The Packers cut A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones prior to the draft, with Ted Thompson gambling that he'd be able to find a rookie replacement. In nabbing Ryan in the fourth round, Thompson may have accomplished just that.
In the 12th of a 32-team series, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney resets the offseason of the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals found future bookend blockers with their first two picks in the 2015 NFL Draft.
The Green Bay Packers have nine picks for the second consecutive draft and general manager Ted Thompson historically takes advantage of every pick. NFLDraftScout.com eyes options for the Packers with all nine picks.
Needing to add juice to a defense smarting with the losses of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement and cornerback Chris Culliver to free agency, the 49ers gamble on the Oakland native, who some feel is the draft's best corner and others see as a significant character risk.