Josh Myers relishes the possibility he could take over for an All-Pro centre. Amari Rodgers hopes he gets the chance to run pass patterns for the league's reigning MVP. The Green Bay Packers spent Friday's portion of the NFL draft selecting Myers in the second round and trading up seven spots to take Rodgers in the third round. The new teammates faced off in a College Football Playoff semifinal last season, as Myers helped Ohio State defeat Rodgers' Clemson team. "They're both really good players, and their wiring and the character of who these guys are really impresses me," general manager Brian Gutekunst said. The moves come one day after the Packers drafted Georgia cornerback Eric Stokes with the 29th overall pick. Depth at cornerback and the offensive line were considered two of the Packers' biggest needs heading into the draft. The Packers also needed to add receivers after not selecting any wideouts in the 2019 or 2020 drafts. Myers could have an immediate chance to compete for playing time after All-Pro centre Corey Linsley left for the Los Angeles Chargers via free agency. Linsley also played for Ohio State before the Packers selected him in the fifth round of… Read full this story
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