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OT Ben Ijalana (Matt Rourke/AP)

This is our eighth story about a first-round prospect who interviewed with the Packers at the Scouting Combine. In our latest you-won't-read-it-anywhere-else feature, we tell you about an offensive tackle who could team with Bryan Bulaga for the next decade.

Ted Thompson had a problem on his hands. For the better part of a decade, the Green Bay Packers could run Chad Clifton onto the field at left tackle and Mark Tauscher onto the field at right tackle and rest assured that the quarterback would be protected. Time, however, started to catch up to Clifton and Tauscher but nothing had been done about planning for the future, unless you include guys...

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