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

The Packers look for continuity at both inside and outside linebacker with one aging, but productive player and another in the prime of his career.

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With the NFL Meetings over, it's now time for us at Acme Packing Company to turn our attention almost exclusively to the 2015 NFL Draft. On Thursday, we kicked off our prospect profile series by looking at Utah cornerback Eric Rowe, who worked out at his Pro Day on Thursday.

On Friday, the LSU Tigers and TCU Horned Frogs will take the field, meaning two popular Packers mock draft picks will be working out: LSU cornerback Jalen Collins and TCU linebacker Paul Dawson.

For now, enjoy the curds for today.

Johnny Blood magical name in Packers history |
Here's some background on one of the Packers' early stars: John McNally, aka Johnny Blood, never used both surnames together, and neither should we.

Kyle Sebetic happy for chance with Green Bay Packers - ESPN
We at APC were a little concerned that being from the Kenosha area, Sebetic would have grown up a Bears fan. That couldn't be farther from the truth, as he grew up with great influences including grandparents who own Packers stock.

Packers banking on a spry Peppers |
35 years old? A $12 million salary cap hit? No problem, as long as Julius Peppers doesn't play more than 800 snaps again in 2015.

Mike McCarthy, coaches look at ways to improve defensive unit | JSOnline
It's still a little tough to plan out your defensive gameplans when you don't have a starting caliber nose tackle on the roster. Still, expect McCarthy to be more involved with the defense; after all, that's part of why he gave up playcalling this year.

Old Ball Coach Has Empathy For McCarthy | Cheesehead TV
Steve Spurrier was asked about playcalling and referenced Mike McCarthy's recent decision, suggesting that he very well may have made the decision as a result of the onside kick and a few bad calls of his own against Seattle.

Thursday's pro-day recap: Utah's Nate Orchard impresses Colts -
Also, one of APC's favorite prospects, Eric Rowe, reportedly had a "very good" workout and was drawing attention from multiple teams, including the Packers and Eagles.

Why NFL free agency could be the death of your team -
These teams "won" free agency over the past several years...and flamed out afterwards, failing to live up to the hype. And people wonder why Ted Thompson doesn't invest a ton of money in other teams' free agents...