“Yes, they're as big as we thought they were. It's confirmed, yes,” head coach Mike McCarthy joked.
“It was making sure to do it and then looking at it the next day and seeing if there was any swelling, and there wasn't,”Brett Goode said. “That's a great sign. Since then, I haven't had any. All the swelling is gone and it's been gone for a while.”
This week on the show: Eric and John rehash who the Packers took in the draft while also talking high school sports and Badger night games.
For the second draft in a roll, Green Bay doesn't draft a SEC player
The NFL Draft's first round took place Thursday night, and the Packers took UCLA's Kenny Clark
Green Bay takes a peak at Wesley College's Joe Callahan as possible post-draft free-agent signing
“We don't,” Ted Thompson said flatly when asked if his staff creates its own mock drafts.
The positive updates from Nelson, who said he spent the majority of his offseason rehabbing in Green Bay, served as the latest chapter in a recovery story that seems to have played out entirely ahead of schedule.
The NFL schedule-makers have the Packers on the road for the first two weeks of the regular season, opening at noon Sunday, Sept. 11, at Jacksonville and traveling to Minnesota to help christen brand-new U.S. Bank Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.
The last two years, they've allowed that number to grow and heading into the 2016 season, they could have 21 or more players on the roster playing for new contracts.