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Packers rookies arrive in Green Bay

The draft is in the books, and now the Packers' rookies are ready to learn their new play-books.

Green Bay's first-year players arrived in town today to settle in for the team's rookie orientation camp, which will be held Friday through Sunday.

Seventh-round pick Kevin Dorsey is about to join a very deep talent pool at wide receiver, including fellow seventh round pick Charles Johnson, but he is ready for the competition that awaits.

"That helps the team, but ultimately you get the best guy out there, and that's what you want, just to make sure we push further in the playoffs and make the super bowl," Dorsey said.

"It's a pleasure to come out here. You have a world class quarterback, and a great organization, and a family atmosphere, that is somewhere you want to be. Just make sure you get in the playbook early, get your assignments right, and make sure there's no missed assignments or anything like that, make sure you're in tip top shape, and you're doing exactly what you should be doing."

The Packers' 11 draft choices and numerous rookie free agents are in town tonight for this weekend's rookie orientation camp. They have a lot to learn in short period of time.

Austin Straubel was a busy place today, with that making the first Green Bay impression for many of the newbies. Fifth round pick, defensive tackle Josh Boyd, arrives fresh from finishing up at school, but his real studies are about to begin.

"I just want to get in and get to learning the system," Boyd said. "And get to learn everything there is to know, and try my best to do everything the correct way.  It's a dream come true, I've always wanted to play professional football, to get drafted by a team such as green bay, so it's an honor."

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