Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for June 19th, 2014

Thomas J. Russo-US PRESSWIRE

The Packers have a lot of players returning from injury. Some are doing better than others.

In every way, Injuries defined the Packers' 2013 season. Now several months removed their last game, many Packers are working their way back into form. Some of these players are having a better go of it than others.

Perry, other Packers missing valuable time - ESPN

Tex covered part of this yesterday in his post about Johnathan Franklin, but multiple Packers are running into trouble due to their absence from practice.

Packers' 2013 seventh-round pick Dorsey catching up on lost time - JS Online

Kevin Dorsey was one of the two intriguing seventh-round receivers the Packers brought in a year ago. After spending his rookie season on the injured reserve, it will be an uphill climb to make the 53. Not only is he behind Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, and Jarrett Boykin, but the Packers also drafted three more receivers while Chris Harper has looked impressive in OTAs.

Casey Hayward's return a boost to defense -

Speaking of players who spent time on IR in 2013, Casey Hayward's back and moving well in practice. If he's fully recovered from the hamstring injury that effectively cost him all of last season, Hayward can once again become the Packers' top playmaker in the secondary.

Packers to present three candidates for election to Board -

If you own shares in the Packers, you'll have the opportunity to vote on candidates Philip B. Flynn (no relation to the quarterback), Michael J. Haddad, and Elizabeth Trowbridge. I for one welcome our new Green Bay Packer overlords.

Q&A with Acme Packing Company about The Lambeau Field Retrofit - Buffalo Wins

The headline speaks for itself. Also, they call Tex by his actual name. Weird.

Patent Office Rules Against Redskins, Cancels Trademark - Deadspin

The idea of challenging Washington's trademark on the Redskins name has been discussed before, but a cancellation by the patent office wasn't expected so soon. While the decision is stayed while the team appeals, this could be the knockout blow for the name.

Jason Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as a contributor at various publications. His work has previously appeared on Hook’em Headlines, Beats Per Minute, and Lombardi Ave.
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