Packers get your receiver - quarterbacks fall far
Right at the beginning of the second day in Las Vegas, Green Bay became active on the Draft board. General Manager Brian Gutekunst Trade both second-round picks of the Packers (No. 53 and 59) for Pick No. 34 for the division rival Minnesota-and thus chose Christian Watson (North Dakota State) at the beginning of the second round.
- quarterbacks fall far: Willis has to wait until pick 86
- with Reimann, an Austrian is drafted for the first time
Finally the desired receiver for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the fans of the packers. After the departure of star receiver Davante Adams towards Las Vegas and the loss of Marquez Valdes-Scantling (Kansas City) and Equanimeous St. Brown (Chicago), Green Bay still had an urgent need. On Thursday, the Packers had expanded their series to take a passport recipient in the first round.
quarterbacks fall far: Willis has to wait until pick 86
For the quarterback prospects, the wait continued on the second day of draft-even into the third round. It was only with the 70th Pick the Atlanta Falcons Desmond Ridder (Cincinnati), who with Marcus Mariota should argue about the starter post in the future.
Malik Willis (Liberty) fell to position 86, which many had seen as the best quarterback talent in the 2022 class and likely first-off picking: the Tennessee Titans, who on the first day of the NFL-Drafts 2022 Top Receiver a.J. Brown had finally secured his services.
with Reimann, an Austrian is drafted for the first time
The Carolina Panthers also got their playmaker. With the 94. Pick they grabbed Matt Corral. Stand now the Panthers want to go into the new season with Sam Darnold. On Friday, rumors about a trade for Baker Mayfield (Cleveland Browns) came up. Just like Jimmy Garoppolo (San Francisco 49ers), he continues to wait for a customer.
Also remarkable: An Austrian was chosen for the first time in the NFL Draft. The Indianapolis Colts snapped in the third round with Pick 77 Tackle Bernhard Reimann from Central Michigan University.