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2015 NFL Mock Draft: With The 30th Pick, The Green Bay Packers Select...

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The Green Bay Packers have been one of the league's most consistent team's for the past decade. Who will they take to continue that success with the 30th pick in our community mock draft?

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The draft analysts are checking their clocks as the draft nears its conclusion. But first FeedEmToTheWolves8099 has the Packers' pick in hand and is at the podium.

With the 30th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft the Packers select, Kevin Johnson (CB--Wake Forest).

As you may have heard, the Packers decided not to re-sign AJ Hawk this offseason, so ILB is a pretty apparent need.  Remember last season when they moved Clay Matthews inside?  I doubt they want their star pass rusher doing that again this season.

You may have also heard that they brought back veteran DT BJ Raji, who's coming back from a triceps injury. The Packers could be interested in a promising young DT to provde depth behind Raji and Pennel.  Or they could wait until the later rounds to address the DT positions, which is what I think they'll end up doing.  The Packers also lost Tramon Williams in free agency, so CB is a need for them as well.  I actually had them taking Stephone Anthony at #30, but he was taken at #28 by the Denver Broncos.

Kevin Johnson's stats might not be eye-popping, but the kid can flat out play and is ranked in the top 5 CBs among draft boards around the Internet.

Johnson can tackle, he has good coverage skills, he can play outside and in the slot, he's an all around cornerback and he can also contribute on special teams. He played 41 games at Wake Forest and never missed a game due to injury.  That will not go unnoticed in my opinion.

Overall, this seemed like a great value pick over someone like Eddie Goldman or Paul Dawson.  Scouts are very high on Kevin Johnson, and I think the Green Bay Packers would get an excellent player with this pick at #30.

With only one cornerback taken off the board thus far, the Packers might be getting a steal this late in the first round... or perhaps cornerback isn't a very deep position this year.  I'll leave you to decide that, dear readers.

Either way, superb write-up by Mr. FeedEmToTheWolves8099. UTBawse23 and the Saints are up again for the penultimate pick. It's due by 12 PM CT today.  Good luck.

Recapping the first round of the 2015 BRB Mock Draft so far...

Team
Reader
Player Drafted
Pos
School
1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers hlc1221 Jameis Winston QB FSU
2. Cleveland Browns (From Tennessee) Caprock High Football Leonard Williams DE/DT USC
3. Jacksonville Jaguars AFBuzz Vic Beasley OLB Clemson
4. Oakland Raiders HTown5 Amari Cooper WR Alabama
5. Washington Redskins BriceMcCainHOF Randy Gregory DE/LB Nebraska
6. New York Jets WotanTX Marcus Mariota QB Oregon
7. Chicago Bears DaJarBot Dante Fowler Jr OLB Florida
8. Atlanta Falcons grandmasteroz Alvin Dupree DE/OLB Kentucky
9. New York Giants Coolbreeze3 Danny Shelton DT Washington
10. St. Louis Rams El Torito Brandon Scherff OT Iowa
11 Minnesota Vikings Puma028 DeVante Parker WR Louisville
12. Tennessee Titans (From Cleveland) Huggy The Bear Shane Ray DE Missouri
13. New Orleans Saints UTBawse23 Trae Waynes CB Michigan State
14. Miami Dolphins Bleyd La'el Collins OT LSU
15. San Francisco 49ers fredy05 Rivers McCown Kevin White WR West Virginia
16. Houston Texans BRB Masthead Eric Kendricks ILB UCLA
17. San Diego Chargers traviscogg Owamagbe Odighizuwa DE/OLB UCLA
18. Kansas City Chiefs

Zach_The_Gamecock

Rivers McCown

Cedric Ogbuehi OT Texas A&M
19.Tennessee Titans (From Cleveland via Buffalo) Huggy The Bear Todd Gurley RB Georgia
20. Philadelphia Eagles gm.in.waiting Phillip Dorsett
WR
Miami
21. Cincinnati Bengals Free Range Malcolm Brown DT Texas
22. Pittsburgh Steelers bigralph Landon Collins S Alabama
23. Detroit Lions BostonianToro Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin
24. Arizona Cardinals bt20 Eli Harold DE/OLB Virginia
25. Carolina Panthers

TexanStro

Sugel Mendoza

Breshad Perriman

Andrus Peat

WR

OT

UCF

Stanford

26. Baltimore Ravens Three and Out Jaelen Strong WR Arizona State
27. Dallas Cowboys Roll.Texans.Roll Benardrick McKinney LB Mississippi State
28. Denver Broncos BNew417 Stephone Anthony LB Clemson
29. Indianapolis Colts OneManBlitz T.J. Clemmings OT Pittsburgh
30. Green Bay Packers FeedEmToTheWolves8099 Kevin Johnson CB Wake Forest
31. New Orleans Saints (From Seattle) UTBawse23


32. New England Patriots MD.Texan


TIMING FOR SUBMITTING REMAINING PICKS:
Team
Reader
Pick Due By...
31. New Orleans Saints (From Seattle) UTBawse23 4/21 @ Noon
32. New England Patriots MD.Texan 4/21 @ 7 p.m.