Packers News: Denzel Ward to Green Bay in latest mock draft

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 31: Mike Williams
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The latest Green Bay Packers mock draft, why Aaron Jones should be the starter at running back and more in the Packers News Report.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Tuesday, Feb. 13.

Let’s dive right into the report. Today’s featured articles include a look back at Nick Perry, Clay Matthews and Jahri Evans in 2017, the latest NFL Mocks mock draft and a Cheesehead TV article on why Aaron Jones should be the starting running back.

Let’s get started.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Roster review: Nick Perry [Lombardi Ave]

Despite signing a big contract in the offseason, injuries continued to hold Nick Perry back in 2017. It was a solid season for the talented pass rusher, but the team would have hoped for more after giving him a lucrative, five-year deal. What can we expect from Perry entering 2018?

NFL Mocks mock draft has top cornerback landing in Green Bay [Lombardi Ave]

What could Denzel Ward bring to Green Bay? The latest NFL Mocks mock draft has him falling to No. 14, where Brian Gutekunst gladly makes him his first selection as general manager.

Free agency: Three wide receivers the Packers should target [Lombardi Ave]

With the Packers expected to be bigger players in free agency this year, they could look to land a premier wide receiver to pair with Davante Adams. Here are three names they should strongly consider.

Roster review: Clay Matthews [Lombardi Ave]

A closer look at Clay Matthews’ 2017 season. He was the team’s most consistent pass rusher for much of the year. Even with a high salary cap hit, expect him to remain in Green Bay for the final year of his contract. What can we expect in 2018?

Roster review: Jahri Evans [Lombardi Ave]

Kyle Hoffenbecker looks back at Jahri Evans’ 2017 season. He looks at how Evans replaced T.J. Lang, and gives his opinion on whether Green Bay should re-sign him on another one-year deal.

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

Aaron Jones should be the starting running back [Cheesehead TV – Jason Perone]

No playing experience required: Packers down to 3 ex-players on coaching staff [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]

Free agents: Long-snapper remains a question once again [Acme Packing Company – Evan “Tex” Western]

By record, Packers face NFL’s toughest schedule in 2018 [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]

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