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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for January 22, 2014

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Ted Thompson's interest in the Senior Bowl this week has been well-documented, and we look at a few players who could be on his radar.

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With a second day of Senior Bowl practice in the books on Tuesday, the Green Bay Packers and Ted Thompson

A dominant Eddie Lacy still key for Packers closing NFC gap - JSOnline
One thing Lacy has going for him was a light workload in college. He had just 355 carries in college, compared to fellow rookie Montee Ball's 924 carries.

Thompson: Draft-and-develop still 'best policy' - ESPN Wisconsin
Did anyone really expect Ted to tip his hand and say anything else?

Jacob Pedersen hopes to follow footsteps of Wisconsin tight ends past - JSOnline
This is good news if you want the Packers to draft a tight end in the middle rounds instead of early on. Pedersen apparently looked good as a blocker in Senior Bowl practice and was a productive receiver as a Badger.

Wisconsin's Chris Borland compared to Panthers' Luke Kuechly -
Here's an unbiased observer pumping up Wisconsin ILB Chris Borland as a second-round pick: NFL Network's Mike Mayock.

Senior Bowl Day 2 practice report -
Time to add NIU safety Jimmie Ward to the list of candidates for the Packers.

Pro Bowl 2014 draft, Day 1 results: Rosters begin to take shape -
I know nobody cares, but the Bears' Kyle Long got in the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement over Josh Sitton. Seriously. Try not to laugh.