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Packers Question of the day - Priority Re-Signee?

OLB Julius Peppers RG T.J. Lang OLB Datone Jones OLB Nick Perry RB Eddie Lacy TE Jared Cook C J.C. Tretter SS Micah Hyde OLB Jayrone Elliott ILB Joe Thomas LS Brett Goode RB Christine Michael RT Don Barclay ILB Jordan tripp DE Christian Ringo FB Joe Kerridge These are the list of free agents set to have expiring contracts this offseason...
Via Cheesehead TV
2 hours ago

The Packers must diversify

We all know that diversification is the best way to invest. Don’t put too much in one area or sector just in case the economy suddenly flat lines. The same can be said about the Packers. The mantra has always been draft and develop, which I don’t have a problem with on the surface. However, it starts to be a problem when the draft and develop philosophy becomes the only way...
Via Cheesehead TV
4 hours ago

Micah Hyde Would Like to Return to Packers in Free Agency

Micah Hyde is set to hit open free agency this offseason, but has already made it clear he would like to return to the Green Bay Packers. After being knocked out of the playoffs by the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game, the Packers will have quite a few big decisions to make this coming offseason. Re-signing Hyde should certainly be at the top of the Packers’ priority...
Via This Given Sunday
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Sitton replaces T.J. Lang in Pro Bowl

Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang spent five seasons as the starting tandem of guards for the Packers before the run ended with Sitton’s release ahead of the start of the 2016 season. Sitton landed in Chicago shortly after being released, where he started 12 games for the Bears and garnered enough votes in the Pro…
Via Pro Football Talk
20 hours ago

Packers’ David Bakhtiari named to first Pro Bowl

The Packers' left tackle can now add "Pro Bowler" to his résumé. The Green Bay Packers' season might have ended, but some of the players have another "game" left to play -- the Pro Bowl. That list now includes left tackle David Bakhtiari, who joined the NFC squad as an alternate Monday. While the Pro Bowl supposedly features the biggest stars in the NFL, a large swath of those...
Via Acme Packing Co
20 hours ago

Packers Free Agents 2017: Perry, Peppers, & Lacy among 20 players with expiring contracts

Green Bay has several key players hitting free agency this March, including three of their top four pass-rushers. The Green Bay Packers have sixty players on their active roster and injured reserve as of the conclusion of their 2016 NFL season, and a number of them have contracts which will expire on March 9th. That is the date that the 2017 league year begins, and when free agency...
Via Acme Packing Co
21 hours ago

The week in NFL news as explained by Outkast

As a member of the Sports Media Conglomerate, I feel like I must begin this article with an apology. Football fans: I'm so sorry. I'm so sorry that we've only had about one-and-a-half competitive football games so far this postseason. Trust me, next year, when Yardbarker gets a seat at the shadow cabal meeting that decides what happens during every NFL games, we'll make sure that...
Via Yardbarker
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Olivia Munn thanks supporters of Aaron Rodgers, slams his family

Olivia Munn has singled out and thanked Green Bay Packers fans who remained supportive of Aaron Rodgers despite the quarterback dealing wtih “adversity on and off the field.”The actress and longtime girlfriend of the Packers signal-caller took to Instagram on Sunday to thank supporters in the wake of Green Bay’s 44-21 blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Time for Dom Capers to Go

The Green Bay Packers dreams of running the table all the way to the Super Bowl were crushed yesterday in Atlanta. Once again, much of the blame can be laid at the feet of a defense, that time and time again, has proven to be the Packers Achilles heel. In every year since Green Bay won the Super Bowl in 2010, the defense has come up short in the postseason. In 2011, it allowed 37...
Via The Packers Guru
1 day ago

Packers Question of the day - Takeaways from the loss

It's been over two months since I've had to title a "question of the day" piece as "takeaways from the loss." It's an awful feeling on a normal occasion, but it's even worse after the NFC Championship. The Packers fell in dramatic fashion in Atlanta, giving the Georgia Dome the proper send-off for the home team, the Falcons, who are now representing the NFC in Super Bowl 51. What...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Falcons benefit from questionable call after turnover

Already up 10-0 over the Green Bay Packers, the Atlanta Falcons stole some waxing momentum when Jalen Collins ripped the ball right out of Aaron Ripkowski’s arms to force a turnover.The Packers were in scoring range after Ripkowski dragged a pile of Falcons defenders into the red zone. Unfortunately for him, he couldn’t hang onto the ball. Collins made a key play to force the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Favre: Rodgers' best asset is ability to elevate his team

It sure seems like the rift between Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre is well behind them based on comments the Hall of Fame quarterback made about his former backup.The two former teammates have had a few moments together in the public eye the past couple of years in which it was clear the old rivalry was dead and buried. Then again, just this year, Favre questioned Rodgers’ leadership...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nelson expected to play vs. Falcons with kevlar padding

Jordy Nelson is still experiencing pain after he suffered multiple broken ribs on a hit against the New York Giants in the opening round of the playoffs, but he is expected to play through the injury in the NFC Championship Game.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Nelson ordered military-grade kevlar padding to protect his ribs and will likely give it a go against the Atlanta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams will be available for Packers

The Green Bay Packers may not be at full strength for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game at Atlanta, but they should have most of their weapons available.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on Saturday that the Packers are expected to have injured players Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams, Geronimo Allison and Morgan Burnett available for the game. All four players are listed as questionable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers boost WR depth, adding McCaffrey from practice squad

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have signed rookie receiver Max McCaffrey from the practice squad, adding depth at a position plagued by injuries ahead of Sunday's NFC championship game against the Atlanta Falcons.Offensive lineman JC Tretter, who had knee surgery this week, was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Saturday to make room for McCaffrey.McCaffrey was...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best undrafted players remaining in NFL playoffs

Three games remain in the 2016 NFL season.The Packers visit the Falcons in the NFC championship game Sunday and the Steelers visit the Patriots in the AFC championship game.Super Bowl LI will be played Feb. 5 in Houston.After that will be three months of draft talk, and many people won’t know what they’re talking about.Players who turn out to be busts will be talked about like...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFC Championship’s two most important players

Come playoff time, all 53 players on every roster are going to be important and play some role. However, not all players are of equal importance. Some guys are going to do minor things to help a team win, while others are going to play major roles.After a look at the AFC Championship Game’s most important players, here are the two players in the NFC Championship Game that are most...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Leaky pass defenses to be tested when Packers meet Falcons

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers' blueprint to slow down Atlanta in the NFC championship game focuses on turning the high-octane Falcons into a one-dimensional offense. It sounds simple enough. But this plan could be tough to execute for the Packers with their injury issues in the secondary. It's tough enough to contain All-Pros Matt Ryan and Julio Jones with a healthy...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Packers expect Adams, Allison to play against Falcons

There appears to be little chance Jordy Nelson will return on Sunday, but at least the Green Bay Packers can count on Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison to play against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Packers are expecting both receivers to overcome injuries and play on Sunday. At this point, the #Packers expect...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay's defense shows versatility in playoff run

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Micah Hyde, the Green Bay Packers' jack-of-all-trades in the secondary, is assuming another new role this season -- playoff playmaker.He is listed as a safety on the Packers roster, but really plays more of a slot cornerback role, at least when he's not needed to fill in on the outside against receivers.Whatever Hyde is called upon to do, the fourth-year defensive...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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