Reaction to the Green Bay Packers’ draft class dominates Thursday’s Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Friday, May 4.
Today’s report features analysis on third-round pick Oren Burks, as well as a look at the questions that still need to be asked following the 2018 NFL Draft.
Here’s a roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers news and analysis from around the internet.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Packers placing immense pressure on Oren Burks (Lombardi Ave)
Green Bay traded up to get linebacker Oren Burks in the third round of last week’s draft, and he could be asked to take on a big role on defense right away. Evan Siegel believes he’s one of the most important picks of the class.
Now that the draft is complete, what are the biggest questions facing Green Bay? It’s impossible to address every weakness on the roster in the draft. Has Brian Gutekunst made the roster better than it was back in December?
Green Bay’s 2018 draft class receives high praise (Lombardi Ave)
Gutekunst has received a ton of praise for his first draft as general manager. From picking up two potential first-round talents, both at cornerback, the team’s biggest need, to adding another first-rounder for next year in a trade, the class looks good. Gutekunst made some smart moves.
More news and notes from around the internet
Packers waiting on Matt Ryan’s deal before finishing Aaron Rodgers’ contract (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)
Magic Mike: Pettine will need all his tricks to boost Packers’ pass rush (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Tyler Lancaster will be fun to watch (The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.