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The best pick at 226 was actually an AFL draft pick
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who played his career in the NFL instead." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteAcme Packing Companya Green Bay Packers communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsPackersOddsAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections The APC PodcastPackers Film RoomFantasy Football AdviceCDTShareTweetShareSharePackers Draft Pick History: No precedent for success at pick #226Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesThe Green Bay Packers hold ten draft picks in the 2019 NFL Draft Jermaine Whitehead Jersey , and for a team that has a storied, 100-year history, they have predictably made selections in the past at every one of these draft slots. Over the next few days leading up to this year’s draft, Acme Packing Company will examine the Packers’ history at each current slot for 2019, as well as run down the names of recent picks around the league at the position.The Packers’ final selection in the 2019 NFL Draft — at least heading into draft weekend — comes in the seventh round, at number 226 overall. There have been precious few players to make any sort of impact in the NFL when drafted in that spot, and the most notable 226th pick in any draft was actually picked there by an AFL team.That player, offensive tackle Ernie McMillan, was chosen 226th by the AFL’s Boston Patriots, but he also heard the St. Louis Cardinals call his name in the NFL Draft at 176 overall. McMillan signed with St. Louis, where he went on to a long, productive career that included four Pro Bowl appearances. Interestingly, after 14 years with the Cardinals Aaron Ripkowski Color Rush Jersey , McMillan finished his career with one season as the Packers’ starting left tackle in 1975.Although the Packers and other teams have had some success with seventh-rounders in years past, don’t expect much if the Packers do make a pick at 226 this year.Packers’ History at #2261946: Maurice Stacy, B1980: Kelly Saalfeld, CStacy never played in the NFL, while Saalfeld suited up for seven games with the New York Giants in 1980.Recent History at #2262018: David Williams, RB, Arkansas (Broncos)2017: David Moore, WR, East Central (Seahawks)2016: Jonathan Woodard, DE, Central Arkansas (Jaguars)2015: Bobby Hart, G, Florida State (Giants)2014: Mitchell Van Dyk https://www.thepackersfanshop.com/Demetr...son-Jersey , OL, Portland State (Rams)2013: Michael Buchanan, DE, Illinois (Patriots)2012: David Molk, C, Michigan (Chargers)2011: Greg Romeus, DL, Pittsburgh (Saints) Tuesday was the Green Bay Packers’ third and final open practice of OTAs, and the first of those practices visible to the public since head coach Matt LaFleur tore his Achilles tendon playing..." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteAcme Packing Companya Green Bay Packers communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsPackersOddsAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections The APC PodcastPackers Film RoomFantasy Football AdviceCDTShareTweetShareSharePackers coach Matt LaFleur wheels around OTA practice in golf cart, scooterTrevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY SportsTuesday was the Green Bay Packers’ third and final open practice of OTAs, and the first of those practices visible to the public since head coach Matt LaFleur tore his Achilles tendon playing basketball last week. That meant that fans got their first look at the coach leading practice from his golf cart, as he was zooming around the field and observing drills from afar following his surgery on Sunday.One bit of good news for LaFleur is that it is his left Achilles tendon that was torn, which means that his right foot is free to operate the pedals on his golf cart (and presumably his own car as well JK Scott Jersey , provided it is not a manual transmission). Here’s LaFleur hanging out with general manager Brian Gutekunst during practice:Check out LaFleur and his propped-up leg from a reverse angle:When talking to the media after practice, however, LaFleur was up and around on a three-wheeled scooter instead, providing him a little more mobility in and around the throng of reporters:In that presser, however, LaFleur said that he expects to be keeping weight off his leg for four weeks after surgery. That time frame would put him back up and around in early July, which could mean he is back on his feet — likely still hobbled somewhat, but putting weight on his leg — in time for the start of training camp on July 25th. Come week one, though? He expects to be full-go on the sideline.Even with the cart, however, LaFleur has apparently found a way to keep interacting with his players during practice, particularly on offense. Wide receiver Davante Adams spoke after the Packers’ charity softball game on Saturday and said via Packersnews.com that LaFleur was just as involved as ever: Hopefully LaFleur does not have any setbacks and is able to be back on two feet at the start of camp.
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