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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for April 16, 2015

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Just two more weeks until the Draft begins, everyone.

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14 more days. That's how long we have to wait before the 2015 NFL Draft kicks off. It's just two weeks away, as the first round will be taking place on Thursday, April 30.

As we look around the Packers-related media this morning, we find the tight end position coming into focus somewhat. With just three players on the roster at the position and the veteran starter still looking for a breakout season, it should not be a surprise to see Ted Thompson add one or two tight ends in or immediately after the draft. If you're hoping for one on day one, however, you're probably out of luck.

Speaking of the draft, the NFL published a list of the draftees-to-be who will be attending the draft in Chicago. One of them is Kenosha native and former Wisconsin Badger Melvin Gordon, who will have just a short 70-mile drive from his hometown to the Windy City.

We've got those stories and much more in today's curds below.

Tight end could be draft target for Packers | Packers.com
With only Andrew Quarless, Richard Rodgers, and Justin Perillo on the roster, it's a good bet that the Packers will add someone at the position before the draft concludes.

Quarless looking to take game to next level | Packersnews.com
Give Quarless credit for one thing - he sets his sights high, saying that he puts himself in the same category as Rob Gronkowski.

Favre lookalike Shane Carden throwing with more velocity | JSOnline
The East Carolina quarterback was a cheesehead and a Favre fan as a kid, so it's no surprise that he models his game after the former Packer as well.

Jim Kelly, Dick Butkus among NFL legends to announce picks at draft | ESPN.com
The player will announce a second-day draft pick for the Green Bay Packers is a certain Mirror Ball-winning wideout with a dazzling smile. You get one guess.

CFF Overview: LB - Top of the Crop | ProFootballFocus.com
Pro Football Focus is going over this year's crop of draft prospects. Three big names top the list of the best linebackers in 2014, including one player who is still trying to shake the questions that surrounded his poor Combine performance.

Leonard Williams leads 28 prospects attending 2015 NFL Draft - NFL.com
Though the two big-name quarterbacks won't be on hand, most of the rest of the top players will be, including the USC defensive tackle.

Former NFL cornerback says mom charged him $1 million after draft - SBNation.com
That's really nice, Mrs. Buchanon. Way to support your kid after he achieves one of his biggest dreams.