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Tight End Took Roller Coaster Path to NFL

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The Packers' second of two third-round picks in the draft went from tight end to receiver back to tight end to realize his NFL dream. On Friday night, he immediately caught the attention of his new quarterback, thanks to having a surname and school in common.

With the last name Rodgers out of the University of California, the Green Bay Packers can't go wrong with their most recent draft pick, right? To close out their selections late Friday night, the Packers selected 6-foot-4 tight end Richard Rodgers II of the Pac 12 Conference's Golden Bears with a third-round compensatory pick at No. 98 overall. "Another Rodgers from Cal in Green Bay, sweet... Recommended Stories

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