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"You want them to come in and have something jump out at you," coach Mike McCarthy said of the 28 hopefuls participating at this week's rookie camp.

Just call it May Madness, with the players going for "One Shining Moment." The Green Bay Packers invited 28 players to compete on a tryout basis at this week's rookie orientation camp. Maybe three or four of them will be given a contract, which guarantees nothing other than a chance to compete during the offseason practices and, perhaps, into training camp. There are big-school players like... Recommended Stories

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