1:23 AM EDT, Tue August 04, 2015

Training camp report: Monday at a glance

Demetri Goodson, the sixth-round pick GM Ted Thompson kept over Jumal Rolle, hasn’t shown signs he’s going to take the step the Packers were hoping in his second season.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3 hours ago

Undrafted rookie Ladarius Gunter has a mentor in Sam Shields

The young guys now look to Sam Shields for guidance. He has had a natural bond with Ladarius Gunter, who joined the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of Miami just as Shields did.

Detroit Lions place Haloti Ngata on non-football injury list half-hour before opening camp

Ngata, a five-time Pro Bowler, was acquired this offseason in a trade with Baltimore. He was the biggest addition all offseason for Detroit, and is expected to replace the departed Ndamukong Suh.

Quarless finds support, solace with team, practice after daughter's death

 Photo/ESPNWisconsin.com Andrew Quarless returned to practice Saturday following the death of his newborn daughter last week. GREEN BAY – Calling it “the saddest day of my life,” Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless revealed Monday that he missed the first two days of the team’s training camp last week because his daughter died at birth last week.Quarless had initially been excused from the first practice of camp on Thursday for what coach Mike McCarthy had termed “a positive personal situation.” The coach’s tone changed ominously the following day when Quarless was...

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Former Detroit Lions RB Mel Farr passes away

Former Detroit Lions RB Mel Farr passes away

Farr is the second Lions legend to pass away this summer, following the death of Charlie Sanders last month.

Datone Jones apologizes for marijuana suspension

Packers defensive end Datone Jones apologized Monday for the one-game suspension he received after he was ticketed for marijuana possession in January. He said he did not appeal with the NFL.

Vikings linebacker Gerald Hodges 'excited' about playing in the middle for first time

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pionerpress.com MANKATO, Minn. _ The Vikings are looking at a right guard who had barely played the position before. Now, they’re trying out a middle linebacker who never once had been at that spot. The Vikings last Saturday moved Gerald Hodges, who had been an outside linebacker, to the middle for the first time. That follows the previous week having shifted Mike Harris from tackle to guard, where he has played one game since he began high school. Minnesota is seeking stability at middle linebacker for the first time since E.J. Henderson left the team following...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Follow the leader: Newman, Zimmer reunite with Vikings

Terence Newman, as he was in Dallas and Cincy, is reunited with Mike Zimmer

Packers tight end Andrew Quarless trying to move forward after family loss

With eyes shimmering as he battled tears, Andrew Quarless began to explain his absence from the first two days of training camp last week. He began to explain the death of his daughter.
Chicago Tribune 5 hours ago

Bears remain vague regarding Kevin White's shin injury

BOURBONNAIS - As the Bears offense began team drills Monday morning, quarterback Jay Cutler had a little extra adjusting to do. His top three receivers for the day were Eddie Royal, Marquess Wilson and Marc Mariani.

Bears remain vague regarding Kevin White's shin injury

BOURBONNAIS - As the Bears offense began team drills Monday morning, quarterback Jay Cutler had a little extra adjusting to do. His top three receivers for the day were Eddie Royal, Marquess Wilson and Marc Mariani.

Watch Detroit Lions reporters discuss the offense standing out on day 1 of training camp

Last year, the offense lagged behind all offseason and it carried into the regular season. This year, things continue to look up for the unit.
Chicago Tribune 6 hours ago

Bears training camp rundown

Position battle:
St. Paul Pioneer Press 6 hours ago
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer leaves team to be with ailing father

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer leaves team to be with ailing father

MANKATO, Minn. -- Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he won't be at training camp for Tuesday's practice because his father is ailing.

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer won't be at practice Tuesday because he says his father is ailing

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com MANKATO, Minn. _ Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he won’t be at training camp for Tuesday’s practice because his father is ailing. Zimmer told the team after Monday’s workout he would leave Mankato and then told reporters, adding that offensive coordinator Norv Turner will lead Tuesday’s practice. The coach’s father, Bill Zimmer, 84, lives in Naples, Fla. “We felt like that he was kind of emotional about it,’’ running back Matt Asiata said of Zimmer talking to the team. “He was trying to hold something in. We felt that about him....

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  • 3 Andrew Quarless

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  • 2 Jermon Bushrod

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