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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for April 17, 2015

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The Packers family mourns the loss of one of the great figures in team history.

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

The man whose name adorns the press box at Lambeau Field has left us, leaving a life of humility and passion for the Green Bay Packers for us to remember.

Lee Remmel passed away on Thursday after a lifetime covering the Packers. He started out in the local media and then worked for the team as PR director and team historian. Let's take a few moments to remember one of the great men associated with the team, and to acknowledge his contributions to the organization.

Rest in peace, Lee.

And now on to today's other Packers news.

'I couldn't be happier' | ESPN Wisconsin
Matt Blanchard has based his training for a return to the NFL in Madison, so it was an easy trip up to Green Bay for his workout and eventual contract signing. Needless to say, the former UW-Whitewater quarterback is thrilled about a chance to work with Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers.

Harris looking to catch NFL by surprise | Packersnews.com
One of the Packers' latest pre-draft invitees gives his thoughts on the New Hampshire football program, his late-blooming speed, and his first trip to Green Bay.

What Mel Kiper Jr. would do with Green Bay Packers' picks - ESPN
If that's Kiper's "A" draft, I'd hate to see what a D grade would look like.

Packer Plus rates the top OT prospects - Strong group of tackles available | JSOnline
As our mock draft shows, we expect as many as six players from this group (we're including Brandon Scherff as a tackle) to be drafted in round one.

Adrian Peterson reinstated by the NFL - SBNation.com
Now the big question that remains is whether or not he will be back in a Vikings uniform for the 2015 season.

The worst kind of draft pick - SBNation.com
From 2008-2012, there were several poor drafts. Thankfully, the Packers only show up once on the list of first-round busts, and even that pick (Derek Sherrod in 2011) was a miss in large part because of his freak injury.