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Clinton-Dix or Hyde? Either is an upgrade

Clinton-Dix or Hyde? Either is an upgrade

ESPN.com Updated 47 minutes ago
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In every offseason practice -- whether organized team activities or minicamp -- and in the first two days of training camp, Micah Hyde took all the snaps with Green Bay Packers' defensive starters in a safety tandem with Morgan Burnet…
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  • Not Lookin’ Back: 3 Reasons The Safety Position Will Improve

    Not Lookin’ Back: 3 Reasons The Safety Position Will Improve

    Will Morgan Burnett improve his play in 2014? Last season’s defense was a sore spot for Packers fans. The injury bug bit harder than a hungry, Northern Wisconsin mosquito and the run defense had more holes than baby swiss. After the draft, and now with …
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  • Green Bay Packers' projected roster

    Green Bay Packers' projected roster

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Examining the Green Bay Packers' roster: Quarterbacks (3) Aaron Rodgers Matt Flynn Scott Tolzien The Packers have not kept three quarterbacks on their opening-day roster since 2008, but they might be inclined to do so this season in order to avoid a sit…
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  • Randall Cobb doesn’t believe he’s done enough for a big deal

    Randall Cobb doesn’t believe he’s done enough for a big deal

    Jordy Nelson got paid over the weekend, leaving Randall Cobb as the next Packers wide receiver likely to sign a contract extension with the team. Cobb says his heart is in Green Bay and that he’d like to stay with the team, but that he isn’t aware of an…
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  • Packers Camp Report: Day 2

    Packers Camp Report: Day 2

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers' training camp: One day after Matt Flynn got the bulk of the work as the No. 2 quarterback, Sunday was Scott Tolzien's turn. He got the call in the no-huddle period and …
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  • Packers' practice includes snack time

    Packers' practice includes snack time

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- You may have heard that Green Bay Packers players have been snacking during training camp practice, and we're not talking about orange slices sent by Aaron Rodgers' mom. The team's training staff is offering red JELL-O-like snacks and…
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  • Mets 2, Brewers 0: Mets’ deGrom Improves His Rookie Credentials…

    Mets 2, Brewers 0: Mets’ deGrom Improves His Rookie Credentials Again

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    Jacob deGrom was not at his best, but he allowed only one hit over the first five innings and dropped his E.R.A. over his last seven starts to 1.37.
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  • Quickslant: 2 Things NOT To Worry About

    Quickslant: 2 Things NOT To Worry About

    greenbaypackernation.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Well day one of Packers Training Camp is in the books and what a great day it was. There was Packers news flying around all day. Some of it was pointed and accurate as an Aaron Rodgers pass and some of it random and erratic as a Jay Cutler interception,…
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  • Trade Talk Tracker: All quiet on Dodgers' front; Brewers gettin…

    Trade Talk Tracker: All quiet on Dodgers' front; Brewers getting aggressive

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Stew's Trade Talk Tracker follows the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We'll give you the day's most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams soon. MATT KEMP UPDATE: The Dodgers aren't close …
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  • Henderson bobbleheads might not arrive in time

    Henderson bobbleheads might not arrive in time

    MLB.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Due to mechanical issues, the truck carrying the Jim Henderson bobbleheads may not arrive in time for the Brewers to distribute them on Sunday at Miller Park.
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  • Brewers ride two-out rally to victory vs. Mets

    Brewers ride two-out rally to victory vs. Mets

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Despite being far from sharp, Wily Peralta battled through 5 2/3 innings to win his third consecutive start as the Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the Mets on Saturday night.
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  • Brewers 5, Mets 2: One Bad Inning by Niese Is Too Many for the …

    Brewers 5, Mets 2: One Bad Inning by Niese Is Too Many for the Mets to Overcome

    nytimes.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    A three-run rally in the fifth inning against Jon Niese helped the Brewers overpower the Mets, whose offensive struggles continued.
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  • Roundup: Packers Give Leading Receiver a Contract Extension

    Roundup: Packers Give Leading Receiver a Contract Extension

    Jordy Nelson kept the deal secret for a while, but word leaked out quickly on social media.
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  • Brewers scanning market, won't force deals

    Brewers scanning market, won't force deals

    MLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    With the non-waiver Trade Deadline coming on Thursday, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is perusing the list of available players, but he feels no urgency to just make a deal.
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  • Big plans for Clay Matthews, Packers LBs

    Big plans for Clay Matthews, Packers LBs

    ESPN.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – There are formations and schemes that Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy does not want anyone – especially not the Seattle Seahawks – to know about. Some of the tactics defensive coordinator Dom Capers has concocted won't be worked …
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  • Mets 3, Brewers 2: Mets Stun the Brewers With a Burst in the Ni…

    Mets 3, Brewers 2: Mets Stun the Brewers With a Burst in the Ninth

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    A meltdown by Milwaukee closer Francisco Rodriguez allowed the Mets to score three runs, capped by a Lucas Duda homer, and snatch a victory from the Brewers.
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  • Video - Mets Blank Brewers 00:34

    Mets Blank Brewers

    Jul 27
    Lucas Duda provided all of the game's offense with a two-run home run as the Mets defeated the Brewers 2-0.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews on defensive end Julius Peppers: 'We welcome him with open arms' 02:07

    Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews on defensive end Julius Peppers: 'We welcome him with open arms'

    Jul 27
    NFL Media's Stacey Dales goes one-on-one with Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews to discuss his health going into this season and the addition of defensive end Julius Peppers.
  • Video - New Deal For Randall Cobb? 02:50

    New Deal For Randall Cobb?

    Jul 27
    Michele Steele and ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discuss WR Randall Cobb's comments that he hasn't done enough to receive a new deal and the chances safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix starts this year for Green Bay.
  • Video - Cobb Not Stressing About New Deal 01:24

    Cobb Not Stressing About New Deal

    Jul 27
    Packers WR Randall Cobb reflects on Jordy Nelson's contract extension and says he isn't going to stress about a new deal for himself; he would rather just go out and perform.

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    Jul 28
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    Jul 27
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