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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 place ORT Bulaga on I.R.

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Packers placed ORT Bryan Bulaga (hip) on injured reserve and signed LB Vic So’oto.

Matthews' status for next Packers game remains murky

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
It probably won’t be known until very late next week if Packers injured ROLB Clay Matthews will be able to play in Week 11.

Packers activate Quarless, place Perry on I.R.

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Packers activated TE Andrew Quarless from the physically-unable-to-perform list and placed LB Nick Perry on injured reserve.

No change to Week 12 schedule

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Wednesday that there will be no changes to the Week 12 or Thanksgiving Day schedule.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers, Lions surging

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Vikings were the only NFC North team in the loss column in Week Nine as the Bears, Packers and Lions cruised to double-digit wins.

Cobb, Packers hand Cardinals fifth loss in a row

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Randall Cobb added two scoring catches and the Packers got a 31-17 victory Sunday that handed the Cardinals their fifth straight loss.

Bucs RB Martin, Packers CB Hayward named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin and Packers CB Casey Hayward were named the NFL’s Rookies of the Month for October.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers win ugly

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
All four NFC North teams stayed home in Week Nine, and only the Vikings failed to make use of their advantage.

Packers survive scare from Jaguars

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers went back to an old favorite, connecting with Donald Driver on a 4-yard touchdown to seal Green Bay's 24-15 victory over the Jaguars.

Woodson injury hurts Packers, but not severely

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
While Charles Woodson's broken collarbone will hurt the Packers, team sources believe his absence should not be considered devastating.

Packers WR Jennings to have surgery next week

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Packers WR Greg Jennings said Thursday that he will undergo surgery to repair his next Tuesday on what he describes as an abdominal tear.

Report: Cowboys agree to terms with S Peprah

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Cowboys agreed to terms on a deal with former Packers S Charlie Peprah, according to ESPN Dallas.

NFL approves Packers' funding request

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Packers will benefit from an NFL stadium construction program included in the league's new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

NFC North Spin cycle: Peterson carries load as Ponder slumps

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Things continued looking up for the Bears, Vikings and Packers in Week Seven after victories over the Lions, Cardinals and Rams, respectively.

Packers get G-4 funding for Lambeau renovations

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The NFL approved the Packers’ request for $58 million in G-4 stadium-funding money.

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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