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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 26, 2014

Now that we've discussed the injured Packers at length, it's time to analyze their likely replacements.

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B.J. Raji and JC Tretter are out for the immediate future. By this point, we as Green Bay Packers fans have accepted this as a fact and are moving on. The media is moving on as well, shifting their focus from the injured players themselves to those who will be replacing them in the starting lineup.

Thus, center Corey Linsley and defensive tackles Josh Boyd and Letroy Guion get some heavy attention in today's curds. In addition, we have a potential position switch for a struggling rookie and plans for one who looked good early in camp. Enjoy!

Packers’ no-huddle slows down for no one |
That includes new center Corey Linsley. Aaron Rodgers had this to say, though: "We have a lot of trust in Corey. He’s played center his entire career."

Packers rookie Carl Bradford tries to find way to stick on roster | JSOnline
Bradford's snaps at inside linebacker were partially due to Brad Jones injury, but also due to the need to figure out where Bradford can contribute on this defense.

Replacing B.J. Raji could take 3 Green Bay Packers to all step up | FOX Sports
It will be nose tackle by committee when the Packers are in their base defense this year.

Guion's 'explosive' return boosts young defensive line |
Despite lowered expectations for Letroy Guion in his first practice, he game out guns-blazing and working hard.

Age question follows Julius Peppers - ESPN
ESPN's writers ranked Peppers 50th in their "NFL Rank" list, down from 15 prior to the 2013 season.

Neal knows time is slipping away | ESPN Wisconsin
Rajion Neal is a long shot to make the active roster this year, but if he is cleared to play soon, a spot on the practice squad should be a realistic goal.

How Madden NFL turns players into pixels -
Fans of the Madden franchise may be interested to see how the game's designers map players' faces into virtual images for the game.