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The Packers have several players along the defensive line in decline, bound for free agency, or both. As he is wont to do, look for GM Ted Thompson to rebuild through the draft rather than the free-agent market.
The Bengals aren't in the market for a top-tier quarterback, but with Andy Dalton coming off another disappointing postseason showing, Cincinnati might target a mid-round developmental prospect such as Georgia's Aaron Murray.
After two disappointing seasons, Philip Rivers found renewed success in 2013. Might the Chargers look to add further offensive playmakers in the draft to ensure he remains among the top fantasy passers?
Christian Ponder has shown limited signs of growth in his three NFL seasons and may not be the long-term solution at quarterback. If available, could Johnny Manziel be on the Vikings' radar at pick No. 8?