NFC North rookie signings -- activate!

We're officially into draft-pick signing season, a time of year that rivals Christmas and the graduation for an off-the-charts level of pure joy. In the past 24 hours, NFC North contract negotiators have knocked out nearly eight percent of the division's 2010 draft class. That's two of 26, for those keeping tracking at home.

Indeed, we'll periodically publish a running update of these signings to help answer one of the more consistent questions I get at this time of year. One tip: Watch out for the Chicago Bears; last year, they were the first team in the entire league to sign their complete draft class.

Chicago Bears


Round 7 offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb


Round 3 safety Major Wright

Round 4 defensive end Corey Wootton

Round 5 cornerback Joshua Moore

Round 6 quarterback Dan LeFevour

Detroit Lions


Round 1(a) defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh

Round 1(b) running back Jahvid Best

Round 3 cornerback Amari Spievey

Round 4 offensive tackle Jason Fox

Round 7 defensive end Willie Young

Round 7 receiver Tim Toone

Green Bay Packers


Round 1 offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga

Round 2 defensive lineman Michael Neal

Round 3 safety Morgan Burnett

Round 5(a) tight end Andrew Quarless

Round 5(b) offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse

Round 6 running back James Starks

Round 7 defensive end C.J. Wilson

Minnesota Vikings


Round 7(b) fullback Ryan D'Imperio


Round 2(a) cornerback Chris Cook

Round 2(b) running back Toby Gerhart

Round 4 defensive end Everson Griffen

Round 5(a) offensive lineman Chris DeGeare

Round 5(b) linebacker Nathan Triplett

Round 6 receiver Joe Webb

Round 7(a) tight end Mickey Shuler