Green Bay’s outside linebacking needs: are there any?

Clay Matthews is the leader of the Packer defense, when he is on the field he commands attention and demands greatness out of himself and his teammates. Julius Peppers and Mike Neal are forces to be reckoned with as well, and the Packers defensive end/outside linebacking corps looks to be a formidable one. However, one thing that has been a theme with Matthews the past few seasons...
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Mike Neal Adds Depth, Versatility to Packers Pass Rush

The Green Bay Packers don’t normally participate in the first couple of days during the NFL Free Agony Frenzy, but when they do, it’s to re-sign their own players. Yesterday, the Packers did just that re-signing versatile defensive end/outside linebacker to a new two-year contract. At this time, the terms of deal have not been disclosed but regardless, this was a huge re-signing...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Neal inks a deal to stay in Green Bay

Mike Neal has apparently signed a contract that will keep him in Green Bay for two more years. Neal took to Twitter, along with Johnny Jolly, to announce the good news to Packer fans. “@JJolly97: Congrats bro u deserve itRT @mneal96: Hi Green Bay!!! I'll enjoy your winters for two more years!!” Thanks big bruh! — Michael Neal (@mneal96) March 12, 2014 Mike Neal showed promise...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Neal indicates he's staying with Packers

On Monday, Packers linebacker Mike Neal welcomed a new baby girl into the world. Two days later, he appeared to know where his daughter and family would call home for the next couple of years. On Wednesday afternoon, almost 26 hours after the start of NFL free agency, Neal tweeted, "Hi Green Bay!!! I'll enjoy your winters for two more years!!" The announcement on Twitter...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Re-Sign Versatile DE/OLB Mike Neal

The Green Bay Packers have re-signed versatile DE/OLB Mike Neal to a two-year contract. Hi Green Bay!!! I’ll enjoy your winters for two more years!! — Michael Neal (@mneal96) March 12, 2014 Neal was being courted by several teams, most notably the Arizona Cardinals, but opted to stay in Green Bay. The soon-to-be 27-year-old can play outside linebacker, defensive end and rush...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency: Green Bay Packers Re-Sign DE/OLB Mike Neal

According to his Twitter feed, defensive end/linebacker Mike Neal has signed a new two-year contract with the Green Bay Packers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Neal had his most productive season in 2013, but that was mainly due to the fact he was finally able to remain healthy for a full season.  Neal had 47 combined tackles, five sacks, one forced fumble and one interception...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Neal will mull over Packers offer as he tests the market

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Packers linebacker Mike Neal will test the free agent market after receiving an offer from Green Bay. Source updated on OLB Mike Neal talks said Packers made meaningful offer but not enough to keep Neal from testing market. — Pete...
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March 07, 2014  |  2 Comments

Report: Packers Make Mike Neal A “Meaningful Offer” But He’ll Test Free Agency

Pete Dougherty reports that the Green Bay Packers have made free agent OLB Mike Neal a “meaningful offer,” but it apparently wasn’t enough to persuade him from testing the free agent market. Multiple reports have mentioned that the Cardinals are expected to target Neal in free agency, so there is a chance that his agent believes he could be in line for a decent market in the...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Making a Case to Re-Sign Mike Neal

Mike Neal hasn’t had a great career with the Green Bay Packers, in fact if a grade were given — it would be an incomplete. The powerful defensive end/linebacker was drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft and was viewed by many as the long-term replacement for Cullen Jenkins. Ideally, he would be able to play 3-4 end on run downs, then bump inside and pressure the...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers free agent Mike Neal expects 'to be great' with another year at OLB

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike Neal isn't sure which position he'll play next season or for which team he'll be suiting up. Perhaps the Green Bay Packers will express strong interest in re-signing him, perhaps interest will be stronger elsewhere.  It's an uncertain future for Neal, a free agent whose situation is further complicated by his transition in 2013 to outside...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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