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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for May 21, 2014

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A Packers' rival gets to host the Super Bowl in a few years. Isn't that special.

Packers TE Justin Perillo (center) is tackled during a game against the Northwestern Wildcats
Packers TE Justin Perillo (center) is tackled during a game against the Northwestern Wildcats
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It's all tight ends all the time lately, as far as news about the Green Bay Packers are concerned. No, we don't have any articles in today's Cheese Curds about Colt Lyerla, but we do have news about the two other rookie tight ends on the roster who will be obstacles to Lyerla's quest for a spot on the 53-man roster.

Oh, and Vikings fans can finally use the words "Minnesota", "win", and "Super Bowl" in the same sentence (even if it is only in reference to winning the right to host the game), so that's nice I guess.

Undrafted TE Perillo comfortable as underdog | Packersnews
With all the coverage of Colt Lyerla's signing, don't forget Justin Perillo, who has a long-snapping background that could give him a tiny bit of extra value as an insurance option behind Brett Goode.

Other Rodgers from Cal likes Packers offense, too | Packers.com
Excellent comments from Richard Rodgers here - he says he's happy to put weight back on to play tight end and is looking forward to blocking again.

Green Bay Packers' cap update: $15 million unused - ESPN
Here's hoping that's enough for Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson's contract extensions.

Retired NFL players say in lawsuit that league illegally used painkillers to mask injuries - NBC Sports | NBC Sports
Oh. Oh no. Once again, there will be lawyers.

The Best Battle at Every Position on the Packers Roster | Cheesehead TV
This is a great look at some of the best things to keep an eye on in OTAs and training camp.

Minneapolis will host Super Bowl LII in 2018 - SBNation.com
This is worth a click for the image in the article header alone. Hint: the words "cruise" and "Lake Minnetonka" are mentioned.

2014 NBA Draft Lottery Results | Bucks will select #2, Cavaliers surprise at #1 - Brew Hoop
No, it's not football-related, but it is Wisconsin sports. Our SB Nation colleagues at Brew Hoop break down the NBA Draft Lottery, in which the ping-pong balls left the Bucks without the top pick.