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Brett Favre and many Green Bay Packers fans were very frustrated in April when the New England Patriots plucked Randy Moss away from the Oakland Raiders just ahead of the Packers. Packers general manager Ted Thompson opted to use the draft to select James Jones out of San Jose State and, thus far, Thompson's faith in the draft is looking pretty good, says PackerReport.com's Dylan Tomlinson

On the weekend of the NFL draft, I don't know if any single person was cursed more in the state of Wisconsin than Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson. While the selections of first-round pick Justin Harrell and second-round pick Brandon Jackson were not widely popular, it was the Packers' third round pick that drew the most criticism. The widely held belief was that Thompson could have...

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