Round 3, 92nd Overall: Luke Goedeke, OT, Central Michigan
The Green Bay Packers are a team that will never stay complacent along the offensive line, and it’s the right process to have. You never know what injures will occur during an NFL season, and having depth across the board is such an important part of a team.
With David Bakhtiari on the other side of 30, Elgton Jenkins’ timetable for return, and the question of Yosh Nijman at right tackle, getting more depth at that position makes sense.
Luke Goedeke isn’t talked about as highly as his Central Michigan teammate, but he honestly should be. He has the functional athleticism and greta footwork as a pass protector, and has the quicks, balance, and power to be a successful run blocker. The only question is the short arms, but again, even if the Packers believe he’s a guard, they value tackle experience.
Round 4, 132nd Overall: Daniel Bellinger, TE, San Diego State
The Packers passed on taking a tight end in last year’s draft, but the 2022 NFL Draft could be different. Marcedes Lewis won’t be around much longer, and there are questions with Robert Tonyan returning from injury and if Josiah Deguara can be TE1.
Daniel Bellinger has gotten attention during the process, most notably at the combine, where his testing numbers were especially impressive. Bellinger is a great inline player who flashed the ability to sink his hips and efficiently change direction as a route runner at the Senior Bowl. The Packers can target him more than San Diego State did in their passing game.
Round 4, 140th Overall: Thomas Booker, DL, Stanford
So while Logan Hall moves around everywhere on the defensive line, getting a true running mate for Kenny Clark is important. Thomas Booker should be talked about more, especially in a weaker defensive line class. He’s phenomenal at sitting and leveraging with good hand placement and extension, and is quick to shed blocks. He flashes quickness as a rusher and is one of the most intelligent prospects you’ll talk to.