Found July 27, 2012 on Packer Update:
PLAYERS: John Kuhn
TEAMS: Green Bay Packers
John Kuhn had an unidentified procedure done on his right knee late last month. The veteran fullback first injured the knee in the Packers’ playoff loss to the Giants in January. “It was just not as good as we’d like it (after minicamp),” Kuhn told the Press-Gazette. “It’s something I could have played with the [...]

Packers RB Green impresses in comeback from injury

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Packers make defense changes

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Jermichael Finley dealing with a mild concussion

Getty Images According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley sat out of practice on Friday after sustaining a mild concussion on Thursday. “Packers tight end Jermichael Finley sat out practice with a mild concussion suffered Thursday, Mike McCarthy said. Even though it’s mild, the concussion protocol goes into play...

Packers have Charles Woodson working at safety

Getty Images According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson was seen working alongside Morgan Burnett with the safeties on Thursday. With the departure of Nick Collins as well as the fact that Woodson’s in his mid-thirties, it might make sense for him to move to safety this season.  The only problem might be finding...

Bruise holds Jennings out of practice

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Competition heats up for Packers starting CB

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Woodson Plays Safety in Defensive Makeover

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Undrafted Tyler doesn't feel like long shot

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Packers keeping Nelson on special teams

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Lang focused on 2012, not his contract

Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images 2012 will have a different feel for Packers Offensive Lineman T.J Lang. After three seasons of battling for a roster spot, playing-time and a starting job, Lang enters the year locked in as Green Bay’s starting left guard.  But sill as he enters his 4th NFL season with more certainty than ever before, Lang will still be battling for something; a new...
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