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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for June 20, 2013

Today's curds cover various young backups looking to make their mark on the 2013 squad.

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Welcome to your Thursday edition of cheese curds. The entire APC writing staff has been buzzing about the NBA and NHL playoffs, but there's still some NFL and Green Bay Packers news to discuss. Not the least of that news is a pair of young Packers who fought through some tough times last season but who will be ready to go 100% in training camp and give the team's defense a big boost.

Packers' Davon House: 'You have a whole other thing coming' - JSOnline
I absolutely cannot wait to see a 100% healthy House on the field with Williams, Shields, and Hayward. Based purely on talent, it would be tough to match a four-deep cornerback group than those guys.

David Bakhtiari making best of intense competition - JSOnline
"We only won about nine games in my college career." OUCH. Well at least it seems likely that he'll win that many or more in his rookie year.

Stronger, healthier Manning looks to secure top reserve linebacker spot | Packersnews |
You know the story about Manning and his bout with colitis in training camp last year. My guess is that the Packers are expecting big things from him this season.

Packers balance football, fun with offseason team-building activities | Packersnews |
A few Packers look back at the dodgeball game fondly, while acknowledging that activities like that play a key role in bringing the team together off the field.

Rookies continue work, head to symposium | ESPN Wisconsin
Does anybody else think that Donald Driver would be the perfect candidate to speak to rookies on how to adjust to the NFL?

The NFL All-Middle-Name team -
This is just way too much fun. Russell Wilson's middle name is Carrington? Antrel Rocelious Rolle? Awesomesauce.

Jaguars announce wet, wild improvements for Everbank Field -
The Jags will be adding swimming pools to their stadium. Cue up ConfusedJagsFan.gif.

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