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Combine Interview: Playing DL a Family Affair

Daniel Shirey - USA Today Sports

The Packers met with this nose tackle candidate at the Scouting Combine. The uncle of the big run-stopper played for Dom Capers when he was an assistant with New Orleans.

When Dom Capers was coaching defensive backs in New Orleans, the Saints' strong defense was anchored up front by James "Jumpy" Geathers. Football is in the family. James' brother, Robert Geathers, was a third-round pick by Buffalo in 1981. Robert has sent two of his sons to the NFL, with Robert Jr. just completing his ninth season as a defensive end with Cincinnati and Clifton finishing his... Recommended Stories

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