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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News And Links For April 5, 2012

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It's the time of the year when people are seriously reaching for NFL Draft things to talk about. The football-loving world inevitably starts NFL Draft talk and ends up more or less running out of things to talk about 2-3 weeks before the draft. This happens every year and none of us have learned to watch hockey or basketball or something for a couple of extra weeks instead. Here are your daily Green Bay Packers news and links.

Lande Thinks Packers Could Take Boise State RB Doug Martin | Cheesehead TV

I am so opposed to first round running backs, basically without exception.

UW's Konz sharp at workout, says he is '90%' | JSOnline

This is very nice to hear. I'm hoping that this keeps him in the first round.

Collins’ injury has Packers looking hard at safeties | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The Packers are going to bring in a safety or two even if Nick Collins can attempt to return to football, but if he doesn't they will need a solid one. Bad.

Brandt: A fair deal for Matt Forte and Bears | NFC North Blog

Some speculation on what constitutes a fair deal for Matt Forte. We actually can't know if the Bears are jerking him around because we don't know what he's been offered or what he's turned down.

More from around SB Nation after the jump

Minnesota Vikings Sign CB Chris Carr | Daily Norseman

The Vikings' secondary was not good last season. They signed a player who is pretty decent. Good for them!

Confirmed: Drew Brees Signing Rumor is Bogus | Canal Street Chronicles

Good one, Message Board Guy.

Advanced Charting Shows How Badly the Carolina Panthers Need Another CB | Cat Scratch Reader

Captain Munnerlyn has the best name in the NFL. He was a bad player last season.

Ryan Tannehill and the Legend of 'Pig Vomit' | The Phinsider

The huge boom or huge bust theory isn't necessarily true. See: Ben Roethlisberger.