Packers draft tracker: All of Green Bay's 2019 picks
The Green Bay Packers entered the 2019 NFL draft with 10 picks, including their own seven selections in each round, plus three more picks obtained in pre-draft trades. After round one, they had eight total picks after trading away two fourth-round selections.
Bookmark this page for up-to-the-minute results of each Packers pick, with a link to each player’s individual story containing analysis, stats and reaction from around the league.
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Here is a look at the Packers' picks by round:
ROUND 1: No. 12 overall
THE PICK: Rashan Gary, defensive end, Michigan
AGE: 21 HT: 6-4 WT: 277 40-yard dash: 4.58 HOMETOWN: Paramus, N.J.
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS: Click here for Gary's bio, including our take on the pick, quotes from scouts and the Packers, and the role expectation for the defensive end in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (Tom Silverstein): Gary is a really talented player without much production but a lot of scouts said that he was not put in position to make plays. Gary is not a project. This guy has a ton of talent and not a lot of bad marks. His production wasn't as good as others, but as I said he was not put in position to make plays. And he can play all over the field. Good versatility. This isn't a bad pick. Big question about him is a slight labrum tear as a freshman. There are no sure things in the draft and I though Gutekunst maybe should have chased Josh Allen (maybe he did). There's risk in Rashan Gary. He's extremely talented, no question about that. But his production isn't good and that shoulder could be an issue. I'm surprised they took a guy with some injury history. Scout Joe Hueber on Gary: When we watched him he was all over the place and created a lot of pressure. He'll start in the OLB room, but you would hope you could move him around the front.
USA TODAY pre-draft analysis: Despite his tantalizing tools, Gary might be a difficult project for NFL teams figuring out how to translate his potential into pass-rushing production, which he was short on (10 1/2 sacks in three years) with the Wolverines.
ROUND 1: No. 21
THE PICK: Darnell Savage Jr., safety, Maryland
HT: 5-10 3/4 WT: 198 40-yard dash: 4.36 HOMETOWN: Newark, Delaware
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS: Click here for Savage's bio, including our take on the pick, quotes from GM Brian Gutekunst and the role expectation for the safety in Green Bay.
HOW ACQUIRED: Pick obtained in draft-day trade with Seahawks. Packers gave up their first-round pick (No. 30) and both fourth-round selections to move up from Pick No. 30 to 21.
QUICK TAKE (Silverstein): That has to be the fastest safety the Packers have had since Nick Collins. Very questionable height at 5-10 3/4. They definitely wanted a guy who has range. Highly productive guy, but the height is going to be a question mark, although that wasn't a problem for Earl Thomas, who is 5-10. The Packers used the pick they got from Washington for Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to trade up for Savage. He had four interceptions as a senior. He was fourth on the team with 52 tackles and second with 5 1/2 tackles for loss. Savage started his last two seasons and had seven interceptions during that span. They just added a guy with Nick Collins speed to roam the deep middle. But he's not the hitter Collins was and he's much shorter. He's going to have to show he can play big receivers down the field. A scout said: He's small, but great ball skills and position versatility. Not sure where he plays, but he's a good football player.
ROUND 1: No. 30 (traded to Seahawks)
HOW ACQUIRED: Pick obtained in 2018 draft-day trade with New Orleans. Traded to Seahawks on Thursday night along with two fourth-round picksfor Pick No. 21 (Darnell Savage Jr.)
ROUND 2: No. 44
THE PICK: Elgton Jenkins, G, Mississippi State
AGE: 23 HT: 6-4 WT: 310 Bench press reps: 29 HOMETOWN: Clarksdale, MS
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS:Click here for Jenkins’ bio, including our take on the pick, quotes from scouts and the role expectation for the offensive lineman in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (SILVERSTEIN): Good size at 6-4, 310. He has started games at left tackle, left guard and right tackle. Jenkins can definitely play guard right away for the Packers. Gives them a lot of options with Billy Turner and (Cole) Madison also. Turner could bump out to right tackle if necessary, but I'll be interested to see if they think Jenkins can play right tackle.
NFL.com pre-draft analysis: Efficient if unexciting prospect with the size, power and length at center to match with a variety of interior challengers across from him. Jenkins has the core strength to handle down and base blocking duties, but he could leave offensive line coaches wanting more if asked to handle challenging blocks in space. His tape against the best SEC's best teams over his last two seasons indicates an ability to become an effective, early NFL starter.
ROUND 3: No. 75
THE PICK: Jace Sternberger, TE, Texas A&M
AGE: 22 HT: 6-4 WT: 251 40-yard dash: 4.75 seconds HOMETOWN: Kingfisher, OK
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS:Click here Sternberger’s bio, including our take on the pick, quotes from scouts and the Packers, and the role expectation for the defensive end in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (TOM SILVERSTEIN): Sternberger is 6-4, 251, he runs a 4.75, benched 17 and had a 31.5 vertical. He averaged a whopping 17 yards per catch. This kid is a one-year wonder because he transferred from Kansas, went to junior college and then transferred to Texas A&M.
NFL.COM DRAFT ANALYSIS: Despite his experience in-line and willingness to block in Jimbo Fisher's offense, he has neither the size nor strength to handle those duties as a pro. Sternberger is athletic with above-average ball skills, catch radius and route breaks that help him undercover on the second and third level. His paychecks will be tied to his pass-catching so he'll need to play stronger through route contact and with better focus when contested. He has eventual starter potential as a move tight-end who can function as a big WR3/4 from the slot.
ROUND 4: No. 114 (traded to Seahawks)
Traded to Seahawks on Thursday night for Pick No. 21 (Darnell Savage Jr.)
ROUND 4: No. 118 (traded to Seahawks)
HOW ACQUIRED: Pick obtained from Washington for safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Traded to Seahawks on Thursday night for Pick No. 21 (Darnell Savage Jr.)
ROUND 5: No. 150
THE PICK: Kingsley Keke, DT, Texas A&M
HT: 6-2 1/2 WT: 293 40-yard dash: 4.95 HOMETOWN: Richmond, Texas
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS: Click here for Keke's bio, including our take on the pick, what others were saying, and the role expectation for the defensive lineman in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (Silverstein): Keke is 6-2 1/2, 293. Benched 225 pounds 20 times. Keke started 13 games as a senior and led the team with 7 sacks. He is second on the team in tackles for loss with 11. Sounds like he might be a DE or 3-tech, but we'll hear from Charles Walls in a minute. He'll tell us more. Charles Walls on Keke: This guy presents the same value as Jenkins. He can play across the line. He's another big guy with versatility. Walls on his production: He's such a big frame and big man, his weight has fluctuated. He trimmed down and they played him on the edge. You could see him start to be a pass rusher. Walls: This kid is so unique. Just a broad man. He can play at any weight. There's no fat on his body. He trimmed down a little bit because they played him on the edge.
ROUND 6: No. 185
THE PICK: Ka'Dar Hollman, CB, Toledo
HT: 5-11 ¾ WT: 196 40-yard dash: 4.39 HOMETOWN: Burlington, N.J.
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS:Click here for Hollman's bio, including our take on the pick, what others were saying, and the role expectation for the cornerback in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (Silverstein): Had 112 tackles, 27 pass breakups and 2 interceptions for the Rockets. Had a tremendous pro day. We were talking about special teams earlier. This guy is a special teams player. He's got size and speed. He hasn't played against top competition. This is a guy who just won people over with his pro day. Whether he can play, we'll see. He started his last two years at Toledo. He had 19 pass break-ups over that span.
ROUND 6: No. 194
THE PICK: Dexter Williams, RB, Notre Dame
HT: 5-11 WT: 215 40-yard dash: 4.64 HOMETOWN: Orlando, Fla.
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS:Click here for Williams' bio, including our take on the pick, what others were saying, and the role expectation for the running back in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (Silverstein): Led the team with 941 rushing yards and 12 TDs last year at Notre Dame. Williams was arrested with five others on a marijuana and gun charges. Apparently, the arrest was in 2016. He was suspended four games in '18 for other reasons. The school would not reveal why he was suspended for four games. I'm sure Williams will be asked about the suspension. We'll see what he says.
HOW ACQUIRED: Pick obtained from Seattle for quarterback Brett Hundley
ROUND 7: No. 226
THE PICK: Ty Summers, ILB-DE, Texas Christian
HT: 6-2 WT: 241 HOMETOWN: San Antonio, Texas
ANALYSIS FROM PACKERSNEWS:Click here for Summers' bio, including our take on the pick, what others were saying, and the role expectation for the linebacker in Green Bay.
QUICK TAKE (Silverstein): Summers is 6-2, 241. He did not run a 40 or lift at his pro day. Summers ran a 4.51 40-yard dash, had a 36 inch vertical and benched 225 pounds 27 times. Summers played in 10 games and started eight last year and split time at ILB and DE. He had 48 tackles and four sacks last year. He was honorable mention all-Big 12 and first-team all-academic.