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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 3, 2015

Today's curds feature pieces on Packers quarterbacks past and present, plus a story involving Travis Jervey, fire, and a lion cub. Seriously.

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Happy Friday, Green Bay Packers fans! After the big news of yesterday, namely Datone Jones' suspension, there has been little else going on as far as Packers news is concerned. However, we've got a good batch of curds ready for you as we approach Independence Day,

As the holiday weekend begins, we hope you all get to enjoy your time with friends or family, and if you're doing anything involving fire or fireworks, please stay safe.

Time to step up: Green Bay Packers QB Scott Tolzien |
With Matt Flynn now out of the picture, Scoots needs to take control of the offense in the preseason and show his coaches that they made the right call in making him the backup quarterback. We're betting that he does so.

Top 10 Packers trait countdown: No. 3 Clay Matthews' motor |
Any ideas on what numbers 1 and 2 are? Call it a hunch, but I bet that Aaron Rodgers' accuracy will be near the top of the list.

It’s Make or Break Time for Five Packers Veterans | Cheesehead TV
We'll see a handful of these names in our roster countdown today, and our breakdown discusses many of the same qualities that are discussed here.

NFL off-season report card: Green Bay Packers - NFL -
Here's a look at the team's offseason from a national writer's perspective.

Seven players eligible for 2015 NFL Supplemental Draft -
Clemson tackle Isaiah Battle is probably the top option, though the Packers were at West Georgia's Pro Day yesterday to see two other prospects.

Brett Favre the Packers: A Week in the Life, 1995 | The MMQB
Here's a throwback to a Sports Illustrated article from that season, when Peter King followed Favre for a whole week in the middle of the year. Frankly, the best part might be the story about Travis Jervey burning his hair off and ordering a lion from Texas.