Drafting another wideout in Round 4 after taking Bateman in Round 1 might seem like overkill, but Packers fans know how short they were on wide receiver talent in 2020. Collins would give the franchise terrific value at this juncture of the draft.
He has the natural athletic ability to turn into a mid-round steal. He’s got excellent size at 6-foot-4 and stands out on tape with his ability to make big catches down the field. He could really upgrade Green Bay’s efforts to increase their offensive efficiency inside the red zone. Collins may not last until 136, but the Packers should stop his slide if he does.
The Packers need to get better against the run in 2021 and Brown is a prospect who can help them do just that as a rookie. He won’t ever develop into a great pass rusher on the inside, but his combination of size and power will make him an above-average run defender at the next level.
If Brown showed more consistent effort on film he’d have a chance to go much higher than Round 4. His upside outweighs the risk at No. 143 though. The Packers might land a hidden gem if they can coax the best football out of Brown.