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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-Eagles second-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the second half of the Packers' Wild-Card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

Packers-Eagles first-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the first half of the Packers' wild-card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

Packers inactive list for Eagles game

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
Erik Walden will have another opportunity to make his presence felt as a starter, with the Packers declaring Frank Zombo, who Walden replaced last week as the starter at right outside linebacker, one of the team’s eight inactives for ...

Packers-Eagles prediction

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the first-round playoff game between the Packers and Eagles Sunday in Philadelphia.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.

Eagles must do best to protect Patterson

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson has gone from feel-good story to the man under the microscope because of his recent struggles in coverage.

Packers have logjam at linebacker

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Hot on the heels of an eye-opening performance in Green Bay's playoff-clinching victory over the Bears by street pickup Erik Walden, the Packers appear to have an embarrassment of riches at linebacker, which could lead to the departure of ...

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon.

Bad memories

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
As the Packers and Eagles prepare for another playoff clash, one play — a down and distance, to be precise — has been brought to the forefront.  

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the “Pro Football Weekly” syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers.

Packers-Eagles fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
It should be an aerial assault Sunday as two of the league's top QBs, Michael Vick and Aaron Rodgers, face off when the Eagles take on the Packers.

Packers-Eagles Thursday injury report

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Packers had seven players that either missed practice or were limited on Thursday.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Five questions with former Packers OT Greg Koch

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Each week throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush hooks up with a personality who has connections with the Packers and asks him five Packer-related questions. This week, Dan connects with Greg Koch, who spent ...

Packers' offense needs better effort in Philly

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies one Packers player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, Dan focuses on the overall need for Green ...

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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