The 2022 draft has come to a close and the Green Bay Packers did WORK through all seven rounds. Here’s the entire 2022 Green Bay Packers Draft Class:
Round One, Pick 22: ILB Quay Walker, Georgia
6′ 4″ – 241 lbs
Green Bay did well to re-sign De’Vondre Campbell, but needed to add a linebacker capable of pushing for the starting spot opposite him in the Packers’ base odd man front. Walker fits the bill and should also make an immediate impact on special teams.
Round One, Pick 28: DT Devonte Wyatt, Georgia
6′ 3″ – 304 lbs
Wyatt was outstanding value at this point in the draft, and he has the potential to quickly develop into a three down player in defensive coordinator Joe Barry’s scheme. Wyatt can be a Day 1 starter. The DT can step in right away and become an explosive running mate alongside Kenny Clark
Round Two, Pick 34: WR Christian Watson, NDSU
6′ 4″ – 208 lbs
The Packers desperately needed a big-bodied receiver, and they get one in Watson. Watson is a big target with outstanding speed, longer arms and big hands. He’s a threat to take the top off the coverage and is an instinctive open-field runner with good contact balance. Watson is a hands catcher with good body control and a wide catch radius. He’s a smooth mover for his size and flashed as a route runner the week of the Senior Bowl.
Round Three, Pick 92: OG Sean Rhyan, UCLA
6′ 5″ – 321 lbs
With versatility to play at both guard and tackle, Rhyan provides value as a swing option at both spots. He is a strong dependable blocker at the point of attack, and he has nimble feet as a pass protector. The Packers needed help at offensive tackle, and Rhyan is a natural fit at right tackle opposite David Bakhtiari
Round Four, Pick 132: WR Romeo Doubs, Nevada
6′ 2″ – 201 lbs
Doubs led the FBS in catches (12), touchdowns (9) and receiving yards (500) on post routes over the past two seasons, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. He shakes defenders with quick feet at the line of scrimmage and tracks the ball well. He has the big mitts, length and body control to adjust to passes thrown outside his frame, and he flashes the ability to make the first defender miss after the catch.
Round Four, Pick 140: OG/OT Zach Tom, Wake Forest
6′ 4″ – 304 lbs
Tom is an effective positional blocker at his best covering up defenders on zone runs and combo blocking to the second level. He gets set quickly, sinks his hips and shoots his hands in pass pro. He played tackle the past two seasons but has shorter arms for a tackle and projects best at center, which is where he played in 2019. His combine 40-yard dash, short shuttle and broad jump were all outstanding for an interior offensive lineman
Round Five, Pick 179: EDGE Kingsley Enagbare (JJ), South Carolina
6′ 4″ – 258 lbs
Kingsley Enagbare generated pressure on 15.7 percent of opponents’ dropbacks in 2021. That was the ninth-highest rate in FBS and second in the SEC only to Alabama’s Will Anderson Jr. Enagbare had seven tackles for loss in each of his last three seasons at South Carolina. Green Bay adds depth to the edge with the final pick in the fifth round. Marques Eversoll’s reaction: Wow. Packers get EDGE Kingsley Enagbare (AKA “JJ”) at #179. Picked him in plenty o’ mocks in the 2nd Round.
Round Seven, Pick 228: Safety Tariq Carpenter
6′ 4″ – 225 lbs
Carpenter played strong safety at Georgia Tech but projects best in a hybrid linebacker role and should contribute on special teams in the NFL. He’s tight, but he has long arms, is instinctive and shows good burst breaking on the ball. He’s a rangy run-defender who uses those long arms to lasso ball carriers in space.
Round Seven, Pick 234: DT Johnathan Ford, Miami
6′ 5″ – 333 lbs
Ford is a massive nose tackle with the power to knock blockers back on their heels on contact. He takes too long to get off blocks, and he’s not a natural finisher. He has limited upside as a pass-rusher.
Round Seven, Pick 249: OT Rasheed Walker, Penn State
6′ 6″ – 313 lbs
Walker has the powerful punch to stun pass-rushers and gives up little ground to bull-rushers. He struggles with overextending and getting off balance. He shows good short-area quickness and is powerful at the point of attack in the run game. Walker needs to improve his hand placement and leverage. He was a three-year starter at left tackle but projects best at right tackle or guard in the NFL
Round Seven, Pick 258: WR Samouri Toure, Nebraska
6′ 3″ – 190 lbs
The Packers pick Nebraska’s Samori Touré with their final pick of the draft. He took top-30 visits to well over half the league’s cities. Dynamic, rangy wideout with good hands and excellent route running. Had a great final season at Nebraska after transferring from FCS level. Toure was the definition of a pro in his lone year with the Huskers after an All-America career at Montana. He caught 46 passes for 898 yards in 2021.
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