Packers: An early look at the 2018 NFL Draft class

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 28: Teammates Christian Wilkins
CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 28: Teammates Christian Wilkins /
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Offensive line

1. Connor Williams, LT, Texas

2. Quenton Nelson, OG, Notre Dame

3. Mike McGlinchey, LT, Notre Dame

4. Billy Price, C/G, Ohio State

5. Orlando Brown, OT, Oklahoma

Other Notable OL: Trey Adams (Washington), Mitch Hyatt (Clemson), Martinas Rankin (Mississippi State), Mason Cole (Michigan), Tyrell Crosby (Oregon), Mike Izey (Florida), Cody O’Connell (Washington State), Frank Ragnow (Arkansas), Braden Smith (Auburn)

Position outlook: The 2018 offensive line class already looks much better than last year’s group. Williams and McGlinchey are first-round tackle prospects, while Nelson should even be a top-20 pick as one of the better guard prospects to come out of college in some time.

Price and Brown are also early-round prospects with very few questions to their game. Adams is another tackle prospect to look out for if he shows he’s fully recovered from his knee injury.

From Hyatt to Rankin to Cole, there are plenty of notable guys that will still be on the board day two of the draft.

Packers need: The Packers are set at tackle, given David Bakhtiari and Bryan Bulaga can stay healthy and Jason Spriggs and Kyle Murphy return from IR.

However, the Packers may lose center Corey Linsley to free agency, and veteran guard Jahri Evans only has a handful of good seasons left.

Green Bay may need to address the interior offensive line in the draft this spring. Even if they manage to re-sign Linsley, they still need to build depth at guard and center.