Packers Must Sort Through Red Flags at ILB Position in 2015 NFL Draft

April 28, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Finding answers at inside linebacker—the Green Bay Packers' biggest positional need coming into the 2015 NFL draft—has required general manager Ted Thompson and his staff to sort through numerous red flags among the top players in the class.
By the end of the week, the Packers will still likely have one—if not two—new players at the position. With nine picks in the draft, Thompson can afford to double dip at inside linebacker, where Green Bay currently rosters a handful of mostly untested players. 
It will be interesting to see how the Packers stack the top of their draft board at inside linebacker, given the variety of options and the range of flaws associated with those potential picks. 
Very few draft prospects are perfect, and even fewer perfect options are available for a team drafting No. 30 overall in the first round. But the inside linebacker position in 2015 possesses the diversity of talent and blemishes that has likely made th...

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