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With Rodgers at 36, might Packers enter arms race at draft?

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Brian Gutekunst was in the draft room in 2005. That’s the year his predecessor, Ted Thompson, used his first-round pick on Aaron Rodgers even though the Packers had Brett Favre at quarterback.

Rodgers was the potential No 1 overall pick who tumbled all the way to No. 24.

“I remember getting up to get another Diet Coke and I asked Ted if he needed anything,” Gutekunst, the team's Southeast region scout at the time, recalled on Friday. “We all knew he was taking the quarterback if he got there.