Green Bay Packers Draft Matchup: LB Shea McClellin vs. DE/LB Whitney Mercilus

Both Shea McClellin and Whitney Mercilus could be considered late risers on most NFL draft boards, including the Packers’ board. Different types of late risers, but late risers nonetheless. Mercilus had only two sacks and didn’t do much of anything at Illinois in 2009-10 before exploding for 16 sacks and nine forced fumbles in 2011. […]

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Whitney Mercilus, DE, Illinois

Green Bay Packers draft prospect profile: Whitney Mercilus. Player information: Whitney Mercilus, DE, Illinois 6-foot-4, 265 pounds Graduated high school with a GPA over 3.0 and his parents are from Haiti. NFL Combine: 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.53 seconds 3 Cone Drill: 7.17 seconds 40 Yard Dash: 4.63 seconds Bench Press: 27.0 reps Broad Jump: 118.0″ Vertical Jump: 32.0″ News & Notes: […]