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MIKE NEAL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Most Important Packers No. 18: Mike Neal

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Tried To Sign Packers OLB Mike Neal In Free Agency

  Packers OLB Mike Neal told the Chicago Tribune that the Bears made a run at him in free agency. “They offered me,” Neal said. “In the long run, their offer, it wasn’t a bad deal. The option for me to come back here was better, in my opinion. I felt like this was a system that if I was kept in the same position, I could flourish in. I thought it would be better to try to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 30, 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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 07, 2014  |  2 Comments

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...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Trying Mike Neal at Outside Linebacker

If there is one thing Mike Neal has proven he can do for the Green Bay Packers defense, it’s rush the passer. Now, the Packers may be trying to maximize that ability because on the first day of organized team activities, the fourth-year defender from Purdue was moved from his customary defensive end position to outside linebacker. Remembering that it is only OTA’s — the move...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers' Neal: 'I never took any steroids'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- One failed appeal with the NFL hasn't stopped Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Neal from trying again in an effort to overturn his league-imposed four-game suspension. In fact, Neal is claiming he was not given "a fair chance" the first time.The NFL suspended Neal in March for what it deemed was a violation of the league's policy on performance...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Neal claims he was suspended on technicality

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers defensive end Mike Neal lost his appeal with the NFL in an effort to overturn his four-game suspension but insists he's not guilty of taking a performance-enhancing drug.On March 13, an NFL spokesperson said Neal "has been suspended without pay for the team's first four games of the 2012 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Packers Neal for four games

GREEN BAY, Wis. The latest setback in the development of oft-injured Packers defensive end Mike Neal is a big one. The NFL has suspended the 6-foot-3, 294-pound Neal for the first four games of the 2012 regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. However, Neal is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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