Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/11/12

The Packers signed seven of their eight draft choices, including second-round picks Jerel Worthy and Casey Hayward.

General manager Ted Thompson announced the deals. First-round pick Nick Perry, the Southern Cal product expected to start opposite Clay Matthews at outside linebacker, remained unsigned.

Worthy and Hayward have a chance to contribute immediately. Worthy, 6-2, 308, is a penetrating defensive lineman with the natural strength and ability to start at defensive end in the Packers' 3-4 front.

The Packers traded up to acquire Hayward, one of the top cornerbacks on the team's draft board, in the second round. Hayward is physical enough for the press cover scheme coordinator Dom Capers employs.

Green Bay is deep at the position, leading to speculation that cornerback Charles Woodson could finally be moved to safety as has been rumored since he signed as a free agent from the Raiders.

Woodson said Thursday he's more than willing to play safety if the team feels comfortable with the level of talent at cornerback, which includes Tramon Williams, Sam Shields and Hayward.

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