Packers News: Day 1 options for Green Bay in 2018 NFL Draft

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 31: Calvin Ridley
ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 31: Calvin Ridley /

Who could the Green Bay Packers land in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft? That and more in Tuesday’s Packers News Report.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report.

Draft season is well and truly underway. Be sure to check out Dan Dahlke’s pre-combine draft rankings later today. He has taken an in-depth look at each position group, and his analysis will be right here on Lombardi Ave this morning.

The combine is little over a week away. We’ll learn a lot about the top draft prospects at the event.

Talking of the draft, Tuesday’s Packers News Report kicks off with a look at five first-round options for Green Bay.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Five first-round options for Green Bay in the 2018 NFL Draft [Lombardi Ave]

Who could new GM Brian Gutekunst select with his first pick? At No. 14 overall Green Bay will have a number of options, particularly on defense. Here are five players they could consider if available at No. 14.

Draft profile: Wide receiver James Washington [Lombardi Ave]

Joe D’Aloisio continues his series looking at potential draft targets with wide receiver James Washington. What are Washington’s strengths and weaknesses as a player, and what could he bring to Green Bay’s offense?

Have we seen the last of Morgan Burnett in Green Bay? [Lombardi Ave]

What’s next for Morgan Burnett? The pending free agent could be on his way out of Green Bay this spring. Have we seen the last of him in the green and gold?

Mock draft roundup 5.0 [Lombardi Ave]

A roundup of many of the top mock drafts from around the internet. As this roundup proves, Green Bay could go in about a million different directions when it hits the clock. Slight exaggeration.

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

Clay Matthews should be at the center (and on the outside) in Mike Pettine’s D [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]

Aaron Rodgers could be vocal in keeping Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb [Cheesehead TV – Zachary Jacobson]

Packers were really, really bad against No. 1 WRs in 2017 [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]

Franchise tags could take possible Packers free agent targets off the market [Acme Packing Company – Evan “Tex” Western]

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We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.