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Never Underestimate a Packer UDFA

  2 years ago     78 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The general sentiment is that if a player wasn't good enough to be drafted by an NFL team he isn't good enough to play in the NFL. And, generally speaking, that's true. However, every once in a while an Undrafted Free Agent really shines. When they join the Packers, they shine more frequently than they do on any other team. (more…)

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CLICK to PICK: You Grade the Selection – Damarious Randall

  2 years ago     155 Views     Leave your thoughts  

At pick number 30 in this year's draft, the Packers picked a safety that they believe can be a pro cornerback in Damarious Randall. With an interception returned for touchdown in each of his last two seasons, the 5'11" 196 pound safety would have also been the best cornerback on the Sun Devil's team but played safety because of team need. Sound familiar Packernation? A certain Clay Matthews was the best OLB on a certain team but played the ILB position because he was the best player his team had at that position. Now I am not saying that Damarious…

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Packers Add Undrafted Free Agents

  2 years ago     318 Views     12 Comments  

The end of the draft signals the beginning of the undrafted free-agent signing frenzy. The Packers added sixteen to the roster. After a defense heavy draft, the undrafted rookies are almost all offensive players. The additions include another handful of wide receivers, which should make Aaron Rodgers very happy. Competition will be fierce for these guys to find a roster spot on a loaded team but who knows, maybe the next Sam Shields is in the mix. (more…)

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Filling Needs by Looking for Diamonds in Small Places

  4 years ago     85 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Ted Thompson is not afraid to scan the Division II and III ranks in search of hidden talent he can add to the Packers. And, he's found some decent gems that made their names in a Division II or III school. Some of these are names we've come to know well. They started in smaller colleges and found a home with the Packers. Names like Erik Walden, James Starks, Jamari Lattimore, and the fan-favorite John Kuhn are all from Division II or Division III schools. So, I started to wonder what Division II and III players have been making a…

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