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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for February 27, 2015

As the rumors about Randall Cobb continue to fly, we find the latest salary cap projections and examine some draft-eligible wideouts.

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Well, Thursday was a little bit interesting for Packers fans. With just over a week until the NFL's legal tampering period kicks off, Ted Thompson and company have just a few more days to lock up the team's own free agent players before other teams get a crack at setting the market price for them.

Meanwhile, fans in the northern part of the state can prepare for representatives of their favorite team to come visit and a former Packer reflects on his disastrous mistake with a summary of his own thoughts and experiences that have occupied him since that moment.

Packers 10th anniversary Tailgate Tour set for April 14-18 |
If you're in the northern Wisconsin area, keep these dates in mind, as a few current players and several former Packers will be participating, including Hall of Famer Dave Robinson and he who should be in the Hall of Fame, Jerry Kramer.

Brandon Bostick relives the onside kick that forever changed his life | The MMQB with Peter King
This is a powerful read - a first-hand account from Bostick on the play that he may never be able to live down. Keep in mind that he handled the aftermath with as much class and honesty as one could possibly hope for.

Green Bay Packers Annual Checkup: Jayrone Elliott | FOX Sports
Though Elliott made his mark as a pass-rusher in the preseason, he was relegated to special teams for most of the 2014 season and will look to build on that early performance going into 2015.

NFL draft loaded with talent-rich wide receivers | JSOnline
Why are receivers so much more ready to contribute as rookies lately than they used to be? In any case, the talent level of the receiver group in 2015 is excellent, much like last year's group.

USC's Nelson Agholor Wants to Have a Randall Cobb-Like Impact in the NFL | Cheesehead TV
Here's one of those highly-touted wideouts. The former high school running back is a little bit bigger than Cobb at 6 feet, but could have a similar impact on the offense if Cobb does depart.

Steven Jackson Cut by the Falcons - The Falcoholic
Hey, remember back in 2013 when many Packers fans wanted Ted Thompson to sign Jackson? Eddie Lacy is looking pretty darn good now, huh?

The cars all 32 NFL coaches totally drive -
You can tell a lot about an NFL head coach by what kind of car he drives. Here's the entry for Mike McCarthy: "He drives a Lamborghini ... with the emergency brake on." Ouch.