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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 17, 2014

Packers running backs of the recent past and the present are featured in today's curds.

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Eight more days until the start of training camp.

Good, I have your attention. As the Packers inch ever-closer to the start of real football activities next week, we continue on trying to look back at Packers history and forward to the 2014 season. Today we find news regarding two players ready to go into the team's Hall of Fame, as well as another ranking of wide receivers and a look at the new Packers Pro Shop in the Lambeau Field Atrium.


Packers ready to enshrine all-purpose back Ahman Green | JSOnline
This is certainly a well-deserved honor for Green, as well as longtime left tackle Ken Ruettgers. Keep an eye on APC through this weekend, as we'll have more on the former Packers running back.

New Packers Pro Shop Magic |
The new Pro Shop looks awesome. If anybody's in Green Bay and would care to go take a look around and let us know what you think, that would be great.

Green Bay Packers RB DuJuan Harris 'feeding the monster' to get back where he was | FOX Sports on MSN
He's really relying on that metaphor a lot to represent his fight to return to football and explode onto the scene again this fall.

Calvin Johnson tops preseason list of best receivers -
One NFL writer gives out his tiers of NFL wideouts. Jordy Nelson comes in at the second tier, the Pro Bowlers, while Randall Cobb ranks on tier three (Plus Starters) and Jarrett Boykin in tier five, "Quality, with a catch".

Redskins' RGIII: Many NFL players concerned about TNF -
Remember that the Packers have two Thursday night games - the week 1 opener in Seattle and a week 5 game hosting the Vikings.

Jaguars on track to lead the NFL in season ticket sales - Big Cat Country
Interesting...I'm trying to find out if this is new season ticket orders or total, and if they have split-season packages. That seems like a pretty deceiving claim without knowing the context, especially considering the fact that a certain NFC North team sells out a larger stadium with season tickets and has a wait-list with over 80,000 names on it.