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History of the 55th Selection

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No Pro Football Hall of Famers have come from No. 55, though recent history has been solid with several quality starters being taken from that spot late in the second round. Plus, the Packers' history is good, too.

The Green Bay Packers hold the 26th selection when the draft begins on April 25. They also have picks in the second (No. 55), third (No. 88), fourth (No. 122), fifth (Nos. 159, 167), sixth (No. 193) and seventh rounds (232). Here is the history of selection No. 55, with statistical data from Pro Football Reference. The last 10 picks Year: Player, Position, Team (Career stats or awards) 201...

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