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Packers welcomed Walker No. 1 in 2002

During Brett Favre's reign as Green Bay's starting QB, his stable of receivers has ranged from big name veterans to small-school sleepers. With an inexperienced group currently on board, will the Packers use the draft to add to Favre's targets?<p> In 2002, the Packers selected Javon Walker with the 20th pick, the first time they used the top pick on a WR since Sterling Sharpe in 1988 (7th overall). GB probably won't shop early for a WR, but could be heard from later.<P>

The position of wide receiver requires the most "shopping" of any on the team, with somewhere in the neighborhood of six active WRs on the roster. Of those, 3 or 4 can be on the field at once, and the combinations are practically endless, making the designation of "starter" less important than with other positions. In the Packers' case, it would be nice if one of those could double as a dependable... Recommended Stories

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