With the 2018 NFL Draft concluded and the start of training camp just a few months away, Green Bay Packers fans can see how this year’s squad has changed from a season ago. One of the more noticeable changes transpired at tight end where Jimmy Graham has replaced once-celebrated addition Martellus Bennett.
But while Bennett no longer plays for the Packers (or for anyone), he periodically turns up in the news. He did so again on Wednesday:
In the latest of his post-football pursuits, Sports Illustrated asked Bennett to reimagine the logos for every team he played for during his 10-year NFL career. Either he either remains disgruntled about his time in Green Bay or he felt he couldn’t improve upon the Packers’ logo. You decide.
Here, Fox Sports Wisconsin offers a team-by-team breakdown of how the draft changes the outlook for each game on the Packers’ schedule. Certainly, the perception of these rookies will change over the coming months and health will also play a determining factor. Still, the core of every team has more or less formed as the result of free agency and the draft, providing a clearer view as to their 2018 prospects.
Earlier this week, news that former Packers’ training-camp player Carlos Gray had died from a gunshot wound surfaced from Alabama. Now, another mysterious slaying has occurred in the area which authorities believe is linked to Gray’s death.
While none of the three wideouts selected by the Packers last week seem like locks to contribute immediately much less make the roster, all three share towering builds and a surplus of speed. Given that Green Bay’s receiving corps lacked for speed among its proven veterans, the addition could change the way the passing game unfolds in 2018.