Happy Friday, everyone. I think it's Friday? I've lost track of the days in my time out of town on planes and buses. I actually had to check a calendar. I assume that, unlike me, most of you have spent the last four days at a desk, in an office. Those of you who have not have at least been at work somewhere or in class, for the most part. As always, I encourage you to take a long lunch and have a couple of beers on your break. Here's your daily Green Bay Packers news and links.
Jeff Saturday compares Aaron Rodgers favorably to Peyton Manning | Cheesehead TV
You knew these comparisons were coming eventually.
Neal looks to clear his name | ESPN Wisconsin
Mike Neal still maintains that he did not take performance enhancing drugs and he's working to redeem himself for his mistake, whether it was malicious or careless.
Packers projected for 12 games | Green Bay Press-Gazette
For comparisons sake, the Giants are projected to win 9.5 games.
Former Packers highlight sports conference | Packers.com
Ahman Green, Bryce Paup, Bob Harlan and Ron Wolf talked about life after football and how sports play a part in everyday life.
More from around SB Nation after the jump.
Hakeem Nicks fractures foot, will miss 12 weeks | Big Blue View
Nicks might struggle to return for the start of preseason.
Blaine Gabbert's footwork already improving | Big Cat Country
Fun fact: I had a Freudian slip when I first wrote this as "almost improving".
My take on Pat Kirwan's comments | Niners Nation
I get where Kirwan is coming from, but I also get why his comments drove Fooch to write this.
Dontari Poe moves into the first team at Chiefs OTAs | Arrowhead Pride
I'm hoping Poe is a beast just because I like seeing haters get shown up.