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Janis Can Run Away From Underdog Status

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Seventh-rounder Jeff Janis, a Division II All-American at Saginaw Valley State, showed at the Scouting Combine that he has the elite athleticism to make the jump to the NFL. "It would not surprise me if he ends up beating out (fifth-round pick Jared) Abbrederis," a scout said.

Saginaw Valley State football coach Jim Collins knows Jeff Janis about as well as anyone. So, not surprisingly, he had the Green Bay Packers' rookie receiver perfectly pegged. "They're getting an absolutely great human being," Collins told Packer Report this week. "Let me tell you, he is a down-to-earth, very humble person who is an extremely hard worker and extremely conscientious and... Recommended Stories

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