Looking at a number of realistic options for the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, let’s play a little devil’s advocate.
When evaluating draft prospects, it’s important to weight up the positives and drawbacks of adding them to your roster. This is especially true in the first round when you are looking to add a player who offers instant impact.
How will the prospect improve the roster? Can another player at the position in the later rounds offer more value? Are there any off-the-field concerns? What was the prospect’s level of competition? Is there an injury history?
There’s so much to weigh up before making a final decision on a prospect. I recently put together a list of 10 realistic options for the Packers at pick 27, and I will be using a number of these players in this article.
Of these prospects, why would they make sense for Green Bay in the first round, and what concerns are there with making the pick? Many popular names for the Packers are inside linebacker Reggie Ragland, defensive tackle Andrew Billings and tight end Hunter Henry.
Let’s take a look at 10 prospects and play a little devil’s advocate.
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