Packers draft tracker: Here's a look at Green Bay’s 11 picks in 2022
Keep up with the latest Green Bay Packers moves in the 2022 NFL draft, set for Thursday through Saturday in Las Vegas.
The first round will be held on Thursday, with Rounds 2-3 taking place Friday. The final four rounds will wrap up the event Saturday.
NFL draft order for 2022:Where every team will make picks over seven rounds, 262 picks
The draft will be broadcast on ABC, ESPN and NFL Network.
Round 1, No. 22 overall
Quay Walker, Linebacker, Georgia
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: He's 6-3, 246, really long arms. Runs a 4.52 40, 32-inch vertical, benched 23. He turns 22 in May. He's a good tackle and can move sideline to sideline. Not great in coverage and only started one year. But they had good luck with Eric Stokes last year who everyone thought they drafted too high.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: Walker is a Will linebacker who typically played in a 4-3 defense.
Walker started at linebacker in all 15 games for Georgia and finished with 67 total stops (tied for third best on team), along with 5.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 25 pressures and three pass breakups. The fourth-year player had a team-high eight tackles in the CFP championship game vs. Alabama.
There was a run on receivers with six pass catchers drafted before pick No. 22.
USA TODAY ANALYSIS FROM NATE DAVIS: A versatile 'backer from that elite Bulldogs D, Travon Walker told me that Quay Walker was the 'Dawg to look out for once he reached the pros. Quay Walker can line up off the ball, on the edge or even handle occasional slot duty. Look for him to settle in next to All-Pro LB De'Vondre Campbell on a Pack defense that should be formidable in 2022.
Round 1, No. 28 overall
Devonte Wyatt, Defensive Tackle, Georgia
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: Wyatt is 6-3, 304. He ran the 40 in 4.77, had a vertical of 29 and didn't do the bench. He had 39 tackles, including seven for loss last year and 2.5 sacks. He does play hard. He moves well and hustles. Not a pure pass rusher and so probably will play early downs to start."
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: Wyatt is a tackle who makes it a Georgia sweep for the Packers in the first round. He was a first-team All-SEC selection for the national-champion Bulldogs. He finished with 39 tackles, seven for loss with 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 14 starts.
Round 2, No. 34 overall
Christian Watson, Wide Receiver, North Dakota State
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: Watson is a speedy receiver who ran a 4.36-second 40-yard dash giving Aaron Rodgers a player capable of taking the top off the defense. At 6-4 and 208 pounds, he's not a receiver who is just a burner, though. He also showed an ability to return kicks, something the Packers desperately need.
Round 3, No. 92 overall
Sean Rhyan, Offensive Lineman, UCLA
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: He's 6-4½, 321 pounds. Started three years at left tackle. He's a big, tough guy. Played rugby growing up. Probably will play guard, but we'll see.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: Rhyan is a 23-year old lineman who started all 12 games as a senior at left tackle but could slide over to play guard as well. It would be a new position for him, however.
Round 4, No. 132 overall
Romeo Doubs, Wide Receiver, Nevada
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: He played in Madison native Jay Norvell's spread offense. Was a quarterback in high school. He has good speed on tape. He's a speed guy and he has punt-return ability.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: Doubs is a deep vertical threat and a Biletnikoff Award finalist for two consecutive seasons. He can take a top off the defense, as long as he has a quarterback who can put the ball on the money. Luckily for Doubs, he has that in Aaron Rodgers. Doubs also has some special-teams return ability. In fact, he returned an 80-yard punt for a touchdown on his first collegiate touch.
Round 4, No. 140 overall
Zach Tom, Center, Wake Forest
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: This was a guy who fits what they do because he's agile and can get to the second level. That's what they're looking for in their linemen. His speed and short shuttle are good.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: He was a 2021 All-American by Phil Steele, The Athletic and the Football Writers Association of America. Tom is a redshirt junior and, according to PFF, has the highest pass blocking grade at 92.1% of any FBS offensive lineman who has played over 25 snaps.
Round 5, No. 179 overall
Kingsley Enagbare, Edge, South Carolina
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: He was pretty clearly the best available edge rusher. He's 6-4, 258 pounds. Has really long arms (34¾), huge hands 10⅝, big wing span (83), ran 4.87 and had a 36½-inch vertical. He was the top player on South Carolina's defensive line and led the team in sacks and tackles for loss the last two years.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: The Packers traded back with the Denver Broncos, giving up pick 171. They picked up pick 234 in the seventh round and Enagbare there with the last pick in the fifth round. Green Bay was in desperate need of depth at the edge position and will look for production from Enagbare, who was named as a first-team All-SEC and a third-team All-America selection by ProFootballFocus. The Chuck Bednarik Award semifinalist finished his four-year career at South Carolina with 24 tackles for loss, 15 sacks and 19 hurries.
Round 7, No. 228 overall
Tariq Carpenter, Safety, Georgia Tech
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: Carpenter is a big safety capable of playing near the line of scrimmage. Good straight-line speed at 4.47. He's a classic special-teams player who could develop into a decent safety. Outstanding length for a safety and the speed to cover as a linebacker or a safety. Played 52 games, including 41 starts for the Yellow Jackets. Played a hybrid safety-linebacker position and could be used as a dime safety the way the Packers used Henry Black. Outstanding speed, length and size make him a candidate to excel on special teams.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: The Packers amped up their front seven with the Quay Walker selection in the first round, but they haven't completely abandoned their preferred style of defense, which is to load up the box in nickel. Carpenter is a safety who can drop down as a linebacker when needed. He plays at 6-4, 225.
Round 7, No. 234 overall
Jonathan Ford, Defensive Tackle, Miami
QUICK TAKE FROM TOM SILVERSTEIN: He's 6-5, 333 pounds, ran a 5.47. Not much production for a guy who started for the last three seasons. He's big and probably will play the nose.
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: This pick was a result of the earlier trade back with the Denver Broncos. This draft has seen a surplus of front-seven talent and the Packers are still finding it deep into Day 3. Ford is 6-5, 341 pounds. He finished his senior season with 14 total tackles. Given what the Packers drafted the first two days and had in the room, Ford is likely a depth player.
Round 7, No. 249 overall
Rasheed Walker, Offensive Tackle, Penn State
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: Walker started 10 games in 2021 for the Nittany Lions and allowed only four sacks through 435 pass blocking snaps (according to Pro Football Focus). The Packers have added three new faces on the offensive line, giving offensive coordinator Adam Stenovich a lot of competition to work with in training camp. Walker appeared in 26 career games, making 22 starts, all at left tackle.
Round 7, No. 258 overall
Samori Toure, Wide Receiver, Nebraska
PACKERSNEWS ANALYSIS: The Packers grab another wide receiver, bringing them to three overall in this draft class. Toure could be a decent steal in the seventh round. He finished his one season with Nebraska leading the Cornhuskers with 46 receptions, 898 yards and five touchdowns. He also led all Big Ten receivers averaging 19.5 yards per reception in 2021. Toure is an older receiver, who took advantage of the COVID-19 year and joins the Packers after six seasons playing college football. He spent four years at Montana before transferring to Nebraska.