Surprise 3rd-Round Pick WR Ty Montgomery Could Be Packers’ Secret Weapon in 2015

May 6, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers were on the clock with the 94th overall pick in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft. 
With defensive needs including, but not limited to, defensive line and inside linebacker, general manager Ted Thompson could have gone with a defensive end—perhaps Arkansas' Trey Flowers or TCU inside linebacker Paul Dawson, who wasn't expected to be available at No. 94 by NFL.com's projections. 
If Thompson was thinking offense, multiple impact tight ends were still on the board, as well.
However, the name eventually announced for Green Bay's 94th pick came as somewhat of a surprise: Stanford wide receiver Ty Montgomery, a player at what is arguably Green Bay's strongest position heading into training camp. 
As the surprise wears off, however, Montgomery looks more and more like a savvy pick by Thompson.
Even given the fact that there are at least three receivers ahead of him on the roster in Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb and Da...

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