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(Eds: APNewsNow.) By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer Aaron Rodgers is pleased with the progress he's making in building a relationship with Green Bay's new quarterbacks coach in the wake of the Packers' offseason shake-up of their offensive coaching staff.
When Joe Philbin left to take over as the Miami Dolphins' head coach, Packers coach Mike McCarthy promoted Tom Clements to offensive coordinator and moved Ben McAdoo, who had been coaching the Packers' tight ends, to take over Clements' role coaching the quarterbacks.
The moves allow Rodgers to continue his good relationship with Clements in a different role, while getting a fresh perspective from McAdoo.
The Packers conclude their three-day minicamp Thursday. When they return for training camp, they'll face high expectations.
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Five question-and-answer highlights:
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Peyton Still Not 100%: The Huddle
Denarius Moore injures hamstring: Contra Costa Times
Matt Forte misses minicamp: Chicago Tribune
Packers committed to James Starks: FFToolbox
Mikel Leshoure suspended 2 games: USA Today