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Report: Mettenberger's back a red flag for NFL teams

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Zach Mettenberger has another possible strike against him.
   Zach Mettenberger isn't one of the top quarterback prospects in this year's draft, but it wouldn't be a shock to see the former LSU standout, a 6-foot-5, 225-pounder, hear his name called sometime in the first three rounds.
   and reportedly won't need -- surgery for the condition that flared up during the 2012 season.
   According to, spondylolysis is "a defect or fracture of one or both of the wing-shaped parts of a vertebra.
   Mettenberger also is coming off a torn ACL, and his representation has had to do damage control since his failed drug test came to light earlier this week.

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