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Need To Know: A.J. Klein

Klein (Peter Allen - USA Today Sports)

The Packers have a ton of bodies at inside linebacker but sources say they're high on Iowa State's A.J. Klein, a tackling machine who was lightly recruited out of Kimberly, Wis.

If there's strength in numbers, the Green Bay Packers are a powerhouse at inside linebacker. Returning will be starters A.J. Hawk, with a less-costly contract, and Desmond Bishop, with a healthy hamstring. Promising D.J. Smith, who replaced Bishop, sustained a torn ACL in Week 6 and is on the mend. The team re-signed Brad Jones, who replaced Smith, and Robert Francois. Plus, 2012 fifth-round pick... Recommended Stories

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