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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Green Bay Packers mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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Packers excited about defensive potential with addition of Julius Peppers

The Green Bay Packers are excited by the addition of DE/LB Julius Peppers and the versatility he brings to the front seven. Peppers has played as a 'down' defensive end most of his career, by has also stood up and played outside linebacker as well. His flexibility will give defensive coordinator Dom Capers the room to experiment, using Peppers in an 'elephant'...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyler Huber, WR, Wisconsin-Whitewater

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyler Huber, WR, Wisconsin-Whitewater How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? -I had a majority of D2, and D3 schools recruiting me along with a few D1 and FCS schools out of high school.  Southern Illinois, Minnesota, Minnesota Duluth are a few. Where did you choose and why? […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyler...
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Lynn Dickey: Aaron Rodgers would be my no. 1 draft pick

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Lynn Dickey and current QB Aaron Rodgers are quite similar in a lot of categories, but if he had one draft pick to make, its a clear-cut choice for Dickey. "First and foremost, when I pick a quarterback, they say, 'well, do you want a guy that can really run, or if he can throw it a hundred yards, got a big arm,'" Dickey said...
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Packers' players served worked at fast food restaurants (Video)

Some of the players on the Green Bay Packers served meals on Friday at McDonalds and Subway. Members of the Green Bay Packers spent time as sandwich artists at Subway on Thursday. It was part of their Tailgate Tour. Cornerback Jarrett Bush and former Pro Bowl Tight End Paul Coffman spent some time behind the counter serving food. “Definitely gave me a crash course on the wheat...
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Former Packers QB Lynn Dickey: Aaron Rodgers would be my No. 1 pick

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As a former star quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Lynn Dickey is frequently asked for his thoughts on current star quarterback Aaron Rodgers. And though the two are connected near the top of the franchise's history books in many categories, that has no influence on Dickey's evaluation of Rodgers. "First and foremost, when I pick a quarterback...
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Green Bay Packers mock drafts: Grading three potential draft boards

With the 2014 NFL Draft less than a month away, the Packers have to develop a draft board and do their diligence on all the players that could fall to them. Here are three mock drafts that could look very similar to Green Bay’s by the time the draft ends. Grades are based on need, talent and potential of players. You may also be interested in:Green Bay Packers mock drafts: Grading...
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Packers put distance between themselves and rest of NFC North foes this offseason

The Green Bay Packers are still the class of the NFC North and head and shoulders above the rest of the division. The team was on the ropes after Aaron Rodgers injury sent the team into a tailspin when he missed seven games in 2013. However, in 2014, the club brought in Julius Peppers and as their mode of operation focusing on re-signing their own players. According to Greg...
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Green Bay Packers: Why they need to draft a safety

If there is one thing that the Green Bay Packers have struggled with over the past few seasons, it has been its defense.  While the offense has been lighting up the scoreboard and the stat chart, the defense has been allowing opposing defenses, mainly the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick, to tear them apart.  Part of this has been because of injuries to key...
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Jarrett Bush: Julius Peppers makes Packers ‘a championship-caliber team’

With the signing of Julius Peppers, Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush believes Green Bay finally has the pieces to make another run at the Super Bowl. “I think JP pound-for-pound is one of the most athletic athletes in the league right now,” Bush said Tuesday, per the Green Bay Press Gazette. “I think he’s going to give teams a lot of trouble, especially with Clay (Matthews...
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Mock draft version 1.0: Green Bay Packers grab dynamic playmaker at No. 21

The NFL Draft is three weeks from tomorrow, commencing on May 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. So it’s time to start seriously thinking about what direction teams are going to go during the first round – finally. Now that free agency has come and gone (for the most part), it actually makes sense to start forecasting the draft. Team needs are much clearer now than...
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Seth Rogen doesn't recognize Aaron Rodgers in movie promo

Seth Rogen only knows Aaron Rodgers from his State Farm commercials. In a promotion for the new movie Neighbors, Zac Efron tries to explain to a confused Rogen that Rodgers is famous for being an elite quarterback in the NFL. Rogen then confuses Rodgers for Peyton Manning. [Fansided] The post Watch: Seth Rogen doesn’t know Aaron Rodgers plays football appeared first on Sports Glory.
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Packers fans have their own dating website

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; If you’re a Green Bay Packers fan and you’re looking for love,  look no further than greenbaypackerslovers.com. I would love to know why the background is blue.  I guess you can only have so much green and yellow before it becomes too much. In case you've been lookin' for love...
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Power Rankings: Green Bay Packers have had a top-10 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Cory’s Corner: Julius Peppers is No. 56…remain excited

I’ve never seen a number unveiling get this much excitement. And for those of you that may not know, Julius Peppers will be wearing No. 56 next season for the Packers. Julius Peppers will be wearing No. 56 next fall as he will play a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker position called the elephant. That’s quite a change for someone that was consistently coming off the edge...
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