Approaching the 2013 NFL Draft General Manager Ted Thompson was faced with needs at the key positions of defensive line and running back and a philosophy of taking the best players available. Thompson seemed to accomplish both.
Aaron Rodgers is very good in the pocket and is able to manipulate and move the pocket and use his legs to extend plays. It is part of what makes him great. For the Green Bay Packers offense to succeed, this is vital.
The one player that the Green Bay Packers can least afford to lose to injury, who is not named Aaron Rodgers, is third year pro David Bakhtiari. There is just no suitable replacement for him on the current roster without a major shuffle of personnel.
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