NFL draft to mirror fantasy draft for some NFL teams

I was reading a publication that projected the Packers drafting a WR, RB, and TE with its first three picks. Reading that, I felt like e-mailing head coach Mike McCarthy to remind him not to take a kicker too high.

For most fantasy fans, the excitement of the NFL draft stems from the fantasy fallout and the drafting of skill players. Lucky for us, then, that this year’s draft should be skill player intensive for many teams, like the Packers.

Here’s a quick look at all 32 teams, with a focus on those teams looking to add to their fantasy firepower

ARI – They could certainly take a back, but the one skill position they may be looking at is TE. Leonard Pope isn’t considered a good enough blocker for Ken Whisenhunt’s taste.

ATL – Despite picking up Joe Horn, Atlanta may still add a wideout, and they may even be in the mix for Calvin Johnson. They may also take a bigger back who would be a better fit for the team’s new power running game, like Michael Bush.

BAL – The only thing that jumps out at me here is RB. The Ravens brought Musa Smith back for another [...]

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