Morning Buzz: Exploring draft possibilities
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We’ll start with Pete Dougherty’s look at former Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt and his possible fit with the Packers.
All the T.J. Watt to the Green Bay Packers stuff you’re reading and hearing isn’t just NFL draft noise.
There’s good reason to think general manager Ted Thompson would strongly consider Watt with his first-round pick, No. 29 overall, if Watt is available, and it has nothing to do with Watt being from Wisconsin, or having played in college in Madison, or being J.J. Watt’s younger brother.
People who make a living in the NFL scouting players and teams see the match, too.
I look at the possibility of the Packers trading out of the first round in my latest podcast:
I also spoke with Pete on the same subject:
Elsewhere, Rob Demovsky writes on the Packers most likely needing immediate contributions from this year’s draft class:
It’s that time of year where people start guessing which team the Packers will open against:
Evan Silva and Josh Norris look at the Packers' needs and try to fill them via the draft:
The Packers are looking for game-day workers at Lambeau Field:
ACME Packing Company highlights the expected use of the fifth-year option on Ha Ha Clinton-Dix:
This would make for some fun Twitter meltdowns on draft weekend:
Another look at the Packers possibly trading out of the first round:
Only two more weeks of arguing which QB is the best in this draft class:
Joe Mixon spoke with Rich Eisen on the number of visits he’s had in the draft process:
Mike Daniels appeared on Good Morning Football earlier today:
Yes, the draft is only two weeks away: