Not Drafting In-State Talent has Haunted Green Bay

In the history of the NFL draft, which began in 1937, a total of 298 players from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been drafted into the NFL, averaging out to 3.5 players drafted per year. While there have been seasons that have included zero Badgers drafted (1938, 1967, 1978), there are also seasons where it […]

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My Bold Prediction: Vince Biegel Will Lead Team in Sacks

Last offseason, the Green Bay Packers made a controversial (at least in the state of Wisconsin) decision to pass on drafting University of Wisconsin pass rusher T.J. Watt in the first round. Instead, then-General Manager Ted Thompson traded down to the top of the second round and selected Washington cornerback Kevin King. With the extra […]

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Gilbert, Biegel ready to break out

Last month, many were expecting the Green Bay Packers to draft a pass rusher, or even multiple pass rushers, high in the NFL Draft. It makes sense, considering the Packers were 17th in total pressures generated from the front seven (218). However, Green Bay was only nine pressures ahead of 25th place. The Packers struggled […]

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