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Offline Wade  
#46 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:13:01 AM(UTC)
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To my mind, the only way you spend a first rounder on a P or K is if they will "re-invent" the position. (E.g., Ray Guy).

[Come to think of it, the Packers did once spend a first rounder on a P who re-invented the position. Of course he was drafted as a running back, where he was arguably semi-bust. But as a punter he re-defined the position. Though I would have howled if they had picked a punter, even that one.]

Other than that, which I can't imagine someone like Ted Thompson ever even contemplating, what would piss me off more than anything would be picking something that is at the bottom of the need list. And that means, for me, *any* of the offensive skill positions other than TE.

QB, WR, RB...these are bad picks in the first for GB IMO.
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#47 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:37:48 AM(UTC)
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truth. Plus add to the equation everyone wanting to be paid starter's money. They can't put all of them out there at the same time every single play.


And Packers probably don't draft Randall Cobb if they have Michael Crabtree. Crabtree just never made sense to draft during or in hindsight.
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#48 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 11:26:41 AM(UTC)
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I could see taking Sebastian Janikowski with a first. But that's about it.
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