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    Packers announce final roster cuts

    The Green Bay Packers announced their roster reduction to 53 players on Friday night. There are as follows:

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    A look at the Packers' initial 53-man roster

    Here is how the Green Bay Packers' initial 53-man roster looks following Friday's mandatory roster reduction and before the NFL's waiver wire opens at 11 a.m. on Saturday:

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers cuts: The running list (updated)

    Here's a list of the Packers cuts we have confirmed so far:

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Barclay makes the Packers' active roster

    Green Bay Packers undrafted offensive lineman Don Barclay was notified Friday morning he has made the team's 53-man roster, according to a source.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers need to make only four more cuts

    By unofficial count, the Packers need to make just four more roster moves to get down to the mandated 53 by 8 p.m.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers release Muir

    In a somewhat surprising move, the Packers will release veteran defensive tackle Daniel Muir in their final cuts.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Undrafted Richardson next to make Packers' roster

    Green Bay Packers rookie cornerback Casey Hayward tweeted moments ago that undrafted safety Sean Richardson has made the team's 53-man roster.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Perfect timing for Harrell

    You could make a strong argument Graham Harrell earned his spot as Aaron Rodgers' backup on Thursday night.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Muir relishes heavy workload against Chiefs

    When B.J. Raji went down with an ankle injury on the first play of the Green Bay Packers’ eventual 24-3 win over Kansas City on Thursday night, only two words went through Daniel Muir’s mind.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    With family present, Cooper ready for final audition

    Nic Cooper's son, Aaron, is getting to the age where he knows his dad is a football player.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Woodson and eight others inactive versus Kansas City

    Veterans Charles Woodson, Jeff Saturday, Ryan Pickett and Donald Driver will not dress in the Green Bay Packers' preseason finale against the Kansas City Chiefs tonight at Lambeau Field.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Possible fines holds back criticism of refs

    Though the NFL's replacement officials look like a disaster in the making, most players remain wary of criticizing them for fear of getting fined by commissioner Roger Goodell.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: CB Williams looks back to his old self

    The Packers finish their preseason tonight against the Kansas City Chiefs in what will be the final audition before the NFL-mandated cuts to the final 53man roster, due by tonight at 8 p.m.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Final 1-on-1 pass rushing/pass blocking records

    Below are the final records and rankings from the one-on-one pass rushing/pass blocking drill in Packers training camp.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Coleman making big adjustment to NFL offense

    At this point it's hard to see B.J. Coleman making the Packers' 53-man roster, but it also looks like he has NFL traits that make him almost a sure bet for the team's practice squad.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers' Neal about to go on hiatus

    After the final training camp practice yesterday, Rob Davis sat down in the locker next to Mike Neal.

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    Morning roundup: Jobs still on the line entering final preseason game

    Training camp practices wrapped up yesterday, and the final preseason game -- against the Kansas City Chiefs -- is tomorrow, but that hardly means everything on the Packers' roster is settled.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Undrafted Barclay feeling at home in Green Bay

    Over the last month, Don Barclay’s family has had no problem helping the 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive lineman feel at home with his new surroundings.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers, Patriots top Madden 13 ratings

    In the eyes of the video-gaming community, it doesn't get any better than the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Rodgers appreciates pie-in-the-face joke, revenge coming

    Though he seemed annoyed yesterday when fullback John Kuhn surprised him with a shaving cream pie in the face while he was addressing reporters at his locker, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers claimed today that he wasn't mad about it.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    McCarthy on the camp injuries: "Something wasn't right there."

    At one point in training camp, the Packers had as many as 21 players out of practice because of injuries.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers still thin at tight end

    Ryan Taylor's return to practice today was most noteworthy because it meant the Packers had three tight ends available at practice and therefore didn't have to use as many defensive players as scout-team tight ends like they did yesterday.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Roster moves indicate Sherrod could play soon

    Perhaps the most significant thing to come out of yesterday's first round of roster moves, which got the Packers down to the mandated 75 players, was that they made no move at all involving injured tackle Derek Sherrod.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Highlights of Thompson: IR proposal might not have helped Bishop

    Desmond Bishop’s season officially ended on Monday when the Green Bay Packers place the veteran linebacker on injured reserve as a part of the NFL-mandated roster reduction to 75 players.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Post-practice McCarthy: RB Starks coming along slowly

    Running back James Starks was one of five injured players Packers coach Mike McCarthy ruled out of Thursday's preseason finale against Kansas City, and his return doesn't appear imminent.

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    Barclay

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    Crosby not working extra in Lambeau

    Mason Crosby isn't breaking his routine for acclimating to any changes in the winds from the addition of seats on south end of Lambeau Field.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Rodgers back to scout team for a day

    The Packers'  practice today provided a rare, probably one-week-a-year sight: Aaron Rodgers quarterbacking the scout team.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Benson a big addition

    The Packers opened their final week of training camp with practice Sunday, a day before they have to cut their roster to 75 players and five days before the final cuts to 53. But more than getting more answers on what players they should keep on their final roster, the biggest development from their preseason game at Cincinnati last week might have been 

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers' could have easy road to 75

    [Second update: An NFL source confirmed that Wynn was waived also.]

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Post-practice McCarthy: Starters won't play much

    Coach Mike McCarthy said he probably will do as he has the last few years and play his starters only a few snaps in the preseason finale this week.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Shaving-cream pie cuts short Rodgers' press conference

    Quarterback Aaron Rodgers planned to spend about five minutes at his weekly press conference today but cut it short after about a minute when fullback John Kuhn gave him a shaving-cream pie in the face.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers announce moves to 75, Sherrod still on roster

    The Packers haven't given up on the possibility that tackle Derek Sherrod will be able to return to the team early in the regular season.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    In search of reps, So'oto embracing all opportunities

    It’s no secret Vic So’oto would like to see more snaps at outside linebacker these days.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Davon House's shoulder injury won't require surgery

    For now, it doesn’t appear surgery will be necessary for Davon House to get back on the football field.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Post-practice McCarthy: Secondary situation remains fluid

    The Green Bay Packers' secondary situation remained a popular topic during head coach Mike McCarthy's post-practice news conference with the media on Sunday afternoon.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Mounting tight end injuries force Finley, Bostick into action

    Sitting in the hot tub before practice on Sunday, Jermichael Finley had only one piece of advice for undrafted rookie tight end Brandon Bostick.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: A sprint to the finish

    With three practices and one game remaining in the Green Bay Packers' 2012 preseason, many fringe players will be sprinting to the finish this week as they try to claim that ever-precious NFL roster spot.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    After quiet start, Manning looking to capitalize on latest opportunity

    Terrell Manning had waited all of training camp for this moment.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Woodson not a fan of replacement refs

    Packers cornerback Charles Woodson isn't a big fan of the replacement refs.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Wisconsin's Wilson bests Flynn in Seattle quarterback battle

    Less than a year since leading the University of Wisconsin to the Rose Bowl, Russell Wilson is a starting quarterback in the National Football League.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Shields knows he needs another good week

    It’s taken him nearly all of the preseason to get healthy but now that Sam Shields appears to be over the elbow injury that kept him out of the first two exhibition games, he knows exactly what he needs: One more good week.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Undrafted Moses zeroing in on roster spot

    At this point, it would be difficult to envision a scenario in which the Green Bay Packers do not keep Dezman Moses when their final roster is cut to 53 players next Friday.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Hargrove gets the ax

    The reduction in the Packers' work force began on Friday when the team cut five players, including free agent signee Anthony Hargrove.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Ted Thompson has nothing against veteran backup QBs

    During Ted Thompson's 7 1/2- year stint as Packers general manager, he has not shown a penchant for signing veteran backup quarterbacks.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Will Francois injury affect DL numbers?

    Robert Francois’ hamstring injury might reduce the chances of the Packers keeping a seventh defensive lineman on their roster for the start of the regular season.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Benson back at home in Cincinnati

    Cedric Benson's debut with the Green Bay Packers lived up to its billing on Thursday night.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Crabtree's injury leaves tight-end cupboard bare

    When Tom Crabtree left with a shoulder injury in the first quarter of the Green Bay Packers' 27-13 win over Cincinnati on Thursday, the team was forced to go with only two healthy tight ends for the remaining three quarters.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Growing heat on replacement refs includes Rodgers, Lewis

    Some NFL coaches and players are subtly or not so subtly breaking from the NFL mandate to not criticize the league’s replacement officials, including Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Bengals coach Marvin Lewis after their teams’ preseason matchup Thursday night.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    McCarthy: We don't make roster decisions today

    When asked at his press conference today whether he was prepared to name Graham Harrell as his No. 2 quarterback for the regular season, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said:

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Francois injury could open door for Manning

    Robert Francois suffered a hamstring injury in the Bengals game Thursday night, according to coach Mike McCarthy, but he gave no indication how long he might be out.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers cut Hargrove, four others

    The Green Bay Packers have decided to pass on soon-to-be-suspended Anthony Hargrove.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers-Bengals fallout: Harrell struggles again

    CINCINNATI — Cleaning out the notebook after the Packers’ 27-13 preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night:

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Aaron Rodgers best QB in NFL, says Clayton

    ESPN’s John Clayton has confirmed what we have known since last season: Aaron Rodgers of the Packers is the best quarterback in the NFL.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Updated 1-on-1 pass rushing/pass blocking records

    CINCINNATI -- Our man Luke Stanke, the University of Minnesota grad student who has been analyzing the results of the one-on-one pass rushing/pass blocking records from Packers training camp, has updated his RPI rankings.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers thin at tight end vs. Bengals

    CINCINNATI -- The Packers are going to be thin again at tight end for tonight's preseason game against the Bengals.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Union, owners can't reach deal on IR change

    The Packers and the rest of the NFL won't be able to put one player on short-term injured reserve this year, according to a report at FOXSports.com.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Shipping Down to Cincy

    A little more than a week from the NFL's final cut-down day, the Green Bay Packers' third preseason game today against Cincinnati carries heavy significance for starters and backups alike.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    As cuts near, bubble players strive to make final push

    Don Barclay knew this day would eventually arrive.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Early developments from Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI -- The Packers' preseason game against the Bengals is still eight hours away, but there were a couple of developments here that will impact them.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Under Thompson, "Hard Knocks" won't focus on Packers

    Packers general manager Ted Thompson said he has never watched “Hard Knocks,” the HBO television show that gives viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at a National Football League team during training camp. This year the Miami Dolphins are the focus of the weekly show.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Dave Robinson "on top of the world"

       Former Packers linebacker Dave Robinson was in Akron, Ohio, when he heard the news today that he was named one of two senior finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2013.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Packers will try to avoid 0-3 start

    The Packers  are not scheduled tohave an open practice today. They will be traveling to Cincinnati in preparation for their Thursday night preseason game against the Bengals. The Packers will be trying to avoid their first 0-3 start under Mike McCarthy during the exhibition season.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Preseason about health and players

    Just a quick reminder about NFL preseason football: It's all about health and evaluation; records mean nothing.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    'Improved' Francois responding to competitive camp

    The starting units were set, Jamari Lattimore moved inside and the Green Bay Packers drafted Terrell Manning in the fifth round of last April’s NFL Draft.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Williams sits out of practice; nine others ruled out for Thursday

    The Green Bay Packers’ shrinking injury list grew by two on Tuesday with tight end D.J. Williams (ankle) sitting out of practice and fellow tight end DeMarco Cosby withdrawing due to a hamstring injury.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Getting to Know: S Anthony Levine

    Anthony Levine has been here before.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning Roundup: Nelson off to strong start to 2012

    Jordy Nelson continues to temper expectations for the 2012 season following his breakthrough campaign a year ago, but that doesn't mean the Green Bay Packers' wide receiver hasn't picked up right where he left off.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Thompson standing behind Harrell at backup QB

    As questions continue to circle about Graham Harrell’s viability as Aaron Rodgers’ backup, Packers general manager Ted Thompson reaffirmed his commitment to the backup quarterback during his weekly news conference Tuesday morning.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers not panicking about unsettled starting secondary

    The evidence is indisputable. Within the next two weeks, the Green Bay Packers will need to find a starting safety for their sub-packages and a starting cornerback on the perimeter.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Post-practice McCarthy: Green nearing return to full capacity

    Alex Green’s rep count has been in full effort for the past month as it pertains to the Green Bay Packers’ second-year running back’s snaps out of the backfield following reconstructive knee surgery nine months ago.

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    Morning roundup: No-huddle's role grows with Saturday signing

    The Packers returned to practice Sunday after two days off following the Packers' second preseason game Thursday night against Cleveland.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Suh still says stomp was unintentional

    Ndamukong Suh is sticking with his story that he unintentionally stomped on Evan Dietrich-Smith on Thanksgiving Day in 2011.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Dominguez's roster chances ailing with high ankle sprain

    Backup offensive lineman Ray Dominguez's chances for making the final roster might be ruined by the high-ankle sprain that could sideline him for all four preseason games.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Post-practice update: PUP players face tough road to roster

    Coach Mike McCarthy hinted that three of the Packers' players who still haven't passed their physicals -- outside linebacker Frank Zombo, tackle Derek Sherrod and tight end Andrew Quarless -- will be challenged to be ready for the start of the regular season.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Benson's offensive fast track includes QB meetings

    Cedric Benson is trying to accelerate his  assimilation of the Packers' offense by sitting in on some quarterbacks meetings.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers hoping for variety against Bengals

    The Packers are looking to their regular-season dress rehearsal Thursday night for circumstances their starters haven't tried been in so far in six game possessions.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Dietrich-Smith in key spot on Packers' thin O-line

    The Packers' shaky depth at tackle is enhancing Evan Dietrich-Smith's value as their No. 6  offensive lineman.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Getting to Know: TE Brandon Bostick

    Before the Green Bay Packers' preseason game against the Cleveland Browns last Thursday, Brandon Bostick made it a point to step out and take in the atmosphere Lambeau Field.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Guards' maturation signals shift on offensive line

    Josh Sitton is only 26 years old. Next month, T.J. Lang will turn 25.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Jennings experienced concussion symptoms before Family Night

    Greg Jennings made his return to the practice field Sunday for the first time in two weeks following a concussion he sustained during the Green Bay Packers’ annual Family Night on Aug. 3.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Post-practice updates: McCarthy doesn't 'mess around with lightning'

    Mike McCarthy isn’t a huge fan of lightning - at least, when it pertains to practicing in it.

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    With Starks out, Benson hoping to impress against former team

    In some ways, Cedric Benson feels like he’s back in college again.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Finley anxious to get back as Packers get healthy

    Along with Greg Jennings's return, the Packers also welcomed back tight end Jermichael Finley (quad), fullback John Kuhn (ankle) and cornerback Sam Shields (elbow) on Sunday.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Starters to play first half against Bengals

    McCarthy is entering the Packers’ third preseason game against Cincinnati on Thursday with the plan of playing his starters through the first half.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers enter regular-season mode

    For the first time this summer, the Packers will have two consecutive days off from practice.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Van Roten showing he's more than just a camp body

    Greg Van Roten’s uphill battle to make the Green Bay Packers’ 53-man roster didn’t get any easier this past week after the team brought in veteran offensive lineman Reggie Wells.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Packers starting offense slow out of gate

    For the second consecutive day and for the third time in the past four days, the Packers won’t practice today. They won’t return to Ray Nitschke Field until tomorrow morning at 11:15 a.m.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Lambeau chairbacks not part of stadium plan

    During my interview with Packers President Mark Murphy last week, I asked him about the prospect of adding seatbacks to the Lambeau Field bench seats, in light of the Packers’ stadium expansion in which more than 6,000 new seats in 2013 will have backs.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Matthews patient on possible contract extension

    The Packers undoubtedly will be paying out several huge contracts in the next year or so, and it appears as though outside linebacker Clay Matthews is OK with waiting until next offseason to extend his deal.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers Notebook: McMillian, Boykin shine in loss

    Jerron McMillian got the bounce-back week he was looking for on Thursday night.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Short concussion history for Newhouse

    Even for a guy with little or no known concussion history, sustaining just one can cost him a game.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    McCarthy says miscommunication caused penalty

    Mike McCarthy had no qualms about the officials hitting him with an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty Thursday night for throwing his replay-challenge flag on a turnover play that was to be automatically reviewed anyway.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Highlights of Mike McCarthy's press conference

    Here are some highlights of Packers coach Mike McCarthy's 4 p.m. press conference.

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    Morning roundup: Only 2nd 0-2 preseason start for McCarthy

    For only the second time during his seven-season tenure, Mike McCarthy's Packers are off to an 0-2 preseason start. The last time that happened was in 2008, when the Packers finished 1-3 in the exhibition season and 6-10 during the regular season. It was the only year the Packers suffered a losing season under McCarthy.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    McCarthy not happy with turnovers

    After getting walloped 35-10 by the Cleveland Browns Thursday night, the Packers were looking for a way to shore up their turnover problem. 

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    Second-quarter summary: Browns 16, Packers 7

    The Browns scored on the first play of the second quarter on Montario Hardesty's 1-yard touchdown run. That gave Cleveland its first lead of the game, 13-7. Phil Dawson later added a 52-yard field goal for a 16-7 Browns lead at halftime.

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    Third-quarter summary: Browns 30, Packers 7

    David Sims picked off Graham Harrell on the first series of the second half and returned it 38 yards for a touchdown and 23-7 Browns lead.

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    Final score: Browns 35, Packers 10

    The Cleveland Browns crushed the Green Bay Packers 35-10 Thursday night at Lambeau Field in a preseason game that drew 68,201 spectators. The Packers fell to 0-2 in the preseason.

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    Counting down Packers' 53-man roster

    Two weeks ago I analyzed what the Packers' final 53-man roster might look like. Now with just six training camp practices remaining, and three preseason games including tonight’s Packers-Browns clash at Lambeau Field, let’s provide a position-by-position update:

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Game offers another tackling test

    The Packers' preseason game tonight against Cleveland will mark the third time in training camp to measure progress on one of their offseason priorities: tackling.

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    18 Packers won't play vs. Browns

    There are 18 players that won't play tonight for the Packers, the team announced:

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    First quarter summary: Packers 7, Browns 6

    The Browns' Montario Hardesty fumbled on the first play from scrimmage and three plays later Aaron Rodgers hit Jordy Nelson on a 20-yard touchdown pass for a 7-0 Packers lead just 1:03 into the game.

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    Getting to Know: WR Curenski Gilleylen

    After an anticlimactic end to his football career at the University of Nebraska, Curenski Gilleylen didn’t really know what the future held for him.

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    Morning roundup: Gameday at Lambeau

    The Green Bay Packers (0-1) host their first preseason game of the 2012 season today at Lambeau Field against the Cleveland Browns (1-0) at 7 p.m.

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    Updated 1-on-1 pass rushing/pass blocking records

    Our man Luke Stanke, the University of Minnesota graduate student who has been analyzing the results of the 1-on-1 pass rushing/pass blocking drill from Packers training camp, sent the latest figures. They are based on the Press-Gazette's scorekeeping in the drill.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Benson's contract has no incentive bonuses

    Cedric Benson's contract reflects how little leverage running backs such as he and Ryan Grant had on the open market this year,  mainly because of their age.

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    Packers plan to take another long look at Harrell

    Graham Harrell played nine series that spanned from the end of the first quarter to well into the fourth quarter in last Thursday's preseason opener at San Diego.

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    Morning roundup: Will Packers run out of money?

    Now that guard T.J. Lang has a new contract through the 2016 season, the Packers must look at a hefty list of  players that will need to be taken care of in the near future.

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    Transitioning Cooper could see more action against Cleveland

    Three weeks into his career as a fullback, Green Bay Packers undrafted rookie Nic Cooper could be in line for some extra work during Thursday's preseason game against Cleveland.

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    Packers, Browns on opposite ends of NFL spectrum

    A Packers team press release leading up to Thursday’s Packers-Browns preseason game stated: “The

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    Shields hoping to be back next week

    After injuring his elbow at practice on Aug. 6, Packers cornerback Sam Shields believes he’s about another week away from returning to the field.

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    Details of Lang's contract extension

    The contract extension that Packers guard T.J. Lang signed last night will add four years to his current deal, meaning he's locked up through the 2016 season.

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    Extension doesn't alter outlook for Lang

    T.J. Lang studied criminal justice at Eastern Michigan University. He wasn't a business major.

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    Highlights of Mike McCarthy's post-practice news conference

    Packers head coach Mike McCarthy spoke with the media following the team's final practice before Thursday's preseason game against Cleveland.

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    The Education of Cedric Benson

    Like everyone else, Ted Thompson understood the baggage that comes along with signing a player like Cedric Benson.

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    Morning roundup: Matthews likes defensive changes

    We may never truly know if it was on purpose or not, but the Green Bay Packers and general manager Ted Thompson spent their first six picks in last April's NFL Draft strictly on the defensive side of the ball.

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    Highlights of Ted Thompson's Tuesday news conference

    Prior to the Green Bay Packers signing veteran running back Cedric Benson on Sunday, Packers general manager Ted Thompson made it a point to talk with the 29-year-old veteran to discuss his checkered past.

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    Levine gets the call

    Second-year pro M.D. Jennings has taken almost all of the reps at safety when defensive coordinator Dom Capers has used his No. 1 nickel package.

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    With Newhouse back, line seeks continuity again

    For the first week of practice, the five starting offensive linemen -- from left to right: Marshall Newhouse, T.J. Lang, Jeff Saturday, Josh Sitton and Bryan Bulaga -- took every rep together.

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    Daniels has come catching up to do

    For Mike Daniels, making it through three straight practices was a small victory.

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    Packers sign Lang to contract extension

    Though he has been a full-time starter for only one season, the Packers saw enough in left guard T.J. Lang to lock him up long term.

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    Morning roundup: Hayward takes over

    The Packers transitioned into the next phase of their training camp schedule with daily workouts at 11:15 a.m., and they also continued to work rookie second-round draft pick Casey Hayward at right cornerback with the starters.

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    McCarthy forced to cut practice short again

    The Packers haven't practiced for more than an hour and 50 minutes in more than a week.

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    Cedric Benson says he has plenty left in tank

    How much does newly signed Packers running back Cedric Benson have left in his tank?

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    Finley: "I'm my own enemy"

    When Jermichael Finley worked out this offseason, he had plenty of motivation.

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    McCarthy on injuries: 'Never seen anything like this'

    Coach Mike McCarthy said he's never been in a training camp where a team has had as many injured players as the Packers have had for the last several days.

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    Packers preparing for early season games

    The Packers this week have started working extensively against their scout teams in practice, but the work has been more to get ready for the early regular season than for Thursday's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.

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    Morning roundup: Starks out with injury, Bishop to have surgery

    The Packers held their final night practice of training camp Sunday night, and their first workout since their preseason opener at San Diego on Thursday. Following are the Press-Gazette's stories from the day:

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    McCarthy press conference highlights: Newhouse might be back this week

    Here are the highlights from coach Mike McCarthy’s post-practice press conference early Sunday afternoon:

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    Benson contract should be finished today

    Running back Cedric Benson’s negotiations with the Packers should be wrapped up sometime today, according to an NFL source.

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    Packers announce Benson signing

    The Packers announced they've signed halfback Cedric Benson and put tight end Eric Lair on injured reserve.

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    Taylor, Datko and Wells split time at LT

    In the Packers'  practice Sunday morning, Herb Taylor, Andrew Datko and Reggie Wells rotated the snaps at left tackle with the No. 1 offense with starter Marshall Newhouse still out because of a concussion.

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    Smith ready to step in for Bishop again

    Last year when Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop missed three games because of a calf injury, D.J. Smith filled in and performed well.

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    Packers mum on Benson signing

    The Packers have made no formal announcement about signing veteran running back Cedric Benson, although various reports over the last day suggest the move is imminent.

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    Quarless aiming at Week 1 return despite knee reconstruction

    Two weeks into training camp, Andrew Quarless feels like a rookie all over again.

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    Getting to Know: WR Andy Brewer

    Only once during his otherwise decorated career as a quarterback at Jenks (Okla.) High School did Andy Brewer ever line up as a wide receiver.

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    Morning roundup: Hamstring could shelf Bishop, Packers court Benson

    Desmond Bishop's knee appears to be OK, but a hamstring injury sustained during Thursday's preseason opener in San Diego could sideline the Green Bay Packers' linebacker for the foreseeable future.

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    Timing finally right for Reggie Wells, Packers

    Six years ago, Reggie Wells came to Green Bay on a free-agent visit with the Packers.

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    So'oto hopes sack gets him back on track

    Whenever Vic So'oto needs a shot of confidence, the Green Bay Packers' second-year outside linebacker always seems to find it in the NFL preseason.

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    Shoulder injury will sideline House at least 2-3 weeks

    Davon House’s hot start to training camp has hit a snag.

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    Is 4 preseason games too many?

    Packers President Mark Murphy said the NFL is looking at the current structure of the preseason.

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    Report: Packers to sign veteran running back

    Not satisfied with their running backs the first two weeks of training camp, the Packers appear set to add veteran Cedric Benson to the mix.

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    Concern is over Bishop's hamstring, not knee

    The concern over Desmond Bishop is his hamstring, not his knee, according to a source.

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    No news yet on Bishop

    Though coach Mike McCarthy said the knee/hamstring injury that linebacker Desmond Bishop sustained in last night's preseason opener at San Diego "didn't look very good," Packers GM Ted Thompson had no further update this afternoon.

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    Rodgers on offense: "We'll be fine."

    The Packers’ starting offense looked sloppy in a 21-13 loss to the San Diego Chargers Thursday night in San Diego, but quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn’t sound like he was going to lose any sleep over it.

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    Reason to be concerned about Harrell?

    Aaron Rodgers said after Thursday's 21-13 loss at San Diego in the Packers' preseason opener than the starting offense will "be fine," and he's probably right.

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    Morning roundup: Packers endure sloppy debut

    The Packers took it on the chin in a 21-13 preseason loss to the San Diego Chargers Thursday night in San Diego.

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    M.D. Jennings has rough first start

    SAN DIEGO – M.D. Jennings had a rough first outing as a starter at safety for the Packers.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Eighteen players not suited up tonight

    Following is the Packers' list of players not playing tonight against San Diego: CB Charles Woodson (rest), RB Duane Bennett (knee), RB Brandon Saine (hamstring), FB Jon Hoese (hamstring), CB Sam Shields (elbow), TE Eric Lair (knee), LB Frank Zombo (hamstring), DE Johnny Jones (knee), G-T Reggie Wells (just signed), G Ray Dominguez (ankle), T Marshall Newhouse (concussion), DT Mike Daniels (knee, groin), T Derek Sherrod (lower leg), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), TE Ryan Taylor (concussion), WR...

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    Updated 1-on-1 pass rushing/pass blocking records and rankings

    Our man Luke Stanke, the University of Minnesota grad student who is compiling an RPI ranking system based on the one-on-one pass rushing/pass blocking drill results we provide from practice, has updated the numbers.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Getting to Know: G Don Barclay

    By trade, Don Barclay is an offensive lineman through and through.

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    Morning roundup: McCarthy 2-4 in preseason openers

    The Packers open their preseason schedule on the road with a game tonight against the San Diego Chargers, beginning at 7 p.m.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Giants-Packers war of words

    The hype has already started for the Packers’ rematch against the New York Giants on Nov. 25 at MetLife Field in New Jersey.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers sign veteran OL Reggie Wells, place McCabe on IR

    The Green Bay Packers finally made their move Wednesday to address the unproven depth on their offensive line with the addition of 10-year veteran guard/tackle Reggie Wells.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    No additional reps for Woodson

    Charles Woodson's full-time move to safety in the base defense won't lead to extra playing time in the preseason.

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    Morning roundup: Travel day for Packers

    The Packers will be traveling to San Diego today in preparation for their first preseason  game of the year against the Chargers at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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    Getting to Know: RB Marc Tyler

    When Marc Tyler makes his NFL debut this Thursday against the San Diego Chargers, there will be one ticket waiting at will call for his father, Wendell.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers' players, coaches ready to open preseason with Chargers

    The film never lies. Watching practice for the past few days, Green Bay Packers’ players and coaches alike saw how beat up the team looked following a week and a half of training camp.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers add WR Brewer, waive G Brooks

    The Green Bay Packers reportedly have been awarded wide receiver Andrew Brewer on waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles, according to NFL national reporter Adam Caplan.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Murphy confident Favre will return to Packers fold

    Last month Brett Favre said in an interview with NFL Network that he didn’t have a relationship with his former team, the Packers, and he didn’t sound too keen on the idea of having his jersey retired in Green Bay.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Woodson: 'It's probably about time' for female refs

    He's a Heisman Trophy winner, Super Bowl XLV champion and a eight-time Pro Bowler.

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    Morning roundup: The Curious Case of Mike Neal

    First there were the injuries and now the suspension.

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    Ted Thompson comfortable with depth, but camp injuries can be concerning

    As the injuries have sprouted, so, too, have the questions about the lack of proven depth behind the Green Bay Packers' starting five offensive linemen.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers' injury roll call

    If you're scoring at home, here's a quick rundown of what the Green Bay Packers are dealing with in terms of injuries. The list runs 19 deep with the ailment in parenthesis.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Injuries abound, Packers again go light in practice

    For the second consecutive day, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy scaled down practice on Tuesday to provide some relief for an injury list currently pushing 20 players.

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    Change suggests McCarthy likes morning practices

    Mike McCarthy appears to much prefer practicing in the morning than at night.

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    Post-practice McCarthy: Shortened practice because of injuries

    The Packers injury list got so long tonight that coach Mike McCarthy conducted by far the shortest practice of training this summer.

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    Morning roundup: Newhouse has concussion

    The Packers had their first practice Sunday night after their Family Night scrimmage on Friday.

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    Harrell looks Rodgers-like on throw to Nelson

    Backup Graham Harrell pulled a play out of Aaron Rodgers' repertoire in practice Sunday night while operating as quarterback of the Packers' No. 1 offense.

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    Crosby to do extra kicking in Lambeau

    Mason Crosby plans to kick on Lambeau Field at least a couple times before the Packers play their exhibition home opener on Aug. 16 at their newly renovated Lambeau Field.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Female official to work Packers-Chargers game

    The first female official in NFL history will work the Packers' preseason game at San Diego on Thursday.

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    McCarthy attended Jack Butler's HOF induction

    Mike McCarthy used part of the players' day off Saturday to attend the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Datko says he's returning to form

    Andrew Datko says he's back to playing about at the level he did as a junior in college, before a recurring shoulder injury ruined his senior season.

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    Post-practice McCarthy: Newhouse, Greg Jennings have concussions

    Both left tackle Marshall Newhouse and wide receiver Greg Jennings suffered concussions during Friday’s Family Night, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced after the team’s practice Sunday night.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Getting to know: RB Du'ane Bennett

    Playing in the Big Ten, Du’ane Bennett experienced plenty of awe-inspiring college atmospheres during his time at the University of Minnesota.

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    Packers alter three practice times

    The Green Bay Packers have switched their practice times on Aug. 12-14 to 11:15 a.m. at Nitschke Field from their original times, the team announced Sunday.

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    Morning roundup: Moses continues roster push

    The first day Dezman Moses walked into practice, Kevin Greene could see the 6-foot-2, 249-pound outside linebacker wanted to make an impact.

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    Tight end Williams uncertain if he'll return this week

    After leaving practice with a back injury last Thursday, Green Bay Packers tight end D.J. Williams (back) isn’t sure if he’ll be back this week.

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    Desmond Bishop set to make debut in pads

    Linebacker Desmond Bishop is expected to make his 2012 training camp debut in full pads tonight after injuring his calf during offseason training.

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    RB Tyler adds shoulder brace, returns to padded practice

    In college, Marc Tyler couldn’t stand the brace.

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    Sherrod's status still unclear

    One of the great mysteries that came out of Friday's Family Night at Lambeau Field was what exactly happened to Green Bay Packers left tackle Marshall Newhouse that forced him to leave with about 10 minutes left in the team's annual scrimmage.

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    Packers depth chart needs reality check

    The Packers released their first depth chart of the season today, and it doesn’t necessarily coincide with what has been happening in training camp. For example:

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    Packers have depth issues on O-line

    One of the Packers' biggest concerns a week into training camp has to be the depth on their offensive line.

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    Rookie McMillian making an impact on special teams

    The Packers might have a new budding special teams standout.

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    Getting to know: FB Nic Cooper

    Since Nic Cooper began playing football, the only position he's ever known is running back.

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    Morning roundup: Wrapping up Family Night

    The Green Bay Packers' annual Family Night extravaganza is officially in the books.

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    Who's really doing well in the 1-on-1 drill

    Every year, we tally the records for the one-on-one pass rushing/pass blocking drill during camp. That's all fine and dandy except it often offered little context because there was no way to know who each player went against.

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    Extra point: Could Favre have been even better?

    Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre holds just about every major NFL passing record, so it would be hard to argue with any of the impressive totals he accumulated during his career.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Family Night to have live tackling this year

    Tonight's Family Night scrimmage will include live tackling on plays from scrimmage, unlike last year when it was all "thud" tackling.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Friday Family Night

    It's not quite the NFL preseason, but Lambeau Field will have a big-game feel tonight when the Green Bay Packers welcome a sold-out crowd for their annual Family Night scrimmage.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Packers extend Masthay's contract

    The Green Bay Packers now have both of their kicking specialists locked up long term.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Morning roundup: Into the night

    The Green Bay Packers will be under the lights for the first time this training camp on Thursday when they switch over to 7 p.m. practices at Nitschke Field.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Rodgers, Ross revisit last year's Family Night pick-six

    Aaron Rodgers and Brandian Ross each have very different recollections of last year's Family Night.

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    Rodgers believes 'difficult cuts' lie ahead for Thompson, McCarthy

    Taking a short glance around the team locker room Thursday, Aaron Rodgers anticipates a lot of difficult decisions in the forecast for Packers general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Raji takes to boxing in preparation for 2012 season

    In preparation for his fourth NFL season, Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji stepped between the ropes and added boxing to his offseason regime.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    McCarthy post-practice highlights (8.2): pre-snap problems

    The next phase of the Green Bay Packers’ installation is in the books, but head coach Mike McCarthy was less than pleased with the amount of pre-snap penalties that haunted the team during Thursday's night practice.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Getting to know: CB Casey Hayward

    The rookie didn't want to brag. One week into his first training camp, Casey Hayward knows there's still a long way to go.

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    Walden appealed suspension but lost

    When the NFL announced on Tuesday that Packers outside linebacker Erik Walden would be suspended for Week 1 of the regular season, that was the first the public knew of the suspension.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Specialists off to a perfect start

    Mason Crosby hasn't missed a field goal. Tim Masthay has hit all but one punt dead solid perfect.

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    Getting to know: RB Brandon Saine

    The turning point came on the scout team. It wasn’t Brandon Saine’s dream destination, but an affordable compromise given the circumstances.

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    Post practice roundup: Bishop, Kuhn begin their return

    The last of the 8:15 a.m. training camp practices is in the books. Tomorrow begins a run of night practices, beginning with a 7 p.m. workout and then Friday's Family Night scrimmage.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Goodell: No ruling yet on Jolly

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who spent the morning at Packers training camp, offered little information on the possible reinstatement suspended defensive end Johnny Jolly.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    NFL replacement refs work Packers practice

    Every year, the NFL sends a partial crew of referees to work two days of practice and the Packers' annual Family Night scrimmage.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Bishop doesn't like two-day shells rule

    If it were up to Desmond Bishop, he would've been on the practice field this morning in full pads after he was cleared to return to practice a day earlier.

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    Packers not everyone's NFC favorite

    After going 15-1 last season, the Packers have been installed by most of the oddsmakers as the favorite in the NFC for 2012.

    • Nov. 6, 2013
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    Finley not concerned about his slow start

    Jermichael Finley hasn't made much of an impact in training camp practices so far.

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    Morning roundup: Young safeties take the stage

    By now, you know that the Packers plan to play veteran Charles Woodson at safety in their base defense. But they're still going to be very young at that spot.

    • Nov. 6, 2013

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