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Scout: Cream of Crop, Overrated, Underrated

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Looking ahead to the 2014 draft, longtime NFL scout Dave-Te' Thomas puts names to those categories for the linebackers and defensive backs in Part 3 of this three-part series. The Packers have needs at inside linebacker, safety and, potentially, cornerback.

Inside linebacker Cream of the Crop: C.J. Mosley, Alabama — The Butkus Award winner and two-time first-team All-American led the Tide's powerhouse defense with 108 tackles, including nine for losses, and added 10 quarterback hits. Shayne Skov, Stanford — Skov was a third-team All-American and a finalist for the Butkus. He led the team with 109 tackles and added 5.5 sacks, 13 TFLs, 1... Recommended Stories

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