Packers reportedly adding Devin Funchess

The veteran wide receiver only played in one game in 2019 due to a broken collarbone. 

Sure. Why not. 

Last offseason, Funchess signed a one-year deal worth $10 million after spending the first four years of his career with the Carolina Panthers. The former second round pick suffered a fractured collarbone in Week 1 against the Los Angeles Chargers.

He had three receptions for 32 yards prior to the injury, which kept him out for the remainder of the 2019 season. 

Funchess is still young (26) undoubtedly comes cheaper than what the Colts paid last March and will give the Packers another big bodied wideout across from Davante Adams. 

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Coldworld's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:28 pm

Well, if true Gute has found another way to wiggle around the cap and yet bring in a talented player. If he is healthy, he is certainly an upgrade.

I’m assuming he comes cheaper than the ten million he signed for last year! He is big, 6’4” and 240 ish pounds. Good in the end zone and across the middle.

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Samson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:38 pm

PRO DAY RESULTS (2015)
40-yard dash: 4.47 and 4.53 seconds
20-yard short shuttle: 4.48 seconds
3-cone drill: 6.98 seconds

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Bure9620's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:36 pm

Yes, I believe he had a bit of a tweaked ankle at the combine, hence the crappy 40 time. Always liked Funchess, I do like this signing, more big targets for Rodgers. Now draft one more pass catcher high and we are set.

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stockholder's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:50 pm

4.7 at the combine. Doesn't seem strange that the Panthers signed Anderson first. He is recovering from a broken collar bone. Does drop balls. Didn't that get Moore cut?

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murf7777's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:08 pm

You would have a lower catch % if you had Cam throwing to you:). Actually in 2018 Landry, Anderson and Sutton all had lower catch %. That doesn’t tell the whole story. In addition, he ran in the 4.4’s at his pro day. He is proven and a up and comer that received a 10M contract in 2019. Seems like great value if low cost and guarantee.

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 12:20 am

4.5 ish at his pro day. Odd that he still got picked in the second round and then got a ten million one year deal from Indy. Had more yards in his rookie season than any current Packers receiver not named Adams has ever had.

Hmm, other things to consider.perhaps?

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jannes bjornson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:34 pm

Yesterday's dead and gone. He may try to revive his career. Runs probably around 4.55-4.6 and has some issues holding onto the ball.

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AgrippaLII's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:04 pm

I liked this signing too until I saw his history of being among the league leaders for dropped balls. Now I'm not sure.

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jannes bjornson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:37 pm

He will compete with Lazard for the #3 spot or get cut.

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:16 pm

No way a rookie will be able to come in and learn the offense/gain 12's trust in time to start the season (especially with shortened offseason).

Lazard will be the two. Everyone else will be battling for spots 3,4,5.

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Samson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:27 pm

Another safe calculated move by Gute... Still need to snag T. Ervin before someone else does.... Then onto the draft & the continued infusion of talent into ILB & WR & OL. (first 3 rounds)

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jannes bjornson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:02 pm

Where are the Two, new D linemen?

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Samson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:27 pm

Ya... you're right... DL has to be included. --- I'm glad I'm just a fan & not a GM.

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MarkinMadison's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:34 pm

Can't hurt, could help.

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Archie's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:56 pm

Agreed.

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jannes bjornson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:29 pm

He can be the guy to bulk up for the TE conversion project 2020.

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x24's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:01 am

Yep, let him try out

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:48 pm

Not gonna get upset about camp fodder.
This guys can't play.

Gute clearly has a blindspot... players who touch the ball:
Moore
Valdez-Scantling
St Brown
Sternberger
Williams
Kumerow
Shepherd
Lewis
Graham
Funchess

I'll give him Lazzard but otherwise... yikes.

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Samson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:57 pm

As usual, you haven't a clue.

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:19 pm

Where am I wrong?
That's an ugly collection of "talent" right there.
Need to do better.

Funchess is garbage.
There's no point in doing this.
Allison is better... shoulda just re-signed that stiff.

If all of Gute's FA signings this offseason had a race... Funchess would come in 3rd.
Must be a hell of a blocker.

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Bure9620's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:29 pm

Why is he "garbage"?

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:34 pm

for his career he catches like half his targets
that's bad

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 12:16 am

Look who he had throwing to him. He was also one of the top ten in contested catches per pff a couple of years ago. This guy isn’t our burner but he will play hard across the middle. Much more physical than any receiver since DD.

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

March 25, 2020 at 03:33 am

AR doesn't throw contested passes. Waiting for the money information.

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John Funchess's picture

March 25, 2020 at 06:22 am

Thanks for adding this tidbit. People keep harping on his catch percentage like its a one way thing. That percentage is catches on targeted throws. It does not say whether the balls were catchable or not. I watched a cutup of his 2017 playoff game against the Saints where he played hurt. He had 8 targets and 4 catches for 80 yds. That is 50% catch percentage, but only 5 of those balls were catchable and he caught 4 of them. People need to relax because Newton was not an accurate thrower of the football.

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 12:22 am

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jannes bjornson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:31 pm

Sternberger should produce.

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Tundraboy's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:58 pm

Allison is better?! Yikes

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dobber's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:01 am

No. He's not.

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Leatherhead's picture

March 25, 2020 at 12:13 am

Funchess is a big WR who can get his guy blocked. Just like Lazard. I’d expect them to get most of the snaps as the #2.

Lewis can get his guy blocked. Jones and Williams protect the ball and the QB. We are transitioning from a passing team to a running team. Funchess fits a lot better than Allison

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Bure9620's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:44 am

I agree Leatherhead, we ARE building more of a running team and signing and drafting WRs capable of blocking is part of that. Funchess can block, he can we a good intermediate target over the middle. Allison was just and NFL caliber player last year. Production wise, Funchess is a Jimmy Graham who can block.

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PeteK's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:51 pm

Here's a clue for Sam. What's sweeter than honey and stronger than a lion?

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Samson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:54 pm

Nice play on IDs & words.... but... I like to keep my posts here confined to football as opposed to the bible.

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scullyitsme's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:49 pm

An actual number 2 wr, young, big upside. Love it.

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stockholder's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:20 pm

The Panthers signed Robby Anderson and didn't give Funchess a contract? Whats to Love?

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dobber's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:08 pm

Funchess wasn't with Carolina last year.

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:20 pm

If Funchess is your team's #2 WR - your WR's are horrible.

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scullyitsme's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:18 am

Haters gonna hate...nothing we can do for them.

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egbertsouse's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:55 pm

Just what they heed, a big, slow guy who drops a lot of passes. Hey, SOMEBODY needs to replace Allison!

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:57 pm

bingo

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Norm's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:52 pm

I thought the punch line was going to be Graham.

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GBPDAN1's picture

March 24, 2020 at 06:57 pm

I like it

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stockholder's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:33 pm

The guy use to be a TE. 4.7 speed. Use to drop balls a lot. Where's the speed? Lazard could beat him in the 40. Gute must want to dump draft picks again. Looks like Murray is the target. Big mistake..

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PeteK's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:40 pm

Agree with all the above. We have big WRs , Lazard ,Kumerow, MVS, but needed a quick change of pace slot type( Gabriel). I hope this deal is not much more than 2mill. Appropriate pic of him dropping a pass. LOL

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NickPerry's picture

March 25, 2020 at 05:41 am

I'm STILL holding out hope for Gabriel. Signing him would make a lot of sense since the Packers don't currently have a WR on the roster like him AND he knows the offense having played in Atlanta while MLF was there.

I'd actually be in huge favor of cutting Lane Taylor if it meant signing Gabriel. THEN we'd be talking about a decent possibly damn decent WR group. Lazard is going to be better and Sternberger should take a nice jump. Also have to remember about ESB who I loved coming out and thought was a steal.

Now Funchess and a draft pick and they should really improve.

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jannes bjornson's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:47 pm

Who is the mysterious Murphy? The Packertown CEO ?

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MarkinMadison's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:20 pm

My google machine says he ran a 4.48...

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stockholder's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:38 pm

pro day but still had a very bad 4.48 shuttle time that same day.

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:22 am

Coming off a leg injury, probably shouldn’t have run at Combine. His game is not agility anyway.

Given the amount of yards he has put up, we should have plenty to comment on other than out of context knocks. He does seem to have a James Jones concentration issue but some believed him to have improved there. The injury last year means that the jury is still out on that. But that is typically fixable and he rates highly in contested catches.

I assume this is cheap. If so I think it’s an excellent signing. Now onto the draft for speed and some slot types.

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:16 am

Unless you look at his pro day and, since Lazard didn’t get a combine invite, compare like with like. Ah, facts are such irritating things.

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

March 26, 2020 at 02:46 am

Yes they are. Lazard in fact did get a combine invitation and actually ran at the combine. He ran a 4.55.

Punchless ran a 4.7 at the combine and then ran a 4.48 and a 4.53 at his pro day. I routinely add .05 to pro day times if only one time is announced, so these guys run roughly about the same. Unlike Lazard who had the good sense not to run any agility tests, Punchless ran a pretty decent 6.98 three cone (very good for a TE, pretty good and well within GB's requirements for a WR) but also had a poor 4.48 short shuttle.

Chase Claypool isn't going to run any agility tests either, and for good reason.

https://www.iowastatedaily.com/sports/lazard-lanning-show-out-at-pro-day...

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Packer_Fan's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:36 pm

All of latest free agent signings were bargains for cap space. Along with risks. Hopefully some or most will work out. Sure looks like a WR will be the top pick

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buddrow53's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:37 pm

I am just glad Robby Anderson signed for $10m per year with the Panthers so we dont have to read all the dumb posts about signing him.

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EuniceNoah's picture

March 24, 2020 at 07:51 pm

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Razer's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:15 am

Is Devin Funchess your husband? Dr. Edede sounds like quite the guy - maybe he can bring back Clay Matthews

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MITM's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:03 pm

Funchess sucks

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Bure9620's picture

March 25, 2020 at 11:48 am

Solid analysis

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Dzehren's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:12 pm

If only we got a Devin last year (ILB White or iLB Bush) in the draft.
After GUTE selects an all pro WR in the draft Devin will be a great WR #3

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MITM's picture

March 24, 2020 at 08:55 pm

Im starting to think even if the Steelers didnt jump ahead of us for Bush we wouldnt have taken him at 12 - because ILB has been a problem for the better part of a decade and theyve done next to nothing about it.

And I dont wanna hear the argument that ILB isnt as important in todays NFL - because all the TOP defenses in the league have at least 1 stud playing off the ball, that isnt a pass rush first player. Every single one of them.

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Bure9620's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:43 pm

I would not argue ILB is not important, however I would argue the Packers do not make ILB a priority compared to other positions on defense. They prefer to spend cap and draft capital on what they consider to be premium positions, OLB, CB, DT. Gute prefers a solid vet that can tackle and play downhill at ILB. He will get a bargain barrel FA if need be or a day 3 pick. I.E. Morrisson, Goodson.

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MITM's picture

March 25, 2020 at 06:02 am

And all the while that hes done that, teams run all over us - so whats the point? Payin 7 million a year for someone who shall remain nameless who played for the Bears and is now a Raider would have been perfect

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Bure9620's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:55 am

There is only so much cap room in the NFL, every team is stronger at some positions than others. GMs have to prioritize needs. I would argue we had more of an issue on the LOS. Clark was dominant but had little help in the run game. Adams or Keke will need to make a jump or they need to draft a IDL.

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MITM's picture

March 25, 2020 at 10:58 am

Id expect it to be Keke not so much Adams at this point

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:00 pm

Waiting for the money. If it is over $3M or if it has any guaranteed money other than a workout bonus, a rant will be forthcoming.

Not fast. Doesn't change directions well. Can't separate against man to man coverage. He dropped passes in college and didn't improve in the NFL. AR doesn't throw jump balls so his best trait is useless in GB.

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Bearmeat's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:05 pm

1000% agree. I HATE this signing for these reasons. We need SPEED, not more big, slow guys who can't catch. Perriman, Gabriel, Anderson, all would have been helpful. Funchess? noooope.

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murf7777's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:21 pm

Jordy dropped a lot also in his first few years. Also, as I stated above he had a better catch % then Sutton, Anderson and Landry in 2018. Keep in mind, he had Cam Newton, career below 60% completion rate throwing to him. Lastly, he ran in the 4.4’s at his pro day. Do you really think a team would pay him 10M in 2019 if he couldn’t get open or make contested catches? I agree with the lower cost thou. Now get Reagor or Hamler, quick twitch type guy in the draft.

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Bure9620's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:27 pm

I agree, Indy was counting on him being the legit WR 2.

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dobber's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:54 am

They also had a dynamic #1 (TY Hilton).

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

March 25, 2020 at 03:42 am

I didn't think any team would pay Graham $8M for 2020.
I didn't think any team would trade a possible HOF WR for a bad contract.

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stockholder's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:45 pm

Yes have faith in Rodgers. Look what he did for Adams.

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Bure9620's picture

March 25, 2020 at 01:24 am

Wow, lots of Funchess hate. I really think he was unable to develop properly with Cam Newton, many off target throws. Frankly, I like the signing. I think he is a solid possession receiver in this offense. The back shoulder throw will be deadly with his size to be able to box a defender out. Also, his YAC ability is quite underrated.
He is also a good blocker. Honestly he could likely have numbers similar to Jimmy Graham, 550-650 yards, maybe 3-5 TDs, at like 1/4 the price tag. (We will the see the $) Also he can actually block and will be an asset in the run game.

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Three and Out's picture

March 24, 2020 at 09:27 pm

He played TE at Michigan, so they're probably gonna stick him back at TE.

The sky isn't falling here.

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taarons420's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:21 pm

When did this whole "change big WRs to TEs" thing get started?
When will it stop?
It never happens.
No team does this.
Why does this even enter people's minds?

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 12:29 am

HE WAS A TE before he was a WR. If you read you might actually get something from the debate. I like his physicality. He gives us a player who will fight for the Ball in the middle, something we haven’t had in a while. He likely will run some of the Graham type routes. But he doesn’t need to convert to do so, he’s been doing that for a while. Actually rates pretty high in contested catches.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

March 26, 2020 at 12:04 am

Been gone 6 months but "never happens"?

While not a WR what about athletic James Looney?

TE's are weak in this draft so I certainly am open to anything Gute may attempt to do. While giving effort Jace isnt a big blocking TE at least not yet. Tonyan is improving as a blocking TE. I believe the TE position will be significantly better next year without Graham allowing the young TE's to develop.

Whether Funchess is meant to be a TE or a WR he will be a great addition.

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PhantomII's picture

March 24, 2020 at 10:42 pm

Gute needed to make a FA WR signing. I think he will work out kinda hybrid TE/WR. If he's got 4.7 speed Graham had 5.0 speed. college workout got the 40 down to 4.48, I believe him or EQ or the guy picked up from CFL will start WR2. Now I fully expect Gute to draft a good DT #30 and possibly move up for it in round 1. Round 2 WR possibly move up in the draft.
I still believe A. jones should be our #2 receiver if the offense was ran to it's strengths. I think the offense will open up now that Graham is gone. I would almost want to use the #1 on the best RB available who has the best hands and run them both out there and pick your poison type of scenario run or pass option and put either RB in the slot.

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Bure9620's picture

March 25, 2020 at 02:47 am

The offense will open up without Jimmy Graham. Sternberger will stretch the middle of the field more. I do expect Gute to take another Pass catcher in the first 2 days. Hopefully a Tackle and an interior d lineman, though I do not think this draft has many great interior players. I would not mind Fotu in 4th. This is a skill position draft.

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WMA's picture

March 25, 2020 at 10:52 am

Jonathon Taylor at 30 maybe?

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March 25, 2020 at 06:33 am

People keep talking about his speed and even Nagler had something negative to say about it. The guy ran a 4.7 at the combine and yes that is horribly slow, but then a 4.47 and a 4.53 at his proday. From watching his highlights his play speed is probably closer to 4.53, but he is definitely not a 4.7.

Just for context Jordy Nelson ran a 4.51 40 and I believe Adams ran a 4.56 and I think as far as long speed goes Funchess is a tad bit faster than Davante, but he is no where near as quick as Davante.

Also just putting this out there. We are all assuming that Gutey brought Funchess in to play WR. The guy started his college career as a TE and he was a damn good one too. Until we get all the facts lets just wait and see, but I like the signing. It also comes with the personal gain of me being able to buy a Packers Jersey with my name on it and it not be a custom jersey.

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Lphill's picture

March 25, 2020 at 06:36 am

Unnecessary signing just get Reager in the draft and don’t forget we got Reggie Beagalton ant St Brown coming back.

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murf7777's picture

March 25, 2020 at 04:19 pm

Neither have proven anything in the NFL, certainly don't want to count on them.

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Irish_Cheesehead's picture

March 25, 2020 at 07:00 am

Watched Funchess a lot at Michigan. Great talent! Good signing. Much better to sign him this year than last.

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MITM's picture

March 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

David Terrell looked pretty good at Michigan too

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marpag1's picture

March 25, 2020 at 07:34 am

Look at the current roster, folks. Gute signed him because "pedestrian" is better than "paraplegic."

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Renllaw's picture

March 25, 2020 at 07:58 am

I live in Charlotte, they hated him here. All you ever heard was "Too slow", "Cant catch", "Waste of a 2nd round pick". He is a young veteran that still has some potential upside that Gute is rolling the dice on. If he doesn't show it in camp he will get cut. You need 90 players for camp.

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Bure9620's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:49 am

He was expected to be a #1 WR in Carolina, which he is not. What we need is a reliable target who can beat single coverage from time to time to take pressure of Adams and the TEs.

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dobber's picture

March 25, 2020 at 11:21 am

I don't know about that...he was drafted when Kelvin Benjamin was coming off a 1000 yard season, and they had Greg Olsen catching passes at TE. I don't think they anticipated Benjamin falling off the map, but I think he was expected to be the clear #1 going forward.

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stockholder's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:07 am

Gutes doing what Sherman did. By signing Funchess, he is expecting a veteran to outplay a rookie. Dumping the draft picks was Shermans mistake. The team got old. Dunchess isn't going to change this teams offensive outlook. This move does not open up the offense. This move does signal more running. I see us going backwards and not getting away from Shermans mistakes. History is repeating itself. Rodgers clearly gets frustrated with Rookies. Signing Dunchess won't help Rodgers. Your only going to see more excuses. Pay defense First!

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dobber's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:08 am

Adams + Funchess + Lazard (going into 2020) > Adams + WR dumpster fire (going into 2019)

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stockholder's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:27 am

It's still a dumpster Fire! And with a aging QB and both rbs FAs next year. Bomb Fire coming.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

March 26, 2020 at 12:34 am

What has happened to you Stockholder? Gone 6 or 8 months. Has someone hijacked your account?

Tongue in cheek or something more? Baffled...

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Coldworld's picture

March 25, 2020 at 08:29 am

That line up plus Sternberger/Lewis alternating would really open up options for running backs to be used more diversely. Now we need a burner and a true slot to run more limited route trees and provide variation. Then you have an offense to keep opponents guessing and teams have to think hard about stacking the box or sitting deep. That’s what we want isn’t it?

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dobber's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:03 am

...and they haven't even had the chance to draft, yet.

I'm all in favor of a true, shifty, slot type. Could be that's what they've got targeted in the draft and they aren't signing Ervin because they want to see how the chips fall. Who knows? I would've much rather seen (if money weren't an issue) an inside-outside guy like Emmanuel Sanders who also has a rep for being a hard worker and lockerroom guy. Not a huge fan of Robby Anderson due to his baggage. Rumors are that the Packers are in trade talks with the 49ers on Marquise Goodwin...there's an outside burner who has been productive, but struggles with injuries.

It's been said before, but with the likelihood that most OTAs and minicamps are going to be shortened/limited or cancelled altogether, there's now virtually no time for a drafted WR to learn the offense. None. Coronavirus has forced the Packers into the FA/trade WR market because they have to find someone who will acclimate quickly and fit the scheme to provide help in 2020 if the young TEs and WRs don't step up.

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March 25, 2020 at 04:24 pm

We got Funchess for what I assume is a fraction of the price of Anderson and they are similar players. Good one Gutey.

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March 25, 2020 at 04:27 pm

Sorry, except for the speed obviously Anderson faster, but production and catch % are similar.

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March 26, 2020 at 12:25 am

Dobber amazing how many forget ESB.

I believe ESB will become a very good WR. Lazard as well.

The Pack needed Graham gone and now need a quick twitch slot WR on offense. Still think the answer is already on the team in Adams. Otherwise, need to draft the slot WR.

A big strong RB would be oh so valuable as well.

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March 26, 2020 at 06:54 am

I think they still are hoping on him, but they hoped on a whole bunch of guys in 2019 and it took a guy they cut to help stabilize the offense.

Would love to see a dynamic WR who can make things happen in space.

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March 25, 2020 at 08:53 am

Funchess isn't a number 1 receiver. He might not even be a number 2, but for sure he's a number 3 type receiver. Will be better than most of the current WRs on the roster. I thought like many MVS would breakout last year. He didn't and might not even make the team this year. I think the kid from the Canadian league and the return of ESB will lift the overall talent in the locker room. Add in some rookies sure to be drafted...that problem will be minimized.

What the Packers need and wouldn't surprise me to see a trade before the draft is dline help. Maybe package Taylor and MVS for a vet DT.

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March 25, 2020 at 09:11 am

Player-for-player trades are awfully rare this time of year.

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PeteK's picture

March 25, 2020 at 09:02 am

Our WRs could be a great basketball team. Oh wait, even there we still need that quick playmaking point guard. HORSE FEATHERS!!!

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March 25, 2020 at 04:29 pm

Funny how people change their stories. Two years ago many were touting how we need faster taller players IE: MVS and we get them and now we want short, quick ones....LOL

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March 25, 2020 at 11:01 am

The combination of resigning Kumerow and Lewis and signing Funchess says this to me: the Packers want receiving threats who can block. The label TE or WR doesn't matter, can you block AND be a receiving threat? Like PhantomII above, I think the Packers will pick a RB pretty high--possibly even with the #1. There should be some great RBs in the first 3 rounds of this draft: my personal ranking of the RBs is Dobbins, Taylor, Edwards-Helaire, Dillon, Swift. Dobbins has some Beast-mode to him, Dillon is a true speedy battering ram, and Edwards-Helaire has a crazy gear change that lets him squirt through holes in a mind-boggling way.

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March 26, 2020 at 12:46 am

PEO,
Keep eye out for Packers drafting Laviska Shenault Jr, WR. He fits everything LF wants. First or a trade up in 2nd round for him. Likely trade up.

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March 25, 2020 at 11:18 am

I like the signing. I imagine that they will add a WR through the draft. Funchess improves the talent. Right now it is Adams, Lazard, and Funchess.

With Lazard, it's hope he does not regress and continues to move forward. The rest of the herd is nothing but hoping one of them steps up as none of them have shown anything but flashes.

Heck, Funchess is big enough to be a TE and he could take over the role of Graham. I doubt that they would put him in tight like a regular TE though.

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March 26, 2020 at 11:25 am

Do not forget ESB

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