Packers linebacker Erik Walden (93) celebrates a play against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 13 at Lambeau Field.
It's only his fifth NFL season, but Erik Walden has been around long enough to know what it means when your team drafts a player in the first round at the same position as you.
It's not exactly a ringing endorsement.
Days after re-signing with the Green Bay Packers last April, Walden watched as the Packers drafted Southern California's Nick Perry with the 28th overall pick with the intention of converting him from defensive end to Walden's spot at outside linebacker. ...