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Mike Neal

Mike Neal - #96 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 294 lbs.
Birthday 06/26/1987
Birthplace Merrillville, IN
College Purdue
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 24th pick by Packers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Green Bay Packers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Green Bay Packers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Thompson: Packers not worried about leadership void

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Packers GM Ted Thompson is confident his club will overcome key losses both on the field and in the front office.

Packers release C Jeff Saturday

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Packers have released C Jeff Saturday, who intends to retire.

Packers announce release of DB Woodson

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Packers have released eight-time Pro Bowl DB Charles Woodson, the team announced Friday.

Packers WR Donald Driver calls it a career

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Longtime Packers WR Donald Driver took part in a public retirement ceremony at Lambeau Field on Wednesday.

Packers WR Driver retires after 14 seasons

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver announced he will retire from the NFL after 14 seasons in Green Bay.

14-year veteran C Saturday to retire

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Veteran C Jeff Saturday told WFNI-AM in Indianapolis on Friday that he will retire following Sunday’s Pro Bowl.

With Jennings, Driver likely gone, could Pack target WR?

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Packers have more urgent needs, but their depth at WR might need addressing if Greg Jennings and Donald Driver are on the way out.

Packers QB to skip Pro Bowl because of injuries

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says injuries to "multiple lower extremities" will keep him out of the Pro Bowl later this month.

Chiefs hire Packers' Dorsey as GM

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:37 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced during the first half of the Packers' game against the 49ers that they had hired longtime Green Bay personnel man John Dorsey as GM.

Kaepernick leads 49ers back to NFC title game

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff record 181 yards and two touchdowns n leading the 49ers back to the NFC championship game.

Friday injury report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the divisional playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Packers RB Harris looks like a real keeper

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
In his first play in a Packers uniform, RB DuJuan Harris showed he belonged.

Looking back, thinking ahead

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk delivers some final thoughts on last week's wild-card action, and gives his forecast on the upcoming divisional round.

Ryan, Falcons understand situation they're in

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Falcons and QB Matt Ryan are aware of the pressures they face this weekend in what should be a strong divisional slate of games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 06, 2012
Green Bay has activated dNeal, who was suspended for the first four weeks of the season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.||||||| Neal was suspended March 13 after testing positive for the prescription drug Adderall. He'd been prescribed the drug, used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy, by a doctor and didn't realize it was on the NFL's banned substance list.
Posted March 13, 2012
The NFL has suspended Neal without pay for the team's first four games of the 2012 regular season for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.||||||| In a statement, the NFL says Neal will be eligible to return to the Packers' active roster on the day after the team's fourth regular-season game of the 2012 season. Neal is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.
Posted Sept. 14, 2011
Neal is active for the Packers after missing the first nine games of the season with a knee injury he sustained in training camp.||||||| Neal hurt his left knee during a non-contact drill in training camp. Jarius Wynn, a sixth-round pick in 2009 who was waived and later re-signed last season, took Neal's place against New Orleans.
Posted Aug. 05, 2011
Neal gave the Green Bay Packers a glimpse of the disruptive player he can be before his rookie season ended with a shoulder injury. Healthy and motivated, Neal is battling to replace Cullen Jenkins, who left the team in free agency, as a playmaker on the defensive line.||||||| The team's 2010 second-round draft pick says the disappointment he felt last season on the sidelines during the Packers' run to the Super Bowl title has him feeling like a rookie all over again. The Packers cleared Neal to participate in team drills Thursday night for the first time in training camp. But coaches won't know his potential impact until they see him play at full strength on a consistent basis.
Posted Oct. 26, 2010
Neal is expected to have season-ending shoulder surgery.||||||| The move and loss of linebacker Brady Poppinga hamper Green Bay further. Packers already have seven players on injured reserve, including four starters.

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