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Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith, who was signed after trying out at the Packers' rookie camp last weekend, hasn't played in a game since 2010. He spent last year transitioning from wide receiver to cornerback on the advice of Seattle coach Pete Carroll.

If you want to pull for a long shot, then jump on Brandon Smith's bandwagon. As a redshirt freshman at Arizona State, he showed his immense potential with touchdown receptions of 62 and 37 yards. Then came a seemingly limitless run of bad luck. Smith caught 10 passes during his Arizona State career, which was derailed by an ankle injury that cost him all of 2007, a torn hamstring that limited...

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