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Mike Daniels Failed the New Fitness Standards

It’s good to be back, now that the long-awaited training camp has commenced.

Even from my vantage point 1,922 miles west of Lambeau Field (by car), the team’s new emphasis on athleticism and fitness is obvious to me. The McCarthy-Thompson laissez faire days are over. The LaFleur-Gutekunst days have arrived. The new Packers expect their players to be as fit and athletic as possible. Mike Daniels didn’t pay heed to the message.

Back on May 5, here’s what I had to say as an aside concerning the Packers’ veteran defensive lineman:

“Speaking of Daniels, he packs 310 pounds onto a six-foot frame.