Mike McCarthy and coaches look at ways to improve Packers defensive unit in 2015
From Tom Silverstein, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
From Tom Silverstein
GREEN BAY — Now that he’s free from play-calling duties, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has been spending more time with his defensive coaches working to... [More]
Changes by McCarthy does Packers good
For two straight offseasons, Mike McCarthy had made significant adjustments to his program, despite a track record of success. For the Packers coach, change is constant.
By Jason Wilde ESPN Wisconsin http://www.espnwisconsin.com/common/page.php?feed=2&id=19881&is_corp=1
Pistol formation may be more prominent in Packers’ offense in 2015
From Wes Hodkiewicz, Green Bay Press-Gazette
~PHOENIX – The Green Bay Packers needed something to lessen Aaron Rodgers’ burden after he first strained his calf muscle against Tampa Bay in Week 16.
So coach Mike McCarthy dialed up the... [More]
Packers lose Tramon Williams to Cleveland
Posted by Brian E Murphy, Packers Insider senior editor
~Just a week or so after losing 5th year cornerback Davon House to the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Packers today lost their best cornerback Tramon Williams.
Williams, who just turned 32,... [More]
Vikings try to improve passing game by acquiring Dolphins’ Mike Wallace
By Doug Farrar, SI.com,
~Despite the best efforts of rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Vikings’ passing game struggled mightily in 2014. The 7-9 Vikings ranked 28th in passing yards, 29th in passing touchdowns and leading... [More]
Seahawks (Wilson), Packers winners in NFL free agency
March 11, 2015, 2:11 PM
Now that the rush and confusion of the pre-free agency period is over, we’ve asked Sportsnet’s NFL experts to weigh in on who (or what) won or lost over a week that saw the league’s landscape... [More]
Q & A with new Packers ILB Josh Francis
Q & A with JOSH FRANCIS
March 5, 2015- GREEN BAY
The Green Bay Packers have signed LB Josh Francis. The transaction was announced Thursday by General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.
Francis, a 6-foot-0, 238-pound... [More]
Packers will miss Hawk (but perhaps he’s not done just yet…)
From Andrew Brandt, MMQB for Sports Illustrated
~Question: You have spoken highly of A.J. Hawk, who was released last week. Can you share more?
Picked #5 overall in 2006, AJ Hawk was the highest pick that Ted Thompson has had as Packers GM.Packers.com ... [More]
Could Randall Cobb become too pricey for Packers?
From the Pistol, Pete Dougherty, Green Bay Press-Gazette
~The reports on upcoming free agency are trickling in and suggesting the Green Bay Packers could have a problem re-signing Randall Cobb.
Bill Williamson of ESPN.com says the Oakland Raiders,... [More]
Combine wraps up: ILB Watch, CB risks, QB options for the Packers
From the great Tyler Dunne, Journal-Sentinel
Packers beat writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (@journalsentinel). @1057FMTheFan contributor. Syracuse grad, Scott Hollow Road native.
~Green Bay — The NFL scouting combine is over. Which... [More]
Baylor ILB Hager has experience in coverage, stands out in Indy
By the great Tyler Dunne, Journal-Sentinel
~Indianapolis — Back in Pop Warner, Bryce Hager wasn’t even a middle linebacker. He played running back. In fact, he didn’t even play his Dad’s old position until his junior year of high school.
2015 NFL Draft Outlook
From the great Bob McGinn of the Journal Sentinel
~Based on interviews with executives in personnel for five teams, it is possible to narrow down just a little bit the pool of players that might be considered by the Green Bay Packers regardless... [More]
Draft 2015: Denzel Perryman’s hits Pack a Punch at Inside Linebacker
From the great Tyler Dunne, Journal-Sentinel
~Green Bay — The back-up quarterback position was not addressed before the 2013 season… and it came back to bite the Green Packers. The inside linebacker position was not addressed before the... [More]
16 painful plays that cost Packers in NFC title game
Great (painful though) piece from Ryan Wood here
Ryan Wood, Press-Gazette Media 10:48 p.m. EST January 22, 2015
Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers dejectedly kneels on the sideline after losing to the Seattle Seahawks in overtime... [More]
Packers fall to Seahawks in OT after super-sized historic collapse
From Bob McGinn
Seattle — They don’t forget any playoff game in the National Football League’s smallest city. All 51 of them live on and on, and on.
Lombardi’s bitter defeat in Philly followed a year later by the 37-0... [More]
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