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Packers have 10 picks entering Saturday

Packers have 10 picks entering Saturday

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 26, 2013
The Packers will begin the final day of the 2013 NFL Draft with 10 selections - at least two in each round - after three trades Friday evening. Each time, Green Bay moved back in the order and collected at least one extra choice. The Packers made a pa
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  • Eddie Lacy: A new flavor for Packers

    Eddie Lacy: A new flavor for Packers

    The smell test failed every time. It was always difficult to imagine the Green Bay Packers selecting Alabama running back Eddie Lacy, or any other player at his position, in the first round of the 2013 draft. The running game simply doesn't carry that k…
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  • 2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
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  • Twitter reaction: Aaron Rodgers' new deal

    Twitter reaction: Aaron Rodgers' new deal

    Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have agreed on a five-year, $110 million contract extension. Several teammates, members of the media and Rodgers himself are taking to Twitter to express their thoughts on the new deal. Big thanks to t…
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  • J.J. Redick claims that he hasn’t spoken to Bucks coach Jim Boy…

    J.J. Redick claims that he hasn’t spoken to Bucks coach Jim Boylan since the playoffs began

    yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    When the Milwaukee Bucks traded for J.J. Redick during February’s trade deadline, it seemed like a salvageable enough move for both sides. Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks were giving up solid young forward Tobias Harris for a veteran in his prime that could le
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  • Banged-up Wade gets treatment for knee

    Banged-up Wade gets treatment for knee

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Miami Heat are keeping a close eye on Dwyane Wade and his aching knee.
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  • Andersen, Allen help Heat in Game 3 vs. Bucks; more thoughts

    Andersen, Allen help Heat in Game 3 vs. Bucks; more thoughts

    CNNSI.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Bucks led the defending champions through two quarters, but the Miami Heat showcased many strengths on their way to a 104-91 win in Game 3, writes Chris Ballard.
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  • Datone Jones: Bigger, stronger, faster

    Datone Jones: Bigger, stronger, faster

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    I apologize to those who hoped to read earlier about the Green Bay Packers' selection of UCLA defensive lineman Datone Jones. I got stuck away from the computer for an extended time Thursday night as the Minnesota Vikings dipped into some unexpected dra…
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  • Ray Allen Breaks Another Record; The Greatest Shooting Display …

    Ray Allen Breaks Another Record; The Greatest Shooting Display On YouTube; Skylar Diggins & Jay-Z Team Up

    dimemag.com Apr 26, 2013
    If you ask Brandon Jennings, he probably still thinks Milwaukee is winning in seven games. Everyone else? They know this series is over, especially after the Heat’s predictable shutdown second half in their 104-91 win to take a 3-0 lead. LeBron scored 2
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  • Video - Eddie Lacy drafted No. 61 overall by Green Bay Packers 02:08

    Eddie Lacy drafted No. 61 overall by Green Bay Packers

    Apr 26
    The Green Bay Packers selected Alabama running back Eddie Lacy with the No. 61 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Rodgers Thankful For Extension 00:45

    Rodgers Thankful For Extension

    Apr 26
    Aaron Rodgers comments on his five-year extension with the Packers.
  • Video - Playoff Coaching In The Crosshairs 04:55

    Playoff Coaching In The Crosshairs

    Apr 26
    David Thorpe and Marc Stein on which coaches are killing, and getting killed, in the playoffs.
  • Video - Source: Aaron Rodgers Agrees To Extension 02:57

    Source: Aaron Rodgers Agrees To Extension

    Apr 26
    John Clayton breaks down Aaron Rodgers' contract extension that will pay him $110 million over five years.

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    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
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    Apr 26
    Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…