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Draft Talk / Re: Is the 1st round coming into focus?
« Last post by dannobanano on Today at 09:19:41 AM »
I was reading Mayock this morning and he was talking about Marcus Davenport.

He believes he is a first round talent and could be in play when the Packers pick at #14. Mayock thinks Davenport has tremendous upside, but that he is very very raw at this point and would not fit well into a complicated scheme. Instead he needs a simplified scheme/responsibilities that will allow him to just play, and play fast, rather than have to analyze/diagnose/think about where and what he's supposed to do each play. In other words, he's a developmental project that may/may not blossom in time.

Honestly, I'm not sure how that type of player would fit in Pettine's plans?

It is said that Pettine's scheme is "multiple" (code for complex), but that he can simplify (dumb it down) roles to take advantage of players strengths and minimize their shortcomings.

This whole pre-draft process Davenport has been talked about (mostly) in glowing terms by media/scouts. I've watched game film and highlight clips. I'm still wondering if he's the next Terrell Suggs? Or, Margus Hunt 2.0?
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Draft Talk / Re: Is the 1st round coming into focus?
« Last post by RT on Today at 08:58:07 AM »
With a month to the draft I think the top 12 have basically come together as a group (subject to change by the minute). Their will be some trading around by teams, but the players will remain the same. The first 12 drafted will be,

 1 - Sam Darnold/QB/USC

2 - Josh Allen/QB/Wyoming

3 - Josh Rosen/QB/UCLA

4 - Bradley Chubb/DL/North Carolina State

5 - Saquon Barkley/RB/Penn State

6 - Quenton Nelson/G/Notre Dame

7 - Minkah Fitzpatrick/DB/Alabama

8 - Denzel Ward/CB/Ohio State

9 - Tremaine Edmunds/LB/Virginia Tech

10 - Roquan Smith/LB/Georgia

11 - Baker Mayfield/QB/Oklahoma

12 - Derwin James/S/Florida State

That would put the Redskins on the clock at 13 and I have thought for awhile that their pick will either be Da'Ron Payne/DL/ Alabama or  Vita Vea/DL/Washington.

Which brings us to the Packers. In all likelihood their selection will come from one of these players unless the Packers were to trade from this pick (up or down).

Da'Ron Payne/DL/ Alabama
Vita Vea/DL/Washington
Harold Landry/EDGE/ Boston College
Marcus Davenport/EDGE/UTSA
Leighton Vander Esch/LB/Boise State
Josh Jackson/CB/Iowa
Mike McGlinchey/OT/Notre Dame
Calvin Ridley/WR/Alabama
Rashaan Evans/LB/Alabama   I added that one for you Hands  :)

As you can see the Packers are going to land a very good player in the first round this year and I would be happy with any of those additions. As some have pointed out here already and I think this exercise points it out, is that the Packers have the luxury of trading back 3 or 4 spots and still getting a player of similar value well adding more draft capital.     

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#Colts GM Chris Ballard says this draft has 8 elite non-QB prospects, then there is a tier drop.

For now I'm still standing by the 12 listed. The media in their rush to break something helps spread the smokescreens, but the first 12 off the board is pretty well set. IMO.  Farther proof is the number of GM's in the top 10 willing to tradedown, but not beyond the 12th pick. I also believe the Packers are really hoping Landry gets to 14 for them, if he is off the board I believe they will be very open to a trade back. 
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Mock Drafts / Re: one and done draft
« Last post by RT on Today at 08:44:23 AM »
If they pull off that bounty this year the Packers draft crew will be dancing in the streets of GB this time next week. Nice draft.
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Mock Drafts / one and done draft
« Last post by packlaw on Today at 04:32:50 AM »
1 Landry, Edge, BC
2 Chark, WR, LSU
3 Meeks, CB, Stanford
4 Reid, S, Stanford
5 Fumagali, TE, WISC
6 Quesenbery, OL, UCLA
7 Fitts, Edge, Utah
8 Brown, CB, Alabama
9 Moore, WR, Missouri
10 Benhart, QB, Richmond
11 Nichols, DL, Delaware
12 Deluca, ILB, N. Dakota State

Fills needs and provides potential depth
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Draft Talk / Re: Big Boards
« Last post by RT on April 20, 2018, 09:59:21 PM »
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#Chiefs GM Brett Veach said the draft board went from a few hundred players at the beginning of the process to "around 160" now.

Chiefs board will have a few more names than most teams.
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Free Agency / Re: Dez Bryant
« Last post by ricky on April 20, 2018, 08:57:13 PM »
I don't think it is out of the question that no one wants him.

Cincy or the Ravens would take him. Maybe Oakland. All three seem to like outcasts, and the Ravens and Raiders could use a WR to help bolster their offenses. But RT, you could be correct. A guy who seems to have regressed as an offensive threat, but who wants to get paid like a star. Also, although he had indicated repeatedly he would never play for a reduced/reworked contract, once he was released, suddenly he was willing to take a pay cut. This guy is bad news. Time to pull out that 12 foot Hungarian.
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Free Agency / Re: Dez Bryant
« Last post by RT on April 20, 2018, 08:21:35 PM »
I don't think it is out of the question that no one wants him.
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Draft Talk / Packers Big Board W.A.G.
« Last post by RT on April 20, 2018, 08:03:36 PM »
OFFENSE

RD.               WR                                                                          OL                                                                 TE                                   
1       Calvin Ridley, Alabama                                             Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame                                       
         D.J. Moore, Maryland                                               Mike McGlinchey, Notre Dame

2       Courtland Sutton, SMU                                             Kolton Miller, UCLA                                       Michael Gesicki, Penn State
         DJ Chark,   LSU                                                         Connor Williams, Texas                                 Hayden Hurst, South Carolina
         Michael Gallup, Colorado State                                                                                                    Dallas Goedert, South Dakota St.

3       Deon Cain, Clemson                                                 Brian O'Neill, Pittsburgh                                Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
                                                                                       James Daniels, Iowa                                     Ian Thomas, Indiana
                                                                                       Billy Price, Ohio State                                   
                                                                                       Braden Smith, Auburn

4       Dante Pettis, Washington                                          Joseph Noteboom, TCU
         DaeSean Hamilton, Penn State                                 

5       Daurice Fountain, Northern Iowa                               Scott Quessenberry, UCLA                             Troy Fumagalli, Wisconsin
         J'Mon Moore, Missouri
         Tre'Quan Smith   Central Florida

6        Javon Wims, Georgia                                               Brett Toth, Army                                           Jordan Thomas, Mississippi St.
          Dylan Cantrell,   Texas Tech                                        Nick Gates, Nebraska           
          Byron Pringle, Kansas State                                     Dejon Allen, Hawaii

7/       Justin Watson, Penn                                                Nico Falah, USC                                             Deon Yelder, Western Kentucky
UDFA  Keith Kirkwood, Temple                                            Korey Cunningham, Cincinnati                        Andrew Vollert, Weber State
          Robert Foster, Alabama                                            Gerhard de Beer, Arizona
          Deontez Alexander, Franklin


                   QB                                                                            RB                                                                  FB
1        Josh Rosen, UCLA                                                     Saquon Barkley, Penn State
          Josh Allen, Wyoming
          Sam Darnold, USC
          Lamar Jackson, Louisville
          Baker Mayfield   Oklahoma

2                                                                                       Derrius Guice, LSU
                                                                                         Sony Michel, Georgia
                                                                                         Nick Chubb, Georgia

3                                                                                       Kerryon Johnson, Auburn
                                                                                         Rashaad Penny, San Diego State

4                                                                                       Royce Freeman, Oregon
                                                                                         John Kelly, Tennessee

5        Kyle Lauletta, Richmond                                            Kalen Ballage, Arizona State

6        Kurt Benkert, Virginia                                                Bo Scarbrough, Alabama                              Dimitri Flowers, Oklahoma
                                                                                                                                                          Nick Bawden, San Diego State

7        Tim Boyle, Eastern Kentucky                                      Ryan Nall, Oregon State                               Austin Ramesh, Wisconsin



DEFENSE

RD.               DL                                                                       EDGE                                                                ILB
1         Maurice Hurst, Michigan                                           Bradley Chubb, North Carolina S.                  Leighton Vander Esch, Boise St.
           Da'Ron Payne, Alabama                                           Harold Landry, Boston College                       Roquan Smith, Georgia
           Taven Bryan, Florida                                                Marcus Davenport, UTSA                              Tremaine Edmunds, Virginia Tech
           Vita Vea, Washington

2         Harrison Phillips, Stanford                                        Sam Hubbard, Ohio State
           Rasheem Green, USC                                              Josh Sweat, Florida State
                                                                                        Lorenzo Carter, Georgia

3         B.J. Hill, North Carolina St.                                       Duke Ejiofor, Wake Forest
           Nathan Shepherd, Fort Hays State                            Uchenna Nwosu, USC
           P. J. Hall, Sam Houston State                                   Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, Oklahoma
           Da'Shawn Hand, Alabama                                        Kemoko Turay, Rutgers

4         Chad Thomas, Miami-Fl                                            Dorance Armstrong Jr., Kansas                      Jack Cichy, Wisconsin
           Trenton Thompson, Georgia                                                                                                        Oren Burks, Vanderbilt
                                                                                                                                                           Josey Jewell, Iowa
                                                                                                                                                           Micah Kiser, Virginia
                                                                                                                                                           Christian Sam, Arizona State

5         RJ McIntosh, Miami-Fl                                              Kylie Fitts, Utah                                            Michael McCray, Michigan
           James Looney, California                                          Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State               
           Jullian Taylor, Temple                                               Ade Aruna, Tulane           
                                                                                        Hercules Mata'afa, Washington St.

6         Bilal Nichols, Delaware                                             Peter Kalambayi, Stanford
           Folorunso Fatukasi, Connecticut                                Joe Ostman, Central Michigan
           John Franklin-Myers, Stephen F Austin                      Trevon Young, Louisville

7         Lord Adusei-Hyeamang, Columbia                             Garret Dooley, Wisconsin                               Zaire Franklin, Syracuse
           Zach Sieler, Ferris State                                            Mike Love, South Florida                               Nicholas DeLuca, N. Dakota St.
                                                                                         Kendall Donnerson, SE Missoui St.                 Quentin Poling, Ohio


                   CB                                                                             SAFETY                                                SP. TEAMS
1         Denzel Ward, Ohio State                                          Derwin James, Florida State
           Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama                                       
           Josh Jackson, Iowa

2         Isaiah Oliver, Colorado                                             Jessie Bates III, Wake Forest
           Mike Hughes, Central Florida                                   

3         Quenton Meeks, Stanford                                         Justin Reid, Stanford

4         Donte Jackson, LSU                                                 Godwin Igwebuike, Northwestern
                                                                                        Terrell Edmunds, Virginia Tech
                                                                                        Tarvarius Moore, Southern Miss

5         Holton Hill, Texas                                                     Dane Cruikshank, Arizona                              Michael Dickson, Texas (P)
           Tony Brown, Alabama
           Isaac Yiadom, Boston College

6         Nick Nelson, Wisconsin                                            Natrell Jamerson, Wisconsin                           Daniel Carlson, Auburn (K)
           Andre Chachere, San Jose State                               Siran Neal, Jacksonville State                         Tanner Carew, Oregon (LS)
                                                                                        Trayvon Henderson, Hawaii

7         Trey Johnson, Villanova                                            Troy Apke, Penn State                                    JK Scott, Alabama (P)
           D'Montre Wade, Murray State
           Mike Ford, Southeast Missouri State



I used only players that are known qualifiers in historical likeness of measurables and testing or players that the Packers have used an allotted visit on. It is a given that their are many other players of interest that we have no information on, but I have stayed with only the known. I hope some will find this useful. 

         















 


                 
         
                             


                                                                                           
                     
        
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Free Agency / Re: Dez Bryant
« Last post by MO.Pack on April 20, 2018, 06:44:02 PM »
Giants say they are not interested in his service.
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Draft Talk / Re: Cornerbacks... who do you like?
« Last post by footballdad on April 20, 2018, 03:29:36 PM »
Jackson and Meeks.
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