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Surprise! Pack Sacks Palmer

Palmer (Courtesy Illinois State)

Sixth-round pick Nate Palmer didn't expect to be drafted, despite leading FCS in quarterback hits. He adds much-needed depth to an outside linebacker corps that had just four players on the depth chart.

Outside linebacker may be the Green Bay Packers' highest-profile position on defense with newly minted Clay Matthews on the right side and last year's first-round pick, Nick Perry, set to return on the left. But a lack of depth makes it the highest-risk position, as well. That concern lessens a bit with the selection of Illinois State's Nate Palmer, a 6-foot-2, 248-pound defensive end, in the...

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