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SB Nation's Dan Kadar gives no prospect more than a 15 percent chance of being Green Bay's selection at No. 30.

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Only a week and a half left before the 2015 NFL Draft kicks off in Chicago. With so little time remaining, it has become harder than ever to figure out what the Green Bay Packers might do with their first-round pick.

Thankfully, we have SB Nation's Dan Kadar to help us. Not only does he offer up a selection, but he also broke down every player he believes could realistically go at No. 30. By percentage of likeliness. He is amazing.

Once again, Kadar projects UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks as the most likely candidate for the Packers at 30. Kendricks, of course, is viewed as one of the top off-ball linebackers in this year's draft class, capable of covering receivers as well as sniffing out runs. He would be a Day 1 starter in Green Bay next to Sam Barrington.

But Kadar doesn't give Kendricks more than a 15 percent chance of being the Packers' pick. Here's the full breakdown.

30. Green Bay Packers: Eric Kendricks, ILB, UCLA

The only other team with 15 percent of picks being the top choice is Kansas City. For Green Bay, this shouldn't be a surprise considering how close to the vest general manager Ted Thompson keeps things. With a tie between Kendricks and Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones, I opted for the more pro-ready UCLA linebacker.

The picks:

15 percent Byron Jones
15 percent Eric Kendricks
15 percent Jalen Collins
10 percent Marcus Peters
10 percent Shaq Thompson
5 percent Eli Harold
5 percent Eric Rowe
5 percent Jordan Phillips
5 percent Kevin Johnson
5 percent Owamagbe Odighizuwa
5 percent Randy Gregory
5 percent Stephone Anthony

Jason B. Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as an SB Nation newsdesk contributor and NFL writer for Sports on Earth.