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Notebook: Rookie S McMillian springs into special teams spotlight

8:52 AM, Aug. 5, 2012
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The Green Bay Packers might have a new budding special teams standout.

Rookie safety Jerron McMillian, a fourth-round pick from Maine, has already managed to crack two of coach Shawn Slocum's special teams units - kickoff cover and punt return. He has been a regular on both throughout training camp and was lined up there again during Friday's Family Night scrimmage. He was the only rookie on either of those units.

"I think he has excellent potential," Slocum said when asked if McMillian could become one of his core special teams cover men/blockers. "He's a stout guy. I like his build, his body ...

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