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Packers DL Neal undergoes knee surgery

Packers defensive end Mike Neal underwent knee surgery and will miss a substantial amount of time, head coach Mike McCarthy said on Wednesday.

The 2010 second-round draft pick out of Purdue has appeared in just two games during his career, registering three tackles and a sack/forced fumble.

With Neal sidelined, the Packers began the season with a 2-4-5 package, while 2009 sixth-round choice Jarius Wynn saw time at defensive end when the Packers used a three-man front. Wynn had four tackles and a sack against the Saints last Thursday night.


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3 Responses to “Packers DL Neal undergoes knee surgery”

  1. please tell me there is no Justin Harrell echos here

    • John Zoul says:

      Knee surgery is awfully vague. A scope? What kind of knee surgery? Also, he hasn’t played in close to a month. If we anticipated he’d be out the first six weeks, why not place him on the PUP-list.

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