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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

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Woodson, Driver out with injuries

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Packers CB Charles Woodson and WR Donald Driver have been declared out of Super Bowl XLV after being injured in the first half.

Displaced Super Bowl ticket holders get in stadium

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The fans who were not allowed to sit in some of the Cowboys Stadium temporary seats after a fire marshal failed to approve them have been brought into the stadium, according to the NFL.

Zombo to start in place of injured Walden

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Frank Zombo will start in place of injured LB Erik Walden, who was made inactive for Super Bowl XLV.

Oddsmakers: Bettors favoring Packers to cover

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
As Super Bowl XLV nears, the pointspread is holding steady in Nevada, with the Packers a consensus 2½-point favorite against the Steelers. More money is being bet on Green Bay to cover, oddsmakers tell PFW, but money-line bets are ...

Five keys to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
With the kickoff for Super Bowl XLV set for 6:30 p.m. ET, we examine five keys to the outcome of the game.

Super Bowl XLV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLV, focusing on statistical comparisons.

Rodgers no stranger to being overlooked

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Some people turn into a mess of astonishment when they hear about how Aaron Rodgers' college career began.

Packers face tough decision on Jenkins' future

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Taking into account the various health issues he has been forced to deal with during his seven-year career, DE Cullen Jenkins' future with the Packers looks more than a little cloudy with his contract due to expire after the Super ...

Getting to know ... Packers RB James Starks

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
James Starks loves to watch the running styles of some great backs through history, and he thinks one day he can reach their level.

Walden held out of Packers' Saturday walkthrough

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Erik Walden was held out of the team's Saturday walkthrough due to an ankle injury and is considered questionable for Super Bowl XLV.

The hot team, or the tempered one?

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk wonders if the Packers can keep up their late-season surge against the Steelers as he offers his prediction on Super Bowl XLV.

Steelers, Packers built with similar philosophies

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Packers are historic franchises, but they share more than history. Both are teams built with patience, thrift and lots of draft picks.

Packers won't be overwhelmed by the moment

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Although the Steelers have more Super Bowl experience, the Packers are prepared for the task at hand.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — Packers LOLB Clay Matthews vs. Steelers ORT Flozell Adams.

Getting to know ... Frank Zombo

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Frank Zombo could be pressed back into a starting role Sunday if Erik Walden is unable to play because of an ankle injury.

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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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