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PACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is Offense Enough for the Green Bay Packers?

The Green Bay Packers are relying heavily on Clay Matthews to make their defense championship calibre again (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images). The 2015/2016 season is approaching fast. This season, like last one, should be jam-PACKed with excitement for Green Bay fans. The team is coming into the season with the consensus #1 offensive unit in the entire league...
Via The Sports Journal
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson voted No. 18 on NFL Network's Top 100

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is finally feeling the love he deserves.  NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2015, a yearly countdown in which players are ranked by their peers, revealed Nelson as the 18th-best player in the league, according to the Packers' official website. Last year, he was No. 83; in 2012, he was No. 80. In 2014, Nelson set the franchise record for...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy ranked No. 4 in NFL coach power rankings

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has proven in down times how great of a coach he can be, and after the NFC Championship loss to the Seahawks, he took a long look at his team and did what he felt was the right thing to do. McCarthy gave up his beloved play-calling duties, handing them over to new play caller Tom Clements in an attempt to be more active throughout the team...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carl Bradford and Khyri Thornton could be roster casualties for the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers had to improve at every level going into the 2014 NFL Draft and by the end of the fourth round, they had drafted a player at each level of the defense. While first round pick HaHa Clinton-Dix looks like a future star at safety, the other two defensive players selected before the fifth round did not fair so well. Khyri Thornton, a pick many thought was a reach...
Via EndZoneScore
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Odell Beckham, Packers, & Titans

Odell Beckham The Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am professional baseball league have offered Giants WR Odell Beckham a rookie contract. (Lohud.com) Packers Despite outplaying fifth-round QB Brett Hundley in offseason workouts, Rob Demovsky writes that Matt Blanchard is unlikely to make the final roster cuts in Green Bay. Devomsky projects both fullbacks John Kuhn and ...The post NFL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Third-year LB Sam Barrington expected to have prominent role on Packers defense

Green Bay Packers third-year linebacker Sam Barrington has a huge opportunity with Brad Jones and A.J. Hawk both being released this offseason. Barrington is No. 1 on the team's depth chart after starting nine games in 2014, including the final seven. “Everybody wants to seem to crown me for no reason,” Barrington said, via Packers.com. “I kind of hope for it,” said...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Put Another Ring On It

Winning Super Bowl 50 would obviously make Packers fans extremely happy. But another ring would mean even more to Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers. It would place the GM and the coach on a path to Canton and it would make the QB a legend. Here’s a closer look at why winning a second championship is so important to the 3 leaders of the Pack: THOMPSON – Ron Wolf made...
Via Packers Notes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where Will Green Bay Packers’ WRs Land on Depth Chart?

One of the most intriguing position battles that the Green Bay Packers will be paying attention to heading into training camp is where the wide receivers will fit on the roster. The team is not too far removed from losing Greg Jennings, Donald Driver and James Jones over the course of two seasons. But now, Green Bay once again finds itself with an abundance of talented receivers...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

At Age 45, Brett Favre Thinks He 'Could' Still Play Football, But He ... Though Brett Favre will not be heading back into the NFL anytime soon, Green Bay Packers fans can see former quarterback don his jersey one more time ... Aaron Rodgers Could Get Another Raise That would conceivably pay Wilson more than Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who is currently the NFL...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reasons why the Packers will (or won't) be playing in Super Bowl 50

The Packers were five minutes away from Super Bowl XLIX. They have the NFL's reigning Most Valuable Player at quarterback. They lost no key offensive contributors since last season. Yes, Green Bay is set up well to once again make a serious run in 2015. But will it result in a trip to Super Bowl 50? Or will the Packers lose yet another year of Aaron Rodgers' prime? There will be...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Early Predictions for the Packers Hottest Preseason Position Battles

The Packers preseason is the perfect opportunity for many rookies and other young players to put themselves into the starting lineup. It is also the chance for some players to make the roster and chase their dreams of playing in the NFL. Here are five prediction for the Packers preseason roster battles. Prediction #1 – Aaron Ripkowki Replaces John Kuhn John Kuhn’s time in...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre dons Packers jersey, says, 'I think I could still play'

For the first time in what must have felt like an eternity for Brett Favre — and perhaps Green Bay Packers backers — the legendary quarterback at long last donned the jersey of the team with which he rose to the status of NFL icon, something that at certain points over the past handful of...Read More The post Brett Favre dons Packers jersey for first time since 2008 on SI cover...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2015

Aaron Rodgers has proved himself to be the best quarterback in the NFL, and there aren’t many fans or analysts that will argue against that statement. He is the reigning league MVP, and is still stinging from their heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game last season. Looking ahead to 2015, he is ready to get his team back to that point...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3 best Green Bay Packers’ fantasy football names

Any Green Bay Packers fan will be smart to draft some of their team’s favorite players. Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy and Jordy Nelson are among the elite players at their respective positions in the NFL, hence it’s critical that you try to load up on them. But what’s a fantasy championship (if you’re a Packers fan,) without an awesome team name? If you’re stuck, check out...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones wants to show Packers why he was worthy of first-round pick

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In a way, Datone Jones is happy that he's yet to become a full-time starter along the Green Bay Packers' defensive line. If he had already been in that spot, the thought would have crossed his mind whether he truly earned it or if it was a result of being a first-round draft pick. As Jones has looked across the NFL, he's seen other players with equally high draft...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn showcase sword fighting skills

Aaron Rodgers and longtime girlfriend Olivia Munn are spending their free time honing their martial arts skills, as evidenced by a video posted to Instagram by the actress on Sunday. With training camp only about a month away, the Green Bay Packers quarterback clearly is utilizing unorthodox — but perhaps effective — means to keep...Read More The post Aaron Rodgers and Olivia...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Why Davante Adams will have a breakout year in 2015

In the second round of last year’s NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected wide receiver Davante Adams out of Fresno State.  Adams’ teammate at Fresno State, quarterback Derek Carr, got a majority of attention with the numbers he put up, which made him a potential first round pick.  However, Adams did break some receiving records at Fresno, which made him a great steal in...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers with the Best Chance to Win NFL Awards

The Green Bay Packers have had a number of players take home NFL awards in recent years. Aaron Rodgers won MVP awards following his 2011 and 2014 seasons. Eddie Lacy took home the offensive rookie of the year award in 2013. Former Packer Charles Woodson was the defensive player of the year in 2009. Overall, the Packers have been fortunate to have maintained high levels of talent...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Offense to be better in 2015

Adams accumulated eight receptions for 124 yards in last year’s postseason With the re-signing of Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga this offseason, the Green Bay Packers are returning every major contributor from last year’s offense. Although the players will be the same, one player in particular will stand out and look different from last year, second year player Davante Adams...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ladarius Gunter Hopes to Make Mark with Green Bay Packers

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images Many college football players dream of hearing their name read by the commissioner at the NFL Draft. Whether it’s at the venue or back at home, strong players sit anxious, hoping to hear their names called. This scenario did not happen for Ladarius Gunter, a secondary defensive player for Miami (Fl.). His name was not called in Chicago during this year’s...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb's time for superstardom has arrived

One of the biggest stories of the offseason was Randall Cobb choosing to re-sign with the Green Bay Packers. He did so despite receiving bigger money offers from other teams, and showed that he was a loyal player with a desire to compete for championships. Cobb has been considered one of the league’s star receivers over the past few seasons, but has widely been thought of as...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers, girlfriend Olivia Munn reportedly ‘on the rocks’

The relationship between Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn is “on the rocks” according to a new report. Life & Style magazine says Rodgers and Munn, who have been dating for a little over a year, have been having many fights lately, leading the Packers quarterback looking for a way out. They say the 34-year-old actress...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will TE Andrew Quarless step up for the Packers in 2015?

Andrew Quarless isn’t the first name that comes to mind when thinking about the targets that Green Bay Packers’ superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers has to throw to. Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson and even Davante Adams come to mind before the starting tight end does. That being said, Green Bay is going to need Quarless to step through and come up with a big season in 2015. Last season...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Benefit from McCarthy’s Coaching Changes

Earlier this offseason, the Green Bay Packers underwent the biggest change to the offensive coaching staff in the Mike McCarthy era. McCarthy gave play-calling duties to new associate head coach Tom Clements, marking the first time in his career as head coach that McCarthy will not call offensive plays. McCarthy was the subject of much criticism following Green Bay’s fourth quarter...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews Gives Fan Amazing Father’s Day Gift

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews continued to show us why he’s a valuable member of the community this week. Bill Westdyke, who was hanging out with his son at the courtyard of a local hotel chain, received the surprise of a lifetime. A life-long Packers fan, one of the things he passed down to his boys, Westdyke was shocked to see Matthews show up and introduce himself...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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