PACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Packers: What Re-Signing Letory Guion Means for B.J. Raji

Surprisingly, the Green Bay Packers have been preemptive this off-season and general manager Ted Thompson was once again Friday, re-signing Letroy Guion to a new, three-year contract, just a month ahead of him becoming a free agent. The move was an interesting one for the Packers and one that I approve of, particularly with the status of last season’s starting defensive tackle...
Via The Packers Guru
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers re-sign DT Letroy Guion; B.J. Raji's future 'uncertain'

The Green Bay Packers have re-signed defensive tackle Letroy Guion, the team announced on Friday.Guion reportedly signed a three-year, $11.25 million contract extension.Via ESPN's Adam Caplan:Guion, 28, started all 16 games at nose tackle in 2014, when starter B.J. Raji missed the entire season with a torn biceps muscle. In 2015, however, Guion only started four games along the defensive...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers’ Wide Receiver Problems Can Be Solved Internally

To anyone who paid attention to the Green Bay Packers’ 2015 campaign, it was obvious that the team’s offense was not as dominant as it has been for the greater part of the last decade. While Eddie Lacy and the running game were not as effective as they had been over the last couple years, it was the passing attack’s apparent disappearance that was much more noticeable to the...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers 7-Round Mock Draft

Now that the NFL season is over it’s officially draft season, which means NFL general manager’s will be sifting through hundreds of college prospects for the NFL draft. Today, I filled the shoes of Packers GM Ted Thompson and did a mock seven round draft for the Packers on fanspeak.com. The following is a list of players I believe would fill the holes left in the Packers roster...
Via TopSportsReport
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Keys to A Successful Offseason for the Packers

Get faster on offense Embed from Getty Images Simply put, the Packers are a slow team. This season they started the slowest group of receivers in the league (Cobb, Jones, Adams, Rodgers) and one of the league’s slower running backs (Lacy). Even with the return of talented deep threat Jordy Nelson, Green Bay needs to find a player with good speed. With James Starks set...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFC North QB Rankings: Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers – Green Bay Packers Embed from Getty Images Ranking: 1  Click to See Full Rankings Of course, you all know who’s number one. Rodgers followed an MVP season with another solid, Pro Bowl- caliber season. Rodgers threw for a completion percentage of 60.7%, 3,821 yards, 31 touchdowns, 8 interceptions and a 92.7 QBR (lowest in his career as a starter). Rodgers...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers' knee is healthy enough for him to play on PGA TOUR

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had minor knee surgery after the 2015 season, but it looks like he has made a speedy recovery from last month's procedure.On Tuesday, Rodgers was photographed playing with professional golfer Jerry Kelly at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am tournament.Via the official PGA TOUR Twitter account:Rodgers is widely recognized as one of the best...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers expect Julius Peppers to return for 2016 season

The Green Bay Packers aren’t expecting outside linebacker Julius Peppers to join the growing list of big names retiring from the NFL this offseason. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the Packers are “operating under the assumption” that Peppers—who turned 36 years old in January—will return for his 15th NFL season in 2016. The former No. 2 overall pick played in all...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Can they win it all next season?

The 2015 NFL recently came to an end with the Denver Broncos winning Super Bowl 50, but it’s never too early to talk about who could win Super Bowl LI. The 2015 NFL season may have been a disappointment for the Green Bay Packers, but they still made it to the Divisional round of the playoffs and took the Arizona Cardinals to overtime. This was after an injury-riddled season where...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: The Pros and Cons of Re-Signing Mike Neal

The Green Bay Packers have a number of questions to answer this NFL offseason and one of the biggest is what they are going to do at outside linebacker. Of course, having a number of talented pass-rushers on your roster isn’t a bad thing, but when two of your top four perimeter pass rushers are set to become free agents, with another pondering retirement, it can be cause for concern...
Via The Packers Guru
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A Look at the Packers’ Unrestricted Free Agents

Below you will find a list of the Green Bay Packers’ upcoming unrestricted free agents. These players will be free to sign with any team starting on March 15th. I have assigned a priority level to each player (high, medium, low, or do not attempt to resign). These speak to the importance of each player to the 2016 roster and the Packers’ ability to assemble a team capable of...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre Hall of Fame discussion took less than 10 seconds

Brett Favre was the only “lock” to make it into the Hall of Fame this year, and that can be proven by the amount of time voters spent on his case. According to a few writers who participated in the Hall of Fame vote, the discussion about the former Green Bay Packers quarterback took less than 10 seconds. .@wyche89 reports that the Brett Favre introduction to Hall of Fame...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy may weigh around 260 pounds

Eddie Lacy has really let himself go. The Green Bay Packers running back may be pushing 260 pounds, if one estimate is to be believed. Rob Reischel, writing for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, estimated that Lacy is at least 25 pounds heavier than his listed weight of 234 pounds, saying that it’s difficult to tell the difference between Lacy and 301-pound enter Corey Linsley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Why Green Bay Shouldn’t Re-Sign James Jones

The Green Bay Packers have some tough choices this offseason and one of the more difficult ones will be what to do with James Jones. The veteran receiver was a life saver for the Packers this past season. After Jordy Nelson went down to injury and the Packers signed Jones and all he did was catch 50 passes for 890 yards and eight touchdowns. He was impressive and he made some big...
Via The Packers Guru
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: The Giant Question Mark

When Jordy Nelson went down with an ACL tear in the 2015 preseason, the common sentiment among Green Bay Packers fans was that Davante Adams would be the savior. Much to the dismay of these fans, he was not. Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy continually expressed disappointment in how the second year player was performing. After a big showing in the 2014-2015 playoffs, he had high...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Four players the Green Bay Packers should resign this offseason

The offseason is quickly approaching, and the Green Bay Packers have some very important decisions to make. A lot of important Packers are becoming free agents, but the team won’t be keeping all of them. These are the four most important players that the Packers should resign. Resigning these guys will help keep the Packers in the top tier of NFC teams. Mason Crosby Mason...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Thompson Really have a Free Agency Phobia?

The  Green Bay Packers’ season ended a few weeks ago, but the 2015 NFL season will come to a close this weekend with Super Bowl 50. And with that will begin the 2016 season a month later.  With that will begin the guesswork of who stays and who is shown the door. Teams will start bidding and trying to woo free agents with the promises of championship rings, each touted the missing...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers want Eddie Lacy to lose 30 pounds

The Green Bay Packers want running back Eddie Lacy to lose a substantial amount of weight this offseason. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the Packers hope Lacy will shed at least 30 pounds ahead of the 2016 season. The former second-round pick is currently listed at 234 pounds, but he likely played at a far heavier weight this past season. Setting the bar at 30 pounds would...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

James Starks expected to re-sign with Green Bay Packers in free agency

The Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2016 NFL offseason with a lot of question marks surrounding their roster. James Starks is set to hit the open free agency market and is currently considering whether to leave or stay with the Packers. According to a report from PackersNews.com, Starks is currently expected to re-sign with the team when free agency opens up. After such a...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

James Jones rocks his hoodie on SportsCenter

Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones began wearing a hoodie underneath his uniform as the weather got colder this season, but apparently he wears the sweatshirt for more than just warmth. During an appearance on SportsCenter Sunday, Jones was rocking a hoodie underneath his suit. James Jones is wearing his hoodie underneath a suit jacket on SportsCenter pic.twitter.com...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers had a great 2015 NFL season as they made the playoffs as a Wildcard team and just missed making the NFC Championship Game for a fourth time since 2007. The team doesn’t have a lot of questions to be answered this offseason, but even the best of teams can improve. The Packers had a big problem rushing the quarterback this season against some pretty talented...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike McCarthy is 'fed up' with Packers GM

Things may be getting a bit frosty in Green Bay these days, and we’re not talking about the weather. A report by Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel included a juicy rumor regarding head coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson. Specifically, McGinn reports: “According to several sources, McCarthy is fed up with his boss’ unwillingness to take a chance...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson spent part of 2015 season as a substitute teacher

The Green Bay Packers were without wide receiver Jordy Nelson all season, but Nelson still found a great way to spend his time on the IR. In a new campaign with Dove, the company revealed what Nelson was doing while not playing football, and it turns out it was pretty admirable. He was a substitute teacher. Now the video is sort of cheesy, but it tells a good story. Nelson became...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews wants NFL to change OT rules

Following the Green Bay Packers’ 26-20 overtime loss at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Divisional Playoffs Saturday night, linebacker Clay Matthews showed his frustration with the current NFL overtime rules. Arizona scored a touchdown on the first possession of overtime to win the football game. Matthews is in favor of changing the NFL rules to what college football...
Via This Given Sunday
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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