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Cheese Curds: Daily Packers News and Links for January 16, 2013

Today, we have stories on Erik Walden and the terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad play, links on college All-Star games and the Bears' new head coach, and a bad Jay Cutler joke.

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Work, work, work. With the Packers out of the playoffs and college All-Star games going on all over the place, do yourself a favor and go home for lunch to do some scouting for draft prospects. Or go to a restaurant with lots of flat-screen TVs and a bar - that will work equally well.

On to the links!

Packers aide Whitt sees battle for corner spots next season - JSOnline
Look for all four of Tramon Williams, Sam Shields, Casey Hayward, and Davon House to fight for the starting jobs. Also, Whitt called Sam Shields the unit's best tackler. Oh how far he has come in one year.

Coaches take notice of more mature, productive Finley - Press-Gazette
Hey Finley haters: keep it up, because it sure looks like he's not going anywhere this off-season.

Don't blame Walden for Kaepernick's TD dash, says Greene | Packersnews |
Wait, seriously? If Walden actually carried out his assignment, then perhaps Brad Jones and Dom Capers deserve even more blame for that play.

More from around SBNation:

Chicago Bears hire Marc Trestman as next Head Coach - Windy City Gridiron
WCG has coverage and opinions on the new Bears' coach. I just hope he brings some poutine with him from Montreal so Jay Cutler can have a new favorite food.

The Week in Worst: Divisional round suckage -
Sad face.

East-West Shrine Game 2013 practice report: Keith Pough, Zeke Motta among standouts -
The mothership identifies some players at the Shrine Game who are making waves in practice this week. We'll have some more coverage of the players in this game later today.

2013 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: Schedule, rosters and broadcast information -
There's a second college All-Star showcase going on this weekend, though it gets much less attention than the Shrine Game. Jordan Rodgers is playing in this one though, so Packers fans may have a reason to be slightly curious.