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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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Packers LB Bishop's season 'in jeopardy'

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Packers LB Desmond Bishop needs surgery and his season is in jeopardy, head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Saturday night.

Packers ILB Bishop suffers knee injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Packers ILB Desmond Bishop suffered an apparent right knee injury Thursday in the first quarter of Green Bay's preseason game vs. the Chargers.

Chargers RB Mathews suffers broken clavicle

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews suffered a broken clavicle in Thursday’s preseason game against the Packers.

Packers C Saturday adjusting well to new home

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Packers C Jeff Saturday is not only teaching some tricks of the trade, but he is learning about his new system in Green Bay.

Keep a close eye on Packers' contract front

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
After visiting Packers training camp, PFW's Dan Arkush has a feeling either Aaron Rodgers or Clay Matthews could be getting a new deal soon.

Worthy starting to come on for Packers

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
It certainly hasn’t taken long for Packers second-round DE Jerel Worthy to fit in with his new teammates.

Packers WR Borel continues strong offseason

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
First-year WR Diondre Borel has similarities to teammate Randall Cobb and is showing off his skills at Packers training camp.

Packers' Hargrove not focusing on suspension

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
New Packers DL Anthony Hargrove isn't getting his hopes up too high that his eight-game suspension could be lifted any time soon.

NFL's first female official to work Packers-Chargers

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
A woman will work as an official for the first time in NFL history at Thurday's preseason Packers-Chargers game in San Diego.

Paint it black 'n blue

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers an early preview of this year’s Packers-Bears rivalry, which figures to be more boisterous than ever.

Report: Packers sign P Masthay to extension

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The Packers signed P Tim Masthay to a four-year, $5.465 million extension, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Packers OLB Walden suspended one game

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Erik Walden has been suspended one game for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy.

Packers release veteran S Peprah

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Packers released S Charlie Peprah on Wednesday. The seventh-year veteran confirmed the news to ESPN Milwaukee’s Jason Wilde.

Packers CEO shifts position on preseason games

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday that he no longer supports any move to an 18-game, regular-season NFL schedule.

NFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings in training camp.

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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