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The Packers add another standout running back in UCLA's remarkable Johnathan Franklin by trading back into the fourth round. Here is our story on Franklin from before the draft.
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UCLA's projected starting cornerback, Marcus Rios, will miss the season with a rare life threatening fungal infection.
UCLA defensive back Marcus Rios is out six months and likely the season because he is battling a rare sinus infection.
Rios has undergone six surgeries since October for the infection, the Los Angeles Times reports. They say he will have another operation in two weeks.
Rios told The Times’ Chris Foster how deadly the disease can be.
“It started as a sinus infection last October...
With the 125th pick in the 4th round, the Packers select Johnathan Franklin, RB UCLA
CAREER NOTES:Franklin was a little-known three-star recruit out of high school and redshirted in 2008 before becoming a four-year starter for the Bruins. He produced quality numbers as a freshman, sophomore and junior and needed...
UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios will miss the college football season after he was diagnosed with a very rare, deadly fungal infection.
Rios, projected to be a starting cornerback for the Bruins, originally had a sinus infection that later developed into something more serious. The infection turned into a fungal infection that was found behind his eye and between his brain.
All of a sudden Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson is deal-maker as the normally conservative head cheese made his fourth trade of the 2013 NFL Draft today, this time though, he traded up, moving back into the fourth round to select UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin.
The Packers addressed the running back position yesterday in the second round with the addition of...
UCLA's all-time leading rusher, Johnathan Franklin, was drafted by the Green Bay Packers on Saturday with the 28th pick in the 4th round...
UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin
Entering the final day of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers were slated to make ten selections. But when it was all said and done, the Packers added only nine players to the team.
Their first two selections of the day were offensive linemen David Bakhtiari and J.C. Tretter.
Bakhtiari was a three-year starter at Colorado, and I had a late-second to...
After selecting Eddie Lacy, Packers general manager Ted Thompson didn’t stop at one running back in the NFL Draft. Trading up to get UCLA’s Johnathan Franklin in the fourth round, he found the Packers a well-rounded player and person.
As the 2013 NFL Draft is about to begin, here are some things that have been whispered into my ear as well as some of my own opinions and predictions.
Whisper: If there is one player the Packers would consider trading up for, it’s Sheldon Richardson. 49ers talking to Jets about the same thing…
Prediction: The Packers will draft a running back and/or wide receiver between...