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If I Were The GM: 2022 Draft

I hate when people say they would’ve drafted this guy instead of that guy a year or two after the fact. It’s too easy. So I decided to choose along with GM Brian Gutekunst and make my selections right before he made his. Here were my picks: Round 1 – I desperately wanted to pick […]

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10 Quick Things: Days 2 & 3

Here are 10 things worth knowing after Days 2 and 3 of the 2022 National Football League draft: 1) After taking Christian Watson on Friday night, it wasn’t surprising to see the Packers draft another wide receiver early on Saturday. The surprise was the choice of Romeo Doubs. While the former Nevada star put up […]

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Draft Preview: Final Mock

One of the most unpredictable drafts in recent memory will begin later tonight. The Packers pick 22nd and 28th in the first round, and while Brian Gutekunst has talked about taking the best player available, the reality is he’s going to try to fill needs – just like all GMs do every year. The following […]

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Gutey’s Got A Type

If the first four girls someone goes out with have blonde hair, there’s no guarantee the next girl will also have blonde hair, but the odds are pretty good. Everybody has a type – be it a high school senior looking for a prom date or a general manager looking for a college football player. […]

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Draft Preview: Defensive Needs

After an eventful couple of months that saw a handful of minor additions, three key re-signings, and two significant departures, Green Bay goes into this week’s draft with a surprising number of needs for a team coming off another 13-win season. The following is a look at the defense, from the biggest to the smallest […]

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Draft Preview: Offensive Needs

After an eventful couple of months that saw a handful of minor additions, three key re-signings, and two significant departures, Green Bay goes into this week’s draft with a surprising number of needs for a team coming off another 13-win season. The following is a look at the offense, from the biggest need to the […]

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Linderbaum Will Be A Steal

Teams tend to fall in love with numbers in the months leading up to the NFL Draft. All too often, the Relative Atletic Score (RAS) becomes more important than the game tape. That’s one of the reasons there are so many mistakes made in the first round. The best way for general managers to get it […]

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The Case For Trading Up

General manager Brian Gutekunst loves to trade up in the draft for the player he wants, and while it hasn’t always worked out in the past (i.e., inside linebacker Oren Burks, safety Darnell Savage, quarterback Jordan Love, and wide receiver Amari Rodgers), he shouldn’t be afraid to try again. In fact, armed with four picks […]

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Thursday Thoughts: 2021 Draft

A lot will be made this week of former general manager Ted Thompson passing on T.J. Watt in the 2017 draft, but I never had a problem with trading down. I had a problem with selecting Kevin King and Vince Biegel instead of Dalvin Cook and Carl Lawson. Anyway, here are three more Packers-related thoughts […]

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Ranking The Rookies: Offense

The Green Bay Packers came into last month’s draft needing help at wide receiver and the offensive line, and general manager Brian Gutekunst addressed both positions by the end of the third round. Unlike a year ago when quarterback Jordan Love, running back A.J. Dillon, and fullback/tight end Josiah Deguara were picked with an eye […]

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