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  1. LBs: 2014 Packers by positionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WKBT

    ... Charles Haley - and revealed he'd actually come up with the idea last year for defensive end/outside linebacker Mike Neal, who ended up having to play almost exclusively at linebacker because of injuries. McCarthy also clarified that the position ...

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  2. Ranking the 7 Biggest Upgrades the Green Bay Packers Made This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... last year. So, the signing of Julius Peppers is a significant improvement over the likes of Nick Perry and Mike Neal. Last year's top three running backs on the depth chart were Eddie Lacy , James Starks and Johnathan Franklin. Of the three, ...

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  3. LBs: 2014 Packers by positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channel3000

    ... Charles Haley - and revealed he'd actually come up with the idea last year for defensive end/outside linebacker Mike Neal, who ended up having to play almost exclusively at linebacker because of injuries. McCarthy also clarified that the position ...

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  4. Meet Datone Jones, the Packers Defensive End Set to Break out This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    ... a number of players who can assist Jones in rushing the passer. That list includes Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews, Mike Neal, Mike Daniels, Nick Perry and Carl Bradford. The depth at defensive end and at outside linebacker appears to be good, so the ...

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  5. DL: 2014 Packers by positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKBT

    ... call "elephant," in an effort to bring more athleticism onto the field. Among the players who fit the mold are Mike Neal, who was supposed to be more of a hybrid player last year but ended up at linebacker most of the time due to various injuries; ...

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  6. Horn: Cowboys can win more than eight games this year...if Tony Romo is playing quarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo scrambles away from the reach by Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Mike Neal in the fourth quarter.

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  7. Packers 2014 Roster Preview: Five Outside Linebackers Make 53-Man RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Acme Packing Company

    ... the reserves add some intrigue discussion. Also, even though he isn't labeled as a linebacker for these purposes, Mike Neal is another player to throw in the outside linebacker group to help mix things up for Dom Capers' blitz packages. A lot of ...

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  8. Much depends on Clay Matthews' thumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... with six sacks over two years. The Packers mixed and matched a year ago, especially after Matthews went down. Mike Neal had a strong year with five sacks and 30 pressures, but the rest of the group struggled. Peppers (6-foot-7, 287 pounds) remains ...

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  9. 2014 Packers: Breaking Down the Outside LinebackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | LombardiAve

    ... a broken thumb. Nick Perry was in and out of the lineup, nursing a foot fracture. The injury situation got so bad Mike Neal had to play almost exclusively at outside linebacker, his secondary position. And even then, injuries forced Neal and Mulumba ...

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  10. Have We Seen the Last of Nick Perry in Green Bay?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | BleacherReport

    ... will put Perry into a backup role starting in Week 1. Along with Peppers, Perry is going to get competition from Mike Neal and undrafted free agent Adrian Hubbard. Neal showed signs of progression throughout last year, which was his first year at ...

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  11. Green Bay Packers Mike Daniels not afraid to hit someone if D isn't 'meaner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | NFLSpinZone

    ... infectious and carry on to the rest of his teammates. With Matthews, Peppers, Daniels, Nick Perry, Jerel Worthy, Mike Neal, hopeful bounce-back player B.J. Raji, and potential second-year breakout pass rusher Datone Jones, the Packers have the pass ...

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  12. 2014 Packers: Breaking Down the Defensive LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | LombardiAve

    ... if Thornton can make the jump to the pros. The theme of versatility continues to resonate with hybrid players like Mike Neal and Julius Peppers , who will split time between defensive line and outside linebacker in the Packers new "elephant" ...

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  13. Green Bay Packers Defensive Position-by-Position Breakdown, Depth Chart AnalysisRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | BleacherReport

    ... their 2013 24th-ranked pass defense. Their pass-rushing group is also formidable and fluid, with players like Mike Neal, Nick Perry and Julius Peppers slated to get snaps at both outside linebacker and defensive end, and at the 7-technique Elephant ...

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  14. Packers 2013 Top Plays, #8: Hyde Takes It To the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Acme Packing Company

    ... of one of his own blockers at the 35, narrowly avoiding an embarrassing tackle by his teammate (it appeared to be Mike Neal ), and then he had just the punter to beat. He beats Locke to the edge at the Packers' 46-yard line, and has nothing but ...

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  15. Green Bay Packers wait to cash in on Julius PeppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | LombardiAve

    ... speed all season long, it is STILL an upgrade from what the Packers were doing last year on defense. Mike Daniels, Mike Neal and Nick Perry are wonderful mainstays on the defensive line when they are healthy and in positions that give them the best ...

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  16. Is Packers OLB Nick Perry Falling Behind?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Acme Packing Company

    ... expected to take a smaller role in the defense this season due to the addition of Julius Peppers and the return of Mike Neal , Perry still has the potential to influence the outcome of games. Teams like the Seahawks succeed in large part due to ...

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  17. Green Bay Packers: Improving the defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | LombardiAve

    ... league in sacks for much of the year. This was the day McCarthy spoke about a little known linebacker, former DE Mike Neal, who was thought of by coach McCarthy as a "on the rise star," as in "on the up and up" and away it goes. It seems Neal has ...

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  18. Packers add 'elephant' to defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | NFL

    ... flexible outside linebacker position is an admission by the Packers that they have a bevy of outside tweeners in Mike Neal , Nick Perry and rookie Carl Bradford . "We think Julius Peppers can be that same type of guy (as an elephant)," Capers said. ...

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  19. 'Elephant' position gives Packers defense flexibility, unpredictabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Green Bay Press-Gazette

    ... In short, it tries to exploit unpredictability. The experimentation began last summer when the Packers converted Mike Neal from a defensive lineman to outside linebacker. Recurring injuries and a lack of flexibility resulted in Neal playing more ...

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  20. Predicting the Impact of Every Green Bay Packers' 2014 Draft PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... the passer. In 2014, Bradford will contribute as an edge rusher in spot duty behind Clay Matthews, Nick Perry and Mike Neal. Rodgers, who was a bit of an unknown when Green Bay selected him in the third round, has been opening eyes at Packers' OTAs. ...

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