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Saturday, August 8, 2009
Eddie Rabbit would be proud: A rainy night in GB

By Kevin Seifert

Posted by's Kevin Seifert

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Crazy night at Lambeau Field, where Packers officials waited about 90 minutes for a slow-moving thunderstorm to pass through before canceling the annual Family Night scrimmage. From a football perspective, the weather robbed the team of an important game-like practice but also gives players two days to rest and heal after a physical first week of training camp.

"I think it will benefit me greatly," running back Ryan Grant said with a smile.

Players are off Sunday and will resume practicing Monday at 2 p.m. As for me, I'll be heading south to Bourbonnais, Ill., so that I can parachute in on the Bears. Look for my official Packers Camp Confidential report by midday Sunday. Reports from Bears camp will start Monday.

A few notes before calling it a night: