Posts tagged Mike Neal

Packers Could Play 4-3

Dom Capers

The additions the Green Bay Packers made along the defensive line in the offseason could mean the team will end up playing some 4-3 defense instead of their traditional 3-4.

A Look At Packers Jumbled Defensive Line

Jerel Worthy

Who’s going to start for the Green Bay Packers on the defensive line? Who’s going to make the team? You know damn well we’ve got the answers.

Neal Still Trying To Appeal Suspension

Mike Neal

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Neal is still trying to appeal his four-game suspension. Neal claims the league suspended him for taking Adderall, which is pretty stupid.

Packers Select Defensive Tackle Jerel Worthy In Second Round

Jerel Worthy

The Green Bay Packers continued to beef up their defense in the second round of the NFL draft, selecting Michigan State defensive tackle Jerel Worthy.

Recap Of Green Bay Packers In Free Agency

The Green Bay Packers actually participated in free agency this season, much to our surprise. We break down the moves they made, tried to make and didn’t make. Here’s the verdict.

Neal Appeal Denied, Claims It Was Technicality

Mike Neal

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Neal had his appeal of his four-game drug suspension denied by the NFL. Neal, of course, claims he was suspended because of a technicality.

Packers Show Interest In Someone, Then Do Nothing

Kendall Langford

The Green Bay Packers finally got the memo that free agency started and it came only two days late. That’s right, on day three they actually called someone’s agent. Of course, then they followed up by doing nothing.

Mike Neal Suspended

Mike Neal

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Neal has been suspended for the first four games of the 2012 season. Is it too early to consider this guy a bust? We ponder the question.

Cullen Jenkins Will Not Be Returning

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive end Cullen Jenkins, once thought to be a potential cap casualty, restructured his contract to stay with the Philadelphia Eagles. Jenkins now says he wants to retire an Eagle. There will be no teary reunion in Green Bay.

It’s Apparently Time To Get Cullen Jenkins Back

Cullen Jenkins

There’s no doubt the pass rush was a major liability for the Green Bay Packers this season. A lot of people want to point to the departure of defensive end Cullen Jenkins as the reason for that, never mind for a moment that the outside linebacker spot opposite Clay Matthews generated absolutely zero pass rush. […]

Welcome Back, Justin Harrell

Mike Neal

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Neal will miss significant time after undergoing knee surgery. Unfortunately, the similarities between Neal and former Packers first-round bust Justin Harrell just keep getting stronger.

Tale of the Tape: Preseason, Game Two

Jermichael Finley

Shawn Neuser breaks down the tape from the Green Bay Packers preseason win over the Arizona Cardinals. Here’s what it said about the Derek Sherrod’s failings, Jermichael Finley’s return and who might be earning a roster spot.

Tale of the Tape: Preseason, Game One

James Starks

Shawn Neuser breaks down the tape from the Green Bay Packers preseason loss to the Cleveland Browns. Here’s what it said about the left guard competition, Morgan Burnett and the defensive line, among other things.

Mike Neal Will Be Fine

Mike Neal

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Neal, who sprained his knee in practice Tuesday, hasn’t earned the injury-prone label just yet. That’s good news for the Packers.

And Down Goes Mike Neal

Mike Neal

Is defensive end Mike Neal the Green Bay Packers new Justin Harrell? We’ll find out soon enough, after Neal suffered a sprained knee at practice Tuesday. The severity of the injury should be known tomorrow.

Packers New Defensive Line Could Be Scary

B.J. Raji

Defensive coordinator Dom Capers is tinkering with the Green Bay Packers defensive line. Capers is considering moving B.J. Raji to defensive end so he’s matched up against a guard and returning Ryan Pickett to nose tackle. This should work out just fine.

Training Camp Observations 8-9, Full Pads

Matt Flynn

We’re back with another look at Green Bay Packers training camp. With several veterans given the night off, the youngsters were given a chance to shine. Quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Graham Harrell stepped up, as did receiver Tori Gurley. Jarius Wynn outplayed Mike Neal, scuffles galore and more!

Has Mike Neal Been Handed A Starting Job?

Mike Neal

Have the Green Bay Packers handed Mike Neal a starting job at defensive end? Most of us thought C.J. Wilson, who filled in for the injured Cullen Jenkins last season, would have a shot to compete. Not according to the Press Gazette.

Packers Bike Rides: Here’s What They Tell Us [Photos]

Mike Neal and C.J. Wilson

Green Bay Packers players riding local kids bikes to and from practice is one of the coolest things about training camp. Getting up close with these Packers has taught us things about Nick Collins appetite, Jermichael Finley’s chances of injuring himself and Josh Sitton’s hair, among other things. Check out the gallery and see what you think.

Hole On Packers Defensive Line – It’s All Relative

Mike Neal

A lot of people seem to think the Green Bay Packers have a hole to fill on their defensive line, with defensive end Cullen Jenkins expected to depart in free agency and Johnny Jolly making stupid decisions somewhere in Houston. Football Outsiders named defensive line as the team’s biggest post-draft hole and several experts suggested it was the Packers’ biggest need going into the draft.