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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy knows teams can get in trouble for violating a league-wide ban on live contact during offseason workouts.
But as the Packers completed the first day of their three-day mandatory minicamp Tuesday, McCarthy acknowledged that he still isn't sure what level of contact can trigger a violation.
''Frankly, I don't know what the line is,'' McCarthy said.
Last week, the NFL punished the Seattle Seahawks after the league's management council and the players' union determined that Seattle violated the collective bargaining agreement's offseason workout rules by having live contact during organized team activity sessions.
The Seahawks had to forfeit a pair of scheduled OTA practices, plus a workout day.
The new CBA says teams are not allowed to hold live contact drills or have players wear pads during OTAs or minicamps; teams are allowed to have players wear helmets.
Offseason contact also was banned under the previ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. While Jarius Wynn is battling for a regular spot on the Packers' defensive line during mini-camp, he is also battling with an off-the-field health issue: Bell's palsy.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. On the first day of Packers minicamp, quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers talked about a variety of topics.
Five question-and-answer highlights:
1. How have the new coaches and coaching adjustments on offense been?
RODGERS: I think they're doing a great job, I really do. It's been fun working with (new quarterbacks coach) Ben (McAdoo). (New offensive...
GREEN BAY, Wis. The first Packers minicamp session wasn't necessarily a good practice, but it's the best coach Mike McCarthy was able to have given the circumstances of the NFL's new collective bargaining agreement.
"I think that this transition into the new CBA environment that we're in, just riding up in the car with (packers PR staffer) Jason (Wahlers)....
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With less than one hour before the start of the Green Bay Packers' second day of minicamp Wednesday, the team canceled in order to conduct a private team function.
It turns out that private team function is clay shooting. Yes, the Packers traded in helmets and footballs for guns and clay targets.
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