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]
GM Battle: Ted Thompson has been very good, John Schneider has been better
By Brian E Murphy, PackersInsider.com senior editor
~The Packers and the Patriots are the only two teams to make the playoffs each of the past six seasons.
The Seahawks are the reigning Champions and are steamrolling to being the first team... [More]
Prediction Time: Packers at Seahawks NFC Championship Game
By Brian E Murphy, PackersInsider senior editor
~The Packers opened the 2012 season at home against the San Francisco 49ers, and lost. That was against Alex Smith. The Packers ended the season in San Francisco in the playoffs, getting embarrassed... [More]
NFC Championship preview: Packers-Seahawks
From NFL.com, Marc Sessler
We labeled the Packers a “pretender masquerading as a contender to the NFL throne” after Green Bay’s ugly 36-16 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the 2014 NFL Kickoff.
Aaron Rodgers and... [More]
Seattle Seahawks scouting report, from Green Bay Press-Gazette
By RYAN WOOD, Press-Gazette
~The Green Bay Packers (13-4) return to a familiar venue Sunday when they visit the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks (13-4) in the NFC championship game at CenturyLink Field.
The site has served as the... [More]
Packers dominated on both sides of the ball and trenches
From the great Bob McGinn, Journal-Sentinel
~Seattle — Throughout downtown Seattle, you’ll see huge blue banners and flags emblazoned with “12.”
On Thursday, it was a night to remember for the “12th Man” crazies... [More]
Seahawks’ Michael Bennett: Packers Afraid to Tackle Marshawn Lynch
From Josh Elper, NBC Sports
~Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said early this week that running back Marshawn Lynch was ready to “let it rip” after a preseason that saw him get just three carries after ending his early holdout from training camp.
Seahawks come full circle with Packers returning to town
By Bob Condotta, Seattle Times
~The Seattle Seahawks opened the season on Sept. 4 by raising the Super Bowl XLVIII banner to the CenturyLink Field rafters and then hammering the Green Bay Packers.
To get another banner, they’ll again have... [More]
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