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If there is one thing Mike Neal has proven he can do for the Green Bay Packers defense, it’s rush the passer. Now, the Packers may be trying to maximize that ability because on the first day of organized team activities, the fourth-year defender from Purdue was moved from his customary defensive end position to outside linebacker.
Remembering that it is only OTA’s — the move may not mean a whole lot. It could just be the coaching staff doing their due diligence and getting a player some practice reps at a position where he may to have play in a tight spot. Yet, if there ever was a time to experiment with position moves, it’s right now.
Neal came to the Packers with high expectations after he was selected by the team in the second round of the 2010 Draft — but injuries sidetracked the first two years of his career, then a four-game suspension to start last season set him back even further.
Just when things started looking bleak, Neal took advantage of the opportunity given to him by ...
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Green Bay Packers linebacker Demond Bishop started 13 games in 2011 to help lift the Packers to a 15-1 record, but in 2012, never made his way back to the turf after a disappointing hamstring injury got in his way. As a result, Bishop was a heavy favorite to be traded a month ago by Ted Thompson, but now looks likely to remain in green and gold for at least one more year. Most players...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The confidence that the Green Bay Packers have in safety Morgan Burnett continues to grow.Teammates and coaches praise Burnett's increased leadership efforts and his improved communication in the secondary, giving the 24-year-old plenty of reasons to feel like a rising star on Green Bay's roster.But Burnett isn't buying into the hype."I don'...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers added another wide receiver to their group, signing Alex Gillett out of Eastern Michigan.
Gillett, listed by the team at 6-foot-1 and 214 pounds, was mostly a quarterback in college, starting 30 games at that position. He only started three games at wide receiver, catching 14 passes for 132 yards.
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One of the amazing things about life is the opportunity for second chances.
That is what Johnny Jolly is hoping to get this season-another chance to prove he can still play professional football. And a chance to prove he has changed his life forever.
Jolly is far removed from where he left off his playing career following the 2009 season, a season which saw him finish with one sack...
According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Packers cornerback Sam Shields didn’t show for Tuesday’s organized team activities. It likely has to do with that fact that he wants a long-term contract.
A restricted free agent, Shields has not signed his tender with the team. Coach Mike McCarthy would not offer a specific reason for Shields not practicing, but Shields is likely...
Right now as it stands Monday evening, Charles Woodson remains a free agent. Tomorrow, the Oakland Raiders plan to meet with the veteran defensive back with the hope of bringing him back to the Silver and Black, where he first suited up in an NFL uniform. Photo Credit: Raiders.com While several other teams have inquired about his services over the last couple of months, and the...
Either due to nostalgia or stinginess, Charles Woodson agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.8 million to rejoin the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday night. Taken by Oakland out of the University of Michigan fourth overall in the 1998 draft, the 36-year-old Woodson also landed a $700,000 signing bonus from the Raiders. Clipped by the Green Bay Packers in February, The Denver Post reports...
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Recently free agent veteran defensive back Charles Woodson wondered publicly why he and some other quality veterans (i.e. Brian Urlacher, Dwight Freeney, etc.) were still without jobs. They might be older, but they can still get the job done as good if not better than these young bucks!
Freeney signed with the Chargers over the weekend and now Woodson is off the market as well...
At the ripe old age of 30, Tramon Williams will take on added leadership responsibilities without Charles Woodson while trying to recapture the form from his brilliant 2010.
The Raiders and Charles Woodson are having a reunion.
Both Woodson and the Raiders on Tuesday agreed to a one-year deal, according to Jay Glazer.
Woodson met with the 49ers earlier in free agency, but aside from that the interest for the 2009 Defensive Player of the Year was paper thin. That is, until a week ago.
That’s when it reported the Raiders had offered a contract to the...
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Wasn’t much of a market for Woodson, so he decided to come back to his original team.
Charles Woodson is returning to the Raiders. He’s agreed to a one-year deal
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) May 22, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Charles Woodson, FOXSports.com has learned.
Woodson, who spent his first eight seasons in Oakland, agreed to a seven-year deal with the Green Bay Packers in 2006. In February, the cornerback was released.
Since then, Woodson has visited with a handful of teams including the 49ers and Broncos. Ultimately, the...