In the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft at #175 overall, the Green Bay Packers made their first defensive selection of this year's event, picking up Minnesota linebacker Kamal Martin.
Martin, a senior, is projected to play inside linebacker for the Packers, although he was mostly projected as an outside linebacker by most scouting services.
Here's what NFL.com has to say:
Angular linebacker with decent straight-line twitch who takes too long to diagnose and flow, making him a viable block for climbing linemen. He plays upright and a little stiff in his scrapes and doesn't find his run fits as efficiently as he needs to. He can gather and wrap as a tackler, but will struggle to finish elusive backs in the open field and he's unimpressive as a passing-down participant. Martin's lack of early play recognition and elusive flow to ball might push him outside as a 4-3 SAM option.
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