Slice of Cheese for April 29

Last night, The Packers stayed patient and got an excellent pick at #32 overall, while the rest of the NFC North had mixed results in the first round. With the first round craziness complete, it's time to check some links and get a better feel for what really happened yesterday at Radio City Music Hall.

How Green Bay Packers landed Derek Sherrod
Pete Dougherty analyzes the surprising circumstances and strange picks that left Sherrod available with the 32nd selection last night.

Sherrod says he's versatile and willing to play anywhere
Tom Silverstein of the Journal-Sentinel compiled a number of quotes from the newest Packer about the draft process and his likely NFL position.

Sherrod is Packers' heir apparent at left tackle
Bob McGinn of the Journal-Sentinel is convinced that Derek Sherrod will ultimately replace Chad Clifton at left tackle.

Thompson says Packers fortunate to get big man late in draft
Silverstein also got a number of quotes from Thompson about the first round.

Packers: No issues with OL over LB - NFC North Blog
Kevin Seifert takes a quick look at why Ted Thompson drafted a tackle instead of an OLB.

Cincinnati Bengals wanted Green Bay Packers' Round 1 pick
The Cincinnati Bengals reportedly engaged the Green Bay Packers in trade talks for the last pick of the draft's first round Thursday night in an effort to acquire a quarterback.

Bears' Jerry Angelo takes blame for failed trade with Ravens
Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo took the blame for not being able to complete a trade with the Baltimore Ravens in time. Smooth, Jerry. Real smooth.

Keep your browser locked to APC tonight at 6 PM Eastern, when the second and third rounds will take place.

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