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NFL Draft 2018: Packers pre-draft prospect visit tracker

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There are just a few confirmed meetings so far, but stay tuned for more throughout the next few weeks.

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Once Pro Days are complete for prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft class, the next phase of the draft process becomes visiting teams in an official capacity. NFL teams are allowed to bring up to 30 prospects in for formal, private visits with the front office and football staff, in addition to a “local Pro Day” in which players =who played at college and high school programs in areas close to the team’s facilities may also attend and meet with the team.

The Green Bay Packers have typically used their official visits to invite players fitting one of two categories to Lambeau Field. The first group are players who are likely to be third-day draft picks or undrafted free agents, and the Packers often draft or sign several of these individuals. Most of the players visiting Green Bay tend to fall into this category.

The second batch of players are higher-rated prospects who have some sort of off-the-field concern or lingering questions about their fit on the team. For example, the Packers brought edge rusher Noah Spence in for a visit prior to the 2016 draft. Spence appeared to be a fit for the Packers in terms of his athleticism and position, but he had significant concerns regarding multiple failed drug tests at Ohio State that led to him finishing his college football career at Eastern Kentucky.

Of course, that was how the Packers tended to use these visits under general manager Ted Thompson, so we will see over the next month or so if that strategy will change with Brian Gutekunst in that role.

The first reported visit was with Wisconsin Badgers fullback Austin Ramesh; however, as a Wisconsin native, Ramesh would likely be attending the Packers’ local Pro Day rather than coming in on a formal one-on-one visit. The second is potential first-round cornerback Mike Hughes, who does not appear to have any significant off-the-field problems, but who does not meet the Packers’ typical height requirements at that position. Hughes measured in at 5-foot-10 1/8, about a half-inch short of the Packers’ typical 5-foot-10 12 cutoff.

Keep this page handy, as it will update frequently as reports of more visits come in.

2018 Packers Pre-Draft Meetings

Player Position College Link
Player Position College Link
Allen, Dejon OT Hawaii https://twitter.com/PackerReport/status/984187383942909952
Boyle, Tim QB Eastern Kentucky https://twitter.com/AaronWilson_NFL/status/984791748743397376?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
Burks, Oren LB Vanderbilt https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/984429359946756098
Cichy, Jack LB Wisconsin https://twitter.com/tomsilverstein/status/981941554913869825?s=21
Cruikshank, Dane DB Arizona https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/983760020482461696
de Beer, Gerhard OT Arizona https://twitter.com/TesslerSports/status/986272619447177217
Donnerson, Kendall EDGE SE Missouri State https://herosports.com/nfl-draft/fcs-2018-pro-day-brandon-parker-kendall-donnerson-ajaj
Dooley, Garret EDGE Wisconsin https://twitter.com/ESPNMadison/status/985923007070777344
Edmunds, Tremaine LB Virginia Tech https://twitter.com/AaronNagler/status/982003398361997312
Falah, Nico C/G USC https://twitter.com/TomSilverstein/status/983434619159830529
Ford, Mike CB SE Missouri State https://www.acmepackingcompany.com/2018/4/6/17206678/packers-mike-ford-meeting-southeast-missouri-state-nfl-draft-2018
Henderson, Trayvon S Hawaii https://www.packersnews.com/story/sports/nfl/packers/2018/04/23/here-27-players-packers-brought-pre-draft-visits/543263002/
Hughes, Mike CB UCF http://draftanalyst.com/pro-day-central-florida
Jackson, Donte CB LSU https://twitter.com/NFLDraftInsider/status/982076347924254721
Jamerson, Natrell S Wisconsin https://www.acmepackingcompany.com/2018/4/11/17225094/2018-nfl-draft-packers-natrell-jamerson-wisconsin-safety-pre-draft-visit
James, Derwin S Florida State https://twitter.com/PackerReport/status/981893691517304837
Kirkwood, Keith WR Temple https://twitter.com/BradyHenderson/status/984238131837743104
Love, Mike EDGE USF http://www.tampabay.com/sports/high-schools/2018/04/17/true-love-trumps-draft-thats-kind-of-the-case-for-usf-dl-mike-love/
Miller, Kolton OT UCLA https://twitter.com/RobDemovsky/status/985909999821041665
Moore, J'Mon WR Missouri https://twitter.com/JoshNorris/status/984449887965270016
Pettis, Dante WR Washington https://twitter.com/RobDemovsky/status/985909999821041665
Ramesh, Austin FB Wisconsin https://twitter.com/TomSilverstein/status/977262137457422336
Ramsey, Mike DL Duke https://www.packersnews.com/story/sports/nfl/packers/2018/04/23/here-27-players-packers-brought-pre-draft-visits/543263002/
Sheehy, Connor DL Wisconsin https://www.packersnews.com/story/sports/nfl/packers/2018/04/23/here-27-players-packers-brought-pre-draft-visits/543263002/
Taylor, Jullian DT Temple http://draftanalyst.com/nfl-draft-news-notes-april-15
Valdez-Scantling, Marquez WR USF https://www.packersnews.com/story/sports/nfl/packers/2018/04/23/here-27-players-packers-brought-pre-draft-visits/543263002/
Vea, Vita DT Washington https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/981180315308879872
Watson, Justin WR Penn https://twitter.com/RobDemovsky/status/985909999821041665
Williams, Connor OL Texas https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/986568606879240193
Yelder, Deon TE Western Kentucky https://twitter.com/Eric_Edholm/status/982635067406249991?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw