Draft Bible Two-Round Mock Draft Packers


Draft Bible Two-Round Mock Draft Packers

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GREEN BAY, Wis. The Green Bay Packers have a major need at receiver. Can it be fixed with a player coming off a torn ACL? , Zack Patraw selected Alabama receiver Jameson Williams at No. 22. Thats the first-round pick acquired in the trade of two-time All-Pro Davante Adams. Williams is arguably the best receiver in the NFL Draft. A transfer from Ohio State, he caught 79 pa ses for 1,572 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2021. Including two touchdowns on kickoff returns, he scored six times for 75-plus yards. However, he suffered a torn ACL during the national championship game and theres no guarantee hell be on the field by midseason.Williams displays track-level speed and explosivene s at all times, . Hard cuts at the top of routes are able to create separation. Has a unique ability to drop Chris Reed Jersey his hips and stop his momentum instantly. Shows the advanced route-running ability to change speeds throughout his stem. A threat to overtop and can win downfield. Will do a good job finding and adjusting to the ball. After the catch, Williams has the ability to make people mi s and make plays in space. Extremely gifted athlete with quick feet and can run any route in a system. Dangerous special teamer, can take any kick or punt to the house and consistently is able to put his team in good field position.The Packers added a defensive lineman with their other first-round pick, No. 28.Scroll to ContinueWith the other pick acquired in the Adams trade, No. 53 of the Indianapolis Colts Accessories second round, Patraw went with Colorado State tight end Trey McBride. McBride had an incredible final season, catching 90 pa ses for 1,121 yards (12.5 average). Incredibly, despite all those touches, he scored only one touchdown. He had only three drops in 2021, . At 6-foot-3 5/8, he ran his 40 in an excellent 4.56 seconds, though he doesnt nece sarily play with that kind of athleticism. Thick, muscular and physical tight end with above-average athleticism, . McBride is a very good blocker in-line, opening lanes and finishing. He has strong hands, route running skills and enough athleticism to impact the pa sing game consistently. McBride projects as a very good backup who can be an early starter early on. Because he is already technically sound, his ceiling is a solid starter as he does not po se s transcendent traits.With the teams other second-round pick, it grabbed a safety. As is the case at tight end, which is a longer-term need with Robert Tonyan and Marcedes Lewis entering their final season under contract, starting safeties Adrian Amos and Darnell Savage are slated to be free agents next offseason.The Green Bay Packers must replace two-time All-Pro receiver Davante Adams. Here's what you need to know. 1. Mi sed ConnectionIn 2014, the Packers used a second-round draft choice on Adams. He started right away but had to bide his time behind Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb. Those two veterans had a connection with Aaron Rodgers that Adams had to build.When they did, they became practically unstoppable.I told him in the locker room, the thing that I will mi s 20 years down the line is moments where you make a subtle adjustment, you look over at the guy and its a stud like 17 and he just went like this (head nod), that was highlighted by a key 41-yard pa s that was created with Grover Stewart Jersey nothing more than a nod. Like the whole body started tingling. I just knew it was going to be one of those special plays.The Packers rookie receivers, obviously, wont have that. Rodgers probably will have to lean on Allen Lazard and Cobb early in the season. 2. Good Rookie History , from 2012 through 2021, a total of 21 receivers were selected between No. 18 (four picks before Green Bays spot at No. 22) and No. 32 (four picks after Green Bays spot at No. 28). Of that group, only two receivers finished their rookie season with 1,000-plus yards. One was Justin Jefferson, the 22nd pick of the 2020 draft by Minnesota who dominated his rookie campaign with 88 receptions for 1,400 yards in seven scores. He is a cream-of-the-crop player.The other was Kelvin Benjamin, the No. 28 pick of the 2014 draft by Carolina who turned 73 receptions into 1,008 yards and nine scores but faded away. Calvin Ridley (No. 26 by Atlanta in 2018) and DeAndre Hopkins (No. 27 by Houston in 2013) also topped 800 yards as rookies. 3. Bad Rookie HistoryContrast those four rookie studs with these four rookie duds who would up being ma sive busts. A.J. Jenkins, the 30th pick of the 2012 draft by San Francisco Indianapolis Colts Home Office , was a healthy scratch for most of his rookie season and dropped his only target. Laquon Treadwell, the 23rd pick of the 2016 draft by Minnesota, caught one pa s in nine games. Josh Doctson, the 22nd pick of the 2016 draft by Washington, mi sed most of his rookie season due to an Achilles injury and caught only two pa ses. NKeal Harry, the 32nd pick of the 2019 season by New England, mi sed the first half of the season with an ankle injury and caught only 12 pa ses. 4. Packers Rookie History , 20 rookie/first-year receivers have played alongside Rodgers. Only three topped 25 receptions as a rookie: Adams with 38 in 2014, Marquez Valdes-Scantling with 38 in 2018 and Nelson with 33 in 2008.Combined, all of those rookies scored 13 touchdowns. Adams averaged 14.5 touchdowns during his back-to-back All-Pro seasons. 5. Supply and DemandThe Packers, who own No. 22 and No. 28 of the first round and No. 53 and No. 59 of the second round, are well-positioned to bolster the weakest receiver corps in the NFL outside of Atlanta. for NFL.com, eight are receivers. In Dane Bruglers ma sive draft preview for The Athletic, . 6: Relative Athletic Score . It combines all of a prospects measureables and plots them on a handy 0-to-10 scale alongside other players at his position. A RAS of 10 makes you absolutely elite from a size-athleticism perspective. A RAS of 0 makes you a 49-year-old sportswriter. A great RAS doesnt foreshadow great production. Since 2006, the Packers have selected nine receivers with a RAS of 8.0-plus. Starting at the top: Jeff Janis, Equanimeous St. Brown, Charles Johnson, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Trevor Davis, DeAngelo Yancey, Greg Jennings, JMon Moore and David Clowney. During that same span, they selected eight receivers with a RAS of 7.5 or below. Starting at the bottom: Cory Rodgers, Randall Cobb, Jared Abbrederis, Amari Rodgers, Davante Adams, James Jones, Malachi Dupre and Jordy Nelson. Cobb's RAS was a woeful 3.65.The le son here is pretty obvious. You dont have to be a great Eric Johnson Jersey athlete to be a great receiver. It helps, sure, but bigger and faster doesnt mean better and fantastic. 7. Speaking of RASA suming Ohio States Garrett Wilson and USCs Drake London are off the board, heres the RAS of the top receiver prospects who could be options in the first couple rounds: North Dakota States Christian Watson, 9.96; Cincinnatis Alec Pierce, 9.82; Georgias George Pickens, 9.36;

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