Packers-Patriots Trade: Green Bay Moves Up to Draft Casey Hayward

Zachary D. Rymer@zachrymerMLB Lead WriterApril 27, 2012

Hayward is No. 19.
Hayward is No. 19.Grant Halverson/Getty Images

The Green Bay Packers made a deal with the New England Patriots to move up late in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft. passed along the terms of the trade on Twitter:

The Pats sent the 62nd pick to the Packers for picks 90 and 163. New England now has picks on Saturday.

— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) April 28, 2012

With the No. 62 overall pick in the draft, the Packers selected Casey Hayward, a cornerback out of Vanderbilt.

Hayward is a player with great instincts in coverage. He should help out a Packers defense that finished dead last against the pass in 2011.