The Green Bay Packers will open up their 2015 Training Camp on June 30th, but we now know when the team will take the field in Lambeau Field for the first time this year. This morning, the Packers announced details for the team's annual Family Night, which will feature a full practice session at Lambeau and numerous fan-focused activities.
Along with that announcement, we have some more interviews from this week in OTAs. Several players are relaxed this year compared to in 2014, and for a variety of different reasons. Whether contract negotiations are over, rookie seasons are in the rear-view mirror, or they now have a year of experience in Green Bay, this season should be good to many of these players.
'Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health,' set for Saturday, Aug. 8 | Packers.com
The event will start at 5:30 PM, with practice starting a little while later. Get your tickets starting on June 22nd.
Davante Adams, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix feel more at ease at OTAs | JSOnline
What a difference a year makes. Last season, Adams didn't play in the opener in Seattle. Now he's going to be a critical part of the Packers' passing game.
Don't worry, be happy | ESPN Wisconsin
That's the message that Randall Cobb had to tell himself early on last season after he struggled through the first few games of the year. Don't worry about a contract, as that will take care of itself. It certainly did.
Time to see if Packers' top pick Damarious Randall can compete | ESPN.com
Randall has been playing with the #2 defense at right cornerback (Sam Shields' spot) while Casey Hayward sits out and Demetri Goodson plays on the left side with the starters.
Julius Peppers has makeup to defy Father Time another year | Packersnews.com
His flexibility and diet are critical factors in Peppers' ability to stay in shape at 35 years old, and his ability to stay healthy year in and year out has been remarkable.
Cam Newton, Panthers agree to contract extension through 2020 worth $103.8 million - SBNation.com
The NFC South paid out some serious cash on Tuesday. First it was Newton and the Panthers...
Saints sign DE Cameron Jordan to 5-year, $60 million extension - SBNation.com
Then Jordan, who got almost $34 million guaranteed in his deal.