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Aaron Rodgers 2.0?

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The question arose this week about what the Packers might do if Josh Rosen, QB from UCLA, were to fall to the 14th pick in the 2018 NFL draft. In this episode of the Quick Slant we discuss Rosen and contemplate what we would do if Rosen were to take the same fall that Aaron Rodgers did in 2005.

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Marli-Mock 3.0: Fitz Falls to the Pack

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Rd. 1 Pick 14 (14 Minkah Fitzpatrick (DB) 6'1'' 201 lbs 4.46 40-rd dash [Alabama] 6.30 Grade by Very high intensity player who somehow fell to 14 in my most recent draft and I scooped him right up. He is the ultimate plug and play backfield player. Experienced at slot cornerback, can also play in a subpackage as a linebacker and a blitzer and he has played both corner and safety at a very high level throughout his collegiate career. A walk-on at Alabama as a freshman he started 10 times at the "star" position earning him Freshman All-American…

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Marli’s Mock 2018: 2.0 No Trades No Changes

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Rd. 1 Pick 14 (14) Harold Landry EDGE 6'3'' 253 lbs. Boston College 6.18 grade on Compared to Vic Beasley, Landry might not be the biggest Edge rusher but he has long arms, he's a great athlete and is very quick for his size. In 2016, he finished in the top 5 rushers nationally with 15.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, and three forced fumbles. He has also received honorable mentions as well as a firstteam ALL-ACC mention. Even though he missed a few games in 2017 he still managed to stack up 38 stops, 8.5 tackles for a…

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“Legal Tampering” Period Begins Today

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Today teams can begin to talk to free agents whose contracts are set to expire in a couple days. While no contracts can be executed until 4:00 New York time on Wednesday, teams can enter into negotiations with the representatives of players. The free agent frenzy has begun. There are already rumors that the Packers are hard after Trumaine Johnson, there are of course no guarantees. But with the trade of Damarious Randall, the Packers would be hard pressed to lean on the draft alone to complete their backfield. (more…)

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Combine Players to Watch Part One: Defense

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The NFL Combine starts tomorrow kicking off draft-mania that has already been brewing since Packer Nation realized that they won't have to stay up until midnight to hear their first round pick (or trade) named on April 26. This gathering is part Laff Olympics, part psychological evaluation kicked off with a lot of testing, poking and prodding by numerous doctors. While the results guarantee that the NFL has something to keep fans interested in and talking about, the actual translation to the sport of football may be minimal (at least the direct translation to football) and GM's across the league…

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