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2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft - The Green Bay Packers Select...

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With the 28th pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, Travis Castleman selected for the Green Bay Packers, who earned their pick by finishing the 2011 regular season with a 15-1 record. They lost their first game in the playoffs to the New York Giants, who went on to become Super Bowl champions.

With the No. 28 pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, the Green Bay Packers select...

Kendall Reyes, DT, UConn

I see the biggest needs for the Packers being DL and an OLB who can rush the QB. With no OLB worth the 28 pick I went with defensive line. I also gave consideration to Peter Konz OC out of Wisconsin, but with the signing of Jeff Saturday that need for a future center is pushed down. I also gave a lot of though to drafting Doug Martin, but with only one RB off the board and it being a deep draft at RB I think they would be better off trying to fix the DL.

Kendall Reyes might not be an elite pass rusher yet, but will come in and fill the void left by Cullen Jenkins. He started 41 games in his college career being a two-time team captain. He might not be a fancy pick, but with his work ethic will come in ready to make a difference. He showed up at UConn 245 and has built himself up to 300 without losing his speed or agility. At the combine he did 36 reps on the bench and ran a 4.79 forty. He has the intial explosion to get off the line quickly and with some coaching will be able to really help Raji collapse the pocket. He will need to keep refining his skills, but has the makings of a pro-bowler in the coming years.

Kendall Reyes Highlights:

Joe Goodberry's Instant Analysis:

I like the Packers going DL early and plenty of people are coming around on Kendall Reyes. I don't love him as a 3-4 DE fit but he can grow into that role while providing interior rush abilities in nickel packages. I still have a mid-2nd round grade on Reyes.
Grade: C+
Value: - 15

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Indianapolis Alex Neyer Andrew Luck QB
2 Washington David Farrelly Robert Griffin III QB
3 Minnesota Palewook Matt Kalil OT
4 Cleveland Jason Garrison Justin Blackmon WR
5 Tampa Bay Andrew Bernius Morris Claiborne CB
6 St. Louis Jim0ijk Quinton Coples DE
7 Jacksonville AK513 Melvin Ingram DE
8 Miami Dan Lockhart Trent Richardson RB
9 Carolina Jason Blanton Luke Kuechly LB
10 Buffalo Casey Penn Michael Floyd WR
11 Kansas City Kenneth Taylor David DeCastro OG
12 Detroit (projected trade) Andrew Perrotta Stephon Gilmore CB
13 Arizona Dan Wolford Riley Reiff OT
14 Dallas Joshua Foster Michael Brockers DT
15 Philadelphia Travis Parker Mark Barron S
16 New York Jets Kenneth Taylor Courtney Upshaw OLB
17 Cincinnati (from Oakland) Jason Garrison Dre Kirkpatrick CB
18 San Diego Anthony Knox Fletcher Cox DE
19 Chicago Steve Whited Kendall Wright WR
20 Tennessee Jeff Welch Nick Perry DE
21 Cincinnati Jason Garrison Cordy Glenn OG
22 Cleveland (from Atlanta) Jason Garrison Ryan Tannehill QB
23 Seattle (projected trade) Jared Egner Whitney Mercilus DT
24 Pittsburgh Jason Garrison Dont'a Hightower LB
25 Denver Jared Morgan Devon Still DE
26 Houston Brett Kollman Dontari Poe DT
27 New England (from New Orleans) Anthony Knox Andre Branch DE
28 Green Bay Travis Castleman Kendall Reyes DT
29 Baltimore Jason Garrison
30 San Francisco Chris Brown
31 New England Anthony Knox
32 New York Giants Matt Leitner