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Packers NFL Draft Picks 2016: Dean Lowry to Green Bay in round 4 at #137

The second of two compensatory picks in round four for Green Bay is a defensive end. Dean Lowry is heading to the Frozen Tundra.

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On Friday night, The Green Bay Packers traded their first of three fourth-round selections in the 2016 NFL Draft in a package to move up for offensive tackle Jason Spriggs. However, they still have two other fourth-rounders which cannot be traded as they are compensatory picks.

With the second of those selections, the Packers have used the 137th overall selection to choose:

Dean Lowry

Defensive End, Northwestern

Height: 6'6"
Weight: 296 pounds


Lowry was an intricate part of the Northwestern defense as a senior in 2015, recording 46 total tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss and three sacks. says he can play multiple positions on the defensive line and is a solid fit as a 3-4 defensive end.

One of the best athletes among interior defensive linemen in the draft, Lowry could slide right in and contribute for the Packers at the five-technique. He can fill a role on the Packers defensive line as a situational pass rusher with upside to possibly become a starter down the line.


The Packers are scheduled to be on the clock again in round five with pick #163.