Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 24, 2013

Former Packers QB Matt Brown - USA TODAY Sports

The Packers made some news early this morning by waiving quarterback Matt Brown. That and more are here in today's news recap.

One day. There is only one more day until the Green Bay Packers report for training camp. That said, there was some mildly surprising news overnight, which cuts the Packers' roster down to 87 players (and down from four quarterbacks to three). As we wait and wind down for one more day until real football news and practices begin, here are the last big stories from around the Packer-covering world.

Packers cut rookie QB Brown | Press-Gazette
Reportedly, Matt Brown suffered an injury working out this off-season and wasn't going to be able to practice through most of training camp. As such, the Packers waived him instead of holding a roster spot for a QB who won't make the team.

Packers OL Andrew Datko: Training Camp Dark Horse or Off the Team? | AllGreenBayPackers.Com
I completely agree with Adam...Datko could end up a solid backup, a camp casualty, or anything in between.

Pigskin Paul's Packers Preview: 12 Young Players Who Need to Step Up | AllGreenBayPackers.Com
Jolly is one of the guys listed...I wouldn't classify him as "young" but I definitely think he needs a huge training camp to make the roster. I was one of the few who left him off when we made our roster predictions.

Focus Will Be on Clay Matthews’ Hamstrings, Not His Contract | Cheesehead TV
Stupid hamstring injuries. Every Packer fan hopes that Clay's legs will stay intact and happy for the full season.

Packers 'owners' gather at Lambeau Field today - Lombardi Ave - A Green Bay Packers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
In case you've forgotten, the shareholder's meeting is today, and will be broadcast on the internet for those of us who can't attend in person.

NFL - Ranking the top organizations in the NFL based on 25-and-under talent - ESPN
The Packers rank 5th because of the following: "Two giant leaps spearheaded Green Bay's annual top 10 ranking: (1) the breakout year enjoyed by Randall Cobb, and (2) the show that Casey Hayward put on in his debut."

That's what we've got for today. Keep it locked here for our full 53-man roster prediction later today, and if you're around in prime-time, keep an eye out for our inaugural podcast tonight.

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