SB Nation New York 2011 NFL Mock Draft: With 32nd Pick, Green Bay Selects ...

Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State.

The defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers find themselves with a choice between several defensive players who seem to fit their 3-4 system at this point in the draft. Among them are Heyward, Temple's Muhammad Wilkerson, Arizona's Brooks Reed, Georgia's Justin Houston and UCLA linebacker Akeem Ayers.

Many of the analysts I trust most either have Heyward off the board before Green Bay selects, or going to the Packers with this selection. One of those who also makes this pick for Green Bay is Draft Countdown's Scott Wright, who says:

Green Bay has some questions marks at defensive end, where Cullen Jenkins is a free agent, Johnny Jolly is facing prison time and Justin Harrell just can’t seem to stay healthy. Ohio State’s Cameron Heyward, who is the son of former Saint running back Craig “Ironhead” Heyward, would probably be gone by this point in most years but the strength of  this defensive line class could push him down the board a bit. A prototypical five-technique, Heyward would be an outstanding fit in Green Bay and provide them with a lot of bang for their buck.

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