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Lombardi: Thompson's quandary

Brian Brohm

WIll the Packers general manager really take the best player available?

Ted Thompson has stated that the Packers draft the best available player whenever they are on the clock. There is nothing wrong with this philosophy and some folks probably see it as a strength. I personally have no qualms with it, but do see how it might make the upcoming NFL draft a bit dramatic. What happens if the Packers are sitting there at pick No. 30 and they have at the top of their draft...

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