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
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:
Receivers: 14 – Craig Bragg, Terrence Murphy, Cory Rodgers, Greg Jennings, David Clowney, James Jones, Brett Swain, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, Kevin Dorsey, Charles Johnson, Davante Adams, Jared Abbrederis, Jeff Janis.
Offensive linemen: 18 – Will Whittacker, Junius Coston, Tony Moll, Jason Spitz, Daryn Colledge, Allen Barbre, Josh Sitton, Breno Giacomini, Jamon Meredith, T.J. Lang, Marshall Newhouse, Bryan Bulaga, Caleb Schlauderaff, Derek Sherrod, Andrew Datko, JC Tretter, David Bakhtiari, Corey Linsley.
Defensive linemen: 15 – Mike Montgomery, Dave Tollefson, Johnny Jolly, Justin Harrell, Jeremy Thompson, Jarius Wynn, B.J. Raji, C.J. Wilson, Mike Neal, Lawrence Guy, Mike Daniels, Jerel Worthy, Josh Boyd, Datone Jones, Khyri Thornton.
Linebackers: 14 – Brady Poppinga, Kurt Campbell, Abdul Hodge, A.J. Hawk, Desmond Bishop, Brad Jones, Clay Matthews, D.J. Smith, Ricky Elmore, Nick Perry, Terrell Manning, Sam Barrington, Nate Palmer, Carl Bradford.
Safeties: Seven – Nick Collins, Marviel Underwood, Tyrone Culver, Aaron Rouse, Morgan Burnett, Jerron McMillian, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
Specialists: One – Mason Crosby (kicker).
Long snappers: None