NFL Expert Picks - Week 2
But new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine never had great edge rushers with the Jets, where he made his bones—he had great cover corners, which he put on islands to enhance his interior pressures and zone blitz disguises.
The Packers appear to have a quality cover corner in Kevin King though the second-rounder has played just nine NFL games. The hope now is they have another with Alexander. He battled a knee injury for most of last season, but when healthy, Alexander is a quick, aggressive, ball-hawking corner who is at his best playing off coverage and breaking on the ball. While undersized, he held his own against bigger receivers downfield as well. From there you can create a pass rush through deceptive looks and blitzing.
No pick is a sure thing. New defensive coordinator Mike Pettine likes athletic, interchangeable pieces in the middle of the field, because it makes it easier to disguise your looks. Round 7, Pick 30 No. Please enter your email address associated with the account so we can help reset your password. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and scores from your favorite teams anywhere and get customized notifications, special offers and much more.
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Thank you for signing up! Please check your inbox to confirm your email address and start receiving newsletters. By Nihal Kolur April 26, On the other side of the ball, Green Bay signed tight end Jimmy Graham, who will look to complement Davante Adams and offset the departure of Jordy Nelson, The Packers were involved in the third trade on draft day, and it was a big one: Sign Up for our Newsletter Don't get stuck on the sidelines! Sign up to get exclusives, daily highlights, analysis and more—delivered right to your inbox!
Returned to Green Bay after serving as the team's quarterbacks coach in Subsequently was a highly successful offensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints With McCarthy calling plays, the Saints racked up 10 offensive team records and 25 individual marks.
Graduated with a degree in business administration from Baker University following a two-year playing career Born November 10, , in Pittsburgh. Team Profiles Select a Team Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison leaps to block Minnesota Vikings punt in the red zone and Green Bay Packers cornerback Josh Jackson catches the deflection on the goal line and runs into the end zone for a touchdown.
Get Packers Gear Game Averages offense defense more. Keep up with the Packers , Sep 20, Visit the Packers' official website for your daily fix of team information. Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks didn't hold back during a Wednesday teleconference with Packers media when asked what he knew about the offensive line heading into Sunday's game. While Aaron Rodgers pursues a mythical fully guaranteed, multi-year deal, the year veteran and longtime Packer doesn't want to hamstring his organization in the process.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said earlier in the week that he is developing rapport with tight end Jimmy Graham. While Jimmy Graham and Aaron Rodgers are still working on developing the all-important chemistry between passer and receiver, Monday offered an example of what opposing defenses will have to deal with.
The Packers have good news on the offensive line.