The Packers typically keep six defensive linemen under Dom Capers but there are seven worthy of roster spots. Who wins the final spot? And what happens when Mike Neal returns after a four-game suspension?
August 29, 2012
Phillip Merling, the 32nd selection of the 2008 draft, was a major bust with the Dolphins. However, he's got the talent to make an impact with the Packers' in-flux defensive line. Merling has a new outlook after working out with a former standout defender.
We turn to the experts: Dolphins beat writer Alain Poupart and NFL Draft Report's Dave-Te' Thomas
Phillip Merling was a standout defender at Clemson but a flop with Miami after being the 32nd pick of the 2008 draft.
During his three seasons at Clemson, Phillip Merling was more than a handful at defensive end for his opponents.
September 23, 2009
Lots of surprises in round one and lots of trades were completed. However, no players were traded. We could see some veteran players traded on day two for future draft choices.