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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for March 24, 2015

The Packers' GM isn't worried about depth at linebacker.

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Are you one a Green Bay Packers fan who is concerned about your team's personnel at inside linebacker? I assure you that you are not alone in that assessment. However, one person who is showing no signs of panic or concern about that position (at least outwardly) is general manager Ted Thompson, who spoke to the media at the NFL meetings on Monday.

According to Ted, there are players on the roster who can contribute and the team will likely bring in additional competition from somewhere, either free agency or the draft. So we've got that going for us, which is nice. Still, you don't think that he would admit that he's panicked even if he were, do you?

Oh, and the Calvin Johnson/Dez Bryant rule? It's just getting more convoluted. On to the curds!

Packers rebuilding at inside linebacker |
Ted Thompson spoke about the position, discussing the cuts of A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones, as well as acknowledging that the team has rebuilt other positions in the past with great success.

Thompson not concerned where Matthews plays next season | JSOnline
Sure, he could end up playing inside again this year, but Ted isn't worried about that. Then again, it's Dom Capers' job to work with what Ted gives him.

NFL Communications - NFL Announces Process For Obtaining Tickets To 2015 NFL Draft In Chicago
Want to go to the draft in Chicago? Here's how you can enter the drawing to win tickets - enter soon, though, because people getting tickets will be notified on April 6.

It could be Casey Hayward's time to shine for Packers - ESPN
One person who is not concerned about how Hayward can respond as a starter on the outside is Hayward himself.

Breaking down the Green Bay Packers' salary cap by position - ESPN
ESPN Stats & Information needs to do a better job of defining positions - after all, Julius Peppers and Mike Neal are counted as defensive ends. Regardless, the Packers are spending less cap space on the quarterback position than 7 other teams in the NFL despite having the reigning league MVP.

The NFL still doesn't know what a catch is -
Whether or not you thought Dez Bryant's catch should have been ruled a catch, the league chose to "clarify" the rule rather than reworking it. It seems now that it's just as confusing as it was before.

What's happening at the NFL annual meetings? -
Here's a look at what actually goes on this week in Arizona.