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Reviewing the draft: Green Bay Packers

Reviewing the draft: Green Bay Packers

Green Bay entered the 2004 NFL draft after backing into the division title last season. With Brett Favre getting clos to retirement the Packers desperately need to do something to stabilize their franchise for the future. While the last several drafts have been productive, Green Bay enters this season with ageing veterans, high salaried players and several starters set to enter free agency. Yet once again the franchise needed to find a way to add talent with very few selections in the draft.

Mike McKenzie's public battle the week prior to the draft weighed heavily on the franchise.  With the teams best cover corner demanding a trade Green Bay had to alter their plans immediately and it was evident in the very early rounds.  Ahmad Carroll was the teams first choice.  Carroll, who was a bit of a surprise in round one, is an athletic cornerback that plays an explosive brand of football... Recommended Stories

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