Round 1: Green Bay Selects DT B.J. Raji

Round 1: Green Bay Selects DT B.J. Raji

With Selection 9 in Round 1, Green Bay selects DT B.J. Raji, Boston College. Learn more about this pick from Scout.com team and draft experts!

Player B.J. Raji - DT - Boston College
Team Green Bay Packers
Pick Round 1, Selection 9 (9 Overall)
Combine Stats Ht: 6014v   Wt: 337v   Forty: 5.13v  
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Chris Steuber Ranking
#7 out of 357 overall
#1 at DT
Raji is a big, physical lineman who commands a lot of attention. He's a good athlete who has a solid burst off the line, plays with leverage, and bull rushes opponents up the field. He has a quick first step, immediately penetrates upfield and makes plays in the backfield. He displays great strength and has an advantage against the opposition with his initial push.
Tom Marino's Ranking
#20 out of 501 overall
#1 at DT
Adam Caplan's Flash Analysis This is an interesting selection considering all the negative rumors surrounding the talented defensive lineman. Still, the Packers had a major need for a nose tackle since they have transitioned to a 3-4 scheme on defense. Raji had a great Senior Bowl week and those practices and his performance during the game pushed up his value in the minds of many scouts.
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