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Headlines: Packers’ Jones says shoulder not a problem. Notebook: D-Line Needs Harrell. Packers give Chery a chance to return kicks, punts. Barnett rests up for regular season. Notebook: TE/FB needs trimming. Chery earns longer look on punt returns. Insider: QB Harrell shows potential. Defensive line depth unclear beyond first tier. Monday extra point: Colledge is best when the heat is on.
Camp Highlights: Practice in shells not pads. WR Chery will be KR/PR. LB Jones wearing harness. Crosby hit 6-of-8 field goals missing from 45 and 53 yards. CB Underwood still be evaluated for shoulder injury.
Injury report Out on Monday: safeties Bigby (ankle) and Blackmon (knee), cornerbacks Harris (knee) and Underwood (shoulder), running backs Porter (knee) and Starks (hamstring), linebackers Matthews (hamstring), Bishop (hamstring) and Jones, DE Jenkins (calves), OT Clifton and G/T Barbre (back). Clifton took part in the jog-through then watched the rest with a bag of ice taped to his right knee. First-round pick Bulaga or second-year player Lang will start Thursday’s game.
Schedule: Tuesday, the final public practice at 10:15 a.m. in shells.
First roster cuts: Tuesday, they are due at 3 p.m. CST as roster must be cut from 79 to 75 players.