Aren Dow’s Packer Draft Contest Picks


Published: April 23, 2009


... picks go two—for—two.

The first player selected by the Packers in the 2009 NFL draft will be: Michael Oher (OT), Mississippi.

Reasons and explanation: Way, way back on January 15th, I wrote this article about the Packers draft options, concluding that they will take B.J. Raji.

At the time, he was flying under the radar but I liked the big man. Now that he has gone mainstream (I sound like some bitter indie-rock band wannabe), I think he might be gone before number nine.

During that article, I only looked at defense and I've since changed my opinion. Green Bay needs tackles.


Oher is a high-character guy, which is something Thompson (and I) definitely like. Tauscher could be gone, and Cliffy is old. Oher would be great here. Look at that picture; He is hungry for defensive lineman...

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