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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for May 12, 2015

Another draft pick has signed his contract, and we now have a date for the annual Shareholders' Meeting.

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Happy Tuesday, Green Bay Packers fans! Today, our beloved two-time MVP quarterback takes to the set of one of the greatest game shows in history! Okay, so he's not recording live, but the episode at least airs today.

Along with that little reminder, we have some real news for you. The date for the annual meeting of Packers owners is set, so plan out your pilgrimages to Lambeau and catch the first few days of training camp while you're there. Beyond that, we have news about another draft pick who has signed his rookie contract, the Patriots' punishment for their deflated footballs, and much more.


Packers Annual Meeting of Shareholders set for July 28 |
Each shareholder will get four tickets to the meeting, which will take place just before the opening of Packers' training camp.

A Haitian native, Packers safety prospect Fanor knows about adversity | JSOnline
After living for ten years in Haiti and being robbed going to school regularly, Jean Fanor has a rather unique perspective and appreciation for the opportunity he has on the Packers' 90-man roster.

Packers sign second-round pick Rollins |
The first of three picks the Packers selected on the first two days of the draft is inked, as Quinten Rollins has locked up a deal with nearly a $1 million signing bonus.

Packers Calendar: Aaron Rodgers on Celebrity Jeopardy! | 247sports
DON'T FORGET! Get those DVRs set.

Ted Thompson Devalues Inside Linebackers | AllGBP.Com
Here's an interesting discussion of the reasons why Ted Thompson did not draft an inside linebacker in the first two days of the draft. However, it notes that the fourth-round pick used on Jake Ryan is the earliest selection Thompson has ever placed on a true inside linebacker.

Report: Texans release safety D.J. Swearinger -
This is a weird story, as the third-year safety has apparently worn out his welcome in Houston.

Patriots lose 2016 1st-round pick, fined $1 million for DeflateGate role -
In case you missed it yesterday, here's the rundown on the Patriots' penalties for the deflated footballs incident. This is the second time in the past decade that the Patriots have lost their first-round draft pick as a result of discipline from the NFL./