Packers mock draft roundup: Giving Jordan Love all Aaron Rodgers ever wanted

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For years, the Green Bay Packers were criticized for not giving Aaron Rodgers a first-round wide receiver. It has been two decades, after all.

The wait for the Packers' last first-round tight end goes even longer, dating all the way back to 2000, when they selected Bubba Franks 14th overall.

Entering a new era under Jordan Love, draft analysts seem pretty confident the Packers are going to get him some help. New quarterback, new me?

Packers mock draft roundup: Tight end

Following the departure of Robert Tonyan and Marcedes Lewis, tight end is understandably atop the to-do list in many mock drafts.

Bleacher Report's latest mock sees Green Bay landing Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer. While 15th overall may be a little early for any tight end, there's no denying Mayer's ability as a pass-catcher and blocker. He could step into the TE1 role immediately.

Both and Sports Illustrated mocked Utah tight end Dalton Kincaid to the Packers in the first round. While Kincaid's blocking ability is a work in progress, his upside as a pass-catcher is sky-high. Kincaid can be a difference-maker in the NFL and would address a major need for the Packers.

Packers mock draft roundup: Wide receiver

Another way to help Jordan Love is by drafting a wide receiver.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba is a popular choice among Packers fans, and CBS Sports has the talented Ohio State wide receiver landing in Green Bay in their latest mock draft.

You won't find a better complement to Christian Watson than Smith-Njigba in this year's draft. Together, the two could dominate against opposing defenses.

Whether Smith-Njigba is still on the board at No. 15 is another question entirely, but if he is available, it would be a tough decision for the Packers not to draft him.

All mocks point towards a pass-catcher in Round 1. Will the Packers go in that direction?

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