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2017 NFL Mock Draft: Green Bay Packers select Chidobe Awuzie

With the 29th overall pick in the 2017 CSC community mock draft, the Green Bay Packers select....

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With the 29th overall pick in the 2017 CSC community mock draft, the Green Bay Packers select....

Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado (6-foot, 190-pounds)

The Packers had two major issues last year: Running the ball and defending the pass. With the top four running backs off of the board at this point, it only makes sense to look for a cornerback. Luckily, the cornerback class is incredibly deep this year, and there is still valuable DBs on the board even as several have been taken in this mock.

Chidobe Awuzie has the size and length to be a very good outside corner in the NFL. He's shown good speed and great jam at the line to disrupt receivers. With seven sacks over his final two seasons at Colorado, he also offers a lot of value as a slot blitzer at the next level. Shows very good technique tackling and takes great angles. Packers fans should be very pleased if they end up with a kid like Awuzie to help fix a bleeding secondary. Awuzie should fit wherever the Packers see a fit for him, and he can come in and make an immediate impact.


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Community Mock Draft Results

  1. Cleveland Browns - Myles Garrett, DE, TAMU
  2. San Francisco 49ers - Marshon Lattimore, CB, Ohio State
  3. Chicago Bears - Jamal Adams, S, LSU
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars - O.J. Howard, TE, Alabama
  5. Tennessee Titans - Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State
  6. New York Jets - Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson
  7. Los Angeles Chargers - Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford
  8. Carolina Panthers - Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU
  9. Cincinnati Bengals - Jonathan Allen, DE, Alabama
  10. Buffalo Bills - Tre’Davious White, CB, LSU
  11. New Orleans Saints - Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee
  12. Cleveland Browns - Mitch Trubisky, QB, UNC
  13. Arizona Cardinals - Patrick Mahomes, QB, Texas Tech
  14. Philadelphia Eagles (via Minnesota) - Christian McCaffrey, RB, Stanford
  15. Indianapolis Colts - Ryan Ramcyzk, OT, Wisconsin
  16. Baltimore Ravens - Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan
  17. Washington Redskins - Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama
  18. Tennessee Titans (via LA Rams) - John Ross, WR, Washington
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State
  20. Denver Broncos - David Njoku, TE, Miami
  21. Detroit Lions - Mike Williams, WR, Clemson
  22. Miami Dolphins - Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
  23. New York Giants - Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama
  24. Oakland Raiders - Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio State
  25. Houston Texans - Kevin King, CB, Washington
  26. Seattle Seahawks - Marlon Humphrey, CB, Alabama
  27. Kansas City Chiefs - Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma
  28. Dallas Cowboys - Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida
  29. Green Bay Packers - Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado

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