PACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

NFL owners got $222.6M each in '15 revenue share

The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a whopping $222.6 million. JUST IN: Each NFL owner received $222.6 million this past...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers report record revenue

The Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue. Total revenue rose 8 percent in the past year to nearly $409 million in 2016. It's the 13th straight year with a new high for one of the NFL's marquee teams. Revenue from national sources rose 6 percent to more than $222 million. It was outpaced by the nearly 11 percent growth in local revenue to $186 million. Overall...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Still going: Packers report another year of record revenue

The Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue. Total revenue rose 8 percent in the past year to nearly $409 million in 2016. It's the 13th straight year with a new high for one of the NFL's marquee teams. Revenue from national sources rose 6 percent to more than $222 million. It was outpaced by the nearly 11 percent growth in local revenue to $186 million...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers made a record profit last fiscal year

You probably have a good idea that NFL teams make plenty of money, but the only way to know that is to check out the Green Bay Packers’ financial report when it’s released each offseason.The Packers, of course, are the league’s only publicly held team and as such are the only one to release annual numbers – which they did Friday.Business, to be sure, is booming.The team reported...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Announce Record $408.7M In Revenue & $75M Profit For 2016 Fiscal Year

The Green Bay Packers released their financial information for the 2016 fiscal year on Friday and Bill Huber of Packers Report has the full breakdown. In total, the Packers reported a record profit of $75 million during the 2016 fiscal year, which happens to be more than $10 million more than their combined revenue from the 2014 and 2015 fiscal-years. Here’s how things breakdown...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Bachelorette’s Jordan Rodgers: Relationship with Aaron 'complicated'

Aaron Rodgers is currently the second-most famous person in his family among women aged 18 to 34.  The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback’s little brother, Jordan Rodgers, is currently starring on The Bachelorette.  The two brothers don’t appear to be best friends, though.  Jordan Rodgers appeared on Katie Nolan’s Garbage Time podcast and discussed his relationship with...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to interview players named in Al-Jazeera report

The NFL is reportedly set to ramp up its investigation of the allegations levied against several players in the recent Al-Jazeera America PED report. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the league said in an internal memo that it is set to interview four players – Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent linebacker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Despite Inexperience, Packers’ Secondary Primed to Succeed

When the Green Bay Packers’ offense struggled in 2015, it was the defense that stepped up to help guide the team to another strong season, even if it did not end in a fifth straight division title. A big reason for the defensive unit’s overall improvement was the play in the secondary. Just five years ago, the Packers’ pass defense ranked dead last in the NFL. Last year, led...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers four down rundown

As another week draws to a close, let’s take a look at four interesting story-lines surrounding the Green Bay Packers in this week’s four down rundown. Green Bay Packers: Four Storylines to Follow AROUND COVER32 Throwback Thursday: The great LaDainian Tomlinson NFL: J.J. Watt clashes with a bully online Free Agency: The Eagles should pursue Lions linebacker Twitter Tuesday...
Via cover32
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Must See Games 2016: Green Bay Packers

Every team has must see games on their schedule for 2016. Even though football is still two months away, it’s still never too early to look ahead to the big games. Who are the Green Bay Packers are playing in 2016!? This slide show breaks down the seven most intriguing match-ups for the Packers based on these games being either rivalries, longtime conference grudge matches, potential...
Via EndZoneScore
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Looking Ahead to 2016: Packers’ Running Backs

How far will Green Bay go in 2016? I honestly believe that this team can make a Super Bowl run in the upcoming season. Who do the Packers have that they can make it to the Promised Land? Let’s take a look at each position’s depth and outlook for the upcoming season. Today’s position: running back. AROUND COVER32 NFL: J.J. Watt clashes with a bully online Twitter Tuesday...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: The Offensive Line in 2016

For the past few seasons Green Bay has had one of the better offensive lines in the NFL (ranked 7th last season, according to Pro Football Focus), led by guards Josh Sitton and TJ Lang. David Bakhtiari has also emerged as a talented left tackle but unfortunately had last season cut short with injury. This offseason all three of these players are free agents, and it’s unlikely...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Think QB Brett Hundley Will Develop Into A “Solid Starter”

Aaron Rodgers might be the best quarterback in the NFL and, at 32, he likely has plenty of years left behind center for the Packers.  The All-Pro can’t play forever, though.  Like they did with Brett Favre, Green Bay will at some point have to replace their do-it-all quarterback in Rodgers.  The Packers hope Rodgers’ replacement is already on the roster.  #Packers have a...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers sign first-round pick Kenny Clark

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers signed first-round pick Kenny Clark on Friday. The 6-foot-3, 314-pound former UCLA defensive tackle was selected 27th overall in April. Clark played three years at UCLA, starting all 13 games in 2015 and making 29 consecutive starts overall. A team captain, Clark had 75 tackles and six sacks for the Bruins last season. --- AP NFL website...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the Roles of Packers’ Rookies: Rounds 4-7

The Green Bay Packers are one of the most effective teams in the league when it comes to drafting players who can have an impact in their rookie season. As discussed last week, the Packers are expecting and hoping for significant impacts from each of their first three draft selections: Kenny Clark, Jason Spriggs, and Kyler Fackrell. Their draft status makes it likely that they will...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Maurkice Pouncey says he had seven surgeries last year

The 2015 season turned out to be a pretty scary one for Steelers’ offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey.  Pittsburgh’s All-Pro center broke his left fibula in the preseason when Green Bay Packers’ safety Ha-Ha Clinton Dix fell on his leg. Pouncey’s surgical wound then didn’t heal properly, resulting in a staph infection. The former Florida Gator had to miss the whole season...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers Are Using an X-Ray Technology to Monitor Eddie Lacy's Conditioning

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy weighed 234 pounds last season. During the team's training camp last summer, he reportedly weighed 242 pounds. Packers coach Mike McCarthy does not want Lacy to play at this weight this season. To Lacy's credit, he has looked slimmer since the end of the season. But as the Packers progress into training camp, they will be closely...
Via Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Top Fantasy Players for 2016

With the 2015 season and last year’s playoff loss firmly in the rearview mirror, the Packers have been busy putting together the pieces for what they hope will be a championship roster. With some free agent additions and the 2016 NFL draft bringing in some fresh talent , the Packers are hoping they find the right mix to bring the Lombardi trophy home. Meanwhile, what do we as...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers takes Clay Matthews deep in softball

Green Bay Packers star wide receiver Jordy Nelson held a charity softball game on Sunday, and a surprisingly large crowd turned out to support the cause and the team. How did the game go? Well, considering these are professional athletes who are quite strong swinging aluminum bats at lobbed softballs, there were a lot of bombs. So when Aaron Rodgers stepped up to the dish to face...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL is banning James Jones’ hoodie

The NFL is announcing rule changes for the 2016 season. As usual, they’re focused on the really important things like banning James Jones’ hoodie. Players may not wear exposed undergarments with an exposed hood hanging outside the collar of the jersey. Hello Green Bay. — Mike Pereira (@MikePereira) June 8, 2016 That seems like an awfully specific rule to target James Jones...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers reveal team bowling outing with clip from ‘The Big Lebowski’

The Green Bay Packers coaching staff decided to give players a day off Tuesday from the typical OTA grind and instead go on a bowling outing. And they let the players know in the most “Dude” way possible. As the players congregated for a morning meeting, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy played a clip from the cult classic “The Big Lebowski” to alert them of the nature...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the year for the Green Bay Packers?

The Green Bay Packers are one of the most consistent teams in the National Football League. They have made the playoffs the last seven consecutive seasons, won their division the last four out of five seasons, and have the most division titles since 2000 within their division. Outside of that, they usually finish well over .500 every season and do a good job of keeping their core...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jared Cook out until training camp after foot surgery

The Green Bay Packers will be without top offseason acquisition Jared Cook until at least training camp. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Cook underwent “preventative” surgery on his foot this week. He is now expected to miss the rest of OTAs and minicamps this summer, but the Packers are hopeful their new tight end will be ready to return by training camp, which begins in...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb says he will never wear on-field microphone again

Aaron Rodgers said recently that he believes Randall Cobb suffered a punctured lung in a playoff game last year because he was wearing a microphone for NFL Films. Cobb agrees, and the Green Bay Packers wide receiver says it is not going to happen again. “I’ll never be mic’d up again,” Cobb said Thursday, per Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Cobb says he was coughing up blood after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson declares himself game-ready

The Green Bay Packers are holding Jordy Nelson out of OTAs as he recovers from ACL surgery, but the Pro Bowl receiver believes he could play in a meaningful game right now. “..if there was a game on Sunday, I’m playing,” Nelson said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN. The Packers have Nelson on a structured timeline, meaning he won’t participate in live drills until at least training...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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