Found July 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Matthew Mulligan understands his role. Now with his fifth NFL team after signing with the Green Bay Packers this offseason, the 28-year-old tight end doesn't expect to make highlight-reel catches or have many Lambeau Leap-type moments. Mulligan isn't bothered by a lack of recognition from casual football fans. He embraces it. As long as he's on the field, Mulligan just wants to contribute in his own way. "My strength has always been run-blocking," Mulligan said. "That's what I've done. My forte is not necessarily catching passes and running routes. In order to stay in this league, you need to have some sort of intangible things and I hope that's one of them." It was that skill set that got the interest of Packers general manager Ted Thompson. After Green Bay's former run-blocking tight end specialist Tom Crabtree signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Packers added Mulligan on a one-year, 800,00...
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