5-year analysis Grading the 2011 Packers draft class
We all know the mantra by now: You can't really tell anything about a draft until 3-5 years down the road.Aaron Rodgers Jersey
With that in mind, we're here to see exactly how the Green Bay Packers fared in the NFL Draft five years ago, in 2011.Cam Newton Jersey Certainly draft grades were handed out way back when, but for a true perspective read on.
If the No.Tom Brady Jersey 32 overall wasn't a giveaway, if you remember the Packers were coming off a Super Bowl and thus has the last pick of the first round. A draft is seven rounds long,Seattle Seahawks Jerseys though, so there are still gems to be found after the first 31 picks. Green Bay,Steelers Store however, easily had the worst first-round pick of the 2012 draft. Sherrod struggled to get on the field in his rookie season.Bengals Store He played in just five games, his season ending after he broke his leg in Kansas City. That injury cost him the entire 2012 season as well,Tyrann Mathieu Jersey and he started 2013 on the PUP list. Sherrod played in seven games that year and eight in 2014 (which included his only NFL start) before being cut on Oct. 27.Peyton Manning Jersey He later would sign with, ironically, the Chiefs,Ezekiel Elliott Jersey but would be cut before the 2015 season. It is easy to say "What if?" five years later,Eli Manning Jersey but among second-round picks were tight end Kyle Rudolph (43) and wide receiver Torrey Smith (58).
How does one judge Cobb? Is it by how he has done with the Packers? Cobb has obviously been an impact player, as his 91 catches and 12 receiving touchdowns in 2014 would attest. He also was useful in the return game his first couple of seasons and has had success running the ball, especially in 2012 and '13