We've made it through the first week of the Green Bay Packers' 2014 training camp, and I'm pleased to say that more players are practicing now than when camp started. (Here's a big knock on wood for continued good luck.)
However, flags will be flying at practice this week and once the season starts, as new enforcement of rules will leave a lot of laundry on the field. We've got that and more in today's curds.
Expect a flurry of yellow this NFL season | JSOnline
The defensive backs are not happy about the rule clarifications regarding holding and illegal contact, and they'll likely have a tough time adjusting to the ways those penalties will be called this season.
Perry, Neal 'can bring a lot to the table' | Packersnews.com
The Packers' outside linebacker unit should be a strength this season, and quarterbacks had better look out when the team rolls out Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, and either Neal or Perry all on the field at the same time.
Davon House finds his way to Revis Island - ESPN
If, as Mike McCarthy says, Davon House has really made big strides this offseason, at least part of it can probably be attributed to working with Darrelle Revis and Revis' personal coach.
Marshawn Lynch will end holdout, according to report - SBNation.com
Well, it's not like there was any chance Lynch would hold out long enough to affect his availability for the Seahawks' week 1 matchup with the Packers, anyway.
NFL to use on-field tracking system to keep stats - SBNation.com
Fascinating - Lambeau Field will be one of 17 NFL stadiums that will implement this new technology, which will measure all sorts of new data points relating to players' performance in games.