Packers News: Draft targets, rounding up latest mock draft results

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Monday’s Packers News Report focuses on potential draft targets for the Green Bay Packers, a roundup of the latest mock drafts and more.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Monday, April 16.

It’s a fun time of the year. The regular season schedule should be announced soon, and history suggests it will happen sometime this week. The NFL usually announces the date of the schedule release a few days in advance. Who will the Green Bay Packers open the season against?

We are now just over a week away from the 2018 NFL Draft. Finally, the speculation will be over. The talking will stop. It will be time to sit back and watch as Brian Gutekunst completes his first draft class as general manager. We’re going to learn a lot about Gutekunst’s style as GM.

Here’s a roundup of the latest Packers news and analysis.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Latest mock draft roundup [Lombardi Ave]

Rounding up the latest mock drafts from around the internet. It’s not much of a surprise that each of these mocks had Green Bay selecting either an edge rusher or cornerback in the first round. A couple even had the team trading down from No. 14.

Five dream first-round targets for Green Bay in 2018 NFL Draft [NFL Spin Zone – Gil Alcaraz IV]

Could one of the draft’s top defensive prospects fall to No. 14? It’s possible. This article looks at five dream first-rounders. Fans couldn’t be too disappointed with any of these names.

Five potential late-round draft targets [Dairyland Express – Adam Ziobrowski]

Moving on from day one, Dairyland Express looks at players Gutekunst could target in the later rounds. Green Bay has plenty of late-round picks to work with.

More news and notes from around the internet

Start to Packers’ offseason program delayed by April blizzard [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]

USF’s Marquez Valdes-Scantling is a Jeff Janis-like WR project [Acme Packing Company – Evan “Tex” Western]

Best fits for Dez Bryant: Teams that make most sense [ESPN]

Packers still searching for quality depth at quarterback [ – Ryan Wood]

Why the Packers make sense for Dez Bryant [Cheesehead TV – Chris Peterson]

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