26, to select Utah State quarterback Jordan Love on Thursday night. Montez ranked seventh in the draft class with an on-target rate of 76 percent but had a career passer rating of just 64.4 when under pressure. Also of note, Rodgers is the shortest at 6-foot-2 right on the nose and Coleman easily the slowest (4.94 in the 40). DID YOU KNOW THEY ONCE DRAFTED? Imagine Green Bay’s toothless defense with a linebacker with some real three-down ability. Rodgers, among the NFL's highest-paid QBs for good reason, has four years left on his current contract. He earned second-team All-Mountain West Conference honors and was named the conference's player of the week five times. GREEN BAY – For the third straight draft as general manager, Brian Gutekunst made a trade in the first round, and this time he drafted a quarterback. GREEN BAY, Wis. – Here’s a look at the Green Bay Packers’ quarterback situation ahead of the NFL Draft, including pertinent history and seven potential draft picks. You talk about protections and read progressions and hots and all that stuff, that really appealed to me detail-wise, and I’d say definitely prepared me.”, Anthony Gordon, Washington State: Gordon replaced Gardner Minshew and became the latest Mike Leach-coached Air Raid legend. The two-time MVP has led the Packers to one Super Bowl title and three other NFC championship game appearances. In the 15 drafts run by Ted Thompson and Gutekunst, Green Bay has drafted six quarterbacks. The Packers have done a ton of pre-draft homework on the quarterback prospects in this class, foreshadowing what could be a strong desire to jump on any value that presents itself during the draft, even early in the process. You know, he just doesn't give it to anyone. Register today or log in to access this premium article. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. 30 in his latest mock draft. The three players taken immediately after him all made the Hall of Fame: Barry Sanders, Derrick Thomas and Deion Sanders. 30? The three players taken immediately after him all made the Hall of Fame: Barry Sanders, Derrick Thomas and Deion Sanders. April 24, 2020 12:13 am ET. Hadl threw 29 interceptions and nine touchdown passes during his Green Bay stint and made just 19 starts with the Packers. This past season, Love's numbers dipped a bit (62%, 3,402 yards, 20 TD, 17 INT), the glaring number being the increase in interceptions for a Utah State team that struggled. More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL, FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr, left, presents current Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers, right, with the the Bart Starr Award for Character and Leadership at the Super Bowl Breakfast in New York. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). ", The Packers currently have nine picks in the upcoming draft, with their first arriving at No. Packers’ draft history includes Rodgers but also QB busts By STEVE MEGARGEE April 21, 2020 GMT FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr, left, presents current Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers, right, with the the Bart Starr Award for Character and Leadership at the Super Bowl Breakfast in New York. Among quarterbacks in this draft class, Hurts’ on-target rate of 81 percent ranks third, according to Sports Info Solutions. FIU is more pro-style even though we were in a lot of spread sets. I don't see that as a problem, though. “I put it all on tape. : QB Daryle Lamonica. The former Louisville star got beaten out by seventh-round pick and fellow rookie Matt Flynn of LSU for the right to back up Brett Favre during the 2008 season. Round Overall Player Selected Grade; 1 26* QB Jordan Love, Utah State: D 2 62 RB A.J. The Green Bay Packers (4-0) will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-2) in a big NFC game in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday. When the Cal star took a draft-day plunge in 2005, the Packers scooped him up with the 24th overall selection. The former Louisville star got beaten out by seventh-round pick and fellow rookie Matt Flynn of LSU for the right to back up Brett Favre during the 2008 season. 30 overall. LAST YEAR’S PICKS: (Round, Name, Position, School): 1st, Rashan Gary, LB, Michigan; 1st, Darnell Savage, S, Maryland; 2nd, OG Elgton Jenkins, Mississippi State; 3rd, Jace Sternberger, TE, Texas A&M; 5th, Kingsley Keke, DT, Texas A&M; 6th, Ka’dar Hollman, CB, Toledo; 6th, Dexter Williams, RB, Notre Dame; 7th, Ty Summers, LB, TCU. Share this article 2.2k shares share tweet text email link Zach Kruse . NFL MOCK DRAFT 2020:Packers land a new stud on defense. 19 overall) to the Atlanta Falcons in 1992 to acquire Favre, who had been selected in the second round a year earlier. DID YOU KNOW THEY ONCE DRAFTED? He presumably would have gone against Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans. He threw for 5,312 yards with 40 touchdowns vs. 12 interceptions at FIU. BEST LATE-ROUND PICK: QB Bart Starr. The Packers’ decision to draft a QB in the first round made for one of the league’s biggest talking points of the offseason. 12 for high school and college. He threw 26 touchdown passes and just 4 interceptions last season, his first under coach Matt LaFleur. Jordan Love grateful for his 'crazy journey' to Green Bay. He completed 50 percent of his deep passes and ranked seventh in the nation with 1,234 yards on passes thrown 20-plus yards downfield, according to Pro Football Focus. If the West Coast scout hadn't scouted Rodgers, that would have been a problem, but I'm assuming that's not the case. WORST SECOND-ROUND PICK: QB Brian Brohm. An analytics-based view of Rodgers and the Packers, Pettine's history vs. Brady, takeaways and much more in a last look at Sunday's showdown.