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Friday Cheese Curds: Has a consensus pick emerged for the Packers?

Mock draft season is (mercifully?) almost at an end. Does anyone agree on which player or which position the Packers could select in the first round?

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NFL: APR 26 2018 NFL Draft Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

When it all comes down to it, pretty much nobody outside of Brian Gutekunst knows what Brian Gutekunst is going to do in less than two weeks in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

That doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun trying to predict the move though.

Mock drafts are often either mocked (pardon the pun) or enjoyed by readers but in reality all they really do is provide an interesting basis of discussion and that’s what today’s edition of cheese curds will serve as.

Last year it was basically unanimous that the Green Bay Packers would select a wide receiver. Gutekunst of course in reality selected quarterback Jordan Love. It was a case study in why mock drafts should be taken at face value and not as gospel truth.

So how about this year? Is there some kind of consensus amongst the countless mock drafts on who or even what position the Packers could be targeting at 29, presuming they stay there?

Wide receiver once again seems to be a popular prediction given the questions regarding Aaron Rodgers’ future with the team, but linebacker and offensive tackle are also popular choices.

Which brings us back to the original point. NOBODY KNOWS.

So let’s have some fun in the comments below. Meanwhile here are the rest of today’s cheese curds.

Here’s what the latest NFL mock drafts are projecting for the Packers—

Why spend all those clicks when you can get a great roundup of many mock drafts right here? On a personal note, Rashod Bateman from Minnesota would be a great fit but the pick really should be a corner.

Not Even Rodgers Can Salvage Packers’ Draft Philosophy at Receiver—Packer Central

Fan angst will once again spike if the Packers again pass on a wide receiver and it really won’t help eliminate the narrative about the team failing to provide Rodgers adequate receiving talent.

Draft Digest: Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky—

Should Gutekunst go defense in the first round, here’s a prospect that could help fill another neglected position: inside linebacker.

Top 101 NFL free agents of 2021: Antonio Brown among best players available—

All attention is on the draft right now but there are still plenty of talented and cheap free agents available for Green Bay. Richard Sherman anyone?

Rangers try to capture wandering goat in Death Valley National Park—UPI

Wow, Tom Brady is going senile in his old age.