Being a fan is emotional and there's a lot of people who want to vent. I have no emotion about what the Packers do, so it's not that big of a deal. I try to add some perspective and correct people when they're obviously wrong. But their team is coming off a 7-9 year and they want a Super Bowl right now. They don't know how Gutekunst can pass up two names they really know well.
You can do that when he gets to camp and we have a chance to see him play.
I think they would like to try. But they do have the top pick in the fourth and probably view that as a third (even though it isn't).
They may have thought the Packers were going to take him and decided to wow them with a trade.
Why do people always compare everything to the Patriots. The Patriots are the Packers of the 1960s. There is not a better coach or quarterback in the NFL. Yes, it's something to aim for, but let's be real about who the Patriots are.
You're assuming they had those two guys ranked higher than Alexander. The one thing I will point out is that no one thought James or Edmunds would be available at 14. There must have been a reason they were. Tampa Bay was locked in as taking James at No. 7 by just about everyone and yet they passed on him twice. I'd like to know why.
So did Tom Landry and the Cowboys when they were losing to the Packers in the '60s, right? They must have been a rotten organization.
There are still a number of guys in the second, third and fourth rounds. They're not as complete as the first-rounders. It was not a good year for great edge rushers.
Maybe. I think it's also a chance to move up in the 2019 draft to a higher spot. I'll be curious to hear what Gutekunst says about next year's draft.
Ahmad Carroll was extremely immature and Sherman overlooked that. Alexander was a team captain doesn't have any check marks against his personality, at least from what I've read.
Yes, that's an excellent point.