Found April 28, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
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Let’s give Ted Thompson and his crew another pat on the back as the Green Bay Packers fan-dangled a highly regarded draft class once again. The Packers traded for more picks, took advantage of sliding prospects and took the necessary chances on unknown players. Here’s what I thought of each and every one of Green Bay’s eleven picks in the 2013 NFL Draft: #1 (26th 0verall) – UCLA DE Datone Jones (6-4/285) Datone spent most of his youth ballin on the basketball court, so he brings above average athleticism to the defensive end position. This was a fantastic pick for Green Bay because he played a similar defense at UCLA and he’s a defensive end who can play linebacker, opposed to last year’s first round pick, Nick Perry, who’s a linebacker who can play defensive end. The plan is for Jones to be the remedy to what Colin Kaepernick (read-option offense) did to the Packers’ defense in the 2012 playoffs. #2 (61st 0verall ) – Alabama RB Eddie Lacy (5-11/230) The Packers’ scouting departmen...
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