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2014 NFL Draft Picks: Packers select Demetri Goodson in 6th round

The Packers added some DB depth in the 6th round.

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With the 197th overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, the 21st pick in the 6th round, the Green Bay Packers have selected...

Demetri Goodson, DB, Baylor

Demetri Goodson has had a number of injury problems during his collegiate career, but he's a very good athlete with measurables that are nothing to sniff at for a late 6th rounder. He was a basketball player at Gonzaga, but realizing that he didn't have much of a shot at the NBA, Goodson decided to give football another shot late in his career. He was injured in 2012, but was granted a medical hardship waiver and put together a solid 2013 season.

There's no indication that Goodson is a safety prospect, for those hoping for the Packers to pick up more depth at that position, but the Packers' coaching and scouting staff could tell us otherwise.

Goodson is obviously a pro-quality athlete, but he's raw and riddled with injury concerns. His selection is a calculated risk, which is probably worthwhile at this stage of the draft.

Combine results

Height: 5'11"

40-yard dash: 4.52 seconds

Vertical jump: 37"

3-cone drill: 6.80 seconds

20-yard shuttle: 4.34 seconds

Round Pick Player Position School
1 21 Ha Ha Clinton-Dix S Alabama
2 53 Davante Adams WR Fresno State
3 85 Khyri Thornton DT Southern Miss
3 98 Richard Rodgers TE California
4 121 Carl Bradford LB Arizona St.
5 161 Corey Linsley C Ohio St.
5 176 Jared Abbrederis WR Wisconsin
6 197 Demetri Goodson DB Baylor
7 236