The Packers haven’t any scarcity of wants they will handle — and loads of picks to work with — within the 2021 NFL Draft.
Green Bay has 10 total picks to make use of, tied for second within the league. The query is, how will the Packers use them? Offensive line appears a given, although they do have some flexibility there. Or they might take a look at bettering the protection, at any degree. Perhaps some skill-position gamers for Aaron Rodgers?
The Packers have myriad choices shifting ahead with the 2021 NFL Draft. What coach Matt LaFleur and GM Brian Gutekunst do with these picks, nevertheless, stays to be seen. After all, who noticed Green Bay buying and selling up within the first final yr for Rodgers’ inheritor obvious?
With that, here is Green Bay’s total 2021 NFL Draft outlook, together with picks, draft wants and mock picks:
Packers draft picks 2021: When does Green Bay decide?
- Round 1, Pick No. 29: Eric Stokes, CB, Georgia
- Round 2, Pick No. 62: Josh Myers, C, Ohio State
- Round 3, Pick No. 85: Amari Rodgers, WR, Clemson
- Round 4, Pick No. 142: Royce Newman, OT, Ole Miss
- Round 5, Pick No. 173: Tedarrell Slaton, DT, Florida
- Round 5, Pick No. 178: Shemar Jean-Charles, CB, Appalachian State
- Round 6, Pick No. 214: Cole Van Lanen, OT, Wisconsin
- Round 6, Pick No. 220: Isaiah McDuffie, LB, Boston College
- Round 7, Pick No. 256
Packers 2021 draft order
|4||37 (142)||Compensatory choice|
|5||34 (178)||Compensatory choice|
|6||36 (220)||Compensatory choice|
Packers NFL Draft wants
- Offensive line: Corey Linsley left Green Bay in free company, and left deal with David Bakhtiari suffered a torn left ACL late within the 2020 marketing campaign. The Packers have flexibility alongside the road, permitting them both to draft somebody to exchange Linsley immediately (equivalent to Alabama heart Landon Dickerson) or on the deal with place.
- Defensive line: Pro Bowl nostril deal with is the intense spot on an in any other case common defensive position. Will the Packers choose inside assist for him, or search for extra of a pass-rushing specialist? Either manner, lok for the Packers to make the primary line of protection a significant goal space within the draft.
- Cornerback: The Packers returned their prime 5 secondary gamers from 2020, however that is extra of a long-term outlook: Kevin King is simply signed to a one-year deal, and Green Bay wants somebody extra constant to assist Jaire Alexander within the backfield.
Green Bay Packers mock draft 2021
Here are the newest 2021 NFL Draft projections for the Packers, based on Vinnie Iyer’s seven-round mock draft:
|1||29 (29)||Greg Newsome II||CB||Northwestern|
|2||30 (62)||Tylan Wallace||WR||Oklahoma State|
|3||28 (92)||James Hudson||OT||Cincinnati|
|4||30 (135)||Garret Wallow||LB||TCU|
|4||37 (142)||Ihmir Smith-Marsette||WR||Iowa|
|5||29 (173)||Chris Evans||RB||Michigan|
|5||34 (178)||Robert Rochell||CB||Central Arkansas|
|6||30 (214)||Dan Moore Jr.||OT||Texas A&M|
|6||36 (220)||Malcolm Koonce||EDGE||Buffalo|
|7||29 (256)||Camaron Cheeseman||LS||Michigan|