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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for September 19, 2014

We focus on the good that NFL players are doing, rather than the bad, in today's curds.

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The NFL, its players, and its management have all been under the microscope lately due to the domestic violence and child abuse allegations. But it's important to keep in mind the good things that most of the players in the league do for the community.

I'll leave the opening paragraph at that for today. If you click one link in today's curds, make sure it's the first one. Because the guys doing good deserve to be recognized and acknowledged for their positive contributions.

Uncovering "Packer People": The Good Side of Football | Cheesehead TV
This is critical - remembering that there are still many great people involved with the NFL and that not everyone is getting into trouble off the field. Jarrett Bush, Randall Cobb, and numerous other Packers are mentioned as examples of players making a good impact off the field.

Who shot Dan Devine's dog? |
There's a story floating around from the 70s about how then-head coach Dan Devine had a dog that was supposedly shot by a fan who was angry about the team losing. Packers team historian Cliff Christl is here to clear that up.

Packers tight end Brandon Bostick on road back — and he's needed | JSOnline
He only played on special teams last week, but he's likely to see some action on offense this week.

House makes most of his opportunity against Jets |
The physical brand of play that Davon House brings could very well be a key in the secondary this week against Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, and company.

Green Bay Packers' B.J. Raji faces uncertain future following surgery - ESPN
Though he's focusing on his rehab from a torn biceps tendon, it's tough not to think ahead to the 2015 offseason and wonder if Raji will be back in a Packers uniform next year.

Breaking Madden: De'Anthony Thomas, return man-god -
De'Anthony Thomas tweeting, "Steppin' Out" by Joe Jackson, AND Breaking Madden? There's no way that combination of things can possibly be disappointing.