The latest Green Bay Packers three-round mock draft, reaction to the schedule release and more in Saturday’s Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Saturday, April 21.
The countdown to the 2018 NFL Draft has reached five days. In today’s Packers News Report, there is more reaction to the Green Bay Packers’ regular season schedule, but the attention is quickly switching back to next week’s event, the headline act of the offseason.
The TTR features our latest three-round mock draft, analysis on the schedule and more.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Top storylines in each game on Green Bay’s schedule [Lombardi Ave]
Joe D’Aloisio goes game-by-game through Green Bay’s regular season schedule, breaking down the biggest storylines from each matchup. There are some good ones this year, from the return to Seattle, to the 100th season kickoff against Chicago and Aaron Rodgers’ return to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Green Bay’s five toughest opponents in 2018 [Lombardi Ave]
What are the toughest hurdles Green Bay must clear this season? Kyle Hoffenbecker lists the five most difficult opponents Mike McCarthy’s team will face in 2018.
Latest Packers three-round mock draft [Lombardi Ave]
Under a week away from the start of the 2018 NFL Draft, Joe D’Aloisio put together his latest three-round mock draft. He has Green Bay addressing its biggest needs at edge rusher and cornerback in the opening two rounds.
Three draft replacements for Jordy Nelson [Dairyland Express – Brandon Carwile]
New general manager Brian Gutekunst will likely be searching for a new wide receiver at some point in next week’s draft. The team needs to find a replacement for Jordy Nelson. Here’s three receivers they could consider in the draft.
More news and notes from around the internet
Off-field concerns could affect two potential Packers draft targets [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]
Packers preaching importance of depth on defensive line [PackersNews.com – Ryan Wood]
The love and hate of the Packers’ 2018 schedule [Cheesehead TV – Ryan Brunner]
Schedule could set up Green Bay to fight for No. 1 seed in NFC [Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski]
Road schedule looks tough with coast-to-coast trips [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.