Though early, potential Hall of Famers abound here -- from Jalen Ramsey to Joey Bosa to Michael Thomas to Derrick Henry to Tyreek Hill.
Three years before Vince Lombardi began to alter Green Bay forever, the Packers gave him foundational pieces.
This draft does not offer tremendous depth, but its first-round set up contenders and will greenlight a few Canton speeches.
The 1989 draft receives far more acclaim, but 1988's Hall of Fame count (five) matches that storied class'.
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