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Lockout Impacts Late-Round Picks

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Coach Mike McCarthy talks about the lockout and being "realistic" about the impact of the rookie class as precious practice time is being taken away by the work stoppage.

The longer the lockout drags on, the longer the odds of any rookies making an impact this season. Moreover, for the five players the Green Bay Packers selected in the sixth and seventh rounds of last month's draft, their battle just to get on the 53-man roster is getting tougher with every day. "For these rookies not to be with an NFL club through May 16, when you normally can bring them in and... Recommended Stories

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