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Rookie Receivers Must Clear Mental Hurdles

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College teams are throwing the ball more than ever, but that hasn't helped rookie receivers make a quick transition to the NFL. For Davante Adams, Jared Abbrederis and Jeff Janis, it's about learning the plays, learning the defenses and gaining chemistry with Aaron Rodgers.

With just three proven pass-catching threats on the roster, the Green Bay Packers would welcome a breakout star from this year's rookie class of wide receivers Don't count on it happening, though. After all, Greg Jennings, Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb had relatively nondescript rookie seasons before emerging as some of the best receivers in the league. Their quiet rookie seasons might not be...

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