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The Green Bay Packers drafted quarterback B.J. Coleman with one of their two compensatory picks on Saturday to compete as the No. 3 QB. The Packers can thank Brett Favre If Coleman ends up to be a viable player.
That's right, Brett Favre helped Coleman prepare for the draft in January and February by working out with the small-school kid in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Coleman, who transferred from Tennessee to play three seasons at Tennessee-Chattanooga told NFL reporters during a teleconference, "I'd like to have a great relationship with him, we'll see. With Bus being both of our agents, yeah, absolutely. I know they'll be many questions and things I got to ask. But having a guy there like Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre, those are two phenomenal guys to ask."
Favre and Coleman share the same agent, Bus Cook.
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Authorities say Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting another man.
The Anoka County sheriff's office says King was arrested Saturday.
Authorities say King assaulted a 22-year-old man, causing skull and facial fractures and cuts that required more than 50 stitches to close. The man is hospitalized in serious condition.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King was arrested and charged with third-degree assault on Saturday and is currently in an Anoka County jail.
King was charged with third-degree assault resulting in substantial bodily harm, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office website. No bail amount was listed.
No other details of the arrest were available...
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Brett Favre and B.J. Coleman share the same agent, with Bus Cook linking the quarterbacks together. Twice a week for two months, the quarterbacks worked out together. Coleman, the Packers' seventh-round pick, called Favre an "awesome legend."
Here's a quick-hitting review of the Green Bay Packers' eight-man draft class, starting with outside linebacker Nick Perry and concluding with quarterback B.J. Coleman.
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