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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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Report: Packers' Woodson out six weeks with broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Packers S Charles Woodson will miss six weeks after suffering a broken collarbone, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported.

Packers top Rams behind three Rodgers TDs

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns and the Packers handed the Rams their first home loss with a 30-20 victory on Sunday.

Packers DL Pickett getting better with age

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
The older veteran DL Ryan Pickett gets, it seems, the better he looks in his key role as the Green Bay D-line’s top run defender.

NFLPA cites 1996 bounty program allowed by NFL

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 12:03 a.m. ET
The NFLPA filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by Packers DE Reggie White.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

Rodgers, Rolle, Hanson named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Giants S Antrel Rolle and Lions PK Jason Hanson were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week Six.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

Packers lose ILB Smith for the season

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Packers ILB D.J. Smith will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury he suffered in Sunday night’s win over the Texans.

Packers place RB Saine on I.R.

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed RB Johnny White off waivers from Buffalo and placed RB Brandon Saine on injured reserve.

NFC North Spin cycle: Are Packers back now?

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Packers' convincing win over the previously undefeated Texans was the NFC North's highlight attraction in Week Six action.

Packers topple Texans behind Rodgers' six TDs

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers set a career high six touchdown passes, and the Packers routed the previously unbeaten Texans 42-24 on Sunday night.

Group effort required for Packers to replace Benson

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
For better or worse, the Packers’ ground game is back to square one after losing RB Cedric Benson with a foot injury.

Packers place RB Benson on new I.R. list

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Packers placed RB Cedric Benson on the injured reserve list with the designation to return.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Goodell's letter to free-agent DE Hargrove

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reduced DE Anthony Hargrove's suspension from eight games to seven for his role in the Saints' bounty program.

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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