The second week of camp saw layers finally getting a chance to prove themselves under the lights during the Packers Family Night Scrimmage. Some players showed flashed of brilliance, and others flamed out. Check out some of the top storylines from the week that was.
One of the players that shined the brightest on Family Night was rookie second round pick Jerel Worthy. The Michigan State product came alive from what some were calling a lackdaisical start to camp by applying steady pressure on the quarterback and making eye opening tackle for loss on a run by Du'ane Bennett. Read the full story here.
As expected, everyone's focus during the first few weeks of training camp has been on the new additions to what was arguably the worst defense in the NFL last season. While the contributions of the newcomers will be important, Clay Matthews' return to the right side could prove to be the most important move the team made all season. Read the full story here.
New center Jeff Saturday, formerly of the Indianapolis Colts, is getting used to his new team's way of pass-blocking. If the first couple weeks of camp are any indication of how he will perform during the season, Saturday will be a perfect fit as the replacement for the departed Scott Wells. The veteran is wisely using training camp to learn the offensive terminology and is happy for the next three weeks the perfect the Packers' language and blocking combinations. Read the full story here.
Looks like cornerback Tramon Williams is back from recovering his shoulder bruise from the NFL Kickoff Game against the Saints in 2011. The injury limited him last season but so far Williams's performance has been solid. The Packers depend on Williams' health to help improve a pass defense that finished dead last in the NFL last season. Although he hasn't been in game action yet, odds of facing better receivers in practice than any game are high. Read the full story here.
Worthy Gives Attiude Running Drills
Matthews and #1 Draft Pick Perry 7-26-12
Saturday Works with His Second MVP Quarterback Rodgers
Williams Estimated the Injured Area was Operating at About 50%