Packers 2014 NFL Draft – Third Round Pick: Khyri Thornton, DT, Southern Mississippi

With their third-round pick (85th overall) in the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Khyri Thornton, DT, Southern Mississippi PLAYER DETAILS:  Khyri Thornton, DT, Southern Mississippi  6’3″, 304 lbs CAREER NOTES:  Played all 13 games in 2010 and recorded 17 tackles, five tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. . .In 2011, he appeared in 14 […]

Packers 2014 NFL Draft – Second Round Pick: Davante Adams, WR, Fresno ST.

With their second-round pick (53rd overall) in the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Davante Adams, wide receiver from Fresno State. PLAYER DETAILS:  Davante Adams, WR 6/1″, 212lbs, 32 5/8 arms, 9″ hands CAREER NOTES:  Redshirted in 2011, earning offensive scout team player of the year recognition. Was Mountain West Conference Freshman of the […]

Packers 2014 NFL Draft – First Round Pick: Ha’Sean “Ha Ha” Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama

With their first-round pick (21st overall) in the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Ha’Sean “Ha Ha” Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama PLAYER DETAILS:  Ha’Sean “Ha Ha” Clinton-Dix FS Alabama 6-0/208 lbs CAREER NOTES:  Seven interceptions in 38 games with the Crimson Tide. … 100 career tackles. … First-team All-American in 2013. … Third-team All-American in 2012. […]

Packers are Winners in the Mysterious NFL Compensatory Draft Pick System

If Ted Thompson ever allows himself to let out a big grin, he is surely beaming today. The NFL handed out 32 compensatory draft picks to 13 NFL teams today, with the Packers taking in the third best haul behind the Ravens and Steelers. In addition, both picks received represented the best possible outcome for […]

High Praise for Packers 7th Round Pick Sam Barrington from NFL Analyst Greg Cosell

NFL analyst and NFL Films senior producer Greg Cosell had high praise for Packers seventh-round draft pick Sam Barrington on Tuesday. Speaking with with Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports on the Shutdown Corner podcast, Cosell called the 6-foot-1, 235-pound linebacker from South Florida an “athletic kid,” whose “athletic ability was a second- or third-round pick.” […]