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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for May 19, 2014

With rookie camp in the books, we can start looking ahead to OTAs, which start next week.

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Packers WR Davante Adams
Packers WR Davante Adams
Mike McGinnis

Welcome to Monday, Packers fans. Mine's off to just an awesome start, so I'll leave today's curds here without much introduction. I will just say that I love the nickname that was given to the Packers' second-round pick, and I have a good feeling about this year's class of undrafted free agents.

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With Packers' Davante Adams, sure hands are the asset | JSOnline
Adams' nickname is Optimus Prime. As for how he got it, his old QB Derek Carr said this: "He couldn't be Megatron because that was taken by a special receiver. I won't say the name. I called him Optimus Prime because he reminds me a lot of that guy." Eat your heart out, Calvin Johnson.

Undrafted LBs hope to follow familiar route to roster spot | Packersnews
Inside linebackers Joe Thomas and Jake Doughty, two of the Packers' UDFA signings, will be put in a prime position to make a run at a spot on the 53-man roster with good training camps.

Jermichael Finley's locker still intact - ESPN
Are you reading anything into this?

'The guy is still on his game' | ESPN Wisconsin
"The guy" is Ted Thompson, and that quote comes from former subordinate John Dorsey, now the Chiefs' GM. Seahawks GM John Schneider had much of the same to say about Ted.

What to expect next season from the 2014 NFL Draft class -
Fascinating - Eddie Lacy is one of just three second-round picks in the past six years to make the Pro Bowl as a rookie (Andy Dalton and Jairus Byrd were the others).

Cleveland Browns owner forces Johnny Manziel pick; Bills wanted No. 1 -
The first round of the 2014 NFL Draft could have played out much differently had some of these trades taken place.

This bizarre lawsuit was actually filed against Blake Bortles -
This is your reminder that anyone can file suit for anything.