Round 4 (130th pick): Cooper Kupp, WR, Eastern Washington
Miller has the Packers continue the run on offensive players with the Cooper Kupp selection. Many analysts view Kupp as a late Day 2 prospect, so this is a good value pick on Day 3 of the draft.
The Eastern Washington wideout lit up the Big Sky Conference for four straight seasons. As a four-year starter, Kupp averaged 107 receptions, 1,616 yards, 18 touchdowns per season, which is ridiculous production, even for a FCS receiver.
On top of his offensive production, Kupp has even returned three punts for touchdowns over his collegiate career.
At 6-foot-2 and 215 pounds and rumored to run a 4.45 forty time, the senior wide receiver has NFL-caliber measurables to pair with his outstanding production.
My Take: Again, it’s hard to argue with Miller’s logic here. Rodgers can never have enough offensive weapons to utilize in the passing game.
However, this is now three picks in a row going to the offensive side of the ball, and the Packers still haven’t addressed cornerback and edge rusher, arguably their biggest needs going into the draft.
And at this point, the starting-quality talent is drying up. San Diego State’s Damontae Kazee was still availalbe with this pick.