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Speed of NFL wows rookies at minicamp by DJ Slater in PG

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by PWT36, May 9, 2006.

  1. PWT36

    PWT36 Cheesehead

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    PostedMay 09, 2006

    Speed of NFL wows rookies at minicamp
    Daryn Colledge, middle, was one of the Packers’ rookies getting his first close-up look at the NFL during minicamp.


    By DJ Slater
    Special to the Press-Gazette

    Green Bay Packers rookies experienced a glimpse of life in the NFL over the weekend during coach Mike McCarthy’s first minicamp.

    McCarthy believes the rookies are fitting in nicely.

    “The young guys stuck their noses in there (at minicamp), and that’s important,â€
  2. Since69

    Since69 Cheesehead

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    Oct 16, 2005
    That's the comment I hear most often coming from rookies - that they're a little unprepared for the speed of the game.

    I think it's a bit of a slap in the face for these rookies: finding out that the "game" they played in college is now their job, and that it's been taken to a whole new level by the men who do this for a living.

    I like the comments I'm hearing from these guys, though. I always just shake my head when I hear someone who hasn't even put the pads on yet blathering about how they're going to light up the league.

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