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Jayrone Elliott opening eyes of Packers coaching staff

Green Bay Packers linebacker Jayrone Elliott has been a standout at training camp and coach Mike McCarthy along with defensive coordinator Dom Capers and linebackers coach Winston Moss all agree the rookie has caught their attention. Elliott, 6'3, 255 pounds, has reportedly manhandled veteran offensive linemen Derek Sherrod and Don Barclay the past couple days. "His...
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Wednesday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Cory’s Corner: The Packers’ solution at center is Linsley ► The Packers’ offense has been humming this preseason. Aaron Rodgers looks sharp and confident ... 'Deceptive' Elliott ready to show he belongs ► Sam Barrington calls him "The Chosen One." Andy Mulumba and Mike Neal prefer "Sackmaster." The veterans, Clay Matthews ... Green Bay...
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Ranking the NFL’s top 10 running backs heading into 2014 season

While the 'ground-and-pound' era is now a thing of the past, running backs still hold great value in the NFL. Versatile, all-purpose backs are the new prototype—players who can rip off big runs, protect the quarterback and catch passes. Let's take a look at the 10 best running backs in the NFL today...6. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers Green Bay’s offense has relied...
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Packers place B.J. Raji on IR

The Green Bay Packers placed defensive lineman B.J. Raji on season-ending injured reserve after he recently suffered a torn biceps. Packers placed NT B.J. Raji, OL Don Barclay and WR Jared Abbrederis on I.R. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading....
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Green Bay Packers Injury Roundup

Well that certainly didn’t last very long did it? It seems like just yesterday that the boys of From the Benches were discussing that the Packers were finally going through a training camp without a high number of injuries.  The thought was that this might finally be the year that the team stays healthy and climbs back towards the 13 win number that would secure it a first round...
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Packers release tight end Colt Lyerla with an injury settlement

It looks like the Green Bay Packers are not as high as we all thought on tight end Colt Lyerla.  Lyerla was a very solid tight end at Oregon, but he was constantly in trouble with the Police. Well after tearing the medial collateral and posterior collateral ligaments in his right knee Aug. 2 in […] The post Packers release tight end Colt Lyerla with an injury settlement appeared...
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Green Bay Packers hold steady in Power Rankings, remain in the top-5 of NFL

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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NFLPA’s Sean Gilbert could be stirring some things up a bit in the NFL

Sean Gilbert could blow up the new CBA, and we could be looking at another hold-out.  Jason La Canfora    @JasonLaCanfora  Ex NFL player Sean Gilbert, opposing DeMaurice Smith to become head of the NFLPA, will hold a conference call shortly to discuss candidacy According to Pro Football Talk, Sean Gilbert of the NFLPA is putting up […] The post NFLPA’s Sean Gilbert could...
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Green Bay Packers: The final tuneup

Aaron Rodgers The Green Bay Packers will play host to the Kansas City Chiefs in their preseason finale on Thursday night.  The game is scheduled to kickoff at 6:00 CT from Lambeau Field.  The Chiefs enter this game with a meaningless 1-2 record, while the Packers enter their preseason finale at 2-1. Normally, the preseason finale is where the starters get their first bye week of...
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Aaron Rodgers says 'it's going to be a sped up process' with new center Cory Linsley

For Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers there are many luxuries in the team's offense, Eddie Lacy, Jordy Nelson, and Randall Cobb, but what he doesn't have is time. When starting center J.C. Tretter went down in third preseason game with a knee injury, the entire offseason went up in smoke for Rodgers, who had been looking to build a rapport after years of different...
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Green Bay Packers: Two key linemen go down

B.J. Raji is done for the season. Who will fill his place on the d-line? Many fans and people inside of the NFL think the preseason should be shortened.  While these games are good for coaching staffs to see what players can do, they are also meaningless games where players can get hut.  The preseason injury bug bit several teams this last weekend.  The biggest hit was to the...
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Before drafting you need to see Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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Green Bay Packers 53-Man Roster Projection: Preseason Week 3 Update

The Green Bay Packers third preseason game was not a charm. In fact, it turned out to be a curse as the Packers lost two starting players due to injury. Injuries are the worst nightmare for NFL teams in the preseason and for Green Bay that bad dream became a reality Friday night as the Packers lost starting nose tackle B.J. Raji for the season with a torn bicep. To make matters worse...
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Report: Packers’ J.C. Tretter didn’t suffer any ligament damage

According to Jason Wilde of ESPWisconsin.com, Packers offensive lineman J.C. Tretter didn’t suffer any ligament damage in his knee. #NFL source says @JCTretter did not suffer ligament damage in the knee, which would have made it 6-10 week injury. Instead, 5-6 weeks. — Jason Wilde (@jasonjwilde) August 24, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
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Packers Waive Seven Players Including WR Chris Harper

  The Green Bay Packers announced that they have placed seven players on waivers as they work to get down to 75 players ahead of Tuesday’s deadline. Among the players cut are: WR Chris Harper, S Charles Clay, CB Antonio Dennard, LB Korey Jones, FB Ina Liaina, QB Chase Rettig, and WR Gerrard Sheppard. Harper, 24, is a former fourth-round pick of the Seahawks. He lasted just a...
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