Packers four-round mock draft featuring blockbuster Jordan Love trade
Round 3 (73): Tucker Kraft, TE, South Dakota State
In a deep tight end class, the Packers could wait until Day 2.
South Dakota State’s Tucker Kraft is an excellent athlete with the potential to become a great starting tight end in the NFL. He is a strong blocker and also a talented pass-catcher.
“Kraft has Day 2 talent and should see the field early with a chance to become a TE1,” wrote NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein.
The Packers need to improve at tight end, and it wouldn’t be surprising if they drafted two. But with the tight end depth in this class, they could find a potential TE1 in the third round.
Round 3 (78): Keeanu Benton, DL, Wisconsin
With Jarran Reed and Dean Lowry hitting free agency, Green Bay should also focus on strengthening the defensive line this offseason. Even if one of the two returns, adding another defensive tackle in the draft is a must.
Kenny Clark, second-year Devonte Wyatt, and T.J. Slaton give the Packers a solid starting three, but they need to keep adding talent.
Wisconsin’s Keeanu Benton could help right away.
Benton is excellent against the run, and he is fourth in Bucky Brooks’ defensive tackle rankings for NFL.com.
Benton would add much-needed depth to the Packers’ defensive line, with the potential of becoming a starter in the future.