Green Bay Packers preseason preview

With less than two weeks until the start of preseason football, the Green Bay Packers are entering this upcoming year with big expectations. While the Packers have had a relatively uneventful offseason (as usual in Green Bay), there has been a lot going on internally with the team that fans have been hearing about and can finally get a preview of in the next coming weeks. Aaron...
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Greg Jennings should have never left Green Bay Packers

Flashback to the offseason of 2013. Free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings is one of the best wideouts in the NFL. He is an All-Pro-caliber player who had helped lead the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl title a few years prior. Serving as both Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers‘ favorite target during his Packers tenure, Jennings is a wanted man. Following the 2012-2013 season, Jennings...
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32 minutes ago

Packers Have Two Roster Spots Open After Releasing Jackson and McBryde

From the team:  The Green Bay Packers have released RB Don Jackson and DE B.J. McBryde. The transactions were announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson. Jackson, a 5-foot-10, 208-pound undrafted rookie out of the University of Nevada, signed with Green Bay on May 6. McBryde, a 6-foot-5, 303-pound first-year...
Via Cheesehead TV
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Packers WR Jordy Nelson to start training camp on PUP list

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Receiver Jordy Nelson won't practice when the Green Bay Packers begin training camp on Tuesday.Nelson was one of six Packers placed on the physically unable to perform list on Monday. Nelson is coming back from a torn right ACL injury that kept him out for the 2015 season.The Packers have said that they might be cautious with Nelson as he comes back from injury...
Via Associated Press
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Packers release DL B.J. McBryde and RB Don Jackson

Once again, the Packers have a freed up a few spots at the back of the 90-man roster. On the eve of training camp, the Green Bay Packers continue to tinker with their roster. In addition to declaring six players physically unable to perform, the team released defensive lineman B.J. McBryde and running back Don Jackson. Of the two, McBryde spent the most time in Green Bay. He joined...
Via Acme Packing Co
5 hours ago

Jordy Nelson, Jared Cook to start camp on PUP list

Packers coach Mike McCarthy thinks quarterback Aaron Rodgers is in the best shape of his time in Green Bay, but six members of the team aren’t healthy enough to avoid the physically unable to perform list at the start of camp. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that wide receiver Jordy Nelson, tight end…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 hours ago

Packers training camp to start with Jordy Nelson, other starters on PUP list, per report

The Packers will begin training camp without Jordy Nelson, T.J. Lang, Corey Linsley, Sam Barrington, Ty Montgomery and Jared Cook. On Tuesday, the 2016 Green Bay Packers take the practice field for the formal opening of training camp. While the majority of the team's roster expects to participate, several important players including wide receiver Jordy Nelson will begin camp on the...
Via Acme Packing Co
5 hours ago

Nelson, Cook, Lang and a Bevy of Other Packers To Start Camp On PUP

Demovsky has the somewhat depressing news: Jordy Nelson, Jared Cook, Sam Barrington, T.J. Lang, Corey Linsley and Ty Montgomery all will start training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, per a source. They won't be on the field for tomorrow morning's first practice. Obviously, this is less than ideal news. McCarthy wouldn't talk about inuries at his press conference...
Via Cheesehead TV
6 hours ago

Did Manning hurt NFLPA's case in HGH investigations?

Peyton Manning’s good news could be the NFLPA’s misfortune in the ongoing NFL investigation into HGH use by players named in an Al Jazeera report last fall. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report passed along some information Monday following the NFL’s exoneration of Manning that indicates Manning's cooperation with the league will actually put pressure on Green Bay Packers linebackers...
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McCarthy praises Rodgers' fitness ahead of Packers camp

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Looking good, Aaron Rodgers.Coach Mike McCarthy said his quarterback arrived at Green Bay Packers training camp in great shape, just in time for his 12th season in the NFL."I would say this is the best shape I've seen him in," McCarthy said Monday as players reported for medical and conditioning tests.Rodgers last season had his lowest passer rating (92.7) and...
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Packers hoping injury bug vanishes for start of training camp

Green Bay — As the Green Bay Packers maneuvered their off-season workouts, the number of onlookers felt bloated. On the sidelines there stood a surprisingly large portion of the active roster — present but not participating — and the percentage of injured players approached 20.
Via Packers Blog
8 hours ago

Does Extension for Schneider Remove Him from Thompson Replacement Talks?

The Seattle Seahawks reached a long-term contraction extension with General Manager John Schneider on Sunday, a former understudy of Ted Thompson and one of the top candidates to replace Thompson as the Green Bay Packers’ next GM. Schneider began his time with the Packers in 1993, working with the scouting department until 1997 when Schneider left for Kansas City. In 2000, Schneider...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
9 hours ago

Packers coach Mike McCarthy speaks with press ahead of training camp

On Monday, Green Bay's headman made this first media appearance of training camp. Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy met with the media to open up training camp, which formally kicks off Tuesday. McCarthy didn't reveal much new information, though the team may have an unexpected position battle on offense. · McCarthy declined to discuss players returning from injury...
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9 hours ago

McCarthy not worried about Matthews, Peppers PED claims

The NFL has concluded its investigation regarding the alleged used of performance-enhancing drugs (HGH) by former Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He was cleared of any wrongdoing after the league could not find sufficient evidence to support the claims initially made in an Al Jazeera report. Two Green Bay Packers players, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, will still...
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Watch Packers Family Night Online - plus Full Practice Schedule

If you are an out-of-state Packers fan (or can't get to or watch the game in Wisconsin), you're in "LUK."  Green Bay's WLUK-TV Fox 11 will be streaming the event live here starting at 7PM Central. (Look for the video link on Sunday) And, if you are hoping to catch a Packers practice or pre-season game, here is the schedule per   Date Practice Time Tuesday...
Via Cheesehead TV
10 hours ago

Green Bay Packers hit ground running for training camp

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers must move quickly as they start training camp. Their first preseason game is already less than two weeks away. Players started reporting Monday for medical and conditioning tests, followed by team meetings. The first practice will be held Tuesday. Coach Mike McCarthy says getting ready for the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, on Aug...
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The Packers are opening a concession stand dedicated to bacon

During the Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting on Thursday, team president Mark Murphy announced that the team would seek to host a future NFL Draft but more importantly: BACON. According to ESPN's Jason Wilde, the shareholders went nuts for marketing chairman Mike Weller's announcement of a bacon-themed concession stand dubbed the Patrick Cudahy Packhouse, a reference to the...
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Packers opening a concession stand dedicated to bacon

If you go to a Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field this season and have a craving for bacon, the cheeseheads will have you covered. The Packers are opening a concession stand that specializes in all of your bacon needs. The team announced the news to shareholders on Thursday, and needless to say it is being very well received. Packers and Bacon - match made in heaven? Team...
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The NFL Draft might be coming to Green Bay

The Green Bay Packers are throwing their cheeseheads into the ring to join several other teams bidding to host the NFL Draft in 2019, 2020 or 2021, per ESPN's Jason Wilde.Team president Mark Murphy announced the decision at a shareholders meeting on Thursday. "We think it'd be great for the league to have the draft here and celebrate the smallest market in the NFL," Murphy said...
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Jordy Nelson healing from knee injury faster than expected

Jordy Nelson is way ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The Packers’ leading receiver suffered the injury in a preseason game last year at Pittsburgh. This came after a Pro Bowl season in which he caught a career-high 98 passes and 13 touchdowns. Nelson’s recovery has gone so well that he said in January he could have...
Via The Sports Daily
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Eddie Lacy reportedly gets P90X refresher before Packers camp

Eddie Lacy apparently isn't taking any chances with his weight-loss program. The Green Bay Packers star running back reunited with P90X founder Tony Horton this summer, ESPN reported Monday.Lacy enlisted Horton's help this offseason after Packers coach Mike McCarthy warned the fourth-year pro to lose weight after Lacy's down year in 2015. Lacy made strides, appearing much thinner...
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Green Bay Packers Will Honor Brett Favre On Oct. 16 vs. The Cowboys

Nearly one year after they retired his famous No. 4, the Green Bay Packers will honor Brett Favre again at Lambeau Field to commemorate his 2016 induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The team will reveal Favre’s name on the stadium’s facade alongside other Packer Hall of Famers during a halftime ceremony. Additionally, the Pack will break out their throwback jerseys for...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers hopes he’s ‘lucky enough’ to end career a Packer

Aaron Rodgers is signed with the Packers through the 2019 season, but he hopes to remain in Green Bay long after his current deal expires. Rodgers was a guest on the latest episode of Bill Simmons’ new HBO show “Any Given Wednesday,” and he was asked about guys like Kevin Durant leaving their teams to chase a championship. While he didn’t criticize those who make similar...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Rodgers discusses Aaron's strained familial ties

Jordan Rodgers, the younger brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, is one of four remaining contestants on the latest season of “The Bachelorette.” In the latest episode, Jordan opened up his relationship — or lack thereof — with Aaron. During some one-on-one time with JoJo (the bachelorette), Jordan explained that if she chooses to go home with him to meet...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

No QB faced more pressure in 2015 than Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers faced more plays under pressure than any quarterback in the NFL last season. According to statistics compiled by Football Outsiders, Rodgers’ 203 pressured passing plays led the NFL, with Blake Bortles’ and Teddy Bridgewater’s 189 finishing second among quarterbacks with at least 200 qualifying plays. A two-time NFL MVP, Rodgers finished...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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