GREEN BAY - The Packers have completed their selections in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Ted Thompson spent his final pick, No. 232 overall, on outside linebacker Sam Barrington out of South Florida.
Green Bay picked wideout Charles Johnson out of Grand Valley State in the seventh round with the 216th overall pick. Eight picks later the Packers took wide receiver Kevin Dorsey out of Maryland.
The team spent its sixth-round pick on linebacker Nate Palmer out of Illinois State with the 193rd overall pick. Palmer (6'3", 240 pounds) started 24 games over the past two seasons at Illinois State at defensive end.
Green Bay took defensive tackle Josh Boyd (6'3", 300 pounds) out of Mississippi State with the 167th overall pick. Boyd was used as a run-stopping nose tackle during his college career. The Packers took Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde 159th overall Saturday. Hyde (6'1", 190 pounds) was a three-year starter for the Hawkeyes and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2012.
The Packers traded up in the fourth round with the Denver Broncos to take UCLA back Jonathan Franklin. The Packers sent a fifth (146th overall) and sixth-round pick (173rd overall) to Denver in the trade.
Earlier in the fourth, the Packers selected Cornell guard J.C. Tretter at 122nd overall. The 6'4", 295-pound lineman played tight end, tackle and guard during his college career.
The Packers spent their first day-three pick on Colorado offensive tackle David Bakhtiari. The 6'4", 295-pound junior started 12 games at left tackle for a 1-11 Colorado team in 2012. The Packers picked him 109th overall
The Packers started day three with two picks in the 4th round (109, 122), three in the 5th round (146, 159, 167), two in the 6th round (173, 193) and three in the 7th round (216, 224, 232).
The Packers used their first-round pick (26th overall) to select UCLA defensive end Datone Jones. On Friday Green Bay swapped second-round picks with San Francisco and selected Alabama running back Eddie Lacy with the 61st overall pick.
An armed robbery suspect sustained life-threatening injuries after being shot in Fond du Lac County.
First responders helped ring in the holidays at the 45th annual Howard-Suamico Christmas Parade.
Christmas is just two and half weeks away, and kids and families are getting into the holiday spirit.
Single digit temps around the area caused problems in the Fox Valley Saturday morning.
The frigid temperatures forced some area communities to cancel their weekend Christmas celebrations. But New London braved the cold for its annual Holiday of Wonder Parade.
Maybe it's the weather. Maybe it's all of the injuries, but many Packers fans are saying "no thanks," to this weekend's Packers game.