GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 20: James Starks #44 of the Green Bay Packers carries the ball as Michael Bennett #71 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defends on November 20,2011 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Happy Thursday, ladies and gentlemen. We're still way too far away from training camp for anyone's liking, but it's crawling towards us. Soon, we'll have actual football things to talk about. But today is not one of those days with actual football, so we have to talk about theoretical football. Here's your daily dose of Green Bay Packers news and links.
Packers may need Woodson to aid safeties | FOX Sports Wisconsin
Paul Imig previews the safety position heading into camp.
Countdown to camp: Battles for depth up front | Packers.com
The official team site previews the offensive line battles today.
Packers hope variety can spice up sagging defensive line | Green Bay Press-Gazette
The Packers' defensive line was not great last year, and they'll need big years from new signings and rookies.
Most Important Packers of 2012 -- #8: James Starks and Alex Green, RB | ESPN Wisconsin
Another two in one? Weak.
The latest from Brett Favre regarding the Pack: "I don't know what the future holds." | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
I'm not really into retiring numbers.
More from around SB Nation (and partners) after the jump.
NFL Calls Referee Union Claims 'False' | SBNation.com
Of course they do, anything critical of the NFL is always false. Duh. Everyone knows that.
Matt Barkley "confident" he would have been drafted ahead of Robert Griffin III | SI.com
Matt Barkley also "confident" that "the chicks at that party were tooooootally wasted, bro!"
Drew Brees, Eli Manning...Christian Ponder? Rick Spielman Hopes So | Daily Norseman
I love this headline.
Panthers Dealt a Blow as DT Neblett Suspended for PEDs | Cat Scratch Reader
Ouch. The Panthers do not have any depth at DT.
Schefter: Players Who NFL Executives Compared Josh Gordon To | Dawgs By Nature
This is some seriously lofty praise.