Final Packers mock draft: A big first-round trade fills a position of need

Final Packers mock draft: A big first-round trade fills a position of need

Packers fifth-year general manager Brian Gutekunst is rarely transparent with his draft plans. Fortunately, he told The Athletic exactly what he’s going to do at every pick in this year’s draft.
That’s how I arrived at this seven-round mock. There’s no need to even watch the draft after reading this. Packers’ draft picks RD.PICKOVERALLNOTE12222From Las Vegas1282822153From Las Vegas2275932892427132435140Compensatory pick52817177228From Houston728249737258Compensatory pick Round 1, pick No. 14 (via Ravens): Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State
In one of the shockers of Thursday night, the Packers not only select a wide receiver in the first round for the first time in 20 years, but Gutekunst trades up eight spots to do so.