This narrative that Ted Thompson whiffed on the 2015 draft is becoming irritating. What lazy analysts fail to mention is that the 2015 draft was a bust for just about EVERY GM. Only eight players picked in the first round before the Packers have made the Pro Bowl. Winston, Cooper, Gurley and Peters being the best, but all have had up-and-down careers thus far. After the Packers took Randall, 23 other cornerbacks were drafted, including Rollins. Not a single one has anywhere close to the combination of career tackles, pass break-ups, or interceptions as Randall and only two others match Rollinsí production. Of the 226 players picked after Randall, a total of six players have made a Pro Bowl and none are currently upper-tier impact players today. You canít squeeze blood from a turnip. 2015 was simply a weak year for talent.
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