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Via FOX Sports
7 hours ago

Former Alabama RB Eddie Lacy may get rid of dreadlocks

Former Alabama RB Eddie Lacy has already cut a lot of weight this offseason. However, after Friday night’s preseason game in San Francisco, the Green Bay Packer said he’d consider dropping even more weight — this time from the top of his head. After San Francisco LB Gerald Hodges pulled Lacy down by his signature dreadlocks, Lacy said his hair may have to go: “I’m debating...
Via Saturday Down South
8 hours ago

Eddie Lacy “debating” a haircut after being tackled by dreadlocks

Packers running back Eddie Lacy might be about to drop even more weight. After being tackled by his dreadlocks last night, Lacy said he’s strongly considering a haircut to keep future defenders from employing the same move. “I’m debating after that,” Lacy said, via Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “I don’t know how…
Via Pro Football Talk
9 hours ago

Packers preseason stock watch: Jared Cook catching on, Davante Adams struggles with consistency

The Packers look like they've found one quality pass catcher this offseason. Though the preseason games represent just one part of the evaluation process, they provide the biggest and best stage for those working towards a bigger role or even just a roster spot. The competition for jobs creates a game-like atmosphere, and teams can test the mettle of unproven players. Now three...
Via Acme Packing Co
11 hours ago

Green Bay Packers: John Crockett is showing that he belongs

The Green Bay Packers have a lot of running backs on the roster at the moment. The Packers have the duo of Eddie Lacy and James Starks on the roster, but they are definitely going to be on the final roster. Of the new running backs, some have performed well in the preseason, but some have performed poorly. Second-year running back John Crockett is a guy that didn’t get many...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injuries Could Impact Opener

The Packers won a fake game on Friday night in San Francisco, but suffered three real injuries that could impact the team in the regular season. Chris Banjo and Jayrone Elliott pulled their hamstrings covering kicks and Jason Spriggs played the entire second half with a club on his right hand. The team did not issue any updates after the contest, so the severity of the injuries is...
Via Packers Notes
14 hours ago

Rodgers throws TD in 1st preseason action as Packers beat 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Aaron Rodgers made the most of his only appearance of the preseason, throwing a touchdown pass to Randall Cobb in the Green Bay Packers' 21-10 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Friday night.Colin Kaepernick did not fare as well as he looked extremely rusty in his first game action since last November. He completed 2 of 6 passes and generated one first...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers vs. 49ers: CHTV GameDay LIVE Blog

Welcome to CheeseheadTV’s coverage of the Green Bay Packers vs. the San Francisco 49ers. As an outlet that collects news, pictures, commentary and analysis from other outlets - not just our own - we are your best source for Packers coverage. Oh, and please be sure to support our new sponsor Ticket King. If you are going to buy tickets to a Packers game, get them from a company...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: What to Watch For Tonight

Tonight is the all important third preseason game.  The game in which the starters play the most.  The dress rehearsal.  Fortunately for displaced Packers fans like myself it’s also the only live broadcast on NFL Network this preseason.  Tonight will be the first time in the 2016 preseason that Packers fans will get to see their quarterback play. There isn’t much else to...

Green Bay Packers: It's only up for Davante Adams

Few would argue that Davante Adams was among the handful of Green Bay Packers with the most to prove this summer as rumors swirled about the young veteran not making the final roster.But while many have already written him off as a bust, the third-year pro has other plans.Coming off a miserable sophomore campaign in which caught only 50-percent of his targets and had only one touchdown...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Packers: Marwin Evans Emergence Causes Logjam at Safety

The safety position hasn’t always been a strength for the Green Bay Packers. This season, it appears to be and the development of rookie Marwin Evans, will make deciding who to keep and who to cut exceedingly difficult. Evans, who was an undrafted free agent out of Utah State, put himself right in the middle of the safety conversation with an impressive performance last week against...
Via The Packers Guru
1 day ago

Packers QB Rodgers preparing for preseason debut

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers is tempering his expectations for himself and the Green Bay offense Friday night.All Rodgers is expecting is to finally play a game this preseason when the Packers visit the San Francisco 49ers."Whatever Mike wants me to do," Rodgers said Tuesday, referring to coach Mike McCarthy.Though playing time for Green Bay's third of four preseason games won...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson returns to individual drills in practice

Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson was scheduled to take a major step in his return Monday by participating in individual drills at practice. McCarthy: Jordy Nelson will work individual drills today. — Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) August 22, 2016 Nelson was activated off the physically unable to perform list last week, but the Packers aren’t rushing him back. He led...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Potential Breakout Players for the Green Bay Packers

2016 can be an amazing year for the Green Bay Packers. I believe the success the Green Bay packers will experience will be due to the breakout years four certain players may have. Young, hungry, and steadily improving, these four players seem destined for a breakout year on their respective sides of the ball. The impact they have on the season could be the key to the team’s success...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Green Bay Packers could win the Super Bowl

The Green Bay Packers have constantly been one of the most consistent teams in the National Football League. Albeit their success and ability to reach the playoffs in recent seasons, for most the fans what stands out most is the number seven. That’s the number of seasons it’s been since they have played in, and won, a Super Bowl. The Green Bay Packers are a bounce back team....
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison on not fighting NFL: It ‘would definitely hurt the team’

James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers all caved to the NFL’s demand to conduct interviews regarding PED allegations. Many may have hoped that they had chosen to fight the league on this matter, but as a matter of practicality they did not. Harrison, speaking with Aditi Kinkabwala of NFL Newtork, explained why it was important for him to submit to the league, rather...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Three Things to Watch in Second NFL Preseason Game

The Green Bay Packers are gearing up for their second 2016 NFL preseason game this evening against the Oakland Raiders. It is still a preseason game, but there is a lot more excitement surrounding this game than there was last week. As is the case every week of the preseason, Green Bay should look much better than they did last week. After knocking off the Cleveland Browns by a final...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Packers' Nelson off PUP after passing physical

The Green Bay Packers and their fans received good news on Wednesday. Receiver Jordy Nelson has reportedly passed his physical and is no longer on the PUP (Physically Unable to Perform List). Packers WR Jordy Nelson has passed his physical and is off PUP, per source. Good news for Green Bay. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 17, 2016 This gives the Packers (especially Aaron...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Packers WR Jeff Janis out 4-6 weeks

The unpredictable offseason for Green Bay Packers receiver Jeff Janis hit another bump on Monday. According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Janis will miss the next four to six weeks after needing surgery to repair an injury to his right hand. WR Jeff Janis said he's been told it will be 4-6 weeks after surgery to put screws in the bones around his index...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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