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Packers Release DL Justin Harrell and LB Brady Poppinga

The Packers have waived defensive lineman Justin Harrell and linebacker Brady Poppinga according to Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee. Harrell’s base salary this season was only $650,000, but the oft-injured former first-round draft pick was due a roster bonus of $575,000. Poppinga, who was coming off a major knee injury, was scheduled to make a base […]

Packers: Seahawks Game Preview

Jclombardi previews Seahawks preseason game. Guest senior writer jclombardi @  Basics: Packers (0-1) vs. Seahawks (1-0) at Qwest Field in Seattle on Saturday at 9 p.m.  You can watch on the NFL Network.  Injury report: Packers – S Bigby (ankle) LB Matthews (hamstring), RB Lumpkin (hamstring), CB Harris (knee), RB Starks (hamstring) and LB Joseph (thigh) are not expected to play.  LB […]

DE Harrell Back on the Practice Field After Fighting Fatigue

DE Justin Harrell practiced Thursday morning after struggling earlier in the week with heat-related cramping and fatigue, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “He looked to me like he was (in shape),” defensive line coach Mike Trgovac said. “I don’t know what caused it. I guess some guys’ bodies just do that. He’s not overweight. He’s […]

Packers: Jclombardi’s News Links

Jclombardi reviews Packers and bloggers headlines. Guest senior writer jclombardi @  Bigby signs tender: Packers’ safety Atari Bigby signs restricted free agent contract and will report to Packers’ training camp. Packers by position:  Uphill battle for Packers’ injury prone DE Harrell, but four defensive linemen are locks to make it: Pickett, Raji, Jenkins and second-round draft pick Neal.  DL: The more […]

Packers: Training Camp Preview

Jclombardi previews Packers training camp. Guest senior writer jclombardi @ took  a preview at the Packers training camp  and examines three major questions about areas needing to show improvements: 1. Was Packers’ second-ranked defense misleading?  Training camp will be a critical time to see an increased pass rush from someone other than Matthews and better coverage from the […]

Harrell Seems More and More Like a Non-Factor for the Pack

Pro Football Weekly reports that it looks as if Justin Harrell is still a non-factor on the Packers defense: In the first week of training camp, we hear former first-round draft pick Justin Harrell was looking like as good a fit in the team’s new 3-4 defense as any defender, consistently stacking blockers and warranting […]

Harrell Hopes and Thinks He’ll Play Again

The Green Bay Press-Gazette says that former first-round pick Justin Harrell thinks he’ll be able to play again: Conversations with five doctors, visits to at least two and new medication have Packers end Justin Harrell optimistic again — or at least speaking that way — about his chances for continuing his NFL career. The former […]

Harrell’s Injury Career Threatening?

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that former first round pick Justin Harrell’s back injury may be serious enough to threaten his career. If the clock wasn’t ticking before on the National Football League career of former first-round pick Justin Harrell, it is now. Loudly. Harrell admitted today that the “back spasms” coach Mike McCarthy said […]

Pack Remains Patient w/ Justin Harrell

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Pack is staying patient w/ Justin Harrell over his injuries, and his inability to get and stay on the field: The Packers aren’t showing signs of losing patience over Justin Harrell’s injuries, just frustration at his inability to stay on the field. “This game is about accountability and durability […]

DT Harrell Held Out of Practice w/ Back Spasms

Packers defensive tackle Justin Harrell was held out of Tuesday morning’s practice with back spasms. It’s the latest injury to beset the 2007 first-round draft pick. Harrell has played in only 13 games because of injuries. Harrell earned strong reviews from the coaching staff during the first week of training camp, but he’s barely practiced […]