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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for September 30, 2013

The Packers' injuries are a big focus as we come out of the bye week.

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Finally, that long bye week is over (if you ignore the Monday Night game), and we can move on to talking about the Packers playing a football game again. With that comes the uncertainty of the injuries to key players, but hopefully we'll know a little more this afternoon, since the Packers will have a light practice today at 3 PM. We'll have news from practice as time and information allows.

Game day food in Lambeau - JSOnline
Hey now - if we wanted to watch our calories when we go to football games, we'd eat those Quinoa burgers when we're tailgating like that guy in that Bud Light commercial.

Is this finally the Detroit Lions' year? - JSOnline
Nope (hopefully).

Hamstrung by hamstrings? Abundance of injury has team looking within | Packersnews
"A recent study covering an unidentified NFL team’s injuries for 10 years showed that the majority of hamstring injuries occur in training camp."

Quarless, finally healthy: 'I have to really get after it' | Packersnews
If Jermichael Finley isn't fully ready to go by Sunday, Quarless will need to step up big. Thankfully, he appears to be up to the challenge, at least physically.

Fines signal officiating mistakes - ESPN
And since there have been three fines against Packers opponents over the past two weeks for plays that weren't flagged, that says that the refs aren't administering the penalties properly.

Jeff Saturday Almost Prophetic About Aaron Rodgers’ Frustration | Cheesehead TV
Hmm. This is an interesting thought. I don't know if I agree, but it's worth keeping an eye on as the year goes on.

The NFL's '5-tool' players -
This is fun. I'd throw Randall Cobb into the discussion as well, but he hasn't been running the ball or returning kicks much this year.

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