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For a variety of reasons, Ted Thompson hasn't gotten much bang for his buck from last year's defense-heavy draft and his selections at safety, in general. Tuesday's release of Jerron McMillian amplified that fact.

Over the past five drafts, Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has added 20 players in the first four rounds. Eighteen of those players remain on the payroll. Thompson released safety Jerron McMillian, a fourth-round pick in 2012, on Tuesday after jettisoning running back Alex Green, a third-round pick in 2011, after training camp. The release of McMillian is the latest blow to the...

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