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Cheese Curds, 3/3: Lacy getting in shape; should Packers look to free agency for a tight end?

P90X is apparently working for the Green Bay running back, and we find some speculation about players who might help block for him in 2016.

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Good news, everyone! Apparently, the message that the Green Bay Packers sent to Eddie Lacy about getting his weight down to a more reasonable level has been received loud and clear - in today's Cheese Curds, we find the first photographic evidence of Lacy's reshaped body, and we'll just say that he is looking good.

Meanwhile, another position on the offense has been debated and discussed to death, but with free agency approaching the discussions continue. Tight end continues to be a big topic, and today's news finds the Chargers' Ladarius Green mentioned as a potential target.

Check out that and much more in today's curds.

Mason Crosby had no desire to test free agency |
Crosby said "I couldn't really imagine playing anywhere else," and clearly had no plans to see what sorts of offers other teams would give him. Then again, the Packers paid him handsomely, probably as well as any other team would have if he had chosen to pursue free agency.

Alabama LB Reggie Ragland could be available for Green Bay Packers - ESPN
Todd McShay projects the linebacker to be on the board when the Packers are on the clock with pick 27. If so, it's hard to imagine Ted Thompson passing him up at this point.

Top 6 Bargain Free Agents | Pro Football Focus
Ladarius Green fans will rejoice at his inclusion on this list, as the Chargers tight end has had to play second fiddle to Antonio Gates for his entire career.

Packers should seek tight end on market |
The discussion continues here, with Green being among several names listed as potential Packers targets - including one (Martellus Bennett) who is still under contract with his old team.

Julius Peppers visits town, plans to stick with Green Bay Packers | Detroit Free Press
Peppers is in Michigan for the NFL Business Academy program and made it very clear: he's coming back for the final season on his three-year deal with the Packers if they do not elect to cut him loose.

Patriots release Brandon LaFell, Scott Chandler -
It seems that every year the Patriots lose to a Peyton Manning-led team in the playoffs, they go through a major house-cleaning. This year, it's the offense getting revamped - the receiving corps in general.

Eddie Lacy: P90X Does a Body Good ... Check Out My Slimmed Bod |
Here's some early evidence that Lacy is getting into some seriously good shape already.