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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 31, 2014

It's all about training camp battles now, and the Packers have several players worthy of examination.

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It's another morning in the first week of the Green Bay Packers' 2014 Training Camp, which means we have another 8:20 AM practice to follow. After four practice (two of which were in full pads), we've started to learn a little bit more about the team. For one, we know that B.J. Raji looks great in one-on-one drills and that Julius Peppers likes the switch to outside linebacker.

There's that and more in today's curds below, and join us shortly for our live practice thread.

Jerel Worthy eager to join the defensive line mix in camp | JSOnline
Worthy is already quite a bit behind, after missing the first several practices with a lower back injury. Still, he says "I'm going to be ready to go for the season, I can tell you that much."

ESPN Wisconsin - Dear Ted ...
Jason Wilde argues that anyone who has ever criticized Ted Thompson should write him an apology letter. The thing is, Ted understands the criticism that he's received and that it comes from love of the Packers, not dislike for him personally.

B.J. Raji looks like he's out to prove a point - ESPN
Here's a detailed look at Raji's performance over the last two practices - it seems that he's got a different mindset this year and is determined to make an impact at nose tackle.

Packers Insider: Linsley gets thumbs up |
If center was to be the position that Ted Thompson forgot this year, he at least hedged his bet on JC Tretter with fifth-round draft pick Corey Linsley, who is earning great reviews from teammates like Josh Sitton.

With 'new challenge' at OLB, Peppers wants to prove doubters wrong | FOX Sports on MSN
Julius Peppers on moving back to linebacker: "I actually think it fits my skill set better than just being down (on the line of scrimmage) every play. I'm having fun doing it. I'm just enjoying it."

A.J. Green is fighting, Colts lose a man & more from NFL training camps -
Here's SB Nation's rundown of the big news from around the league over the past day or two.

Finally, there's this. Make it happen, Packers fans.