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Cory’s Corner: The Packers’ special teams needs a reboot

The Packers’ special teams were anything but special this year. Green Bay had seven kicks blocked and were ranked dead last in the annual special teams rankings compiled by The Dallas Morning News. Not to mention, a fake field goal and a botched onside kick sealed the Packers’ NFC Championship Game fate. And to prove that this year’s ranking wasn’t a fluke, the paper ranked...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL scout on Packers: 'They are doing things the right way'

The Green Bay Packers season ended on a sour note but NFL scout Chris Landry said that the team is heading in the right directions. Despite some big offseason decisions regarding big contracts, Landry believes if the team doesn't panic and stays with their draft and develop philosophy they should be in position to get after another Super Bowl next season. "They've got some...
Via 60 Max Power O
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers “Did not Finish”

The hangover from the capitulation suffered by Green Bay Packers in the playoff game with the Seattle Seahawks might last some time. Just over three minutes away from a sixth Superbowl appearance and in ebullient mood, Green Bay somehow contrived to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. At 19-14, tight end Brandon Bostick missed a Seahawks onside kick. The ball bounced off his...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Offseason needs

The Green Bay Packers did a lot of good things this year. For the fourth straight year they won the NFC North Division. They won their first home playoff game in two years. They got back to the NFC Championship game for the second time in five years. They had the sixth best offense in the league. They improved as the year went on in run defense and the play of their offensive line...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers' face difficult decisions with veteran linebackers including Julius Peppers

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Packers general manager Ted Thomson has some difficult choices to make on an aging linebacker unit. A.J. Hawk, Brad Jones, and Julius Peppers could become cap casualties if Thompson decides to go into the draft for cheaper talent. The Packers have roughly $18,361,430 in salary cap room available for 2015 and the team typically makes salary...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Aaron Rodgers 2014 season highlights

  Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 4,381 yards with 38 touchdowns and just five interceptions in 2014. Rodgers, 31, also had 269 yards rushing and two more scores. In the postseason, Rodgers, who just completed his 10th NFL season, threw for 494 yards with four TDs and two INTs.                 ...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: 12 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Examining the Packers NFL Draft Priorites

Let’s take a quick break from making ball jokes at the NFL’s expense and wallowing in our misery over the Green Bay Packers collapse from eight days ago to gaze into the future. Specifically, let’s gaze into the Packers’ future, all the way to May (or April, or June, or Christmas…whenever the hell the NFL draft is this year) and the rookie draft. Then let’s pretend that...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews celebrates Jordy Nelson's TD...as Pro Bowl opponent (GIF)

Green Bay Packers teammates Clay Matthews and Jordy Nelson were playing on opposing teams in Sunday night's NFL Pro Bowl, but that didn't stop Matthews from celebrating with Nelson after he scored a second quarter touchdown. Nelson and Matthews gave each other a flying bump after Nelson's 21-yard TD from Drew Brees. It's all about having fun at the Pro Bowl, and the end result...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clay Mathews Celebrates Jordy Nelson's Pro Bowl TD Even Though on a Different Team

During the first half of the Pro Bowl Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees in the Pro Bowl to give Team Carter a 20-19 lead going in to the half. It was an incredible catch. The kind of catch that got him selected to the Pro Bowl, but what was of real interest was the guy that celebrated with him from the other team, linebacker...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Did the defense pass?

After losing to the Seattle Seahawks one week ago in the NFC Championship, the Green Bay Packers now have to look back at the year that was and think about the year that was.  While the offense was the reason this team was what is was, the defense did its part to keep the Packers in some games this year, including the NFC title game where they forced four interceptions and one fumble...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sam Shields: Dez Bryant catch should have counted

  Quickly lost in the DeflateGate furor was all the outrage over Dez Bryant’s overturned catch in the NFC divisional playoff round.   Sam Shields is here to open old wounds. The Green Bay Packers cornerback, who was covering Bryant on the controversial Jan. 11 play, believes the call shouldn’t have been reversed. “It was a catch,” Shields told ESPN this week...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews Fined $22,050 for Illegal Hit on Russell Wilson

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for making this illegal blindside hit on Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson in last weekend’s NFC Championship game. Matthews has a reputation for taking some cheap hits on quarterbacks. Fortunately for the Packers linebacker, who outweighs Wilson by 52 pounds, Seattle’s signal caller didn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

All Is Not Lost For The Green Bay Packers

Where do the Green Bay Packers go from here? With some changes, and a strong foundation to build on, the future remains bright. The NFC Championship game was of course disappointing. It pointed out some changes that need to be made. First and foremost: Fire Shawn Slocum. That isn’t because of one play. Brandon Bostick’s mistake on the hands team doesn’t mean that Slocum should...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: First order of business

Heading into this year’s offseason the Packers will be busy trying to re-sign important players from this year’s team. Many of these players will be testing the free agent market themselves. The Green Bay Packers have a total of 14 restricted and unrestricted free agents, seven on offense and seven on defense. The front office will have tough decisions on who to re-sign and who...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Re-Signing Bryan Bulaga Would Keep Elite Offensive Line Intact

The Green Bay Packers had a lot of positive things happen in the 2014 season but perhaps the most important was the development of the offensive line, which turned out to be the best in Green Bay in over a decade. Not only were the Packers able to routinely run the football against tough defenses—with over 100 yards rushing against Detroit, Dallas and Seattle in the three most...
Via The Packers Guru
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Munn: I didn't know who Aaron Rodgers was when we met

We all know chicks dig quarterbacks, but sometimes chicks can dig quarterbacks before they even know they are quarterbacks. Olivia Munn is living proof of this. Munn, who has been dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers for quite some time, told Conan O’Brien on Tuesday night that she had no idea who Rodgers was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers does not think God cares about football games

In reacting to Russell Wilson’s claim that his four interceptions in the NFC Championship game were God’s plan to set up a dramatic finish, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers seemed to question that idea. In his weekly radio show interview with ESPN personality Jason Wilde, Rodgers responded to a reader’s question/point that read… I always find it a little off...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers once told Phil Simms he over-inflates footballs

Just in case you were wondering how common it is for NFL teams to mess with the amount of air that goes in or comes out of an official game ball, the internet has uncovered an intriguing clip that seems to indicate Aaron Rodgers has admitted to “cheating” this way in the past. Earlier this...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This weekend in NFL stupid

There were only two games in the NFL this weekend, but they were big ones. And in one, a whole lot of stupid happened. Here’s a fairly full version of “This weekend in NFL stupid,” thanks mainly to Mike McCarthy and the Green Bay Packers. The stupidest fourth-down decision This goes to Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers for attempting an 18-yard field goal rather than...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bostick: 'The whole world is on my back'

No matter how much Green Bay Packers’ tight end Brandon Bostick replays the events of a play gone wrong against the Seattle Seahawks, the result won’t change. In an onside kick by Seattle that should have landed the ball in Green Bay’s possession in the fourth quarter, Bostick’s attempt at catching the ball instead of adhering to his blocking duties, ended up in a tipping...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Morgan Burnett tried to return late-game interception?

Brian Bostick is receiving a fair share of the blame in the wake of how the Green Bay Packers unraveled and inexplicably blew a 12-point lead to the Seattle Seahawks in a stunning 28-22 overtime loss in the NFC Championship Game. While it is true that had Green Bay’s tight end managed to hang on...Read More The post Should Packers safety Morgan Burnett have tried to return late...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Epic overreactions from Packers fans following loss

The Green Bay Packers blew Sunday’s game in Seattle in baffling fashion, losing to the Seahawks on a series of mind-boggling plays. The depressing loss will sting and although the level-headed organization won’t start making snap decisions as a result, many fans are suggesting they do just that. Fan overreactions are prevalent during even the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bostick opens up about botched onside kick

With just over two minutes remaining in Sunday's NFC Championship, the Green Bay Packers had a chance to ice the game. All they needed to do was keep the Seattle Seahawks from recovering an onside kick. Teams practice defending against onside kicks each week. Everyone is supposed to know their assignment. But that doesn't always mean players will execute, and Packers fans learned...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Bostick botches onside kick catch

Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick cost his team by failing to recover an onside kick by the Seattle Seahawks in the final minutes of Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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