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08/16/2018

Jared Abbrederis

Preview: Packers vs. Saints

In a summer full of pretend games, there’s nothing more phony than the final one. But for players on the fringe of a roster spot, tonight’s contest between Green Bay and New Orleans is as real as it gets. Here are five players whose performance will either keep them on the 53-man roster or relegate

Receiver Spot Up For Grabs

It’s only mid-August, but the top four wide receivers for the Packers are already etched in stone – Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, Davante Adams and Ty Montgomery. Also etched in stone is the eventual cutting of undrafted free agents Javess Blue, Jimmie Hunt, Larry Pinkard and Ed Williams. So that leaves three players fighting for

End Of Road For Abby?

Second-year wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, who suffered a concussion in late July and hasn’t practiced since, might never play football again. According to a source, the former Wisconsin star is at least considering the possibility of walking away from the game. The undersized (6’1, 190) Wautoma native suffered multiple concussions in college and scouts were

Gunter Continues To Impress

Packers Notes will provide updates from training camp whenever we have a person in attendance, so check back for the latest news. This info was compiled by Robert Tahan. –Picking off Scott Tolzien or Matt Blanchard is something a longshot defensive back can brag about while he’s serving up french fries after being released. Picking

5 Packers Ready To Step Up

This is the time of the year when everyone gives you their players ready to break through. I don’t do much reading, but I’ll assume wide receiver Davante Adams, tight end Richard Rodgers and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are among the most popular choices across the blogosphere. And while all three make sense, picking them

Notebook: Could Burnett Sit In Dime?

While Morgan Burnett is coming off his best season, the veteran safety was far more effective against the run than the pass. I know this sounds far-fetched, but if the idea is to have the best players on the field at all times, it might make sense for first-round draft pick Damarious Randall to replace Burnett

Life After Ted

Following his promotion to director of football operations last week, there was a lot of talk about Eliot Wolf eventually replacing Ted Thompson as the Packers general manager. But nobody brought up the potential problem I wrote about last April. And because I still think would be a legitimate issue, I’ve decided to re-post that

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