Welcome back to Monday, everyone. Over the weekend, the Green Bay Packers' plans for the safety position were in the news from a variety of angles. We have articles on the likeliest candidate on the roster to switch positions and end up at safety, there's a look at one of the top safeties in this year's draft, and we have a mock draft in which the Packers are projected to draft a player at the position.
As for our draft preparation here at Acme Packing Company, we suggest that you keep an eye out later today, as our Mock Draft continues on with picks 11 and 12.
Hyde ready for any scenario in Packers' defensive shakeup | Packersnews
"I’m getting tweeted at and I have my family asking me and my friends asking me, ‘I heard you’re playing safety. I heard you’re playing safety, and I’m just like, ‘Yo, I haven’t heard anything. You guys know more than I know.’ "
Injury helped give Colorado State center an NFL future - JSOnline
Sorry, not a left tackle. But seriously, this is crazy - while on the shelf in high school with a torn ACL, Weston Richburg grew six inches and added 60 pounds to go from QB to offensive lineman.
Draft Profile: What could separate Jimmie Ward at safety? - JSOnline
The buzzword, as always, is "versatility."
Receiver Sederrick Cunningham released by Green Bay Packers - ESPN
Womp womp. He was a long shot to make a dent on the roster, especially with so many young receivers returning from the active roster and practice squad.
Aldon Smith arrested at LAX for false report of a bomb threat - Niners Nation
What kind of idiot doesn't know that you can't joke about a bomb in an airport?
2014 NFL Mock Draft: Teddy Bridgewater and Johnny Manziel headed for a fall? - SBNation.com
Okay, this is really starting to get wacky. I normally really like SB Nation's draft guys, but this mock seems more absurd than most this time of year.
NFL Draft 2014: Why is Tom Savage climbing draft boards? - SBNation.com
I have no idea, but NFL.com's Gil Brandt said that he thinks Savage will go in the top 40 of the draft.