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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News And Links For April 22, 2012

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Uh oh, guys. I think I'm going to have to criticize a local traditional media mainstay. Does this mean I'm a real sports blogger now? Sorry Bob McGinn, you're still one of the best ever in this business, but you printed some junk. Here's your daily Green Bay Packers news and links.

Compensatory picks give Packers 'more swings' in draft | Green Bay Press-Gazette

A look at previous compensatory picks made by the Packers. Ron Wolf and Ted Thompson have made some excellent ones. Mike Sherman...not so much!

Video: Aaron Rodgers answers bounty question | Cheesehead TV

Aaron on Jim Rome's new show.

One executive says Packers have much work to do | JSOnline

Okay, I really don't want to pick on Bob McGinn. He's one of the best beat writers in the country. However, this is the second time in a week he's written an article with out there quotes from an unnamed person that he doesn't contextualize at all. Dude needs a little picking on.

First, he stirred up some crap earlier in the week by printing comments about RGIII's "character issues". While this particular article doesn't attack anyone's character, it's almost as ridiculous because a lot of the comments reflect an antiquated view of the game and/or a lack of knowledge about the team.

I feel like it's okay for a writer to print quotes without comment from someone whose name is given, or print quotes from an unnamed source, then contextualize them and comment on them yourself. This, though? I have a problem with this.

Minnesota Vikings stadium: Senate revives stadium legislation | Daily Norseman

The stadium bill got through committee, but who knows whether or not it's going anywhere.

Money(Foot)ball: Are there wide receiver bargains in the NFL Draft? | Behind The Steel Curtain

Excellent post, though I disagree with the ultimate conclusion.

Should the Redskins cut Hall, trade for Samuel? | Hogs Haven

If it's just going to take a late pick to get him? Yes.

Busy Mel Kiper, Jr. Still Finds Time To Throw Around The Old Spreadsheet With His Daughter | The Onion

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