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Can Christian Watson help Packers now? It hasn't happened often in Aaron Rodgers era

The first text Christian Watson received after being drafted by the Green Bay Packers last week with the 34th overall pick was from Aaron Rodgers.

It arrived, Watson’s father said, within moments of the North Dakota State receiver’s name being announced to the nation.

Before changing his name, Tazem Wajed went by Tim Watson in 1993 when the Packers drafted him as a safety out of Howard. His experience with the Packers was much shorter, having been waived in camp, followed by a failed physical and a return to Green Bay only to be waived again before latching on with the Kansas City Chiefs.