbles.

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 91st Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Jermichael Finley - TE, Texas

Packers take a TE who, based on the film-clips that the NFL Network is showing, is one hell of an athletic receiver who runs the seam down the middle of the field, catches the ball and then elude tacklers like a RB. No one will mistake him for Bubba Franks, of course, he didn't block much at Texas, so no one will mistake him for Bubba here either. Excellent pick. QB's Aaron Rodgers and newly drafted Brian Brohm have to be excited with both a Donald Lee-Jermichael Finley combo to work with.

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It took the Longhorns coaching staff and even Jermichael Finley's teammates by surprise when the third-year sophomore announced after the 2007 season that he was leaving school for a chance to play in the National Football League in 2008... Known for his athletic skills coming out of high school, he considered enrolling at the University of Arizona. UA was the only school to offer him a dual scholarship, hoping to entice him to the university to play both football and basketball.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

All-Big Twelve Conference first-team choice by The NFL Draft Report, earning honorable mention from the league's coaches... Started all thirteen games at tight end, ranking third on the team with 45 receptions, the second-best season total by a Texas tight end... Gained 575 yards (12.8 avg), the third-highest season total by a UT tight end, as two of his grabs produced touchdowns... Also recovered a fumble in the end zone for a score and recorded two tackles...

Packers.Com Draft Bio

Draft Spew Off... Day 2 


Well Day 2 of the draft has started... "The sleep is still within my eyes, the (Packer) dream is still in my head, I sit around and sadly smile... Just think what my (Packer) life would be, in a (Packer) world like I have seen" (Rush2112)(thousand of Packers fans)

Last year I tried to be the voice of reason that TT's draft wasn't that bad, this year, I don't think I'm even going to get the chance to go down that road to defend him this week. I'm half worried that TT will trade out of the 3rd round for the 6th round pick he doesn't have at this moment.

And one last thing, watching TT draft is more stressful and depressing that watching the Packers play a home game against duh Bears.


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Wow, the Packers actually traded up in the 4th round. After reading that they had gotten the short end of the trade with the Jets yesterday, there's a swap of positions today. Packers on the clock with 102nd pick of the 4th round...

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This trading down to get more 7th round picks is just pathetic. I just hope it is not a highlight in years to come that we traded our pick so Minnesota could pick up Booty!!

CAMP
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I can't believe TT couldn't jerk one the 189th or 193rd picks along with the 150th from the Vikqueens, IT IS a bad pattern to be trading down for all these 7th rounders. TT did grab some players of worth though... but this late round stuff looks like he's just stroking for trades, with any team, for any reason.

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TT has one chance to redeem himself some... take 2 of the 7th rounders and get a pick at the top of the 6th round. My expectations are low... I am fully expecting TT to work a trade down in the 7th round with either the Bills or Seahawks, they have 2 picks late in the 7th and they might want that 209th pick that the Packers currently hold. I need to open a beer... as to be prepared.

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Saturday, April 26, 2008

With The 60th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Patrick Lee - CB, Auburn

Finally the Packers addressed a defensive need by grabbing a CB with their last pick of the 2nd round. Supposed to be a physical player who can press. We'll see, that's an excellent attribute for a nickel back to possess. He's also spent some time as a KR on special teams.

GM Ted Thompson said in his post 1st round draft news conference that they like Patrick, "he's energetic, he's a tough guy" and that the Packers were surprised he was still there when it came for their turn. If he's what they project he is, he will be a fine addition to the Packers defensive secondary.

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This late bloomer intercepted just one pass in his first 41 games at Auburn, but found being a pass thief to his liking as a senior. During a five-game midseason span, he pulled in four interceptions for the Tigers in 2007. Two of those thefts set up Auburn touchdowns and another led to a field goal.

Not known for his tackling ability, Lee managed to put together a string of making at least one tackle in his final 20 contests. He also added to his resume by taking on kickoff return duties as a senior, averaging 25.8 yards per return.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

Lee averaged 25.82 yards on kickoff returns in 2007, the sixth-best season average in school history, topped by David Langner (28.28 avg in 1972), Rick Neel (28.12 avg in 1975), James Brooks (27.48 avg in 1979), Tristan Davis (27.0 avg in 2006) and Mike Fuller (26.25 avg in 1973).

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 56th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Brian Brohm - QB, Louisville

We half saw this coming with the free agent non-interest that the Packers displayed this offseason, didn't re-sign Craig Nall, tried to get Gus Ferotte (thank you MN), and most recently Daunte Culpepper. So I'm satisfied with the pick. Brian should be a decent QB in the NFL and this year he'll be a backup to Aaron Rodgers, and probably get some decent playing time as we all know that Aaron hasn't shown much durability so far as a Packer QB.

GM Ted Thompson said in his post draft news conference that they liked what Brian did in Louisville, 5 WR offenses, executing a good variety of plays. I guess that means his college experience is close enough to the NFL level of complexity to make this kid a top level prospect. I guess now this means Craig Nall has no chance of being added to the roster.

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In his four years with the Cardinals, he tutored two-time first-team All-Conference USA and Co-Offensive Player of the Year Stefan LeFors and the Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Year, Brian Brohm, the youngest brother of the fourth-year coach.

Brian Brohm started 33 games at Louisville. He closed out his career as the Big East Conference's all-time leader in passing yardage, becoming the first player in league history to throw for over 10,000 yards (10,775) He finished second on the UL career list with 780 pass completions and 1,185 pass attempts, as his completion percentage (.658) is the fifth-best mark among NCAA quarterbacks active last season. He compiled a 24-9 record as a starter for the Cardinals.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

Led the Big East and ranked eighth in the nation in pass efficiency (152.43 rating), as he also paced the league and ranked sixth nationally with an average of 331.5 yards per game in total offense...Ranked fourth in the country with an average of 335.33 yards passing per game, as his 4,024 yards passing was the sixth-best season total in the NCAA ranks...Placed tenth in the nation with an average of 25.67 pass completions per game and was second in the league with an average of 16.5 points responsible for per game...Completed 308 of 473 attempts (65.1 percent) for 4,024 yards, setting a school season-record with 30 touchdowns while also coming up with twelve interceptions...

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 36th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Jordy Nelson - WR, Kansas State

Well this one's off the charts, a WR? Sure he's going to help out, but I'm guessing that the Packers have other needs and this looks like a Plan B choice, seeing that the Packers already have 5 good WR's, Donald Driver, Greg Jennings, James Jones, Koren Robinson and Ruvell Martin. Other team needs should have been addressed with the pick. But Hey! We have 6 good WR's on the team now.

GM Ted Thompson likes what he brings to the game, that he's been around football his whole life. He was almost hinting as if the Packers might have to trade back up a few spots to get this guy. He obvious likes this kid, and was targeting him for the 2nd round.

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In 36 games at Kansas State, Nelson started 32 contests. He ranks second in school history with 206 receptions for 2,822 yards (13.7 avg.) and is third in KSU annals with 20 touchdown grabs. He returned six punts for 267 yards (44.5 avg.) and three scores, as he also completed 3-of-6 passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns, adding seven tackles (6 solos) on special teams. He finished with 3,080 all-purpose yards, an average off 85.56 per game.

NFL.Com Draft Profile

From walk-on to strong safety to one of the premier receivers in the collegiate ranks, Nelson has come a long way since his days at Riley County High School. His banner senior campaign saw him shatter school and Big Twelve Conference reception records, catching at least ten passes six contests during the 2007 campaign.

Packers.Com Draft Bio

With The 30th Pick In The Draft... 

The Green Bay Packers Select:
Traded to the New York Jets



For 2 selections, the 36th and 113th picks overall.

Draft Spew Off... Day 1 

Alright, the draft just started, I'm pretty much already through a big bottle of Chimay White, after all it's already Noon out here, well past drink starting time, and well, the Packers probably won't draft for almost 4 hours. At this pace, I'll be passed out on the couch by then, or drinking Margharita's, it's supposed to be a real hot day today.

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Packer Palace up for another award?

I heard that the unofficial Craig Nall fan club is nominating Packer Palace for web site of the year! It's presumably since this is the one site where all 3 of the Craig Nall fans in the country hang out...

I boldly predict that Aqib Talib will fall to the Pack, and they'll follow it up in round 2 with some 300 lb white guy OL I've never heard of and maybe even a 2nd d-back in their first 3 picks. Then they'll take that San Diego State QB that threw something like 45 TDs and 2 INTs tomorrow, and maybe Ikegwuonu from UW in round 7 to fulfill the Pack's new requirement of drafting somebody with a devastating injury every year.

Enjoy that Chimay Ale--I'll be drinking home brew.

Ruppert
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So we can self-anoint our-selves for this "Craig Nall Fan Club" award? And there's more than 1 county, so we could be considered a crowd, a small crowd.

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I cringe to yet see occasional, although happily rare, incredible disrespect shown to both Brett, arguably the greatest Packer ever, Don Hutson, Bart Starr and Ray Nitschke notwithstanding, and, arguably our greatest GM. Yes I have heard of and am eternally grateful for Ron Wolf. Are these actually Packer fans? I know Viking, Lion and Bear fans have been known to post on here. They must be young and likely need a long draught of Randy Wright under center and the Dominic Olejawicz led draft board, for instance ignoring ol Red's pleas to draft Joe Montana, still available in the third round right? I have been a Packer backer since 65 and rarely have we had it so good, although any year since 92 has been pretty choice for the simple fact of having had Favre, who would rival even Nitschke and Starr in the Packer to the bone category, we have been as blessed as could possibly be imagined, restoring the Packers to their rightful place as the Yankees, Canadiens or Celtics equivalent of the NFL after years of imposters like the Raiders, Steelers and Niners. I will always allow for a little respect for the Bear and Cowboy legacy, though I do hate them with the proper force. Onwards and freaking upwards, these are without question the good old days.

ray
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So much for Dustin Keller. I would have liked to see him in Green Bay. Well, again I am hoping for some offense in this draft. I don't think our offense is as good as most think.

CAMP
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I'm a little confused here. While Jordy "Star Trek" Nelson has a very good name--and even some impressive stats to go with them--is this the guy we wanted with the 1st pick in this draft???? -at least it will give a reason to boot koren (oh well-back to rehab) robinson out the door...........

Coach Carl (Nelson, by the way)
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I called in my last favor with my asshole boss to stay home and watch us draft joe whothehell are you wide receiver??.....Well at least I'm drunk, wake when it's over.

Big Ern said so!!!!
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We all know the TT takes players no normal fan has ever heard of... and he continued that today. He got he trade in... dropping down 6 spots for a extra 4th rounder. But WR, QB and CB made an odd trio for draft day 1. I'm drunk to... and a little shell-shocked at the pics so far.

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I'm starting the big white receiver fan club!! BeerScout can have a lock on the Craig Nall club. I just don't understand this pick. I was hoping for offensive picks but a white wide out?? If there is a plan to make him a tight end why didn't we pick Keller!!

CAMP
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Don't start the "Bill Schroeder" vibe thing for Jordy... he didn't seem like that was a position of need and yet, TT sounded like he was ready to trade back up a few spots to get him. We have 6 good WR's now.

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why the hell would we get a receiver, ted thompson is a dumbass and he signs no free agents

andy
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Thirsty For A Draft... 

It's that time time of the year again, yes, it's time for Packer Palace's 5th Annual Pre-Draft Prediction Extravaganza. Time to gaze deep within our cheese-encrusted magic crystal ball while under the influence of our favorite beverage - Chimay Triple Lager in this case - and try to predict what GM Ted Thompson and the Packers are going to do with their 1st round pick, currently number 30. The Packers are pretty much set at their starting positions. Oh there's room for Cornerback to come in and play Nickel, there's room for a Guard on the O-Line, there's room for a TE. So there's no glaring need for a starter, just lot's of talk about future backups for CB's Al Harris and Charles Woodson, and for OT's Chad Clifton and Mark Tauscher.

So where does that leave the Packers? Hard to say. TT has always been "close-to-the-vest" on anything he does, so after coming off a 13-3 year that placed the Packers in the NFC Championship game at Lambeau Field, coming off Brett Favre's near-surprise retirement, the Packers are searching for quality backups. One trend of the mock drafts for the Packers, had their needs to be CB, OT, LB, and S. Yes, and QB, RB, and don't forget TE. So will the Packers draft the best player available, or will they draft to fill backup positions. Could this be the year that GM Ted actually trades up to get someone in the middle 1st round, or will he use his 1st rounder to gather more 2nd round picks and later round picks. It's almost certain he will be trading picks on the 2nd day of the draft. I'm content to grab the players you want, with the 30th, 56th, and 60th picks. Those should be guys that can start for your team.

What the Packers should do: The Packers should go for the best CB on the board. Is that going to be Virginia Tech's Brandon Flowers, Kansas' Aqib Talib, Arizona's Antoine Cason or South Florida's Mike Jenkins. Those are 4 CB's whose names have been thrown around the most. The NFL is pretty much requires teams to have 5 DB's on the field these days, and with Charles Woodson dropping into the slot on 3rd and long, the Packers need a starting-caliber CB to cover top-line WR's from the other teams. It's a key position, but will the Packers use their 1st rounder for this position, or will one of two 2nd rounders be used for the CB that may slide down the draft a bit and be available in the late 2nd round. Expect these 4 to be gone before the Packers 2nd round picks are on the clock.

What the Packers could do: The Packers have no one behind TE Donald Lee, and there's a TE from Purdue, Dunstin Keller who appeals to the Packers needs. Letting Bubba Franks go is going to effect the blocking some, but their was high hope that TE Tory Humphries was angling for the starting position last year. He gets hurt, and Donald Lee steps up (much more than anyone expected) and had a great year. But a 2 TE offense can create some problems for defenses, and new starting QB Aaron Rodgers is going to need every advantage he can get. As the top TE in college last year, Dunstin Keller would make a fine selection for the Packers this year.

What the Packers could also do: The Packers are looking for some Offensive Tackles that can be groomed to eventually replace either LT Chad Clifton or RT Mark Tauscher. But will a quality O-Lineman slide down to the Packers at the end of the 1st round. Hard to imagine that someone like Pitt's Jeff Otah would be available, and I'm not sold on some of the others potential draftee's. Quality lineman are needed, but my guess is that the 2nd round picks are going to be used for this position.

What the Packers won't do: There's several positions involved here, will the Packers grab a QB, there's several that are expected to be available when it's their time to pick. The potential for a trade becomes reasonable if another team is looking for a QB, and is willing to trade-up. There's LB's available, but with the signing of Brandon Chillar to go with current starters, Nick Barnett, AJ Hawk and Brady Poppinga, it's an unlikely drafting situation.

Now that we've been waving our hands to clear some of the smoke, taking the last swallow from our favorite beverage, the last bite from our cheese wedge, and now gazing deep into our crystall ball with our Green n Gold colored glasses on, we see the Packers taking TE Dustin Keller and giving Aaron Rodgers and the offense another incredible weapon to humilate our opponents with. Expect the rest of the picks to help out the Packers depth, expect at least 2 trade-downs from our esteemed GM Ted Thompson, expect some cheers this year in the Atrium as were pretty sure the Packers won't take some unknown, injured, non contributing DT to be taken with their 1st round pick. Go Pack!

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