His childhood dream has come true.
The Packers stayed on the defensive side of the ball with their first pick on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, and they stayed in the state of Wisconsin, too. If you looked at old pictures of me growing up, it was all green and gold.
Biegel is a Wisconsin Rapids native.
Montgomery is expected to carry the backfield load in Green Bay again this season.
According to his Twitter, King was the last of the National Football League hopefuls to remain in the green room in Philly.
Foster was regarded as the No. 1 player at the position in the Journal Sentinel's pre-draft polling of personnel people despite injury and off-the-field concerns. If not, who do you think they should have taken?
"We tried to add some more pieces to the pie", Thompson said.
Even with running backs Leonard Fournette (number four to Jacksonville) and Christian McCaffrey (number eight to Carolina) off the board, there are still plenty of top tailbacks available for the Packers. Jones ran 4.41 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the combine, and he played both strong and free safety at N.C. State.More news: Kite Pharma Inc (KITE) Stock Cracks on Big Q1 Loss, Sales Miss
Earlier this month, Atlanta's Desmond Trufant signed a five-year contract extension worth $69 million, making him one of the NFL's highest-paid cornerbacks. He played sparingly in 2015 after injuring his right knee in spring practice but emerged as a star for the Badgers last fall. "We need those players in that situation to make that jump this year". "Having players that can play multiple positions and can move around.is something we're definitely leaning towards".
Several prominent names, however, remain for the Packers on Friday when the draft resumes at 6 p.m. The Auburn defensive end was drafted on Friday night, about six hours after his girlfriend gave birth to the couple's first child, Montravious Adams, Jr.
"Man, there (are) really no words I can say", Adams said.
"It's insane I've been watching Ha Ha (Clinton-Dix) a lot". They used three of their 10 picks in last week's draft on running backs.
The overall defense-offense breakdown of draft picks between 2012-16 favors defense, although the numbers aren't overwhelmingly slanted - 24 of 43 total picks were defensive players. Lacy left for Seattle in free agency.
The last BYU running back drafted was Harvey Unga by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Supplemental Draft, while the most recent running back selected in the regular draft was Fui Vakapuna, a seventh-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals in 2009.
More to the point, the increased depth and competition were absolute necessities.