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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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Fans suing over Super Bowl ticket incident

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
A lawsuit has been filed over the Super Bowl XLV ticket incident in Dallas.

Packers ink nine to reserve/futures contracts

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Following their Super Bowl XLV victory, the Packers have signed nine players to reserve/futures contracts.

Insider: Steelers erred in testing Packers CB Williams

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says he was surprised the Steelers elected to throw at Packers CB Tramon Williams on the failed fourth-down play late in Super Bowl XLV.

NFL offers second option to displaced Super Bowl ticket holders

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The NFL released a statement on Tuesday with commissioner Roger Goodell's two options for the approximately 400 fans that did not get to watch Super Bowl XLV from their purchased seat at Cowboys Stadium.

Report: Horton top candidate for Cardinals' DC position

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals used the Tuesday after Super Bowl XLV to get permission to interview Steelers and Packers assistants to fill their vacant defensive coordinator position, and Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton appears to be their man.

Packers bring Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Lombardi Trophy returned home to Green Bay on Tuesday as the Packers hosted "The Return to Titletown."

A writer's guide to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers up a writer's guide to the Super Bowl experience, on an 800-word budget.

Super Bowl XLV sets all-time ratings record

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Super Bowl Sunday is always the biggest night of the year for the TV network airing the game, and last night was no exception for FOX.

Packers can't rest on Super laurels

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Packers can't savor their latest success for long, as observers wonder whether they can become the first repeat Super Bowl champs since the Patriots in 2003-04.

McCarthy, Rodgers look back, contemplate repeating

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The morning after the Packers' Super Bowl win over the Steelers, head coach Mike McCarthy and QB Aaron Rodgers reflected on what they had accomplished less than a day ago and also looked forward at a press conference.

Goodell: Super Bowl XLV most-watched TV show ever

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In Monday morning's press conference, commissioner Roger Goodell said that preliminary overnight numbers say that Sunday's Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show ever.

Packers were toughest when things got rough

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
As in the regular season, Green Bay proved it was worthy of winning it all by fighting through some serious adversity in Super Bowl XLV.

Rodgers named Super Bowl MVP

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
Passing for 304 yards and three TDs with no picks in the face of pressure, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was chosen as Super Bowl XLV MVP.

Super Bowl records set or tied

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 a.m. ET
Here is a list of Super Bowl records set or tied in Super Bowl XLV — team and individual — plus other historical information.

Packers hold off Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three TD passes and Nick Collins returned an INT for another score, leading Green Bay to a 31-25 win over Pittsburgh.

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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