Green Bay Packers: Second quarter rookie report
By Kenn Korb
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Eight games into the 2016 season, Green Bay is one of many mediocre teams, sitting here with a 4-4 record through half of their schedule.
With much time being spent on wondering why the team has stumbled from a 3-1 start to their current 1-3 stretch, a great place to look could be the team’s many rookie players.
Due to a combination of building heavily through the draft with little usage of free agency and a bundle of injuries striking down multiple swaths of the roster, the young players here are usually not only expected to perform well but need to do so for the Packers to live up to any hopes they have for their team.
So, let’s take a few moments to see how the Green Bay rookies have performed halfway through their first season playing professional football.
We start with Green Bay’s addition from the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.