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Slocum: Draft Picks Will Rev Up Return Game

Randall Cobb (Mark Zerof/US Presswire)

Looking for real football talk? Special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum talks kick returners in an exclusive with Packer Report. Not only is second-round pick Randall Cobb the possible solution, but so is third-round pick Alex Green.

For the Green Bay Packers, "special teams" has been a phrase akin to "jumbo shrimp." That's especially true with the return units, as the tale of the tape from last season indicates: Kickoff return average: 20.1 average, No. 26 in NFL. Long kickoff return: 51 yards, No. 22. Kickoff returns of 20-plus yards: 31, No. 26. Punt return average: 7.9 average, No. 22. Long punt return: 52 yards, No...

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