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Packers trade up, again, pick defensive back

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on April 27, 2012 – 8:14 pm

It’ll be remembered as a draft for defense.

The Packers turned to defense for a third consecutive pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by trading back into the bottom of the second round on Friday and selecting Vanderbilt defensive back Casey Hayward.

Hayward, 5-11, 188, was a cornerback at Vanderbilt. He is said to be skilled in zone coverage, which would fit into Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers’ 3-4, zone-blitz defensive scheme.

The Packers gave up their third-round pick, No. 90, and their fifth-rounder, No. 163, to move up to No. 62 near the bottom of the second round to draft Hayward.

Hayward intercepted 13 passes over the last two seasons and finished his college career with 15 picks. He returned one INT for a TD and also had 18 tackles for loss.


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119 Responses to “Packers trade up, again, pick defensive back”

  1. By Stephanie Z on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    What about Trumaine Johnson?

  2. By bill on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    my thoughts exactly ………………………

  3. By Bart on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Awesome pick…. I went to WTF to very happy. Great job TT

  4. By Scott on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Not familiar with this pick, but in Ted We Trust!! If Ted thinks he’s better than T. Johnson, then I believe it.

  5. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Trumaine Johnson was nabbed by the Rams. :(

  6. By PackFan4Life on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    if they traded up to get him, they must see something special in him. remember now, the Packers almost never trade up, the last time they did it besides this year was to draft Clay Matthews. so this guy must be pretty special

  7. By Brent on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Trumaine Johnson had too much off the field stuff. Johnson got tasered at a party after resisting officers. Im glad they went the clean route and grabbed Heyward.

  8. By Jim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Just remember-Thompson does this for a living. He is smarter than we are

  9. By Don on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    A Corner or Free Safety? I hope a Free Safety. Great pick. Now take a 6th and two 7ths and get back to the 5th.

  10. By David on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I think that hayward playing against the SEC vs. Johnson playing against 1-A competition was a deciding factor.

  11. By josh on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Johnson is bigger and stronger but has not covered the quality of receivers that Hayward has. The SEC has some of the best receivers in college football and this kid has played toe to toe with most of them. Johnson coming from a sub BCS division would have a huge leaning curve and may bust a la Ahmad Carroll.

  12. By retirednavyync on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I think this is a great pick. Will fit right into the nickel and dime packages. Great cover skills and tackles excellent. I am loving this draft so far. No surprises so far.

  13. By Lamar Vannoy on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    in ted we trust, i was thinking the same thing but…character issues? or being the sexy pick? now they have to sure things up with a safety, i would not be suprised if they trade into the third rb chris polk err safety from mcnesse st. janzen jackson

  14. By Brett on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Most said similar things when Ted took a young receiver named Jennings…enough 2nd guessing. This guys is a draft genius.

  15. By Tyler on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Don’t doubt TT guys, I mean really. I bet you were also complaining about taking Rodgers when we still had Favre. If we took this guy, then I believe he fits into our team better than ANYONE ELSE.

  16. By bill on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    look i know off field issues we shy away from, but come on the guy is 5 inches taller, a good bit faster and very physical on the field, but i will concede TT does this for a living and does make solid picks for the most part hope we get some OL help in the 4th

  17. By Bill 60 pack on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Casry is a ball hawk. He will be the next Nick Collins.

  18. By Wes on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Why not trade the 6th & two 7th rd picks to move up in the third round to get Peter Konz?

  19. By vikescry1 on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    jennings jordy nelson, nick collins, and i’m sure theres more i’m missing but i’m just to excited right now…

  20. By vikescry1 on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    way to go teddy T!

  21. By bill on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    konz is gone and a 6th and 2 7ths wont get u into the 3rd maybe the 5th and thats a big maybe ……..

  22. By Scott on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    TT, Love Ya Man!!

  23. By Andrew on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Hopefully he can get some good competition with Shields for the nickel spot and eventually take over for Woodson when he’s gone. By the way, Ahmad Carroll played in the SEC as well, so he faced all the good recievers in college. I think the Packers fell in love with his speed when they drafted him.

  24. By Michael on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    This kid is a ball-hawk! In Caper’s zone blitz scheme, occasionally corners have to be stuck on an island in man-to-man. T. Johnson has never played anything but zone, he goes against sub-par competition, and has character issues…and alot of teams really liked this kid at the combine, because he played on a crappy defense against great receivers and held his own…good pick TT.

  25. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    This is very interesting… to see how good TT is – lets watch the how Perry vs. Upshaw, Worthy vs. Still and Hayward vs. Johnson…

    And just for the fun of it, lets see if Perry turns out better than McClellin – love to see the Bears shake their heads again…

  26. By PackFan4Life on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I hope all of you know that Nick Collins was released not too long ago…

  27. By Anthony on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Now we need to start drafting guys to keep Rodgers off his back, We need some OL help.

  28. By Mike K on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    How about Russel Wilson with one of the 4 th rounders ?

  29. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    T Johnson was a risk reward pick. TT always takes the safe route in the draft. His only real bust was Justin harell

  30. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I have often doubted TT. Hated the Jordy Nelson pick but look how that turned out. Gotta say the guy knows his stuff.

  31. By xuewee on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    i hope they pick up la mike james

  32. By Joe on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    @Wes…

    Agreed, I was just thinking the same thing. We need impact players, not develpmental players. I think we have enough potential on the practice squad. Trade up, and get another guy that will make a difference!!

  33. By Jason on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Awesome draft so far…. Super Bowl 47 here we come! Go Pack!

  34. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Harrell is really only a bust because of injuries. TT had no way of knowing how that would turn out.

  35. By Dylan on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    draft Russell wilson

  36. By jcampshure on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    i think they traded up for LaMichael James….but he was snatched the pick before

  37. By vulcan357 on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I hope I’m wrong but I think he’s too small. This is the N F L, not the SEC. PLay time’s over! Should have gone with Johnson.

  38. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Harrell had injury questions when he was drafted so it was a risky pick in round one

  39. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Its funny how often you see players the packers get rid of over time become starters on other teams at the twilight of their careers… The packers are the best at taking average players and making them better. It seems like every year TT’s picks become coachable to the point where they become hindsight winners. Have faith not only on TT, but that he knows what kind of players would fit in the packer family the best

  40. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    @jcampshure

    agreed, I think the trade up may have been finalized before the pick for LMJ was put in.

  41. By xuewee on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    damn u r right jcamp i forgot to look if anyone took him yet

  42. By In Ted I Trust on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Nick Collins was from Bethune Cookman and that worked out so the SEC is not the only conference you find talent

  43. By Fire Ted on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Ted’s an idiot, he knows less than the peewee coach down the street. He’s trying to cover his gross negligence of hiring and retaining Capers by drafting a bunch of defensive players hoping some miracle happens. The only thing wrong with the defense is the leader. Replacing Collins would have made sense. Addressing the O-line/ sack issue would also have made sense especially with Clifton gone but Ted likes to squander QB protection and hope for the best. As long as Capers runs the defense it will suck no matter who the idiot Thompson drafts to cover his mistakes. And the offense will suffer as a result. We’ll probably lose Rodgers to injury this year. Good going Ted way to piss away yet another draft. Say hi to Dom douchebag.

  44. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Sure gonna miss Collins!!

  45. By shaver1028 on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I believe this kid will fit in nicely..He’s got a hall of Famer to learn from. With some work, he may end up actually being a safety. 5’11, almost 6′. I sure would not mind Russell Wilson as a QB project. Pretty sturdy draft by the Packers thus far. No huge names, but, these guys all have great character and the willingness to learn and they all play hard. TT, and his staff has done well at draft time. Hopefully no Jamal Reynolds,Mandrichs, or T-Buckley’s have been picked.. hahahah

  46. By sandy on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Not happy bout loosing collins but thinking good choice wit haywood

  47. By Troy on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    You people want one thing like we all do. That is to win and win big! The Packers are fixing much needed holes. We all want some more Super Bowls, period! Let Ted Thompson do his job that he is awesome at and just enjoy the draft for what it is. To select the best player available to make your team better. Watch out for the Pack this year. My pick for Super Bowl XLVII.

  48. By bill on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    bust that TT took in 1st is only harrel pretty good percentage, 2nd rd busts are pat lee, brandon jackson and terrence murphy so out of 17 picks in the first 2 rounds only 4 bust unless u count brohm then its 5. that pretty good to me so, i might complain but ill trust him. by bust i mean they dont start or contribute regularly, because the first 2 rds should provide starters/stars

  49. By ed on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Saw Hayward play a lot this year. Excellent player on not so good a team, playing against elite talent. This is an awesome pick. This kid will shine in Green Bay

  50. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    @Fire Ted – Seems like you may be the idiot. They are one year removed from the SB and went 15-1 last year. Yea, the defense gave up too many yards, but thats because the offense scored so much so fast that the d was on the field so much and teams were desperate to throw it up and gain yards to keep up on the score board.

    The only reason they didnt beat the giants was because they had two weeks off. I blame that on MM, but have much love for him anyways.

    You dont like Dom… who was available that is better??

  51. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    haha fire ted… hope you’re kidding right? Wonder if you also felt that way while Brett Favre was our quarterback – hated how often Favre missed games…

    Scott wells – 7th round – pro bowler
    Josh Sitton – 4th round – solid player
    bryan bulaga – 1st round – getting better
    Jeff Saturday – 2 year deal…

    Rodgers can pull up a lawn chair and sip a lemonade as he throws darts with his quickest release in the NFL…

    Yeah Guess TT really needs to be fired – I mean, Aaron Rodgers… Really?! Whle Favre had a few years left… wow… Yeah fire TT

  52. By tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    awesome draft

  53. By Jeff on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Ahmad Carroll did not play in the SEC. He played in the WAC.

  54. By Joe on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    @Fire Ted,

    Really? I’m just curious, where did you get all your intimate expertise on how to run a football team? How is it that you are the only person (probably in the world) who thinks TT is as awful as you say? I’m guessing you are a Vikings fan, trolling around.

  55. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Capers had done well drafting every year. Losing Jenkins and Collins last year snowballed and we had a bad ear on offense. Lay off Ted and Dom.

  56. By Jeff on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    So far, so good. Excellent draft thus far. Only issue I have is the OLine. With so many defectors and can’t plays who are we left with to protect the MVP?

  57. By James on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Me being a vanderbilt fan, I love the packers getting hayward. He has always been lockdown at vandy and had two interceptions in the Liberty bowl. Him being the only defense we had. Also great friends with Aaron’s little brother Jordan Rodgers. Great pick for the packers

  58. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    haha yeah, probably a vikings fan… Guess Matt Kalil protecting Ponder is a game changer in the NFC North… guess the division will look like this in 2012

    1. Vikings
    2. Bears
    3. Lions
    4. Packers

    Guess We’ll get the 2nd pick next year…

  59. By AJS on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    This is the most exciting draft of T.T.’s career with the Packers. REALLY excited to see these first three picks get in. For a team that was 15 -1, glad to see he’s traded picks so that he has seven/eight draft picks in camp rather than 10.

  60. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    James – dont worry about the OL – The Packers have a history of lower rounds filling needs that become amazing – Tauscher, Sitton, Wells etc… We’ll be fine.

    Also, bulaga will have an amazing year – he’ll really be solid in his 3rd year. Sherrod will be back – we’ll be fine

  61. By xuewee on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I wonder y they didnt take Upshaw Courtney

  62. By darthviper3k on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Fire Ted… TT is an idiot? Hmm. So what team do you GM for that makes you qualified for such a judgement?

    Honestly.. for a team that is 70%+ drafted or undrafted FA… going 15-1… winning the Super Bowl in 2010 with a record 16 players on IR (I’m pretty sure thats a record for a SB Winning team).
    With A-Rod… GB Looks to be on the edge of a dynasty… and look to be a great team for MANY years.
    Being Super Bowl favorites for 3 straight years…(4 now)

    No.. you’re absolutely right.. TT doesn’t know what he’s doing

  63. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Speed… Upshaw is too slow for our scheme

  64. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    If TT thought OL was the most pressing he would have addressed it. Have a little faith!

  65. By xuewee on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    i wonder if they trade up to get a good four round pick

  66. By Tiebow on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Dear Fire Ted:
    You have NO CLUE!

  67. By darthviper3k on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    With 2 picks in the 4th already.. and the ammo to get a late 3rd round… I wonder if TT trades up again.

  68. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I dont think they will trade up again. I believe the the compensatory picks are untradable (may be wrong though). That doesnt leave much. Just trading out 7s to get up to 5s? IDK. I dont see much value now in trading up.

  69. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Can’t trade compensatory picks

  70. By Adamski on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    @fire ted – Do you actually WATCH GB football? TT has spent his last TWO first rounders on the OL, and it has been primarily offense for the last friggin decade (hence the glut of WRs on the active roster and practice squad)!!! Im okay with you not liking TTs style, but cmon, AT LEAST have a plausible argument against him! Sheesh!

    With THAT aside, Im really liking this draft thus far, we had needs, and TT through a stroke of luck was able to address them, all the while staying true to the “best available” philosophy. Even if only ONE of the guys works out, we will be a better team because of it. Is it September yet?!?!?!

    GO PACK GO!!!

  71. By Phillip from Tulsa on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    @ Dale

    thanks for confirming that. I didnt think so.

  72. By Montana Griz on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Trumaine Johnson has much greater upside than Hayward. Could have been a solid cover corner (particularly with C-Woodson and other mentors) and big enough to be a safety, too. Pack staff wouldn’t have any trouble keeping Tru’s behavior in line. When Hayward rides the pines for the Pack, we can still catch Tru’s highlights on NFL Network next season.

  73. By craig on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    well the pack still needs two or three more qbs so they have 4 or 5 for qb school and then they cut down to 3. also need safety another corner another lb. 1 rb back 2 offensive linemen.

  74. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    What do we need more. A running back or a safety.

  75. By IPBprez on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Great pick in Hayward. This will allow Sir Charles to stay put as a floating Free Safety and add years to his career. You watch.

  76. By darthviper3k on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    We have a 5, 6, & a 7 we could trade (as well as a few compensatory that we can’t). I’m not sure If there is any available value in the 3rd for the pack to trade up for.
    Perhaps now TT addresses youth and depth?

  77. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    We need to get Menzie in the 4th… And we dont’ have a 5th round anymore – we traded it to New England

  78. By scott on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I want to see them trade up into the third and take dequan menzie

  79. By Mike on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    5′ 11″ 188 Calvin Johnson is licking his chops. remember the the small corner outa one of the florida schools terrell whats his name.

  80. By darthviper3k on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Oops, My bad Tim.. Thought we traded something else for some reason.

  81. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Darth – look at the home screen, we have two 4ths., one 6th and three 7’s left – thats 5 more players – I’d go with a safety, two OL’s, RB & Moore the QB.

  82. By David Nora on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Ahmed Carroll was a Sherman pick, if the guy could have drafted and traded worth a lick he’d still be running things here lol. We run a zone coverage and Howard is one of the few top quality zone coverage corners available in this draft. TT should get arrested for stealing so many quality players this draft. Needing defense, we got lucky in round one when Perry fell and then to move up twice in round two at discounts to get a pass rushing DE and a very solid CB means there is no way this defense ends up dead last again. Get ready to watch the Blitz Bay Packers defense!

  83. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    correction – we have 4 7th round picks – thats one more player.

    Vic Ketchman was saying that 7th round picks are a way for teams to lock in Players instead of getting them as Undrafted Free Agents. That means we can get 4 of these guys locked up – as a reminder – think Donald Driver and Tramon Williams as players that were Undrafted Free Agents.

  84. By kevin on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Carroll went to Arkansas – SEC

  85. By Charlie on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I am not a big fan of doms either he is a bend but don’t break d-fence minded coach, he gets fired after 4yrs yes he needs to go but TT is not to blame we won a Super Bowl with Dom. Great picks so far TT, we have Woodsons replacement I hope . Woodson good luck at safety this yr hope ya can make the change like the other Woodson who did that at th end of his career.

  86. By Anthony on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I agree with you Tim that is what we need, I don’t know if that is the order.
    What do you guys think about trying to aquire McCoy from the Browns?

  87. By steve on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Harrell should have been arrested for felon theft!!

  88. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    forget mcCoy – holmgren couldn’t get anything out of this guy – he couldn’t take a hit… The packers have had a ton of success with drafting back up QB’s, Remember Hassleback, Brunell, Detmer, Flynn, RODGERS… I’m not worried… I think Kellen Moore would be a nice prospect

  89. By Charlie on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Collins thanks for the few great yrs you gave us, you won that Super Bowl for us .hope to see back on gb sideline maybe with clipboard. Perry, Worthy, let’s get to work we will be the best d in the league if our corners show up this yr.

  90. By jim bush on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Lets’ trust TT & MM.. super bowl/ 15-2 not shabby….think he’s done a great job with the first three picks…need OL help, RB and a 3rd qb tomorrow…has the picks to do it…so breathe deeply and keep the faith….GO PACK !!!!!

  91. By Adamski on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Woodson is NOT going to play safety this year. MAYBE next, but definitely not this season. Lets just hope between our draft picks and the FA signing of Hargrove we will be able to generate enough pass rush so as not to leave Peprah and Burnett on an island for as long as we did last season (a friggin 15-1 campaign, mind you!!!)…

    Folks just need to CHILL OUT, this is a top notch team were posting about here, with some definite needs in the front seven, Id like to believe TT has addressed them, and that we will be hunky-dory.

    Cheers, Packer Nation!

  92. By kevan on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Driver was drafted in the 7th rnd outta Alcorn State

  93. By David McConnell on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    So far so good Teddy T. Perry and Worthy are excellent picks and the fill a Pack “need” = someone that takes more than 1 step before giving up. Yeah – Ted

  94. By darthviper3k on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Charlie I have to disagree.. Capers is a defense that is about preventing points and creating turnovers. I couldn’t care less if he allows everything else.. but if his D can keeps points off the board then everything else falls into place.

    Tim- yea, when you mentioned my error I took a 2nd look then.

    I have to agree with you though… Looking at some of the players left… there MIGHT be a chance TT moves up for a SS… but more than likely I think he lets players fall to him. He’s already gotten major value out of this draft so far.

    Even if the remaining picks doesn’t produce immediate starters but provides depth… I still think this draft could grade pretty good.

  95. By Anthony on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I would like to see a steady diet of Vic So’oto this yr.

  96. By AlphaCat on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    As a Vandy graduate, I’ve followed Casey Hayward for the past couple of years. He’s a ball hawk and is really good at jumping routes, much like Nick Collins. He also has good speed and blitzes off the corner like Woodson. I’m really excited, and glad to see a Vandy player NOT go to the Bears.

  97. By David McConnell on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Adamski, I agree. if 15-1 is broken, I hope the Pack stays broken

  98. By Kal on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Driver was a seventh round pick out of alcorn state geeze how can you be a packer fan lol

  99. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    lol – my bad – was jumping on the cruz bandwagon this year (I know sorry) but knew this guy was specials watching a pre-season game where he lit up the Jets… then I thought about how the packers had someone like that in Driver – forgetting he was drafted 7th. I always remembered though how he was 13th or 14th in the depth chart starting out and ended up #1 in all time receiving for the Pack…

  100. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    forgot to mention how Victor Cruz was undrafted…

  101. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    And can’t wait to get our revenge on the Giants this coming year…

  102. By Tim on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Hey AlphaCat, how about Jordan Rodgers (Vandy) next year NOT GOING TO THE BEARS – how awesome would it be for TT to draft him as a backup to his bro…

  103. By Dale on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    The defense should be noticeably better this season. Super bowl is not beyond the realm of possibility.

  104. By Marcus on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Casey Hayward is just as physical as the Montana kid. You won’t hear about the Montana kid by 2015. People that fall in love with size prove to fall in love with ideals not truth. And 5-11, 192 is not small for a corner. Hayward has great intelligence, tremendous ball skill, is more athletic than people think. They just see some stupid 40 time and decide that’s someone’s athleticism. Hayward was one of the best athletes in Georgia coming out of high school. Hayward replaced an All-American at Vanderbilt in current Bears DB DJ Moore and eventually became an All-American as well. He could’ve had 20 picks in 3 years had it not been for 2 called back due to def penalties and some unusual for him drops against Arkansas (the best WR corps in the country).

  105. By David J on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I like Heyward hes same size as Tramon Williams, plays the ball well has great feet and will support the run. T. Johnson doesn’t fit in the organization. If we get Aaron Henry I’ll be please, hes the closes we can get to Nick Collins.

  106. By Randy on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Chuck Woodson could move to Safety with thr Hayward pick. Shields will start and Hayward becomes the nickel…could happen

  107. By Adam on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    Ya we definitely traded up for lamichael James, rb, oregon. San Fran was not supposed to pick him because they have frank gore, Kendall hunter, and Brandon Jacobs in their backfield. I’m pretty sure the 9ers just did that to piss us off…

  108. By Number 1 packer fan on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    I would love to see the packers draft the DE out of Troy Jonathan Massaquoi. The guy is a beast and could fit in well with a 3-4 defense. He’s 6-2 270 lbs could also be a inside or outside LB.

    What you think?

  109. By Patrick on Apr 27, 2012 | Reply

    The Pack addressed needs and D was issue number one. Worthy will be the STEAL of this draft. The need for tackle will be addressed, but let’s make no mistake about it, the O was top notch, the D struggled and we need to pressure the other guys qb.Love this draft and think we are retooled to go after the SB.

  110. By Ky Pack Fan on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    No, I think “Fire Ted” is just a Bears Fan who used to be a Vikings Fan after giving up on the Lions!!

  111. By Number 1 packer fan on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    love!!!!!!! Hahaaaa

  112. By Rick P. on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    I think that Charles will be playing alot more Safety as his career comes closer to the end.

  113. By cason on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    harrel was undrafted

  114. By Allen on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    this is not a bad pick, my guess it they are going to move woodson to FS position. If Heywood can do the job then this will work.

  115. By Pack n Crew on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    The reason @fireTed is so pissed is because he still has a mancrush on Favre. He may wanna get that looked at.

  116. By Aaron on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    NEED A RUNNING BACK!!!

  117. By Aaron on Apr 28, 2012 | Reply

    Great Picks So Far!

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