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Green Bay Packers trade with Seattle Seahawks, draft CB Jaire Alexander 18th overall

Posted: 9:06 PM, Apr 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-27 04:04:43Z

The Green Bay Packers have selected CB Jaire Alexander of Louisville with their first overall pick, trading back up in the first-round to pick 18 to grab him.

Jaire Alexander's 2017 campaign was hampered by a knee injury in the season opener. He played in six games, notching 19 tackles and a pick.

In 2016, he started all 13 games, leading the team with 5 picks and putting up 39 tackles and a forced fumble.

Alexander becomes the second corner taken overall in the 2018 NFL Draft.

In the trade the Packers received the 18th and 248th pick. They give the Seahawks the 27th, 76th, and 186th pick.