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Pressure is on CB Sam Shields as he steps into spotlight after departures in secondary

Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields time to shine is now as departures in the 2015 offseason pushed him up to the No. 1 corner position and straight into the spotlight. The defensive coaching staff is working to find the right fit in the backfield where Shields can be most effective, but one thing is for sure, all eyes will be on him. “I expect a lot from him,” cornerbacks...
Via 60 Max Power O
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers 2015 predictions: WR Davante Adams The Green Bay Packers open training camp this coming Thursday, beginning the long march back to playoff football. Their offense will be ... Lacy's toughness, attitude rub off on Packers teammates GREEN BAY — In the two seasons before Eddie Lacy's arrival, the Green Bay ... Part of the reason the Packers deservedly had a...
Via 60 Max Power O
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Look: These Packers fans are more passionate than you

There’s no doubt that the Green Bay Packers have one of the biggest, oldest and most passionate fanbases in the NFL. Their fans have received the nickname “Cheeseheads” for living in the Dairy State and wearing just those on their heads. Green Bay’s fanbase can easily be seen during road games which further proves their loyalty. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some...
Via cover32
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: 3 bold predictions for 2015

With training camp right around the corner, teams and players will begin setting goals for the upcoming 2015 season.  Some goals might be personal milestones; others might be a certain number of wins.  This is also the time when fans start running their mouths and giving a million different predictions of how their favorite team will do.  It is always ends up being a time of ridicule...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown of the 2015 Packers Tight Ends

Given the star power present in the Green Bay offense, the tight end corps of the 2015 Green Bay Packers has received relatively little attention.  Although NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers’ most potent weapons are certainly his bevy of young, albeit proven talent at the wide receiver position, the tight end position is certainly more of a question mark, especially with the recent off-field...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Barrington, Ryan Change Green Bay Packers’ ILB Fortunes?

The Green Bay Packers have done a good job addressing areas of need in recent years. When the run game ranked near the bottom of the league in 2011 and 2012, the Packers drafted Eddie Lacy to rejuvenate the backfield. In 2013, Green Bay was the only team to not record an interception from the safety position. The Packers addressed that by selecting Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with their first...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who in the Heck is Green Bay Packers Clark Hinkle?

Recently my wife and I attended the June 10, 2015 Green Bay Packers OTA at Clark Hinkle Field.  We arrived with about 90 minutes to spare.  Many, if not all Green Bay Packers fans have heard of Ray Nitschke and Don Hutson, who both have practice fields named after them. But who in the heck was this “Clark Hinkle,” who also has a Packers practice field named after him? What...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

HaHa Clinton-Dix could become a Pro Bowl safety for the Green Bay Packers in 2015

There were few non-quarterback rookies in the NFL last season that had more fan pressure on them to perform than HaHa Clinton-Dix. After watching some of the more putrid safety play in recent years with MD Jennings, Jerron McMillan, and a regressing Morgan Burnett in 2013, Ted Thompson wasted no time in trying to shore up the position when he drafted the safety from Alabama in the...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Brett Hundley and Scott Tolzien Fighting to Backup Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers have absolutely no doubt about who their starting quarterback will be in 2015 — yet when it comes to who his backup will be there are definitely some unanswered questions. That’s because after the departure of Matt Flynn the battle to hold the clipboard on game day behind Rodgers is between three-year veteran Scott Tolzien and rookie fifth-round pick Brett...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers 2015 Preview: Aaron Rodgers and his Unstoppable Offense

Believe it or not the 2015 NFL season is almost here and for the Green Bay Packers the start of it all comes in less then five days. That’s when the Packers will open their 2015 training camp with 90 players hoping to earn a roster spot and a team looking for redemption after last season’s crushing loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship game. As you might have noticed there...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC scout calls Eddie Lacy ‘one of the strongest animals I’ve ever seen’

There are other assets to the Green Bay Packers offense than stud quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his elite receiving corps. The Packers have an all-purpose running back in third-year Eddie Lacy who received major praise from an NFC scout. “I’ll bet he weighs 240, but he plays like he weighs 300 pounds,” one NFC North personnel man told Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: 5 Most Pressing Questions Heading Into Training Camp

The insults and even threats of harm kept coming. In the weeks and months following the shocking loss in the NFC Championship game to the Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick received hurtful mail and online messages due to his botched onside kick recovery effort and for being the perceived cause of the Packers’ fourth quarter meltdown in Seattle. In reality...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gresham Visits With Packers

With Andrew Quarless facing a likely multi-game suspension following his arrest earlier this month, the Packers visited with free agent tight end Jermaine Gresham on Thursday. The ex-Bengal has also drawn interest from Oakland, New Orleans and Arizona. The 27-year-old Gresham has two Pro Bowls on his resume (2011 and 2012), but his play last season was underwhelming. The former Oklahoma...
Via Packers Notes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: TE Jermaine Gresham visiting Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers are keeping their options open at tight end. Projected starter Andrew Quarless is likely to face a suspension, after his arrest for discharging a gun in public earlier this month. Backup Richard Rodgers only has one year of experience, and the rest of the pack has next to nothing.The Packers could give their weakest offensive position some stability by signing...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Green Bay Packers

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Green Bay Packers.  Team Outlook: This is an absolute fantasy goldmine. It seems crazy, but the Packers arguably have the top quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) in fantasy, along with two top-10 receivers (Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb). If you want...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Packers' Guion suspended three games due to offseason arrest

According to multiple media reports, Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has been suspended three games stemming from his offseason arrest, although Guion is appealing the suspension. The NFL won't comment on suspensions until the appeal process is completed. Guion was pulled over by police in Starke, Fla., on Feb. 3 when officers found 357 grams of marijuana, $190,000...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers CB coach thinks Sam Shields can be one of NFL's best

Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields is on the rise. Originally an undrafted rookie, Shields has since become a starter and earned a four-year, $39 million contract to stay with the team through the 2017 season.While Shields has been a rising presence within the Packers organization for a few years now, his name hasn't garnered much national recognition yet. Cornerbacks coach...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Favre, Rodgers and inevitable 'Who's better' question

It was sure nice to see the Green Bay organization and Brett Favre come together again last Saturday as the former star quarterback was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in front of 67,000 fans at Lambeau Field. Having spent three seasons as Favre’s teammate in Green Bay, it was tough for me to watch the ugly divorce between the quarterback and organization in 2008.  Green...
Via Football By Football
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Janis Ready for Bigger Role with Packers

When the Green Bay Packers start training camp, there will be very little drama surrounding the positional battles on the offensive side of the ball. Only the battle between tight ends Richard Rodgers and Andrew Quarless could affect a member of the starting eleven.Even many of the backups, including Scott Tolzien as the number two quarterback, James Starks as the number two running...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: five players on the bubble

The Green Bay Packers have always been a very good draft and develop team. It’s why they’re never too quick to give up on their young players and why there is always good competition at the bottom of the roster. In addition to their draft picks, general manager Ted Thompson has always been very willing to give chances to undrafted free agents and year after year they are among...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Favre inducted into Packers Hall of Fame

Brett Favre was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday night, and there were absolutely no grudges held. In fact, 67,000 fans bought tickets on a night where no game was played at Lambeau Field just to show their loyalty to No. 4. Favre, who went through an ugly divorce with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The impact of the Brett Favre trade, 23 years later

The Atlanta Falcons selected Brett Favre with the 33rd overall pick in the 1991 NFL draft. The organization’s thinking was clear. This strong-armed quarterback from Southern Mississippi might very well be able to take over for Chris Miller as the starter down the road. This came at a time when New York Jets front office executive Ron Wolf was looking to move up in the draft to...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers top 5 training camp battles: Cornerback

The Green Bay Packers went into the 2015 off-season with a couple of questions at cornerback: Were they going to be able to keep Tramon Williams and Davon House? If not, were they going to be able to replace them? The answer to the first question was “no” and the answer to the second still remains to be seen. They return three good talents at cornerback with Sam Shields, Casey...
Via EndZoneScore
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Season Preview: Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers

Davante Adams was the Green Bay Packers second-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and many thought that it was a stretch to take him with all of the other needs that they had. Many of the fans were upset with the selection, and thought that the Packers should have waited until later in the draft to take a wide receiver. Following the 2014 season, most of those fans had changed their...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers hopes Favre 'gets the reception he deserves' at Packers’ HOF

Legendary quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame this Saturday. As Someone who learned a lot while working under Favre, Aaron Rodgers has nothing but well wishes for the retired signal caller: “He brought a lot great energy and enthusiasm to practice,” Rodgers said in an interview that will air on NFL Network’s NFL Total Access Friday...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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