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Mike Neal is hoping his Indiana homecoming counts for something.
Neal, a native of the Hoosier State, said Friday he secured about 20 tickets for those close to him to attend Sunday's matchup in Indianapolis between the Green Bay Packers and the hometown Colts.
''My friends and family have always been supportive,'' Neal said. ''Me playing or not playing, the big thing is just to be able to see them.''
Still, Neal would prefer to be seen in uniform on the Lucas Oil Stadium turf instead of standing on the sideline dressed in sweats.
Neal and Green Bay teammate James Starks are itching to play for the first time this season, but neither player knows whether the long wait will end Sunday, when the Packers (2-2) visit the Colts (1-2).
''I don't know how it's really going to work,'' Starks said. ''I don't know what Coach's got in store.''
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Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday…wow, that still just seems strange to see that in print. Jeff Saturday, after 13 years anchoring the Indianapolis Colts' offensive line, makes his return to the Circle City on Sunday when the Packers and Colts do battle at Lucas Oil Stadium. Saturday has mixed emotions about this game and returning to the city and franchise he called...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike Neal feels like a new man. After serving a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the third-year Packers defensive end is back with the team and ready for a fresh start."Let's put it this way: It's like letting somebody out of jail before they knew he was innocent," Neal said. "...
Packers running back Cedric Benson was seen leaving the locker room in a walking boot Sunday after suffering a left foot injury, according to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.Fantasy Spin:Benson left Sunday's game against Indianapolis in the first half after appearing to twist his ankle while getting tackled. The extent or severity of Benson's injury is still undetermined.
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was carted off the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with a foot injury. The team announced his return was questionable. With No. 2 running back James Starks in active, the Packers were left with fullback John Kuhn and Alex Green as tailback options without Benson.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews may have been a little too good to begin this season. With six sacks in the Packers' first two games, Matthews matched his 2011 season total and showed opposing teams that his statistical drop-off in production was nothing more than a one-year glitch.
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This week, in support of their head coach who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia the Colts launched the ‘chuckstrong’ campaign aimed at generating funds for the Cancer Society and showing support for their coach; and, the Packers are supporting the initiative. Several Packers players, including veteran Charles Woodson took to the field in Chuckstrong tshirts, …
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The Green Bay Packers have had one of the tougher schedules to start the year. They started with the stout 49ers, a division rival in the Bears, a Seattle game marred by the replacement refs and a Saints team desperate for a win. To come out of that with a 2-2 record could be looked at as a success or an utter disappointment.
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Before the bye the Colts dropped a tough one to the Jaguars. It was only a couple of weeks ago, but it feels like the world has moved on a little since then. The devestating news about Coach Pagano's cancer rocked the locker room and put the...
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