Who Will The Packers Pick? The 'Experts' Answer


As the 70th NFL Draft begins, the Green Bay Packers are at pick No. 24.

The Packers could trade up or down from that position, but assuming that stay put, opinions are mixed in regard to whom the team will take.

Packers.com now provides a handful of predictions from draft 'experts' -- both the employed and armchair variety.

Media Predictions:

Don Banks, CNNSI.com: Travis Johnson, DL, Florida State

Vic Carucci, NFL.com: Matt Roth, DL, Iowa

Dennis Dodd, Sportsline.com: Demarcus Ware, DL, Troy State

ESPN.com: Travis Johnson, DL, Florida State

Clarke Judge, Sportsline.com: Brodney Pool, S, Oklahoma

Mel Kiper, Jr.: ESPN.com: Jason Campbell, QB, Auburn

Pat Kirwan, NFL.com: Matt Roth, DL, Iowa

Pete Prisco, Sportsline.com: Aaron Rogers, QB, California (after trading up to No. 21)

Scouts Inc.: Travis Johnson, DL, Florida State

Dr. Z, Sports Illustrated: Shaun Cody, DL, USC

Fan Predictions: Following are the top 10 guesses submitted by fans from April 7-22 in the Packers.com Draft Day Challenge, attempting to predict the identity of the Packers' first pick of the 2005 draft:

  1. Thomas Davis, S, Georgia
  1. Brodney Pool, S, Oklahoma
  1. Channing Crowder, LB, Florida
  1. Matt Roth, DL, Iowa
  1. Erasmus James, DL, Wisconsin
  1. Dan Cody, DL, Oklahoma
  1. David Pollack, DL, Georgia
  1. Charlie Frye, QB, Akron
  1. Demarcus Ware, DL, Troy State
  1. Shaun Cody, DL, USC
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