PACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Teammate: Aaron Rodgers is ‘going to have a career year’

A disappointing 2015 season now in the rear view mirror, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is preparing for a potentially huge comeback in 2016. “Aaron is as dedicated as I’ve ever seen him,” one offensive teammate told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. “He’s always dedicated but even more now. I think he’s going to have a career year.” Rodgers’ “down”...
Via The Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Position Battle: No. 3 Wide Receiver

As the rigors of training camp inch closer, it’s clear that the Green Bay Packers will enter the season as one of the favorites to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas. Having a Super Bowl caliber roster also means that most positions are pretty much a foregone conclusion, with only a limited number of spots open for a young player to come in and make an impact...
Via cover32
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 Packers Free Agents: Who Will Stay and Who Will Go?

With news that the Green Bay Packers are about $9 million under the salary cap for the 2016 season after signing all of their draft picks, we can begin looking at how that money will be used. Most, if not all, of it will go toward re-signing the long list of players ready to hit the open market as free agents in 2017. Below I will look at each player and consider how likely or unlikely...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Assistants Needed For Front 7

The Green Bay Packers have selected six defensive linemen, four linebackers and seven defensive backs in the first four rounds of the draft since 2009. And while that’s a pretty equal distribution of picks, there’s nothing equal about the results. Of the six defensive linemen, only Mike Daniels (2012) and to a lesser extent B.J. Raji (2009) developed into quality players. Mike...
Via Packers Notes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers bring in Millions in Revenue Dollars

Whenever the yearly revenue reports come out, the song C.R.E.A.M by the Wu-Tang Clan come to my mind as I peruse the reports. If you are unfamiliar with the chorus of the song it goes as follows: Cash Rules Everything Around Me C.R.E.A.M., get the money Dollar, dollar bill y’all Dollar, dollar bill y’all indeed for the Green Bay Packers. It never ceases to amaze me how a team...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 quarterbacks in Green Bay Packers history

The lineage of quarterbacks in the history of the Green Bay Packers is interesting and full of prestige. Most fans of today’s generation, unless they’ve done research or are die-hard Packer fans, only know of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. While both of them can be mentioned in a conversation involving the top quarterbacks of the franchise, there are some other prominent men...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Depth Chart: Offensive Backfield

With just a short month between now and training camp, the Packers depth chart is still jam packed with talent. And with all that talent comes some players who need some of the spotlight to get fans excited about them. And now, with the second edition of this breakdown, we hit the offensive backfield. For this series, which will finish by training camp starts, we will look at each...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers president speculates move for shorter preseason and extra international game

Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy acknowledged what NFL fans have known for years when he spoke to a small group of reporters on Friday. The league’s preseason is hot garbage. “I think one thing we can all agree on is the quality of play in the preseason is not good. And players don’t need game time, they don’t need preseason games to get ready for the season...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Green Bay Packers who are bound to breakout in 2016

The Green Bay Packers have many players who are either already superstars or have the potential to become superstars in the future. A few of the young players on the roster have already shown what they are capable of while playing limited minutes. A couple of these guys were rookies last year, and after getting some much needed on-field experience, these players have an opportunity...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners got $222.6M each in '15 revenue share

The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a whopping $222.6 million. JUST IN: Each NFL owner received $222.6 million this past...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers report record revenue

The Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue. Total revenue rose 8 percent in the past year to nearly $409 million in 2016. It's the 13th straight year with a new high for one of the NFL's marquee teams. Revenue from national sources rose 6 percent to more than $222 million. It was outpaced by the nearly 11 percent growth in local revenue to $186 million. Overall...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Still going: Packers report another year of record revenue

The Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue. Total revenue rose 8 percent in the past year to nearly $409 million in 2016. It's the 13th straight year with a new high for one of the NFL's marquee teams. Revenue from national sources rose 6 percent to more than $222 million. It was outpaced by the nearly 11 percent growth in local revenue to $186 million...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers made a record profit last fiscal year

You probably have a good idea that NFL teams make plenty of money, but the only way to know that is to check out the Green Bay Packers’ financial report when it’s released each offseason.The Packers, of course, are the league’s only publicly held team and as such are the only one to release annual numbers – which they did Friday.Business, to be sure, is booming.The team reported...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Money The Green Bay Packers Made In 2015

The Packers’ 2015 season was a pretty good one on the field. It was an incredible one off of it, though.  Green Bay announced today that the previous season was a record one financially for the NFL franchise.  According to the franchise, the Packers: Had a record revenue of $408.7 million Had a record net income of $48.9 million Had a record operating profit of $75 million ...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bachelorette’s Jordan Rodgers: Relationship with Aaron 'complicated'

Aaron Rodgers is currently the second-most famous person in his family among women aged 18 to 34.  The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback’s little brother, Jordan Rodgers, is currently starring on The Bachelorette.  The two brothers don’t appear to be best friends, though.  Jordan Rodgers appeared on Katie Nolan’s Garbage Time podcast and discussed his relationship with...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to interview players named in Al-Jazeera report

The NFL is reportedly set to ramp up its investigation of the allegations levied against several players in the recent Al-Jazeera America PED report. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the league said in an internal memo that it is set to interview four players – Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent linebacker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Inexperience, Packers’ Secondary Primed to Succeed

When the Green Bay Packers’ offense struggled in 2015, it was the defense that stepped up to help guide the team to another strong season, even if it did not end in a fifth straight division title. A big reason for the defensive unit’s overall improvement was the play in the secondary. Just five years ago, the Packers’ pass defense ranked dead last in the NFL. Last year, led...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Must See Games 2016: Green Bay Packers

Every team has must see games on their schedule for 2016. Even though football is still two months away, it’s still never too early to look ahead to the big games. Who are the Green Bay Packers are playing in 2016!? This slide show breaks down the seven most intriguing match-ups for the Packers based on these games being either rivalries, longtime conference grudge matches, potential...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Think QB Brett Hundley Will Develop Into A “Solid Starter”

Aaron Rodgers might be the best quarterback in the NFL and, at 32, he likely has plenty of years left behind center for the Packers.  The All-Pro can’t play forever, though.  Like they did with Brett Favre, Green Bay will at some point have to replace their do-it-all quarterback in Rodgers.  The Packers hope Rodgers’ replacement is already on the roster.  #Packers have a...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers takes Clay Matthews deep in softball

Green Bay Packers star wide receiver Jordy Nelson held a charity softball game on Sunday, and a surprisingly large crowd turned out to support the cause and the team. How did the game go? Well, considering these are professional athletes who are quite strong swinging aluminum bats at lobbed softballs, there were a lot of bombs. So when Aaron Rodgers stepped up to the dish to face...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL is banning James Jones’ hoodie

The NFL is announcing rule changes for the 2016 season. As usual, they’re focused on the really important things like banning James Jones’ hoodie. Players may not wear exposed undergarments with an exposed hood hanging outside the collar of the jersey. Hello Green Bay. — Mike Pereira (@MikePereira) June 8, 2016 That seems like an awfully specific rule to target James Jones...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the year for the Green Bay Packers?

The Green Bay Packers are one of the most consistent teams in the National Football League. They have made the playoffs the last seven consecutive seasons, won their division the last four out of five seasons, and have the most division titles since 2000 within their division. Outside of that, they usually finish well over .500 every season and do a good job of keeping their core...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jared Cook out until training camp after foot surgery

The Green Bay Packers will be without top offseason acquisition Jared Cook until at least training camp. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Cook underwent “preventative” surgery on his foot this week. He is now expected to miss the rest of OTAs and minicamps this summer, but the Packers are hopeful their new tight end will be ready to return by training camp, which begins in...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb says he will never wear on-field microphone again

Aaron Rodgers said recently that he believes Randall Cobb suffered a punctured lung in a playoff game last year because he was wearing a microphone for NFL Films. Cobb agrees, and the Green Bay Packers wide receiver says it is not going to happen again. “I’ll never be mic’d up again,” Cobb said Thursday, per Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Cobb says he was coughing up blood after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson declares himself game-ready

The Green Bay Packers are holding Jordy Nelson out of OTAs as he recovers from ACL surgery, but the Pro Bowl receiver believes he could play in a meaningful game right now. “..if there was a game on Sunday, I’m playing,” Nelson said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN. The Packers have Nelson on a structured timeline, meaning he won’t participate in live drills until at least training...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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