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Packers: Will Green Bay Regret Passing on C.J. Spiller?

Last week, the Green Bay Packers brought running back C.J. Spiller in for a visit. Yesterday, the free agent signed with the Seattle Seahawks. The question is, did the Packers make a mistake by not signing Spiller, who was cut by the New Orleans Saints. For Green Bay the move seemed like a good fit. The Packers only have two backs on the roster right now, Eddie Lacy and James Starks...
Via The Packers Guru
4 hours ago

Tale Of The Tape: GB vs. DET

After “studying the tape” (that sounds a heck of a lot better than “turning on the computer”), here are 10 additional thoughts from Sunday’s game against the Lions: —General manager Ted Thompson has an extremely difficult decision to make in regard to the future of T.J. Lang, and the veteran guard is doing all he can to make it easier. A strong argument can be made that...
Via Packers Notes
5 hours ago

Packers Question of the day - Young, Inexperienced, but Serviceable?

The Packers outside linebackers are categorized by two veterans, a fifth-year player who is finally beginning to live up to the hype, a rookie, a former defensive end converted into a hybrid linebacker and a special teams helper.  If you guessed in order Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, Nick Perry, Kyler Fackrell, Datone Jones and Jayrone Elliott fit the bill, then kudos to you. Outside...
Via Cheesehead TV
6 hours ago

Packers Hoping to say "bye" to Injuries After bye Week

Even without five vital defensive starters, the Packers managed to chalk one up in the "W" column on Sunday against the Lions. The scoreboard at halftime told one story that would be headlined 31-10, and the scoreboard by the end of the game read a frightening 34-27. A clear second-half tilt that was in favor of the visiting team. Matthew Stafford and his troop gashed the Packers...
Via Cheesehead TV
10 hours ago

Packers Find New Leader in Perry

When the Packers drafted linebacker Nick Perry in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft, the team had very high expectations. But often he seemed to vanish in to the background. Whether he was sidelined with an injury or saddled with a bad case of not living up to the hype, Perry has spent a lot of his first four years in Green Bay an afterthought. There were times last season where...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
17 hours ago

Packers work out 4 players, per report

Defensive linemen Brandin Bryant, Lars Koht and Joey Mbu as well as offensive tackle Lawrence Walker worked out for the Packers, who have an open spot on their practice squad.  With the bye week providing the coaching staff an opportunity for evaluation, the Green Bay Packers continue to look for ways to improve their roster. According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the team worked out...
Via Acme Packing Co
19 hours ago

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix pursuing criminal justice degree to unite communities, police

With all of the violence and instability in the world today, people are calling for change. Athletes, such as Colin Kaepernick and Arian Foster, have done so during the National Anthem, while Cam Newton made a statement with his Martin Luther King Jr.-inspired shirt on Sunday.Green Bay Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is taking a different approach to helping both the police and...
Via FOX Sports
21 hours ago

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix finishing criminal justice degree to help find “peace and justice”

Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix is still a very important cog on a Packers defense that could be integral in taking them back to the Super Bowl. But at the same time Clinton-Dix is looking to stop opposing QB’s, he’s also looking to stop the distrust, animosity and disdain between communities after the recent spate of police involved deaths in cities across the country. “I understand...
Via The Comeback
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Question of the day - Is Mike Daniels Elite?

The question has been raised amongst some fans and after recent history, it isn't much of a stretch to say that Mike Daniels can be classified as an elite defensive lineman. But rightfully? Give your assessment below. Has the steady, domineering play from Daniels ranked him among the NFL's best? Filed Under:  Featured Green Bay Packers NFL Categories:  NFC North ...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Packers Boast NFL’s Top Run Defense and it’s Not Even Close

Coming into the 2016 season, one question facing the Green Bay Packers was whether they would be able to stop the run? So far, it’s been asked and answered thanks to the dominant play of Mike Daniels and the front seven. Last season, the Packers had issues stopping the run, finishing 21st. Then, the Packers lost B.J. Raji, one of their best interior defensive lineman to retirement...
Via The Packers Guru
1 day ago

Packers Therapy #280: Detroit’s Lambeau Winning Streak Ends at One

With Chris and Dave in attendance (courtesy of generous listeners), the Packers rode a strong first half to declaw the Lions at Lambeau. The fellas talk about their experience at the game, focusing on the things that often don’t show up on TV. Listener eMail is answered. Betting lines are set. Pop culture is discussed. A splendid time is had by all. ——————- Posting...

Green Bay Packers: Injury Report

Coming into the season, many of he Green Bay Packers players did not favor the early bye week. However, with the injuries that have already plagued the team so far this season, a week of rest is definitely in order. Most recently, tight end Jared Cook, who was the most significant signee this offseason, went down in the second quarter of last Sunday’s game with an ankle injury...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Lane Taylor Off to Impressive Start at LG

When the Green Bay Packers cut Josh Sitton last month, the moved cause a bit of a panic. But with the way Lane Taylor has been playing, it’s easy to see why the Packers weren’t worried. Through three games, Taylor, a fourth-year player that was undrafted out of Oklahoma State, has more than held his own. Taylor struggled some against Minnesota, but against a salty Lions front...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago

Packers' defense welcomes bye week after early injuries

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As coach Mike McCarthy excused his players late Monday afternoon for the start of their bye week, sentiments about having the break so soon on their schedule were mixed.The passing game appears to be on better footing after a big first half by Aaron Rodgers and his receivers in the 34-27 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. So disrupting that momentum after two...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Packers ruled out, two downgraded to doubtful

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Pass-rushing linebacker Clay Matthews will miss the Green Bay Packers' game on Sunday against Detroit because of ankle and hamstring injuries.The Packers downgraded Matthews' status for the home opener from questionable to out after practice Saturday. Matthews has not practiced all week.Green Bay also will be without Morgan Burnett after the starting safety was...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers want to get Eddie Lacy more carries

The Green Bay Packers are focused on feeding Eddie Lacy … on the football field, that is. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said after Week 2 that the team is committed to getting their running backs more carries moving forward. “The analysis of our offense after two games, the running backs have not been given enough opportunities,” McCarthy said, per Rob Demovsky of ESPN...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers calls media ‘predictable’ over questions about struggles

Aaron Rodgers made it clear during his weekly session with reporters Wednesday that he knew what kind of questions were coming. After all, the Green Bay Packers offense was coming off another clunker of a performance, this time in a 17-14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. But the way Rodgers sees it, the line of questioning doesn’t necessarily constitute a legitimate...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson also has LCL injury in knee

Remember all that talk about Adrian Peterson possibly playing in Week 3 despite tearing his meniscus in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers? Yeah, you can go ahead and shelve that. Reports now say the Minnesota Vikings running back also suffered a torn lateral collateral ligament in his knee, in addition to the meniscus tear. In addition to have torn meniscus, Adrian Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free agent RB C.J. Spiller visiting Packers

Still in search of answers on offense, the Green Bay Packers are reportedly hosting a once explosive, multi-talented running back on Tuesday. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, free agent running back C.J. Spiller is spending the day visiting the Packers. #Packers are having veteran RB C.J. Spiller in for a visit today, source said. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 20,...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers ‘not going to overreact’ to Packers’ struggles

Aaron Rodgers didn’t quite break out his “relax” speech to the media after the Packers’ loss to the Vikings on Sunday, but his comments did sound familiar. The Green Bay quarterback said his Packers would not “overreact” to a 17-14 loss to Minnesota that saw Rodgers throw for just 213 yards while being sacked five times “We’re not going to overreact,” said Rodgers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ Lang: Blocking for Rodgers can be 'a little frustrating'

The Green Bay Packers felt the pressure on Sunday evening, as the Minnesota Vikings defense sacked Aaron Rodgers five times in a 17-14 Packers loss. Green Bay’s offensive line may not have performed up to snuff, and guard T.J. Lang was the first to admit the group needed to do a better job blocking. Lang also described the difficulty of protecting Aaron Rodgers, who’s known...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Numbers behind Aaron Rodgers’ stunning fall from grace

It’s difficult to fully grasp the stunning fall of Aaron Rodgers without comparing the numbers from his prolonged struggles with the height of his statistical powers. Over his last 15 regular season games, including Sunday night’s disaster in Minnesota, Rodgers has completed just 58.1 percent of his passes, with 24 touchdowns, nine interceptions and a passer rating of 84.4....
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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