The Green Bay Packers led the NFL in passing yards allowed last season. Therefore, they’re going to focus on DBs and and pass-rushers first and foremost in the 2012 NFL draft right? Not so fast my friend. What about a tight end if Jermichael Finley leaves? What about the running back situation?
Then we must consider the fact that Ted Thompson is as much a “value GM” as there can be possibly be, so team needs will play much less of a factor than we think they should.
Here’s what I have the Pack doing in the first couple rounds.
28. Green Bay Packers, Michael Brockers, DE/DT, LSU
GB team needs: DE, OLB, SS, OG
The Pack do give up a lot of passing yards, and could use some help in the pass rush. Brockers established himself as a man who can get that done; and be a force in stopping the run.
60. Green Bay Packers, Dwayne Allen, TE, Clemson
You can’t be a first round prospect anymore when you run a 4.89, unless you’re a QB, DL, or OL. And that’s a problem because Allen plays tight end. ...