Found November 15, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Reinforcements are on the way for the injury-riddled Packers. Two key players from their Super Bowl team two years ago, outside linebacker Frank Zombo and tight end Andrew Quarless, are both about to make their season debuts. It amounts to the equivalent of Green Bay signing two quality free agents in the middle of the season, just in time for a playoff push. Zombo, who has finally recovered from a hamstring injury, and Quarless, who is back nearly one year after tearing his ACL, were activated off the Physically Unable to Perform list recently. "It feels good to feel part of the team again, instead of just standing there watching practice," Zombo said. "I wouldn't say I'm 100 percent, but I feel good enough, I feel functional enough to participate and hopefully provide some depth as a pass rusher at outside linebacker." The addition of Zombo is especially important to the Packers' defense because the team will be without Clay M...
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