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Packers with injuries fail their physicals
A good number of Packers players (including some surprises) failed their physicals this week and will not be able to participate in the first days of training camp. Here is a rundown on what is know about each player so far:
Charlie Peprah: (Released by the Packers) A lingering knee injury caused Peprah to fail his physical and the Packers quickly decided to release him. I suppose that speaks highly of the plethora of young safeties the Packers currently have on their roster and how the Packers feel about them. For Peprah, his best time with the Packers was certainly the Super Bowl season, but his play last year was dreadful at times, and I was considering him likely to be a camp cut anyway.
Desmond Bishop: (PUP) Bishop please! Say it ain’t so!. Desmond has a calf strain suffered in his training session last week and was placed on the non-football related injury list. He’ll be back soon.
Derek Sherrod: (PUP) Sherrod’s recovery from the ...
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The Green Bay Packers released safety Charlie Peprah on Wednesday
In the first stunning move of training camp in 2012, the Green Bay Packers have released safety Charlie Peprah according to Jason Wilde of ESPN 540.
Peprah, who was the incumbent starter from 2011, reportedly had offseason arthroscopic surgery on his knee and didn’t participate in the offseason program. With the...
In a surprising move, presumed starting safety Charlie Peprah has been released by the Green Bay Packers, a day before the start of training camp.
After having lost Nick Collins to injury, Peprah became the full time starter for the rest of the season. While he did well in 2010 following the injury to Morgan Burnett, he was unable to perform with enough consistency in the secondary...
The Green Bay Packers have released veteran safety Charlie Peprah one day before the first practice of training camp. The former Alabama star underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason, but this decision is more about performance than health. Peprah’s knee will get better; his play will not. Loyal readers of this blog should not [...]
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Charlie Peprah thought he had a good chance of starting for the Green Bay Packers this season, but the 29-year-old veteran safety was released by the team Wednesday afternoon.
Earlier in the day, coach Mike McCarthy said he was waiting on more information from Peprah's physical. Apparently, the medical results weren't good.
Peprah, 29, did not miss any...
With the release of Charlie Peprah, the Packers will count on a young safety to emerge as the starter opposite Morgan Burnett. Of the six safeties, none are older than 24 and only Burnett has started.
The Green Bay Packers have released veteran safety Charlie Peprah a day before their first training camp practice, apparently over concern about a lingering knee injury.
The Packers announced the move Wednesday afternoon. Asked about Peprah's status earlier in the day, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he was ''waiting for more information'' from Peprah's...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers inside linebacker Desmond Bishop failed his pre-training camp physical after straining his calf this past weekend while working out.
This is an injury Bishop has suffered before. The 28-year-old starter hurt both of his calves last season and missed Weeks 13 through 15 with the injuries.
There is currently no time frame for Bishop to begin...
We take a player-by-player look at the safeties as a heated competition looms in training camp. Will Charlie Peprah retain his starting job or will one of the young players take a big step forward?
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After a beat down by the Giants at Lambeau, then a friggin cold as hell winter, then no rain like an Egyptian desert, the Bucks going to the land of no return, and the Brewers puking all over themselves FINALLY
GREEN BAY PACKER CAMP OPENS TODAY.
A.D.D. SIDEBAR: If Charlie Peprah doesn’t go totally pinball on Hakeem Nicks does he still have a job? And/or he breaks up the hail...
While it was certainly a surprise to find out that Desmond Bishop didn’t pass his physical on Monday, there’s probably no reason to be concerned. The veteran inside linebacker participated in Charles Woodson’s charity golf outing late last week and appeared on a local television show a few days ago. He seemed to be fine. In [...]