NFL Draft 2011: Is Wide Receiver the Green Bay Packers Greatest Need?

March 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

NFL Draft 2011: Do the Green Bay Packers need to reload at Wide Receiver?
With a Super Bowl in the bag in large part due to the depth of a capable receiving core, could WR possibly be the Packers' greatest need in the upcoming draft?
Most often Super Bowl winners tend to draft the best player available – a luxury afforded the successful – and it could be strongly argued that Green Bay’s best use of a draft pick would come in the form of bolstering their rushing attack, or adding to their defensive line.
But coming on the heels of what seems to be a good move by the Packers – tendering WR James Jones – I can’t help but wonder if their greatest strength might disintegrate in a hurry.
Donald Driver is 36, and James Jones, while given a RFA tender by the team, faces an uncertain future in light of the yet to be laid groundwork of the new CBA. (Players with four-plus years of experience are widely expected to become unrestricted.) It’s not inconceivable tha...

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