Jersey Al’s Green Bay Packers NFL Draft 2010 Analysis No. 1: TRADE DOWN!

February 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This will be the first in a series of reports where I will be analyzing the upcoming 2010 NFL Draft from a Green Bay Packers perspective. This first article will focus on general needs and a potential strategy to meet those needs.
The NFL mock draft season is upon us, and while I am a contributor to what I consider one of the better NFL draft sites , from my viewpoint, it’s too early to be making predictions about who the Packers will draft.
Of course, it’s still fun to do, but there are still so many other questions to be answered. Will there be a salary cap? Will the Packers be able to re-sign most of their own free agents? Will Ted Thompson dip his toes a bit deeper than usual into the free agent waters? Will Thompson look to trade from a position of depth to fill a need? Can players coming off of IR be counted on for 2010?
So what we will focus on here is exploring the right draft strategy for the Packers. For the purpose of this discussion, we are going to assum...

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