Pro Football weekly

Green Bay Packers


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

Tack FF Int
11 0 0

The pressure is on Packers' special teams

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 7:08 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 Green Bay special teams ...

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 17 game against the Bears at Lambeau Field:

Cutler says he expects to play ‘whole game’ against Packers

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
QB Jay Cutler said Wednesday that he doesn't expect to get any rest against the Packers on Sunday.

Five Packers earn Pro Bowl berths

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Packers will be represented in this year’s Pro Bowl by five players — their highest total since 2007, when five Green Bay players were also picked to the team.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Bears' defense could be in for another rough day if Julius Peppers and Israel Idonije aren't more disruptive than they were against the Jets in Week 16.

Packers 60-second rant: Luck has been a Bear necessity

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush vents over the huge Week 17 matchup between the Bears and Packers — polar opposites this season as far as luck is concerned.

Packers rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers’ 2010 rookie class. Player rundowns are in order of draft selection:

Packers MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents a running meter that indicates the Packers’ top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players a few days after Green Bay’s 45-17 rout of the Giants in Week 16.

Rodgers brings home hardware with epic Week 16 outing

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
While most of the fantasy players who entered the season ranked No. 1 at their respective position fell short of expectations, Aaron Rodgers was different, and his performance Sunday showed why.

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.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE