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LCB will replace veteran Hawthorne

Updated: October 15, 2004, 8:05 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Seeking to remedy a secondary that has surrendered 12 touchdown passes in five games and to get some fresh blood into the slumping unit, Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman on Friday elevated first-round draft choice Ahmad Carroll to the starting lineup.

The 25th overall player chosen in the draft, Carroll will replace Michael Hawthorne at the left cornerback spot. Hawthorne started each of the first five games and, despite a minor head injury sustained in the Monday night loss to Tennessee, ...

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