GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 19: Alex Green #20 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates a touchdown with a Lambeau leap in the stands against the Arizona Cardinals in a preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 19, 2011 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
Happy Saturday, everyone. I'm sure you're all just like me and too entrenched in the world of soccer to be concerned that training camp isn't for another two weeks and a couple days. Wait, what? That's just me? Everyone else actively dislikes soccer? Oh, I'm sorry. Here's your daily dose of Green Bay Packers news and links.
I'm not expecting Green to be fully involved in the beginning of training camp, but hopefully he's ready to go for preseason.
Merling hasn't lived up to his potential in the NFL, but there's a spot to be won on the defensive line.
A great story on Mike McCarthy's charitable endeavors.
It's pretty easy to be the mentor to the backup when you know he's not really after your job.
More from around SB Nation after the jump.
MEDIOCRITY! 8-8 SEASONS! LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, YOUR CHICAGO BEARS!
Well not anymore, silly. You just blew the secret.
Ochocinco on South Beach. Brilliant. That will end well.
What was rumored yesterday is now done. Gronk has a new deal.