By BOB McGINN
The best draft choice Ted Thompson ever made didn’t even start a game until his fourth season.
In 2005, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was nothing more than a selection for the future, the heir apparent to Brett Favre that the Green Bay Packers hoped wouldn’t have to play for several seasons.
Defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons of Mississippi State, the player the Packers are giving serious consideration for one of their two choices Thursday night in the first round of the NFL draft, is similar in one way to Rodgers: he won’t play as a rookie.
But if the Packers do wind up w...
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