So while Jamison Crowder and Cole Beasley both seems like good slot WR options (I've seen where Beasley gets the most among the best separation in the NFL). Crowder did have McVay play call for his team for two years. But I'm not sure smaller slot WRs have a shot at being signed for much money by the Packers as I think Gute is looking for bigger, like the Rams slot WR is 6'2" 208lbs.
Also looking at what three similar schemes run by Shanahan (49ers), McVay (Rams) and LaFleur (Titans)... I'd say the pattern seems to be
3 receiving types (one of which was a speed WR)
1 physical RB that can also be a receiving RB (preferably one that can do BOTH, but if not then two different ones)
~ MVS is best fitted as the speed WR
~ Adams of course is going to be a WR.
~ After that there is Graham... who might be your 3rd receiver and he might be the "slot WR", as he has played in the slot a lot... and he's not known for his blocking skills. Most are ignoring the possibility of Graham as the 3rd receiver but the 49ers use their TE as the 3rd receiver and the Titans were expected to as well (out of double TE sets) until their star TE had a season ending injury in week 1.
~ The question is who the blocker will be (or if they'll ask Graham to be the blocker?... in the 49ers version of this offense they used a FB... while the Rams/Titans used a TE.
~ Also side mini-question... how will Aaron Jones fit... normally his type is in the back-up role in these offenses and they have a power RB as the starter. Of course all Packers fans have the same answer (right now) forget that, Aaron Jones is the clear starter... though I do believe they need to get another RB from FA or draft in case of RB injury.
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