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Picks Graduate From School of Hard Knocks

Bradford (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Whether it was Carl Bradford's father dying in his arms or Meech Goodson's father sentenced to more than 27 months of prison, most of the Packers' selections have reached the NFL after facing difficult circumstances. General manager Ted Thompson said he has a "personal bias" toward those kind of players.

Who knows if they can play, but there's no denying the Green Bay Packers' draft picks are battle-tested. HaHa Clinton-Dix played for national championships at Alabama. Davante Adams put up staggering numbers as the featured receiver at Fresno State. Khyri Thornton kept his head up and his motor running despite one loss after another after another for Southern Mississippi. With California... Recommended Stories

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