The Packers are Still Without their Gadget-type WR

The gadget receiver is important to this offense in achieving that "illusion of complexity," however, the Green Bay Packers currently don't have that player on the roster.

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard Matt LaFleur use the term “illusion of complexity” on a few occasions. Essentially what this means is that he wants different plays to start out looking similar and also to be able to run the same play but from a variety of personnel.

There are various ways to go about achieving this, but one important aspect of it is what takes place pre-snap.

With LaFleur at the helm, the Green Bay Packers have gone from one of the teams that utilizes pre-snap motion the least to now one of the most in football. This requires a versatile player who can line up all over the formation and be moved around. As well as someone with some speed and elusiveness to keep defenses on their toes.

By having someone motion from the backfield to the slot, or the slot to out wide, or any combination that you can think of, you’re trying to create mismatches but also confuse the defense. Moving players around as the play clock winds down could change defensive responsibilities and force the defense to make adjustments on the fly, which can oftentimes lead to mistakes.

When sending someone in motion along the line of scrimmage as the ball is about to be snapped, it forces the defense to pause for a split second or two. Who has the ball? The quarterback or the motion man? This can open up passing lanes for Aaron Rodgers or allow the offensive line to get into a better blocking position in the run game. Even if the motion man doesn't touch the ball, his presence on the field is felt with the attention that he draws.

In addition to what takes place pre-snap, having someone who can be effective on wide receiver screens as well as in space with the ball in their hands on quick passes is an important aspect of this offense as well. 

All of this, among many other things, helps create that illusion of complexity that LaFleur is striving for. And because of that, it makes having that gadget receiver a key player within the offense. But at the moment, that is a player that the Green Bay Packers don't have on the roster. 

At the end of the 2019 season, this role was filled by Tyler Ervin, who displayed a lot of promise in this role. In fact, so much so that Green Bay re-signed him for 2020. Unfortunately, he battled injuries for much of last season and was never able to truly get going or be used to his full effectiveness. As a result, the Packers brought in free agent Tavon Austin who was tasked with similar responsibilities, but as a new player joining a team late in the season, he was limited.

With LaFleur's flexibility as a play-caller, he has shown that in order to be successful on offense, he doesn't absolutely need this gadget-type player. In Ervin's absence, we saw Davante Adams, Allen Lazard, and Marquez Valdes-Scantling, as well as Aaron Jones, all assume these responsibilities, and none of them falls into the gadget category.

With that said, having that skill-set in this offense certainly helps, and I imagine finding someone of that ilk is on LaFleur's offseason to-do list.

The draft rather than free agency is how I imagine that the Green Bay Packers will go about addressing this need, and fortunately for them, there are several prospects in this year's class that fit the build and are real threats in the passing game--some of which include Kadarius Toney from Florida, Rondale Moore from Purdue, Dyami Brown from UNC, and Demetric Felton from UCLA to name just a few. 

That do-it-all type of receiver who can be moved around, make plays with the ball in their hands, and attract the attention of defenses with their elusiveness even before the ball is snapped is an element that this offense didn't really have last season--and think of how good they still were.

As I mentioned, having someone of this exact skill-set isn't a requirement for success, but as the Green Bay Packers' offense looks to take another step forward in 2021, this type of player will absolutely help as they are tailor-made for the LaFleur system and the illusion of complexity. 

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Born and raised in Green Bay, WI and I still call it home. After my family, watching the Packers, sharing my opinions on the team through my writing and interacting with other fans is my greatest passion. You can find me on Twitter at @Paul_Bretl. 
 

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:07 am

Aaron Jones can do all the gadget stuff. That said, I love Kenneth Gainwell in this draft, but I can’t imagine the Packers picking him before someone else does.

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Matt Gonzales's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:47 am

Assuming Dillon is productive as an early down back I have to assume this is what the Packers have in mind. Line Jones up all over and get him in space however they can. He's not as quick as your typical slot guy but he's fast enough and still really good in space and hard to tackle.

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CoachDino's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:28 pm

Big Gainwell fan here... but another 3rd? pick for a RB is rich.

I don't see Jones as an end around/jet sweep guy. I appreciate his ability as a rec, he is one of the better pass catching RBs in the NFL but he's not a guy like Felton/Gainville that can possibly be a stand alone slot rec in the league.

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Big_Mel_75's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:39 am

Please God who ever it is.. Let them be able to return punts and kickoffs....

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dobber's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:39 am

I'm hoping that returner is going to be someone a little further down the depth chart so the Packers aren't exposing key players to injury on freak ST plays. I don't want the offense to be handcuffed because a key player got his head taken off on a cheap-shot by a gunner on a punt return.

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Coldworld's picture

April 09, 2021 at 10:31 am

That would be ideal, but I will take a returner where I can get him. I don’t see any one of them being getting a ton of offensive snaps though. Ervin didn’t even when healthy, so not an early rounder I hope.

I think Deguara will add aspects of the illusion of complexity this year. Which may further limit option usage. A slot receiver in this O isn’t going to be a regular snap getter. They use Adams there and also have Lazard, MVS and probably Funchess in to block or to be able to block, depending on Rodgers’ read.

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dobber's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:02 am

True, but once Ervin got hurt, defenses knew they didn't need to prepare for that portion of the Packer playbook.

As my Organic Chemistry professor used to say: I don't need to test you on every kind of chemical reaction, I just need the threat that I COULD test you on every kind of reaction to be there.

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Leatherhead's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:16 pm

Here’s what is worse: A backup DB gets injured on an 8 yard return. Then the starter gets shaken up and look who we’re lining up against a top WR? Next week we activate a practice squad guy and he’s one injury from being a starter.

Stop the madness. Don’t return punts. Watch for fakes, fair catch, get the bottom of the roster off the field and put Rodgers, Jones, Adams, etc. ON the field.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:34 pm

Don't worry, Jackson will be there to fill the spot.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:35 pm

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CoachDino's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:31 pm

great point - That's the trick. Tyler was a RB so if the ball didn't go his way no issues. A slot rec. in this scheme MUST be a very good blocker. The Packers are looking to run even more not less.

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Leatherhead's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:19 pm

Put Dillon there then. Or Lazard.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:44 pm

This offense will evolve. It will not remain static. A speed receiver is exactly what this offense needs. Get to the X mark faster; beat the opponent in the 1:1. All West Coast Offenses have WRs that screen a DB or get hands on a LB.

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Guam's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:49 am

Yes, the Packers could use a gadget type WR, but only in the fourth round or later. The Packers have significant holes at CB, OT, and DT and those needs should come first. The Packers had the #1 offense without a good gadget player last year, so while a gadget WR is useful, he is not a necessity. The other three positions are necessities.

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Coldworld's picture

April 09, 2021 at 08:50 am

These types are notoriously fragile since the typical type is smaller, quick and agile. To work, he has got to be able to run with the ball and also function in the slot effectively in order to sell the illusion to full effect. On top of that, we really probably need him to be a returner. Get all of that and I’d say the 4th works. If he’s not a returner, I wonder how much we will see him since we will have to have a returner active, unless we draft another legitimate active depth RB/DB/WR with return ability.

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dobber's picture

April 09, 2021 at 01:55 pm

Recent years we've seen more hybrid types--6'0", 215--RB/WR. Antonio Gibson, Curtis Samuels, and others of that ilk, that fit into that role (fast, shifty, solid). Remember, this was how Ty Montgomery first got on the field...then he got hurt...

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NoNonsense's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:57 am

A lot of candidates for this job in the draft from RBs to WRs, a couple choices still available in FA as well. I will assume if they don't land one in the draft then they might bring back Ervin or my preference sign Cordarrelle Patterson.

Whoever it is should be some combination of WR/RB/KR/PR.

One of my favorite guys in the 3rd, 4th or 5th round is WR Cade Johnson, an ideal slot WR with return experience. He's more quick than fast but he's a guy who creates separation. Rodgers will love him.

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LambeauPlain's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:05 am

Rondell Moore, Purdue is Paul's perfect "Professor Gadget". He is only 5' 7" but does weigh 180. And he ran a 4.29 at his pro day which would be top ten all time at the combine. He produces with the rock in his hands either as a Slot receiver, as a RB, as a KR, or PR. He is a high character team leader and is said to be a hard worker with an impressive football IQ.

Remind you of anyone? Randall Cobb 2.0. He would play immediately as the motion guy, slot, change of pace RB and returner on STs. Going in motion, he'd get the handoff alot. He knows how to run it.

But it would take a second rounder and even then may need to move up several spots.

I would much prefer OL, CB, DL, or LB in the first two rounds. But Moore would bring so much more to the Packer O way beyond his smaller stature. He plays big and was very productive at Purdue.

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Matt Gonzales's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:08 am

I would be ok with this as a second round pick despite the other needs that exist on the roster. The Packers WR is deeper than it gets credit for, but it is going to get real thin next year, and and GB could see a real drop in production if the majority of their receivers next year are late round rookies.

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:24 am

I Ike Moore a lot, but he is small and already has an injury history

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Guam's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:56 am

Spot on PEO. Moore would fit the bill but his injury history says too much risk for a second round pick. As ColdWorld noted above, these guys are small, prone to injury and have short careers. Fourth round or later for a gadget WR.

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Coldworld's picture

April 09, 2021 at 10:48 am

It is really difficult to sustain health and regular snaps at that size in the NFL. In addition to attrition over time, the NFL players are bigger and more athletic with a longer season too. That’s why I’d never take one before day 3 unless I already had a roster with everything loaded.

There is, ironically, also the issue of versatility within the receiving mix. Few small receivers are effective away from the slot. Too easy to knock off routes and cover through length.

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

April 09, 2021 at 10:45 am

Exactly CW and LaFleur requires his WRs to block

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dobber's picture

April 09, 2021 at 01:56 pm

I think this is why the gadget players only logged 10 or so offensive snaps per game.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:57 pm

Sure dude. Pauline: "Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore would fit in well with teams searching for an explosive playmaker. He’s a wide receiver in the 2021 NFL Draft that teams can deploy in a variety of ways. While the 49ers likely won’t be searching for another receiver in the first round, Moore’s fit with Shanahan would be devastating. That said, teams like the Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints, and the Jacksonville Jaguars would be good fits for Moore and his skillset."

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LambeauPlain's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:13 pm

He had a hamstring injury his sophomore year...kind of a short history. He is tough as nails. Returned as a Junior after the B1G decided to play in the Fall and truly produced.

I like his skillset. Is he worth a second? Maybe.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:53 pm

Low first round or top of second. He may go higher.

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Doug_In_Sandpoint's picture

April 09, 2021 at 10:26 am

Moore squats 600 pounds. Fast. Returns kicks. Go get him in the second round!

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CoachDino's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:46 pm

You're right Moore is a beast and from what I hear a very willing blocker. But he's small even if he is rocked up. Guys with heart get hurt even more..

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:48 pm

Can't teach speed and he has a lot of it, naturally. A 4.3 guy with movement skills to break down a CB in milli-seconds. Just a little shorter than Antonio Brown and the same weight. This is a Playmaker, not a UDFA signed on to be a blocker in a head hunter offense. He gets in space and the open field, he's gone and actually will catch all the deep stuff going his way. He can run the reverse, motion to the flats, run in and out from the slot and get the YAC. No negatives, just some injuries to evaluate. DeSean Jackson type guy.

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dobber's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:37 am

"With LaFleur's flexibility as a play-caller, he has shown that in order to be successful on offense, he doesn't absolutely need this gadget-type player."

You can't decouple this success from the fact that he has an all-time great QB who knows how to read defenses and take care of the football. It's true, as you go on to say, that the offense hasn't truly NEEDED this gadget player to be productive under these circumstances, but as defenses adjust to what ARod and LaF are doing, having the full arsenal will be a must. What's more, when the next QB steps in, whether sooner or later, the Packers are going to want to have as diverse a set of weapons as possible to prop him up--because he isn't going to be an ARod.

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Coldworld's picture

April 09, 2021 at 10:47 am

Just looking at numbers, I don’t see the slot player being active consistently if others are healthy and he is not our returner.

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CheesyTex's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:56 am

Could you give us your take on how Cordarelle Patterson might fit this role?

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dobber's picture

April 09, 2021 at 01:57 pm

Anyone who is both a former Bear and a former Viking is dead to me.

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flackcatcher's picture

April 10, 2021 at 07:06 pm

How many times can I upvote this...

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NoNonsense's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:15 pm

To me its simple,, Patterson is electric with the ball in his hands. His size and speed means you simply have to account for him wherever he lines up. As a WR he's doesn't quite pass the snuff but then again he's never had a QB like Aaron Rodgers throwing him the ball.

The last two years he's been used by the Bears as more of a RB than WR so he's got position versatility and that alone gives you that illusion of complexity. He can line up wide and jet motion, he can line up in the backfield and take a handoff or a pitch. He can run bubble screens or short crossing routes. Heck he could even throw a pass if you wanted to add another layer of threat when he's on the field.

All I know is if you give him the ball and a seam he can take it to the house from any point on the field. This is all without mentioning that he's a 4 time pro bowl KR. A position thats been an absolute nightmare for GB the last several years.

Is that worth the 5 or so million he's probably asking for, maybe not but if we come out of the draft without a guy that can fill these roles then Patterson makes a great fallback option IMO. Guess I'm not sure why he hasn't signed somewhere yet, just have to assume he's asking for too much money. Or he's hoping a team like GB comes calling.

That's my 2 cents anyway.

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madtowndan's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:37 am

Have we forgotten about Josiah Dequara? I'm pretty sure that when he knee is healthy, that's the role he was drafted to fill......

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Guam's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:52 am

Deguara is more of an H-back/FB/TE than a gadget slot WR.

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Coldworld's picture

April 09, 2021 at 10:44 am

But he was intended to be a part of the passing game and also to create offensive options that promote the illusion of complexity. Not a substitute slot/option, rather an alternative source of complexity.

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Guam's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:53 am

A FB who is also an excellent receiver is a weapon because so few teams have one that most defenses don't have to prepare for it. I hope Deguara lives up to the true H-back versatility as that will expand the playbook.

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CheesyTex's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:59 am

I hope he can stay healthy and live up to the hype.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:49 pm

He is a Chris Cooley type guy. Line up Y or HBack, move into space as a receiving TE and target LBs on the fly in the running game. A big time playmaker for the Bearcats. Very multiple.

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LambeauPlain's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:18 pm

There is alot of diference in a motion player who ran the ball in college and runs. 4.3 vs a move TE that rarely carried the ball and runs a 4.7.

Plus Moore is an excellent kick returner and play well in the slot. That won't be Deguara...who I do like a lot.

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frankthefork's picture

April 09, 2021 at 09:40 am

Great idea on paper Paul, thanks for the nibbles. Still leaning towards Patterson or Ervin, as this draft class is talented and deep, can change any team with a lot of picks too. I expect at least 2 WR's taken by GB, and one as soon as the 3rd round; so Brown or Felton may be a Packer come May 1st. Gute has a habit of overdrafting, but hates to lose his man. GPG.

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Leatherhead's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:19 am

Re: The Packers are still without something they don't need.

The Gadget play/magical returner guy is not needed. I've watched the Packers for over 50 years, and I've never seen a Packer team more loaded on offense. Not Starr-Taylor-Hornung. Not Brockington-Lane. Not Lofton-Jefferson-Coffman. Not the 1996 offense. Not the 2011 offense, or the 2014 offense (both #! in the NFL)

Jones and Dillon is a formidable backfield, especially when paired with the reigning MVP. One of the league's elite receivers. A premiere deep threat., emerging TEs......IF THE BLOCKING is there, then this team is going to move the ball downfield and score points. They won't turn it over very much, and they'll do a good job of keeping the defense off the field. We can absolutely, positively win with this group of skill position players........we don't need to give anybody else a chance to fumble a game away, like Shepherd tried to do. Let's keep the ball in the hands of these guys as much as possible: Rodgers, Jones, Adams, Dillon, Tonyan, and MVS : Out of 65 plays, you give your RBs 35 touches, run and pass. Adams gets about 10 targets. That's a pretty sure handed group, IMO. Add in a few to Tonyan and a few shots to MVS and Lazard and that's most of our snaps.

If you'd like to risk a turnover on a rookie punt returner, more power to you. If you have to give somebody else a chance on offense, we still have Lewis, Sternberger, Deguara, ESB, Malik Taylor........ we don't need to draft a guy to get a couple touches a game.

We Are Going All Out. That means we're not going to be dicking around on the field with untested guys who can cost us a game with a turnover. I applaud Gutekunst/LaFleur for incorporating a "protect the ball" mentality, and of course Rodgers gets a ton of credit for this, too. But we EXPECT to have the fewest turnovers in the league, don't we? And we probably will.

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Guam's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:58 am

I agree they don't have to have a gadget WR, but having one would expand the playbook. And you can't assume the gadget WR will be a fumbler. Some do an excellent job of ball security. If one is available on day 3 and the true needs have been addressed, why not invest in a one rather than a guy who may never see the field in year one?

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Leatherhead's picture

April 09, 2021 at 01:15 pm

And then which WR should we deactivate so that Mr. Gadget? Or should we just carry more WRs, and less TEs or Olinemen?

The offensive skill positions are fine. We should focus on blocking and defense.

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Guam's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:17 pm

Wouldn't mind seeing ESB have a seat on the bench in exchange for a gadget slot WR.

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LambeauPlain's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:34 pm

I don't understand your logic regarding Moore. He would play slot. He would return Punts and Kicks (like he did for Purdue without fumbling). He would play motion role and get the ball on running plays. And with 4.29 speed, he would likely play gunner on coverage.

He would likely perform all those roles better than who are on the roster now.

And after this season, not a single WR is signed....all are FA's.

I am not advocating drafting him in the second just to draft him because I hope there are good players on Gutey's board at DL, OL, LB and CB.

But Moore is a damn good football player.

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LambeauPlain's picture

April 09, 2021 at 05:38 pm

Double post erased.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 08:07 pm

Take your pick of Equan, Taylor, Funchess....

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:53 pm

If Adams is knocked out for the year, who's your goto guy?

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stockholder's picture

April 09, 2021 at 11:46 am

We need one. Maybe two. But give me a DL first. I love the tape of Darden.Moore, and Dazz Newsome later on. They'll all return balls and a lot more. But- This draft is about Stopping a offense. Not Gadgets. Not Re- building. Not offense. Not Love. The message at the top has been they know what their doing. But actions and results speak louder then words. I've watched Datone Jones, Nick Perry. and so many other guys drafted for the DL fail. And so many teams that have followed this pattern have too. Gadgets don't win super-bowls. The 300ilb muscle in the middle does.

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packer132's picture

April 09, 2021 at 01:46 pm

Stockholder; good post

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:56 pm

The first guy taken will be about protecting Rodgers.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

April 09, 2021 at 02:26 pm

Lots of good posts whether Stockholder, or Leatherhead. There is more than one way to improve the Packers.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

April 09, 2021 at 02:26 pm

Lots of good posts whether Stockholder, or Leatherhead. There is more than one way to improve the Packers.

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CoachDino's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:24 pm

I agree, its like they had to take a chunk out of the playbook that supplied big play threats and that illusion of complexity referred too.
Kadarius and Rondale are two of the best but very expensive gadget players in terms of draft position (1st-earlyish 2 rd)
Felton is interesting because he can be a gadget, Slot rec, returner and RB. That RB, moved to the slot could really create mismatches. Gainsville possess similar traits but more of a natural RB
My guy D'wayne Eskridge. Is a gadget guy, Slot rec, some outside rec, punt returner and Kick returner that may last until the 3rd or 4th rd.

IMO one of the keys is disguising the play, that can be an issue for guys who can't block as a WR, as they won't be on the field much in the Packers scheme. Then teams will know somethings up when they are in. (Why Felton being a RB/Slot guy might be less conspicuous). Dardeon and Hawkins are a couple other guys.

If Moore or Tooney fall to the packers in Rd 2 then I'd see the reason to take them. Don't get me wrong these guys are potential great Slot Rec. but they just aren't good scheme fits. Moore has the heart and strength but is small and will take a beating. Kadarius is bigger (less refined WR) and blocking is not really his thing

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Swisch's picture

April 09, 2021 at 04:50 pm

Along the lines of what I've been saying, if the Packers think there's a Tyreek Hill or a Cole Beasley to be had in the first round, then maybe go for it -- especially if it seems he can contribute this season, when our potential for the Super Bowl is especially high.
Although it would be an unexpected choice at this position of slot receiver, or gadget guy, it would only set back the rest of the draft for the Packers by one round. We have nine more picks.
Otherwise, draft one or two of these gadget guys later in the draft, Hill was taken in the fifth round, while Beasley was not drafted at all.
It's always a balance between position of need and best player available. If it looks like one of these shifty and speedy guys in the draft stands out above the rest as a star for the future -- and it doesn't look like there are future stars available at other positions -- then select the gadget guy.

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Swisch's picture

April 09, 2021 at 07:31 pm

Reading comments above, I'm wondering if fans think there may be a Tyreek Hill in the draft.
He's rather small but seems durable -- and what an electrifying game-breaker he is to raise an offense to a new level.
A player like this wouldn't seem to need a big number of plays on the field to make a big difference. In 10-20 plays he could convert a couple or more third downs to first downs, and also break away for one or more huge gains to provide key scoring opportunities.
As noted above, just the dynamic presence of such a player would open up the offense for the other skill guys.
A game-changer like that seems worth a pick late in the first round, especially if there aren't available stars at other positions.
Even as a rookie learning the offense, he could contribute enough to put the Packers over the top. In the near future, he could become a bigger weapon if other receivers leave the team. At that point, his snap count could be controlled in the way of Aaron Jones to lessen his possibility of injury.
In other words, wouldn't it be worth a first round pick to add someone like Tyreek Hill to both move the chains and break off long plays?
It's hard to find that guy, but I'm wondering if it's worth a try in the first round. It seems a couple or more fans may like Rondale Moore from Purdue enough to go for him that high.
It's a risky idea, but may be worth further discussion -- even Coldworld may give it some more consideration.

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flackcatcher's picture

April 10, 2021 at 12:36 am

Interesting. Maybe LaFleur will change his playbook slightly and might shift his jet sweeps and other wide plays to his RB position. Packers already have two on the roster, and I could see them drafting a third depending on how the draft board plays out. My concern is having the F-Back position filled. Without it, MLF offense is limited in the play action game. I hope they pick up another through the draft or free agency. The F-Back is a full contact position, that as we've seen takes its toll in a 16 game season.

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ReaganRulz's picture

April 10, 2021 at 07:53 am

I don’t recall the Buccaneers having one of these type of players and that turned out pretty well. They had a great QB....like us.....good skilled or semi-skilled WRs...like us (except Adams is GREAT)....a couple of TEs who were not great, but involved regularly...like us. So I’m Long on drafting a DL, OL, and CB in the early rounds and getting some type of special team/return extraordinaire in the mid rounds.

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jannes bjornson's picture

April 11, 2021 at 01:10 pm

Scotty Miller is a 4.3 guy.

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dobber's picture

April 11, 2021 at 02:06 pm

...and he was fourth on their depth chart at WR.

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4thand10's picture

April 12, 2021 at 08:43 pm

I think the term we are looking for here is a slot receiver who can also return punts and KOs. Tons of em in last yrs draft . Good ones too, makes me ill that we didn’t grab one. Hopefully slot WR,DL, OL and LB is a priority this year.

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