The Green Bay Packers' receiving corps appears to be headed back in the right direction. Jordy Nelson's return certainly should spark the unit's production, and fans hope that the youth at the position will continue to develop into significant contributors.
Meanwhile, we can look back to a former Packer to see what value not giving up on a late-round draft pick can have. One of the team's most beloved players in recent memory, Donald Driver still is a part of the organization, and it's worth remembering just how anonymous he was early on in his career before becoming a star.
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Wide receiver position a paradox for Packers | Packersnews.com
The unit didn't have enough depth to survive without Jordy Nelson - to the point where Ted Thompson had to bring James Jones back - but they also have a lot of young promise that makes it seem like it's not a need. What to do?
Packers' best late-rounder: Donald Driver still team's top receiver - ESPN
It wasn't until his fourth year in the NFL that Driver broke out, but once he did he became the Packers' best draft pick after number 200 overall. Of course, Bart Starr was #200, so that's why that qualifier must apply. The Packers did add another notable QB 29 years ago at pick #255.
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The sale was moved online in recent years to accommodate fans who cannot make it to Green Bay in person, and it is now underway.
How every 2015 1st-round pick graded in rookie season | Pro Football Focus
If you ask me, Damarious Randall got a bit undersold here with his (-1.0) overall grade. Yes, he went through some rookie growing pains, like anyone, but he also made a handful of critical, game-changing plays that will be remembered for a long time.
House: Jaguars can be 'Carolina Panthers of this year' - NFL.com
Davon House, the former Packers corner, sees that his team has added a large crop of defensive players in free agency and thinks that it is the Jaguars' year to break out.
Taylor Decker plays too high for an NFL tackle but gets the damn job done - SBNation.com
Low man wins is a time-honored truism for offensive linemen. That rule doesn't seem to apply to the Ohio State tackle, but retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sees a guy who could still do the job, regardless of how high he plays.