Brett Favre will be on hand for nine of the 12 OTA sessions, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Sunday.
The second Packers coach to be frustrated by Donnell Washington's absence of motivation and by recurring weight problems, Mike McCarthy released the talented but top-heavy interior defender.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy confirmed at the end of the weekend mini-camp that Brett Favre has been excused from the next session, which is optional.
Still recovering from injuries that limited them to only five games each in 2005, neither Ahman Green nor Najeh Davenport will participate in Packers mini-camp.
Packers GM Ted Thompson has chosen 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McCarthy to be the team's new coach, with an official announcement likely later this week.