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Pro day changed everything for a cornerback who was just a part-time player despite his great size and off-the-charts athletic ability. Packer Report tells you who he is in another exclusive.

One 40-yard dash at Pittsburgh's pro day changed the draft fate of cornerback Buddy Jackson. Jackson couldn't break into the Panthers' starting lineup and didn't intercept a pass in four seasons, but his electric 4.37-seconds clocking in the 40-yard dash and an 11-foot, 9-inch broad jump — nobody at the Scouting Combine has ever jumped even 11-6 — sent scouts scurrying to the film room. The...

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