Packers infuriate fans by not drafting a wide receiver with any of their nine 2020 picks

first_imgThe Packers were widely expected to invest heavily in pass catchers during the 2020 NFL Draft given the talent depth at the position and the need to support quarterback Aaron Rodgers.But Green Bay caught many fans by surprise with its decision to take no wide receivers with its nine picks, leading to frustration. As the non-receiver announcements continued to roll in during Day 3 of the draft Saturday, the angst boiled over on social media. It wasn’t pretty, though it was pretty funny.A selection of the tweets, which escalated as the draft progressed:MORE: Why Aaron Rodgers-Jordan Love drama doesn’t compare to Favre-RodgersA RUNNING BACK?!?! pic.twitter.com/n6d3qYhfqf— Wisco Disco (@Wisco_Disco_) April 25, 2020pic.twitter.com/PyfUnqygc4— 𝚂𝚊𝚖𝚒 𝚉𝚊𝚢𝚗’𝚜 𝚋𝚞𝚛𝚒𝚊𝚕 (@samizaynpiedKO) April 25, 2020pic.twitter.com/wJjSbnvNnX— Deployed. (@PackersJohn) April 25, 2020pic.twitter.com/cmh7bd8d48— Dylan Greco (@DylanJGreco) April 25, 2020pic.twitter.com/EqUqxp2j0F— Moneybagg Yo(hannes) 🇪🇷 (@AronYohannes) April 24, 2020pic.twitter.com/jlPGmxRZV1— Joseph Matron (@JosephPMatron) April 24, 2020pic.twitter.com/Rix1Md0lkl— Moneybagg Yo(hannes) 🇪🇷 (@AronYohannes) April 25, 2020pic.twitter.com/8OBgrASi2I— RunningBlade2184 (@ralls_reese) April 25, 2020 Here’s a list of who the Packers went with:Round 1, Pick No. 26: Jordan Love, QB, Utah StateRound 2, Pick No. 62: AJ Dillon, RB, Boston CollegeRound 3, Pick No. 94: Josiah Deguara, TE, CincinnatiRound 5, Pick No. 175: Kamal Martin, ILB, MinnesotaRound 6, Pick No. 192: Jon Runyan, G, MichiganRound 6, Pick No. 208: Jake Hanson, C, OregonRound 6, Pick No. 209: Simon Stepaniak, OT, IndianaRound 7, Pick No. 236: Vernon Scott, S, TCURound 7, Pick No. 242: Jonathan Garvin, DE, MiamiMORE: Worst value picks of 2020 NFL DraftBefore the draft, Rodgers expressed hope (and some attitude) regarding the direction the Packers would take. He wanted outside help to prevent defenses from keying in only on Davante Adams.”We haven’t picked a skill player in the first round in 15 years,” Rodgers told the Pat McAfee Show, “so that would be kind of cool.”Many Packers fans, loyal to their favorite signal-caller, used Twitter to tell the team how they felt about no receivers being selected.last_img read more

Lacey Appoints New Administrative Services Director

first_imgFacebook76Tweet0Pin0Submitted by City of LaceyCity Manager Scott Spence announced today the appointment of Candice Bock as the new Administrative Services Director for the City of Lacey. Her first day with the city will be October 3.Candice Bock is the new Administrative Service Director for the City of Lacey. Photo courtesy: City of Lacey“Candice comes to the City of Lacey with a broad background in public service,” said Spence. “Her tenure at the Association of Washington Cities, as well as local government executive experience, makes her uniquely qualified to assume the duties of the Director of Administrative Services.”Bock served as Government Relations Advocate for the Association of Washington Cities and was responsible for guiding development of policy encompassing a wide range of fields, including personnel and labor relations, criminal justice, public safety, and emergency management. In addition, she served as the City Manager of the City of Carnation, and as the Assistant City Manager and Government Relations Director of the City of Lakewood.Bock earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado. She is a member of the Washington City/County Management Association (WCMA), the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), and a member of Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL).The Administrative Services Director is responsible for managing the city’s public affairs, human resources, and city clerk functions. The position serves as a member of the executive team and reports directly to the City Manager. Twelve full-time employees assist the director in carrying out responsibilities of the city’s employee recruitment, training, and compensation programs; risk management and safety initiatives; public information and outreach programs; citizen assistance efforts; public records management; and intergovernmental and legislative relations activities.last_img read more