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Packers’ Possible Undrafted Free Agent Targets

The draft is over, but player acquisition is just beginning

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The Packers are known for their regular signings of undrafted free agents, and this year should be no different. Here are several targets that could be of interest in Green Bay.

Eric Wilson - ILB - Cincinnati

A little bit on the light side at 225 pounds, Wilson was a tackling machine at Cincinnati. He’d need to bulk up to have a chance of doing the same in the NFL.

Ben Boulware - ILB - Clemson

Boulware is a good name prospect and he could fit what the Packers look for at inside linebacker. He was productive in college, but may be worth a flier.

De’Veon Smith - RB - Michigan

Would the Packers really pick up a fourth running back? Well, nobody expected them to draft three, so why not add a fourth that meets the physical thresholds the Packers like from their backs?

Dan Skipper - OT - Arkansas

Skipper wouldn’t fit with the Packers tendency to take tackles and make them guards. His size (6-10, 309) and slow foot speed (5.42 in the 40) would keep him outside exclusively. Still, how often do prospects that big come along?

Charles Walker - DT - Alabama

You have to take the good with the bad with Walker. He is physically talented and productive when healthy, but due to recurring concussion problems, he was not healthy all that often and left the team after a concussion issue last season.

Harvey Langi - EDGE - BYU

On the short side, but Langi does what the Packers are looking for in the agility drills. His three cone time of 4.32 put him at the top of the charts at the combine. Some scouts think he could move to inside linebacker at the next level. (UPDATE: Langi is reportedly signing with the Patriots.)

Noble Nwachukwu - EDGE - WVU

Short and stout for an edge rusher, Nwachuku performed pretty well but not great at the combine. His numbers in the vertical leap and broad jump were solid, and he plays even stronger than his 27 bench press reps. His size is going to be a big draw back.