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Pick-by-pick analysis: Packers go with value in NFL Draft

The Green Bay Packers entered the 2010 NFL Draft with few needs, allowing them to select for value instead of need. Here’s a look at their picks.

Round 1, Pick No. 32: Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State: Chad Clifton is one or two years away from retiring and the Packers are thin at the tackle position, so Sherrod was a no-brainer here. The pick allows the Packers to mix and match with last year’s first round pick Bryan Bulaga, who could stay at right tackle if Sherrod pans out as the left tackle of the future. Da’Quan Bowers, Akeem Ayers and Brooks Reed were all tempting options, but Sherrod fills a need and can learn for a year behind Clifton before taking over as Aaron Rodgers’ blindside protector.

Round 2, Pick No. 64: Randall Cobb, WR, Kentucky:

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April 30, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , ,

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