The Green Bay Packers do not need a Quarterback in this Draft. Aaron Rodgers just signed an extension and Jordan Love is still on his rookie deal. There is a chance that Love is moved on draft day. If that happens it might open a window for a mid-round QB. If that does happen, here are some options for the Packers
Round 1 Desmond Ridder Cincinnati 6’3 213 RAS 9.54 View Highlights
2021 stats: 3,334 yards, 30 touchdowns, 8 interceptions, 64.9 completion percentage
Strengths: Athletic QB that can move and move around in the pocket. Has natural arm talent with a release that isn’t forced. Can read the field and throw with anticipation this season.
Weaknesses: Takes too long to make a read. Can be late when throwing. Does Not consistently make accurate deep throws. Tends to leave it short. Not great feeling pressure.
Round 2-3 Carson Strong Nevada 6’3 226 RAS N/A View Highlights
2021 stats: 4,186 yards, 36 touchdowns, 8 interceptions, 70.2 completion percentage
Strengths: Really good size for the QB position and plays strong. Really tough player who isn’t afraid to take a hit. Isn’t afraid to take a shot downfield.
Weaknesses: Has a knee injury that had to be repaired after the 2020 season. Not a very good mover, tall and strong but wants to sit in the pocket.
Round 2-3 Bailey Zappe Western Kentucky 6’ 213 RAS 5.11 View Highlights
2021 Stats: 5,967 yards, 62 touchdowns, 11 interceptions, 69.3 completion percentage
Strengths: Really good stats and extremely productive stat line at western Kentucky. Has touch and ability to hit every level of the field. Throws receivers open
Weaknesses: Lacks top-end arm strength, and will struggle to consistently hit deep routes if he isn’t in rhythm and on time. Isn’t an incredible athlete with a 5.11 RAS score which could lead to trouble moving in a pocket or escaping.
Round 4-7 Kaleb Eleby Western Michigan 6’1” 208 RAS 1.68 View Highlights
2021 stats: 3,277 yards, 23 touchdowns, 6 interceptions, 63.4 completion percentage
Strengths: Biggest strength is a really quick release. Excels on shorter passes and can play within rhythm. Good at timing routes and playing with anticipation.
Weaknesses: Not great at reading the field. Can take too long and be slow getting across his progressions. Does Not possess elite-level arm talent that could make him struggle at the next level.
Round 4-7 Jack Coan Notre Dame 6’3” 217 RAS 7.68 View Highlights
2021 stats: 3,150 yards, 25 touchdowns, 7 interceptions 65.5 completion percentage
Strengths: really solid pocket passer, feels comfortable in a pocket even when things are collapsing. Will stand in and take a hit. Mechanics stay consistent and he does a good job not throwing into coverage.
Weaknesses: lacks top-end talent. Gets by with really solid mechanics and footwork. Not much of an athlete to escape pockets/create with his legs. Lacks arms strength at the next level.
Round 4-7 Cole Kelley Southeastern Louisiana 6’7” 260 RAS N/A View Highlights
2021 stats 5,124 yards, 44 touchdowns, 10 interceptions, 73.6 completion percentage
Strengths: Big and strong Qb that can get away from arm sacks throw while taking a hit. Really good production in college as a decorated thrower. In natural throwing motion, the ball won’t be batted down at the LOS.
Weaknesses: played in the FCS, uneven weight distribution. Stares down receivers and does not process defenses quickly. 1-2 read QB in the FCS.
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