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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for February 25, 2015

Could the Packers be changing their throwback jersey in 2015? One beat writer thinks so.

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On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns announced a revolutionary change to their iconic logo. Just look at what I mean by clicking over to Dawgs By Nature, our sister site.

Isn't that a thrilling change?

Now, imagine the Packers doing something similar with their throwback jerseys. It's more likely than you may realize - the required five years in the current alternate have now elapsed, and Green Bay can make changes if they so desire.

We've got news on that and much more in today's curds below. Enjoy!

Going it alone led to rewarding dedication |
Congratulations to Steve Schumer, the newest inductee into the Packers Fan Hall of Fame.

Packers GM Ted Thompson usually passes on drafting quarterbacks | JSOnline
Here comes this discussion again. Still, Ron Wolf drafted seven quarterbacks in his 10 years as Packers' GM, and not one of them started a game for the Packers. Thompson has drafted four in nine drafts since the selection of Aaron Rodgers in 2005.

Green Bay Packers planning a veteran approach to special teams - ESPN
Expect more of Morgan Burnett and company on special teams, as Mike McCarthy plans to "adjust our special teams philosophy" to accommodate more veterans and starters.

Free-agent countdown: FB John Kuhn |
The fan favorite didn't play a ton on offense in 2014, thanks to the team's extensive use of three-wide formations, but he did improve his run-blocking and continued to be a key part of the special teams units.

New NFL coaches will change the 2015 NFL Draft -
The Bears' new 3-4 scheme will likely adjust the defensive positions that the team targets in late April and early May.

Sharp dressed men: Packers can wear new alternate third uniform in 2015 | ESPN Wisconsin
"Can" does not mean "will," nor does it necessarily mean "should." However, since the old 1920s-era throwbacks have been around for five years now, the required wear period has now expired and the Packers can make a change. If they go with one of the ideas shown in this article, I hope it's the last one. But then again, they could just hire the company that the Browns did in order to make some tweaks...

What if the Cleveland Browns redesigned every NFL team's logo? -