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Plot Thickens at Outside Linebacker

Peppers (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY)

The top four in the rotation are obvious but the jockeying for roster spots intensified on Friday with the rookies vaulting ahead of the No. 3 tandem.

The Green Bay Packers’ sexiest training camps are at quarterback and safety. The hottest battle, however, might be at outside linebacker. There’s no doubt about the starters. That’s Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. There’s little doubt about the pecking order behind them. That’s, in order, Mike Neal and Nick Perry. After that is where the true intrigue exists. Throughout training camp, the No...

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