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Premier Releases Special Packers RB Jamaal Williams Trading Card

Newly drafted Packers running back Jamaal Williams was in Los Angeles to attend the NFL Rookie Premier with Panini America. Williams and the rest of the rookies, posed with their new uniforms and signed memoribilia. For the first time ever, Panini is releasing limited edition trading cards for each of the 37 rookies in their jerseys. The cards will only be available until May 25th...
Via Cheesehead TV
2 hours ago

Packers earn “A” grade for 2017 undrafted free agent rookie class

Much of this grade is wrapped up in the franchise’s success in developing players, however. Grading the NFL Draft in the days and weeks immediately following it is a fool’s errand. But perhaps there is something more foolish: attempting to grade NFL teams’ classes of undrafted free agent rookies. That’s exactly what Bleacher Report’s Gary Davenport did last week, however...
Via Acme Packing Co
3 hours ago

Packers 2017 90-Man Roster Ranking: Players #40-31

Where do Brett Hundley, Ladarius Gunter, and Jamaal Williams fall? Now that the Green Bay Packers have wrapped up the 2017 NFL Draft and rookie minicamp, the team has finalized its 90-man roster heading into the start of OTAs. The Acme Packing Company writing staff has ranked the players in terms of the players’ overall talent levels and likelihoods to make an impact in Green Bay...
Via Acme Packing Co
6 hours ago

Ryan, Martinez Aren't An Afterthought

The Green Bay Packers have largely been consistent in how they operate in the time that general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy have been in place.  One example is the inside linebacker position.  Many said that the Packers don't place a high value on the position and, two years in a row, they spent nearly the same pick on one in the fourth round.  2015 saw the...
Via Cheesehead TV
11 hours ago

Green Bay Packers: The running back competition

The Green Bay Packers have been searching for a consistent running game since the days of Ahman Green.  Running backs like Ryan Grant, James Starks, and Eddie Lacy have tried but have ultimately failed to have sustained success.  Each has had their moments of greatness.  Starks played a key role in the 2010 Super Bowl run, with Lacy and Grant each starting for a few years. As...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Taylor an intriguing safety prospect

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Packers Need Kenny Clark to Make a Raji-like Jump in 2017

The Green Bay Packers need a lot to happen for their defense to be successful in 2017 -- one of those things is getting a greater impact from Kenny Clark. Clark, who was the Packers first-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, had a decent rookie season. But if Green Bay is going to take a step forward defensively, the defensive tackle is one player that will need to do more. The UCLA...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Pack to the Future #45: Special Guest Johnathan Franklin

Brian and Jon had the chance to talk with former Packers running back Johnathan Franklin. Johnathan filled us in on what he’s been doing in his post-playing days, which Packers he keeps in touch with, and speaks on his ongoing relationship with Packers President Mark Murphy. He also takes us through his journey to Green Bay, life in Ashwaubenon, and his advice for the three rookie...

Green Bay Packers: What to Expect From Davante Adams in 2017

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

The Green Bay Packers’ four strongest position groups

The Green Bay Packers have an overall strong roster with great players that help the team make it to the playoffs each year. Some position groups are weak and some positions groups are strong, but the following four position groups are the Packers’ strongest. 1. Quarterback The one position that really stands out from the rest for the Packers is the quarterback position. Luckily...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Facts, Figures and Feats

We are more than two months into the 2017 fiscal year for the National Football League. It’s safe to say we have seen plenty of player movement via free agency and trades. And in late April, a total of 253 players were selected in the NFL draft. So as teams stare at mini-camps, OTAs and more, we figured it was a good time to have some fun looking (and learning) at the significant...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago

Aaron Rodgers helps high school class avoid final

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers just made life easier for a group of high school kids. Thanks to Rodgers being on top of his Twitter account, these kids do not have to take their Sports Literature high school final. Note Rodgers’ #PayItForwardFriday mention. Now these kids have at least one less final to stress about as the school year winds down.Unfortunately for Rodgers’...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster Spots At A Premium

The Green Bay Packers are one of the deepest teams in the National Football League, so there won’t be a slew of legitimate openings on this season’s roster. Barring injuries, the following 23 players are all but guaranteed to be part of the final 53: Aaron Rodgers, Brett Hundley, Ty Montgomery, Aaron Ripkowski, Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, David Bakhtiari, Bryan...
Via Packers Notes
3 days ago

Packers focused on o-line depth in 2017

The Green Bay Packers made sure to fix  their offensive line before they arrived at the NFL Draft last month, picking up a key free agent in former Saints guard Jahri Evans as a replacement for losing T.J Land to Detroit. This allowed them to focus on depth at the position in later rounds as opposed to desperate move early on. Add in some undrafted free agents and the the team...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Strategic Changes Needed

The draft has come and gone for the Green Bay Packers. We’re all excited about the influx of young talent on the roster. It’s that wonderful time of year where everyone thinks, “This is the class that will push the Lombardi trophy back home!” They were also active enough in free agency to the point where people were close to pinching themselves to be certain they weren...

Tuesday news roundup: Green Bay Packers

Biegel Has Foot SurgeryGREEN BAY, Wi (WSAU) Vince Biegel, the 4th round pick of the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Rapids native will miss much of the off season program and … Jones Was ‘Always Watching Football’Josh Jones was thrilled to be drafted by the Green Bay Packers, since he’d get to learn beside one of his favorite players, Pro Bowl safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. 5...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers’ Rookie Vince Biegel Breaks Foot, Could Return for Training Camp

The Green Bay Packers are without question one of the more intriguing teams to keep an eye on this season and are hoping that their defensive rookies can step up. Ted Thompson drafted Wisconsin linebacker Vince Biegel in the 2017 NFL Draft and believe that he can help their pass rush take the next step. Unfortunately, Biegel suffered a broken foot and is questionable to be back for...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Packers DE Clarence Williams passes away

Former Green Bay Packers defensive end Clarence Williams passed away last week at the age of 70, the team announced on Saturday.Williams, an original 11th round pick of the Dallas Cowboys, was traded to Green Bay prior to the start of the 1970 season. The former Prairie View A&M star would go on to play with the Packers through the 1977 season, leading the team in sacks with...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Green Bay Packers rookie will make the most impact in 2017?

Each year, an NFL team has one or two rookies that stand out from the rest and impact the team in a positive way. For the Green Bay Packers, it was Damarious Randall two seasons ago and, arguably, Blake Martinez last season. The Packers’ 2017 draft class is loaded with players who could make an immediate impact. However, out of all the Packers rookies, Jamaal Williams is the one...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers on Packers: ‘We have to be better’

The Green Bay Packers front office did everything possible to improve the defending NFC North champion’s roster during the offseason. The team added top-end free agent Martellus Bennett in free agency and targeted major needs on defense in the draft.But when it comes to the Packers’ ability to contend for a Super Bowl next season, the onus will primarily be on Pro Bowl quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots hosted Christine Michael for visit

The New England Patriots have already signed unrestricted free agent Mike Gillislee and extended Super Bowl hero James White this offseason, but they may not be done adding running back depth.ESPN’s Field Yates reports that the Patriots hosted veteran running back Christine Michael for a visit on Tuesday. Michael, 26, rushed for 583 yards and seven touchdowns in 2016 playing for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Is Ty Montgomery A Capable Every Down Starting RB?

The Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2017 NFL season as one of the favorites in the NFC once again. Most of that has to do with the presence of Aaron Rodgers on the roster, but the offense they have put around him is impressive as well. One question mark on the offensive side of the football, is who will step up as the every down running back? At this point in time, Packers’...
Via This Given Sunday
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy’s garage sale drew a long line of Green Bay Packers fans

Spring is a great time for garage sale deals, and Packers fans lined up for blocks for a chance to buy some used goods from none other than former Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy. As he prepares to move to Seattle for his next NFL gig with the Seahawks, Lacy decided to clean out his house and raise money for a worthy cause. Lacy announced 100 percent of the proceeds from his charity...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy makes a fortune at charity garage sale

Eddie Lacy held a charity garage sale in Wisconsin on Friday, and it was a huge success.Lacy signed with the Seattle Seahawks this offseason after spending the first four years of his career with the Green Bay Packers. Knowing that he would be moving, Lacy decided to hold a garage sale in which he’d sell many of his belongings and tons of gear. He said all the money was going to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers to release Christine Michael

Christine Michael may be looking for a new home.The Green Bay Packers are planning to release running back Christine Michael, according to a report from ESPN’s Field Yates and Adam Schefter.Michael, a 2013 2nd-round pick by the Seahawks in 2013, signed with the Packers as a free agent last month. He did not receive much interest on the market and ended up returning to Green Bay...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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