Why Equanimeous St. Brown can be the steal of the draft, analysis on the 2018 draft class, and more in Tuesday’s Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Tuesday, May 1. It’s a new month, the 2018 NFL Draft is in the books, and the next stage of the offseason is here. At Lombardi Ave we’ll continue to provide analysis on the Green Bay Packers’ draft class, while also looking ahead to the new season, which is little over four months away.
It was a busy week for new general manager Brian Gutekunst, and on paper it looks like he did a very good job in his debut draft. Only time will tell whether that proves to be true.
Let’s dive into the Packers News Report. Here’s a roundup of the latest news and analysis from around the internet.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Equanimeous St. Brown can be steal of the draft (NFL Spin Zone – Hunter Noll)
Equanimeous St. Brown easily has the best name in this year’s class, but could he turn out to be the steal of the draft? The Day 3 wide receiver certainly has talent, and it’s going to be interesting to see how he fits into Mike McCarthy’s plans on offense. The competition for places at wide receiver will be high this summer.
Which draft pick will have the biggest impact in Green Bay? (Dairyland Express – Joe Kipp)
Joe Kipp of Dairyland Express breaks down the Packers’ draft class. Which player is most likely to have an immediate impact in 2018?
More news and notes from around the internet
Most interesting men in Packers’ draft: punter and long-snapper (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Cory’s Corner: More pressure for Fackrell and Biegel (Cheesehead TV – Cory Jennerjohn)
Six post-draft takeaways from the Packers’ big weekend (PackersWire – Jack Wepfer)
Quick takes on Brian Gutekunst’s first 11 Packers draft picks (PackersNews.com – Pete Dougherty]
Packers assign jersey numbers to players in 2018 draft class (Acme Packing Company – Evan “Tex” Western)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.