Sports Green Bay Packers draft picks 2021: Round-by-round selections
Packers GM puts positive spin on Aaron Rodgers standoff: 'I do think he'll play for us again'
Aaron Rodgers has grown so disgruntled with the Green Bay Packers, the quarterback informed some within the organization he will not return. A stunning, franchise-shattering decision hours before the NFL draft. Now it was shortly before midnight, and instead of parading his first-round selection of Georgia cornerback Eric Stokes, Gutekunst used the podium to pitch his quarterback. “We have a very good football team here,” Gutekunst said, sounding as if he were reading from a script designed to change his quarterback’s mind. “And we have a great organization. We’re very committed to him.
Here is a 2021 NFL draft pick-by-pick breakdown for the Green Bay Packers:
Round 1 (No. 29 overall) - Eric Stokes, CB, Georgia: No receiver here for, who gets to further stew in . and, despite some raw elements to his game, might soon be gunning for CB Kevin King's job after the veteran's disastrous performance in the NFC championship game.
Round 2 (62)
Miami Dolphins draft picks 2021: Round-by-round selections
Here is a 2021 NFL draft pick-by-pick breakdown for the Miami Dolphins.Round 1 (No. 6 overall, from Eagles) - Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama: He's been compared to Tyreek Hill and will reunite with former Crimson Tide QB Tua Tagovailoa in Miami. Waddle and WR Will Fuller V will give Miami speed to burn on the outside, and Waddle could also greatly enhance the Fins' return teams. The AFC East better beware double moves from a player who averaged 10 yards after the catch.
Round 3 (92)
Round 4 (135)
Round 4 (142, compensatory)
Round 5 (173)
Round 5 (178, compensatory)
Round 6 (214)
Round 6 (220, compensatory)
Round 7 (256)
Green Bay Packers' last five top draft picks:
- 2020 (No. 26 overall): Jordan Love, QB, Utah State
- 2019 (No. 12 overall): Rashan Gary, LB, Michigan
- 2018 (No. 18 overall): Jaire Alexander, CB, Louisville
- 2017 (No. 33 overall): Kevin King, CB, Washington
- 2016 (No. 27 overall): Kenny Clark, DT, UCLA
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San Francisco 49ers draft picks 2021: Round-by-round selections
Here is a 2021 NFL draft pick-by-pick breakdown for the San Francisco 49ers.Round 1 (No. 3 overall, from Texans through Dolphins) - Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota State: A pick that's changed hands three times, the Niners made their bold acquisition of it last month ... and it was quickly followed by rampant speculation that they would take Alabama's Mac Jones. But going with Lance, who has far more upside than Jones given his physical skills, seems like the better option given the franchise surrendered three first-rounders to get him.
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