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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 26, 2013


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Jermichael Finley does push-ups while the other tight ends watch.
Jermichael Finley does push-ups while the other tight ends watch.

Welcome to the official kickoff day of Green Bay Packers training camp, everyone! Congratulations: you have made it through the long, agonizing summer of no football and can finally emerge from your football hibernation. However, if you're up and excited before practice kicks off at 8:20 AM Green Bay time, here is your final batch of cheese curds to get you ready for camp.

Battles to survive in Packers training camp - JSOnline
"Survive" is the operative word. Sure, big plays can win you a job, but a lot of the time it's just about staying consistent and making it through training camp healthy that gets a player a job.

Crosby has competition at kicker, Ross the favorite for returner | Packersnews
The final camp preview from the Press-Gazette looks at the special teams in detail and examines the return game.

McCarthy on Jennings: “When You Put on That Purple, Something Happens to You” | Cheesehead TV
Brian Carriveau breaks down some of the comments made by Valyncia Greg Jennings over the past several months and Mike McCarthy's great, tongue-in-cheek response during his press conference yesterday.

Letters From Huntsville: Why I’m Rooting for Johnny Jolly | Cheesehead TV
This piece is simply magnificent. It's a reminder why Jolly's fight to return to the NFL is impressive and inspiring. Your heart can't help but go out to both Jolly and Jayme after reading this.

Matt Ryan contract: Falcons QB agrees to extension worth over $100 million -
Tony Romo and Matt Ryan got a combined $211.75 million this off-season and have a combined 2-7 playoff record. No comment required.

Percy Harvin injury: Seahawks WR begins camp on PUP list -
It will be very interesting to see if Harvin is ready to play by the third preseason game, when the Seahawks come to Green Bay.

Cowboys Stadium to be renamed AT&T Stadium -

In case you didn't see it earlier, THE FIRST PRACTICE OF TRAINING CAMP IS TODAY!

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