Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News And Links For July 16, 2012

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 01: Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions drops the ball as he is hit by Tramon Williams #38 and D.J. Smith #51 of the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on January 1, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 45-41. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Happy Monday, ladies and gentlemen. We're now just over a week from the start of training camp. For me, this week is always the worst of the football season. It feels like football is close, but with camp a week off and the franchise tag signing deadline passing today, there won't actually be any football news at all until players start showing up at camp. We'll write a bunch this week anyway. Here's your daily dose of Green Bay Packers news and links.

Greg Jennings Opens Up: What Does It Mean For The Packers? | Jersey Al's

It means that when interviewers ask Greg Jennings questions, he answers them.

Ex-Packer Craig Newsome fights pain, addiction | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Your weekly reminder that football is brutal.

Highlighting the Packers in Pro Football Focus' Three-Year Stats | Cheesehead TV

Some awesome info here.

Packers eye changes to Lambeau Field Atrium | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Holy crap guys, the atrium is already 10 years old.

Most Important Packers of 2012 -- #11: Tramon Williams, CB | ESPN Wisconsin

I can't wait to see how much Williams is affected by his shoulder and how close to his old Pro Bowl form he looks in preseason.

More from SB Nation (and partners) after the jump.

Guest MMQB: Eric LeGrand on the Bucs, ESPYs and his recovery |

Peter King is still on vacation. Talk about a cool fill-in writer.

Matt Forte, Bears Reportedly 'Extremely Close' To Contract Extension |

As much as I'd prefer to not see Matt Forte twice a year, this is good to hear.

Deadline Day Has Arrived For Cliff Avril, Lions | Pride of Detroit

Conversely, don't expect a new deal for Avril.

Best Case Vs. Worst Case Scenarios For Matt Cassel | Arrowhead Pride

Matt Cassel is good enough to keep the Chiefs competitive if Jamaal Charles and Tony Moeaki are healthy. He's not much more than that, though.

Denver Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil Arrested in Miami | Mile High Report

His lawyer is saying no charges are likely. Dumervil was also accused of assault in 2010, and those charges were dropped. Interesting dude!

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