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2016 Schedule
10-6, 2nd in NFC North
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Is the sun smiling on the Packers?

Aaron Rodgers & Co. obviously wanted to win the NFC North in 2015 but failing to do so made for an easier 2016 schedule. As Bill Barnwell notes, Green Bay's slate looks much easier than last year's. Bounce-back teams

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Matthews, Peppers want union guidance with NFL

Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers will await direction from the NFLPA before talking to the league about the Al Jazeera America report linking them to PEDs.

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Nelson not worried about new knee injury (0:24)
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Packers' Nelson on PUP due to new knee injury

One day after Jordy Nelson was placed on the PUP list, he clarified that he has an issue with the left knee -- not the torn ACL in his right knee that forced him to miss all of last season.

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Nelson setback a result of overcompensation (0:52)
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Vegas still fancies Green Bay

Even after a "down" year from Aaron Rodgers, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook isn't dismayed. Green Bay is the favorite to win the NFC and tied for the highest over/under win total.

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Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews said they have not talked to the NFL yet but the PED allegations in the Al-Jazeera report. When asked if he will cooperate, Peppers said probably but that right now he's letting the NFLPA handle things.

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Jordy Nelson said he had a "hiccup" with his other knee, not the ACL knee. He said Week 1 is not in jeopardy but doesn't know when he'll practice in camp.

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Green Bay can rely on the back end

Despite some inconsistencies up front, the Packers' defense has been stingy against the pass of late, ranking highly in several key categories.

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Packers' run defense has work to do

Last year's struggles were primarily on offense, but Green Bay must shore up the other side of the ball as well. Opposing run games ripped the Packers apart down the stretch in 2015.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers on Mike McCarthy saying he's in the best shape he's seen him: "I'm as light as I've been in a while but my muscle mass is as strong as it was when I was 10 pounds heavier."

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Eddie Lacy and the running backs got some post-practice work on their hands, catching balls off the Jugs machine.

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11hRob Demovsky

Favre to be presented at HOF by wife Deanna

The Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that Brett Favre's wife, Deanna, will present him during the Aug. 6 induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Brett Favre on his wife, Deanna, presenting him for the Hall of Fame: "Deanna is the best teammate I've ever had. She has been by my side throughout this journey and I'm so excited that she gets to play such an important role for me." According to the Hall of Fame, the only other wife to serve as a presenter was Kim Singletary for her husband Mike in 1998. "Serving as Brett's presenter is a great honor," Deanna said. "I am thrilled to be able share this special moment in time with him."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Deanna Favre, Brett's wife, will be his presenter for the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony. Favre said last week that his father, Irvin, would have done it if he were alive. Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers will present Kevin Greene.

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Will the real Eddie Lacy please stand up?

Which back will the Packers get in 2016: the sluggish version from last season, or the productive feature back from 2014?

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A two-hour and 18-minute first practice ends with Jared Abbrederis making a deep grab for a touchdown. QBs and receivers had a good first day without pads.

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Nelson and Cobb among elite WR duos

The last time Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb were on the field together, both eclipsed 1,200 receiving yards and 10 TDs. Only two other duos in NFL history (Randy Moss-Cris Carter and Demaryius Thomas-Eric Decker) have accomplished that feat.

Team Stats

Passing Yards218.9Tied-25th
Rushing Yards115.612th
Points For23.015th
Points Against20.212th

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