Picking the Pack: TCU WR Quentin Johnston
GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- It's NFL Combine week, and there are plenty of draft prospects that are headed to Indianapolis this week that could be on the Packers' radar.
The Packers currently hold the 15th overall pick in the 2023 draft. Many analysts are leaning towards several different positions -- anywhere from safety to wide receiver.
Last week, we broke down Alabama safety Brian Branch and how he fits in Green Bay.
This week, we have TCU wide receiver Quentin Johnston.
The biggest question many are waiting for is the future of Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. Earlier this week, he returned from his darkness retreat at Sky Cave in Oregon, according to sources.
Now, we play the waiting game.
Whether Rodgers is a Packer or not next season, will Green Bay spend their first-round pick on a pass-catcher? If so, will it be the standout Horned Frogs wide receiver?
Let's take a closer look at Johnston and how he fits with the Packers.
Quentin Johnston -- WR/TCU
Weight: 215 pounds
Hometown: Temple, TX
How he fits with the Packers
The last time the Packers took a wide receiver in the first round was in 2002, when they selected Javon Walker with the 20th overall pick.
That was also a Packers receiver room consisting of Antonio Freeman and Bill Schroeder, with Brett Favre leading the Pack.
The Packers' receiver room took a dip after trading Devante Adams to the Raiders last offseason.
They also took three pass-catchers in the 2022 draft in Christian Watson (North Dakota State), Romeo Doubs (Nevada) and Samori Toure (Nebraska).
Doubs emerged in Packers training camp last July but struggled for much of the 2022 season.
Watson emerged during the second half of the season and eventually put himself in the Offensive Rookie of the Year race in 2022, which was won by Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson.
Johnston brings several skillsets to the table for the Packers offense.
He surpassed 1,000 receiving yards in 2022, on top of six touchdown catches.
Johnston is a player that does a terrific job using his body to his advantage, which pairs well with his elusiveness after the catch. He forced 18 total tackles this season.
Johnston was a deep-ball threat with the Horned Frogs, helping lead them to the National Championship game this past season.
The Packers key receivers under contract are Watson, Doubs and Toure, with Allen Lazard up for a new deal.
They went heavy in the draft last year, taking three pass-catchers.
Will they do it again this spring?
If they do, will it be Johnston?