Packers put distance between themselves and rest of NFC North foes this offseason

The Green Bay Packers are still the class of the NFC North and head and shoulders above the rest of the division. The team was on the ropes after Aaron Rodgers injury sent the team into a tailspin when he missed seven games in 2013. However, in 2014, the club brought in Julius Peppers and as their mode of operation focusing on re-signing their own players. According to Greg...
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CB Jarrett Bush: Addition of Peppers makes Packers 'championship-caliber'

Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush is pretty excited at the prospect of defensive end Julius Peppers causing havoc for opposing QBs in 2014. "I think J.P., pound-for-pound, is one of the most athletic athletes in the league right now,"  Bush told reporters this week, via the Green Bay Press Gazette. "I think he's going to give teams a lot of trouble,...
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Green Bay Packers: Why they need to draft a safety

If there is one thing that the Green Bay Packers have struggled with over the past few seasons, it has been its defense.  While the offense has been lighting up the scoreboard and the stat chart, the defense has been allowing opposing defenses, mainly the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick, to tear them apart.  Part of this has been because of injuries to key...
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GM Ted Thompson, Packers continue to give free agency the cold shoulder

The Green Bay Packers before free agency opened were supposed to be big players, but general manager Ted Thompson held true to form. The usually frugal Thompson grabbed DE/LB Julius Peppers [technically not considered an UFA because he was released] and then got out like a poker player with a bad hand. Since 2010, the team signed the fewest unrestricted free agents [5] from other...
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Jarrett Bush: Julius Peppers makes Packers ‘a championship-caliber team’

With the signing of Julius Peppers, Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush believes Green Bay finally has the pieces to make another run at the Super Bowl. “I think JP pound-for-pound is one of the most athletic athletes in the league right now,” Bush said Tuesday, per the Green Bay Press Gazette. “I think he’s going to give teams a lot of trouble, especially with Clay (Matthews...
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Packers kicker Crosby determined to build off career year

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was the best season of Mason Crosby's career. Considering it was the follow-up to the worst season of his career, it was the exact positive turnaround that the Green Bay Packers' kicker needed. But with more than three months having passed since his last in-game kick from the 2013 season, Crosby isn't treating this offseason any differently than...
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Green Bay Packers Ideal 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Rounds 1-3

With the NFL Draft now just three weeks away, the rumors and speculation are ramping up — therefore, I figured it was the perfect time to release a mock draft specific to the Green Bay Packers. However, this is not going to be a normal mock draft —  instead it’s going to be a breakdown of what I foresee as being the ideal draft scenario playing out for the Packers come draft...
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Report: Packers had a strong interest in Josh Freeman

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Prior to re-signing Matt Flynn,  the Green Bay Packers had a strong interest in quarterback Josh Freeman. Interesting sidenote: The #Packers had strong interest in signing Freeman had Matt Flynn signed with the Giants. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 16, 2014 The Giants planned on bringing...
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Mock draft version 1.0: Green Bay Packers grab dynamic playmaker at No. 21

The NFL Draft is three weeks from tomorrow, commencing on May 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. So it’s time to start seriously thinking about what direction teams are going to go during the first round – finally. Now that free agency has come and gone (for the most part), it actually makes sense to start forecasting the draft. Team needs are much clearer now than...
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Packers Made the Smart Move Re-Signing Matt Flynn

The Green Bay Packers made one really big mistake in the offseason leading up to the 2013 season–they didn’t address the backup quarterback position and simply gambled that Aaron Rodgers would stay healthy because he had in the past. Well as we all know, the Packers learned that in the NFL–nothing can be taken for granted. Rodgers, who had missed just one start in his previous...
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Seth Rogen doesn't recognize Aaron Rodgers in movie promo

Seth Rogen only knows Aaron Rodgers from his State Farm commercials. In a promotion for the new movie Neighbors, Zac Efron tries to explain to a confused Rogen that Rodgers is famous for being an elite quarterback in the NFL. Rogen then confuses Rodgers for Peyton Manning. [Fansided] The post Watch: Seth Rogen doesn’t know Aaron Rodgers plays football appeared first on Sports Glory.
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Packers fans have their own dating website

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; If you’re a Green Bay Packers fan and you’re looking for love,  look no further than I would love to know why the background is blue.  I guess you can only have so much green and yellow before it becomes too much. In case you've been lookin' for love...
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Matt Flynn re-signs with Green Bay Packers

Matt Flynn won’t be leaving Green Bay. The backup quarterback and the Packers have reached agreement on a new contract, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday. QB Matt Flynn reached agreement with the Packers. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 15, 2014 Flynn was supposed to visit the New York Giants Tuesday, but the meeting was called off. Flynn, who began his career...
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Power Rankings: Green Bay Packers have had a top-10 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Cory’s Corner: Julius Peppers is No. 56…remain excited

I’ve never seen a number unveiling get this much excitement. And for those of you that may not know, Julius Peppers will be wearing No. 56 next season for the Packers. Julius Peppers will be wearing No. 56 next fall as he will play a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker position called the elephant. That’s quite a change for someone that was consistently coming off the edge...
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