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Packers plan to utilize 'pistol' sets in offense

The Green Bay Packers offense is already potent, but coach Mike McCarthy wants to add another element that could help the unit become even more prolific. McCarthy said that the NFL owner's meetings that he want the offense to start using 'pistol' sets as a way to help evolve the system. "I like the pistol," McCarthy said, via JSOnline.com. "I think there's a lot of value regardless...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy looking for Julius Peppers 'to really step up' in 2015

Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said that he expects veteran linebacker Julius Peppers to 'really step up' in his second season with the team. Peppers, 35, has a $12 million salary cap number this year along with an $8.5 million base salary, however, McCarthy feels Peppers will be worth the money. "He made a huge impact on our football team," McCarthy said, via Packers News....
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers ‘Free Agents’ May Already Be On Board

With Wednesday’s modest signing of “street free agent” safety Kyle Sebetic, who spent a week on the Giants practice squad last November, the Green Bay Packers became the last team in the league to sign a free agent who spent time with another NFL team. Simply put it is not in their DNA to spend wildly on the open market for players who were unsigned and in some cases unwanted...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers sign DB Kyle Sebetic

Per WNFL: 'The Green Bay Packers have added former Kenosha Tremper high school defensive back Kyle Sebetic to their 90-man roster. He auditioned for NFL scouts at a veterans' combine last weekend in Phoenix. After playing his college ball at Dayton, Sebetic spent last summer in the New York Giants' training camp, and later spent a week on their practice squad. He plays both corner...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn cheer on Wisconsin at the Staples Center (PHOTOS)

Aaron Rodgers may not be a University of Wisconsin alumnus—he went to Cal—but that doesn’t mean he can’t cheer for his hometown team. The Badgers squared off against the Tar Heels at the Staples Center on Thursday night, and won, 79-72. Rodgers and girlfriend Olivia Munn were in attendance. Check out some of the photos of the power couple at the game. Olivia Munn,...
Via The Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Aaron Rodgers And Olivia Munn Are In Los Angeles Supporting Wisconsin Against UNC

Aaron Rodgers is a Cal alumnus, but with his Golden Bears at home, he is supporting his current hometown team—the Wisconsin Badgers. Wisconsin is playing North Carolina at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and Rodgers and girlfriend, actress Olivia Munn, are on hand to support the team. The first family of Sconnie, holding court. pic.twitter.com/440I7DYNeN — Dan Lyons (@Dan_Lyons76...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Guide: Green Bay Packers

It’s back! One of the best NFL Draft Guide values out there and the only one written SPECIFICALLY for Packers fans. This guide is brought to you by our friends at CheeseheadTV, with contributions from yours truly and other more talented writers and draftniks.  This Packers-centric guide to the 2015 NFL Draft is a must-have for any Packers fan. Our publication includes: Over...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis says he had conversations with Packers

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Darrelle Revis signed a five-year, $70 million deal with the New York Jets on the first day of free agency, despite having two Super Bowl contenders after him. Revis told SNY’s Loud Mouths with NFL Media’s Adam Schein and Chris Carlin that he was communicating with several teams besides the Jets and New England Patriots before his...
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Packers happy to see Ndamukong Suh leave NFC North

The Green Bay Packers won’t have to face former Detroit Lions defensive tackle twice a year anymore in the NFC North, and that makes coach Mike McCarthy happy. “I’m trying to teach my 6-year-old to do a cartwheel right now,” McCarthy told reporters Wednesday. The Packers won’t play Suh and the Miami Dolphins until 2018. “I thought it was a win-win,” McCarthy said...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson recovering from hip surgery

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is coming off an All-Pro season, posting career highs in receptions and yards. But on Wednesday, Packers coach Mike McCarthy revealed that Nelson underwent a “clean-up” hip surgery after the Pro Bowl. I said Nelson’s surgery was to his knee, but it was actually his hip. Just a cleanup. 6 to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers free agent Letroy Guion free to sign after criminal case closed

Green Bay Packers free agent Letroy Guion got some good news on Tuesday as the case stemming from his arrest in his Starke, Florida on February 3rd has been closed. He will not be prosecuted and the incident will not remain on his record, per ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. Guion was arrested after being pulled over for erratic driving. Police found 357 grams of marijuana and an unloaded...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Guion Cleared To Resume Football Career

Six week ago and just days after Super Bowl XLIX, former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion was getting his mug shot taken and wondering what would happen to his NFL career.  The free agent had just been arrested on possession of marijuana and while in possession of a firearm in his hometown of Starke, Florida.  At the time, the Packers had reportedly been working...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy runs circles around the Bears

It’s not even April yet and I’m already craving some real, live NFL action. For now highlight clips will have to do… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best player in each franchise’s history, ranked from 1-32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency In that spirit, check out this GIF from Reddit of Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy running circles around...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

General Manager Ted Thompson wants to keep the Packers forever young

The Green Bay Packers know all too well of what happens when a team is worn down and getting old. Anyone remember when the Packers when Ted Thompson was first hired? There was a reason why he was hired in the first place. At that time Mike Sherman was coach and GM. His team was getting old, players getting injured often as a result of that and not too much depth on the roster, the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Taking A Step Back Defensively?

The Green Bay Packers have been able to keep its fantastic offensive machine so far this offseason, but the same cannot be said for its defense. The Packers lost cornerbacks Tramon Williams and Davon House, who combined with Sam Shields, Casey Hayward and Micah Hyde were the biggest strength of the Green Bay defense. They also have not added any free agents from another team to help...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ol’ Bag of Donuts: Packers Free Agency Thoughts

As the first wave of NFL free agency comes to an end, Ol’ Bag of Donuts react to what the Green Bay Packers have done so far and speculate what it all means. Chris and Adam give their thoughts on whether fans should be worried about the cornerback depth and what player may benefit the most from the offseason moves. Finally the guys pose two questions: Where will this “extra...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: 3 first round prospects

With the 2015 NFL Draft just around the corner, it is never too early to start looking at projections.  The draft has been where the Green Bay Packers have found success, as most of the players on their roster have only played for the Packers.  While the first round has either been hit or miss since Ted Thompson became the general manager, here are three players that I think would...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out this ridiculous dunk by Green Bay Packers receiver DaVante Adams

I know that the NBA Slam Dunk contest ended about a month ago but someone needs to get Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams to sign up for next year… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Check out Davante’s ridiculous dunk: That is a 360...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Defense should be the focus of the Draft

The Green Bay Packers will be returning all 11 offensive starters from last year’s team. It was an offense that scored the most points in the NFL and according to head coach Mike McCarthy was the best offense he has had in Green Bay. On the other side of the ball, it’s a different story. So far this offseason, the Packers have released linebackers A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones, and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

B.J. Raji Deserves Another Prove-It Deal from Packers

B.J. Raji has struggled to find the effort and motivation that made him one of the best defensive tackles in the league in 2010. His efforts that year were a big reason that the Green Bay Packers had a top-five defense and emerged as Super Bowl champions.But since that Super Bowl victory, Raji’s production has been in constant decline. Despite less impressive seasons in 2011 and...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Packers 2014 NFL Draft: Davante Adams

With draft talk buzzing and April rapidly approaching, it seems like a good time to take a step back and look at last year’s draft for the Green Bay Packers. Ted Thompson, general manager of the Packers, is famous for building his teams through the draft and then keeping his teams together once players are able to sign elsewhere; so for them, the draft is even more important than...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper strikes plea deal on rape charges

Fresh off news that a fourth state (Nevada) has filed rape charges against the former NFL safety, Darren Sharper has apparently entered into a global plea deal relating to all charges against him.  The plea deal will take into account rape charges in Nevada, Arizona, California and Arizona as well as federal charges. In almost all cases, Sharper is accused of drugging his alleged...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Only cheese more popular than Aaron Rodgers in Wisconsin

A survey of just over 1,000 Wisconsin residents revealed an interesting factoid, albeit a stereotypically amusing one: The only thing more popular than Aaron Rodgers in the Green Bay Packers’ home state is, you guessed it, cheese. They don’t call it America’s Dairyland for nothing. The poll, conducted Public Policy Polling, surveyed 1,071 Wisconsin residents,...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TitleTown Sound Off : Addressing the Packers Cornerback Crisis

The Packers have a lot of homework to do at cornerback, and Titletown Sound has your answer key! Cody and Nick give you a massive rundown on names to know at the cornerback position in this year’s draft.” Titletown Sound Off is brought to you by hosts, Jeremy, Chris, and Bobbo. Check Out Football Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Packers Talk Radio Network on BlogTalkRadio ...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cobb on staying with Packers: 'I want championships'

Just hours before the Green Bay Packers’ exclusive negotiation period with wide receiver Randall Cobb ended last weekend, the team agreed to a four-year deal with the young play maker. Despite drawing interest from other teams, Cobb opted to remain in Green Bay. Upon taking many things into consideration, Cobb realized remaining in Green Bay presents his best chance at future...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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