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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 1, 2014

We're talkin' about PRACTICE.


Welcome to Tuesday, everyone. Let's boycott Belgian waffles for today - do it for America.

In American football news, we find that the Green Bay Packers have sold out a practice session, and we find an old name from several years back who will likely be thrust unceremoniously into a starting lineup for an NFC team. Good luck, Nick Foles; you're going to need it.

'Packers Family Night' tickets sold out |
Did you want to go to Family Night but didn't buy tickets yet? Well, it's your own fault for waiting, and now you'll have to look for tickets on a secondary marketplace.

Bakhtiari bulks up to build on rookie success | Packersnews
David Bakhtiari performed pretty well - for a rookie, as he'll tell you - especially in pass-blocking, but he didn't provide much push in the run game. He hopes that his added muscle will help him improve in that phase of the game in 2014.

Green Bay Packers time to step up: Safety Morgan Burnett - ESPN
The Packers' safety is the first of many veterans who will need to take a step forward from their performance level in 2013 if the team is to repeat as NFC North champs and make a deep run in the playoffs.

Lane Johnson Suspended: Eagles Offensive Tackle Will Reportedly Miss First Four Games - Bleeding Green Nation
Not good for Philly. Johnson will be back in plenty of time for the Eagles' game against the Packers in week 11, but Green Bay fans will be amused to learn that this suspension will put former Packer whipping boy Allen Barbre in the starting lineup.

Are the Lions up to the challenge of fixing Matthew Stafford? -
Hopefully not?