Packers News: Injuries on Day 4, Marcedes Lewis a great signing

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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Tuesday, July 31.

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Injuries were an issue for the Green Bay Packers during Monday’s practice. Every team in the league will lose players to injury during training camp, but yesterday both safety Kentrell Brice and linebacker Jake Ryan were carted off. Defensive tackle Mike Daniels also got hurt.

The good news is that Mike Daniels appears to avoided a serious injury.

The team is back on the practice field today at 11:15 a.m. CT. Here’s hoping for some better injury news.

The regular season opener against the Chicago Bears is now just 40 days away. And we’re now just nine away from the preseason opener against the Tennessee Titans.

Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.

News and notes from around FanSided

Marcedes Lewis among league’s best offseason signings (Lombardi Ave)

Here’s another excellent article by Lombardi Ave’s Evan Siegel. He writes about why tight end Marcedes Lewis should be considered one of the best offseason signings in the entire league. He’s a great complement to Jimmy Graham, and will be a good fit in Green Bay’s offense.

Josh Jones will do just fine as Morgan Burnett’s replacement (Dairyland Express – Adam Ziobrowski)

Safety Josh Jones will have an important role to play in Green Bay’s defense this season. Adam Ziobrowski of Dairyland Express believes he’s ready to take over from Morgan Burnett.

More news and notes from around the internet

Packers rookie CB Jaire Alexander picks off Aaron Rodgers at training camp (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)

Packers’ Quinten Rollins could be squeezed out despite early training-camp reps (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)

Packers young cornerbacks facing ultimate test (Cheesehead TV – Jason Perone)

Aaron Jones losing valuable practice reps with hamstring issue ( – Ryan Wood)

Last shot? There’s a lot to prove for Packers’ Ty Montgomery (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

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