Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 18, 2014

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The return of injured Packers and the next NFL Draft are on our minds this morning.

Happy Friday folks, and the countdown is now just seven days until the 89 players on the Green Bay Packers' roster will report for training camp.

Three of those players are featured in today's curds, with one looking to have an expanded role in 2014 and the other two hoping to reclaim past glory after suffering through nagging injuries a year ago.

Stick with us today while we break down the Packers' cornerbacks and give our predictions for which players will make the roster at that position.

Packers want Eddie Lacy more involved in 'all aspects' - NFL.com
Recently, we discussed Lacy being one of the keys to a faster-paced offense. It appears that they are prepared to get him completely involved on third downs, which could lead to John Kuhn being phased out.

Los Angeles and Chicago are finalists to host 2015 NFL draft - ESPN
Because of this announcement, there's a very good chance that someone from APC will be able to cover the draft in person in 2015.

After injury-plagued 2013, Casey Hayward has to wait to be Green Bay Packers starting outside cornerback | FOX Sports on MSN
Here's hoping for big things from Hayward in the slot in 2014 and on the outside in 2015 and beyond.

Linebackers at a glance - Much depends on Clay Matthews' thumb
Get that thumb in check, Clay. We need you on the field and at 100%.

Does anybody know when Packers started riding bikes? | Packers.com
Here's a plea from the Packers' resident historian, Cliff Christl, to anyone who can remember how the bicycle tradition got started in Green Bay.

Don Coryell, the man who created the modern NFL - SBNation.com
The modern passing game traces most of its roots back to Coryell, who had John Madden and Joe Gibbs as assistant coaches when he was coaching at San Diego State in the 1960s.

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