Ted Thompson favors offense in draft

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- How will Ted Thompson use his nine selections in the upcoming NFL draft?

If the Green Bay Packers general manager's history tells us anything, it's that he will favor the offensive side of the ball.

Thompson has picked 96 players since he began running the Packers' draft room in 2005.

Here's how those picks break down:

  • Offensive players: 51

  • Defensive players: 44

  • Specialists: One

Leading up to the NFL draft, which takes place April 30-May 2, we will take a look at how Thompson has fared at each position. A different position will be featured each day over the next two weeks.

But first, let's examine how Thompson has used those 96 picks. Here's a look at how those picks were divided by position: