Packers select CB Eric Stokes from Georgia with 29th pick in the NFL Draft
GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Green Bay Packers chose cornerback Eric Stokes in the first round of Thursday's NFL Draft.
The #Packers take CB Eric Stokes with the 29th pick in the draft.— Scott Grodsky (@ScottGrodsky) April 30, 2021
Green Bay has taken a defensive player with 9 of their last 10 first round picks. QB Jordan Love is the only offensive player.
The #Packers have selected cornerback Eric Stokes from Georgia with the 29th overall pick— Darius Joshua (@DariusJoshuaTV) April 30, 2021
Stokes offers speed and depth in the Packers secondary. He ran back two interceptions for touchdowns in his senior season at Georgia.
Stokes was the fifth cornerback selected.
The second and third rounds of the NFL Draft happen Friday in Cleveland.
The Packers have a pick in each round (62nd and 92nd overall).