Vince Young officially inks contract with CFL team

Former Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young is back in the professional ranks. The 34-year-old signal caller officially inked a contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League on Thursday.Young’s agent, Leigh Steinberg, made the announcement via Twitter. Young had been linked to Saskatchewan over the past couple months with...
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Finding the Prototypical Packers Cornerback: A Peculiar Approach

Green Bay has looked to players with backgrounds in other positions and sports to build its ideal cover men. Baseball players. Basketball players. Former wide receivers. The Green Bay Packers’ cornerback group sure is a diverse one. Beginning with Sam Shields in 2010, the Packers have taken chances on more than a few athletes with varying skillsets that fit their cornerback mold...
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7 hours ago

Packers 2017 90-Man Roster Ranking: Players #10-6

A new addition highlights a crew of instrumental, veteran Packers. 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...
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9 hours ago

Green Bay Packers: 5 Early bold predictions for 2017 season

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10 hours ago

Why we’re fans of the Green Bay Packers

Join APC as we celebrate the new look of our website by sharing stories of how we became entrenched as Packers fans. Welcome to the refreshed Acme Packing Company! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts to write your own...
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12 hours ago

Aaron Rodgers bought his offensive linemen off-road vehicles

The Green Bay Packers’ offensive linemen got some awesome Christmas gifts from Aaron Rodgers this past year, and it looks like they were well worth the wait.On Wednesday, the off-road vehicles Rodgers bought for each of the big guys who protect him were delivered. Each one was customized with the player’s number painted on the side. As you might expect, there were smiles and...
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Looking Ahead: Packers WRs Can Crumble—Fast

  It's a position that has scarcely been addressed in Green Bay over the last decade, but that may be on the cusp of changing. The wide receivers for the Packers are a hallowed group led by the Kansas-grown Jordy Nelson, 2016 league leader in touchdown receptions after rebounding from a torn ACL in August of 2015. Nelson turns 32 years old at the end of the month and also leaves...
Via Cheesehead TV
15 hours ago

Packers safety cited for driving 110 mph on way to practice

Green Bay Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead was recently pulled over for driving incredibly fast on the freeway in the wee hours of the morning, but at least he was heading to work.According to a police report obtained by Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Whitehead was cited on May 19 for driving 110 mph in a 70-mph zone. It was 3:39 a.m. at the time, and Whitehead...
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2017 Green Bay Packers: Tight Ends and Fullbacks

Tight End and Fullback are more-or-less interchangeable in the Packer’s scheme, and the players who will sit atop the depth chart for next season appear to be largely set. At Tight End, Martellus Bennett is one of the best in the entire league. He will give Aaron Rodgers a safety net, and a player he can hit down the middle of the field. Bennett is phenomenal in the Red Zone,...

Packers draft improves their Super Bowl chances.

The NFL Draft is now a few weeks in the rear view mirror, rookie camp is complete and the evaluations of the Packers newest players have begun in earnest. The Packers did both the expected and the surprising this year with their draft selections. When Wisconsin favorite TJ Watt was presented to Packers’ GM Ted Thompson on a silver platter, he passed the plate to the Cleveland...

Four Green Bay Packers you should consider drafting in Fantasy Football

Fantasy football season is still a few months away, but the Green Bay Packers roster is pretty much set, and we know all of the offensive players on the roster who will likely have key roles in the upcoming season. The Packers have a high-powered offense, and they are one team that has a few players who could really change your fantasy teams for the better. Here are four Green Bay...
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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...
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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’...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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9 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...
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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
13 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
20 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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