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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 2, 2014

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Who's the best quarterback in the NFL? Well, you're at APC, so the obvious answer is Aaron Rodgers. It's nice to see that at least one NFL writer agrees.

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Welcome to the third edition of Cheese Curds of this short holiday week. With many of us being off work for the Fourth of July, we'll try to pack as much content into the next two days as we can and enjoy the long weekend with friends and family, and we encourage you to do the same.

That means that we'll wrap up our 90-man roster ranking with the teens today and the top ten on Thursday, and we'll try to have our top plays countdown finished off by tomorrow as well (even if the #1 play is a foregone conclusion at this point).

In any case, today's curds feature a pair of the Packers' offensive stars, as well as some strange news from around the NFL regarding injured and traded linebackers. Enjoy!

Aaron Rodgers tops preseason list of NFL's best QBs -
Rodgers is labeled as "Alone at the top" and is described as "a surgeon as a passer and an escape artist in the pocket."

Packers QB coach Alex Van Pelt knows all about risk and reward | JSOnline
The former Bills QB has had a long road to get to this point in his football career.

Potts Avenue could be named after Packers head coach - Packersnews
It really was only a matter of time before the Super Bowl-winning coach got a street named after him.

Eddie Lacy ready to hit ground running in 2014 |
After starting last season slowly and overly worried about being perfect on every play, Lacy is ready to just go out, work, and hit some people.

Green Bay Packers time to step up: Nick Perry - ESPN
Dom Capers on Perry: "You miss this segment (the offseason program) and you really have to make up some ground in training camp."

Kiko Alonso has torn ACL, will miss 2014 season -
Yikes. Keep those fingers crossed, Packers fans.

Dallas Cowboys Trade For Baltimore Ravens LB Rolando McClain - Blogging The Boys
File this one under W for "Weird."

Finally, there's this from Twitter user extraordinaire T.J. Lang: