Here are four big questions heading into tonight’s game between Green Bay and Atlanta: 1) Can the defense slow down Julio Jones? The All-Pro wide receiver caught 9 passes for 180 yards and 2 TDs in the NFC Championship, but most of that damage was done against corner Ladarius Gunter, who was cut a few days ago.
You can criticize Ted Thompson for his refusal to use all avenues to build a roster, but you can’t criticize how he’s paid his players over the years. The longtime GM has handed out very few really bad contracts since arriving in Green Bay in 2005. Thompson – along with vice president of player finance
Two months ago it looked as if Green Bay was just another mediocre football team in a league filled with mediocre football teams. But that’s clearly not the case. Win or lose tonight, the Packers should be a force to be reckoned with in 2017. The ’16 Packers are resilient as hell, but they’re not
Aside from Morgan Burnett, who hasn’t practiced all week because of a calf injury, there are no questions as to who’ll be starting when the Packers take the field in Chicago on Sunday. But with or without Burnett, there will be plenty of intrigue when the dime package enters the game. Other than Sam Shields at
If Tim Masthay has another poor game on Thursday and if the Giants release Steve Weatherford – two big ifs – it wouldn’t be a shock to see the 10-year vet take over as Green Bay’s punter. Masthay struggled at the end of last season and he hasn’t regained his form this summer. The fifth-year
I had no intention of starting another site when I closed down Packer Update last month, but like Brett Favre, I couldn’t stay retired for long. That’s because so many of you reached out to express how much you loved PU, and maybe more importantly, because someone reached out with an offer I couldn’t refuse.