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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for June 27, 2014

Neck injuries and training camp battles are featured in the final curds of the week.

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Happy Friday, Packers fans! With the arrival of Friday comes the final Cheese Curds of the week, which feature the battle at free safety as a primary focus. In addition to that competition, we have some looks back at Packers history: one is a fond remembering of some of the Packers' early playing fields, while the other examines the long, long history of neck injuries in Green Bay.

At crowded position, returning the key for Jared Abbrederis - JSOnline
This is no surprise to anyone with knowledge of the Packers' receiving corps. Still, Abbrederis has the most extensive kick return experience of any of the young wideouts and will need to use that to his advantage.

Hyde, Clinton-Dix both central to safety plans |
Micah Hyde comments on the Packers' waiting to move him to safety until after his rookie year, saying "I think it'd be different if I had played corner last year and then I moved to safety, not knowing nickel or dime. That would hurt me."

Tale of two Hagemeister ballparks |
Time for a history lesson courtesy of Cliff Christl. Today's lesson talks about the two different football fields which graced Hagemeister Park.

Pain in the neck: How one injury has haunted Green Bay Packers for three decades | FOX Sports on MSN
This is a detailed look at each and every neck injury that has threatened the careers of Packers players over the past 30 years.

Point of Veau: Training Camp Is Time for Clinton-Dix to Join Starting Lineup | Cheesehead TV
Your thoughts? Should Mike McCarthy take a similar tactic that he did last year with Eddie Lacy and insert Clinton-Dix as a starter in training camp, or should he keep Micah Hyde there for the foreseeable future?

The New Era Begins: Milwaukee Bucks select Jabari Parker with 2nd overall pick - Brew Hoop
The bloggers for Wisconsin's NBA team are excited about their new star player. Join the discussion over at Brew Hoop.