Posts tagged 2009 NFL Draft

Packers Begin Signing Draft Picks

The Green Bay Packers have signed three draft picks. The first three signees of the Packers’ 2009 draft class are defensive end Jarius Wynn (6th round), safety/cornerback Brandon Underwood (6th), and linebacker Brad Jones (7th). While this isn’t a major development, it’s about time the Packers made some movement on this front. The Chicago Bears, […]

Final Word On The Packers Draft, For Now

Today is the day that everyone and their mother hand out draft grades. Well, grading a draft class immediately after said draft is bullshit. No one can adequately grade a draft class for at least three years. These players haven’t been on the field yet. They haven’t seen the playbook. They haven’t met their teammates. […]

Packers Draft for Need, Select Raji

B.J. Raji

The Green Bay Packers selected defensive tackle B.J. Raji with the No. 9 selection in the NFL draft, taking a player to beef up one of the team’s major deficiencies. In the process, they bypassed a guy with top-five talent in Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree. The move was surprising in that Packers GM […]

Michael Crabtree, Larry English, Tyson Jackson Enter the Fray

Larry English

As we mentioned yesterday, Pro Football Weekly’s Nolan Nawrocki predicted the Green Bay Packers would land Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree with the No. 9 pick in this weekend’s NFL Draft. First, Crabtree is a phenomenal talent, racking up 1,165 yards in 2008 and an astounding 1,962 in 2007. He’s a physical specimen at […]