Shop for Green Bay Packers gear at

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.

Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to Packers Gab via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily news updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

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.

Leave a Reply