Month: August 2021

10 Quick Things: Cutdown Day

Things went pretty much as expected as the Packers reduced their roster to 53 players, but this probably won’t be the exact group they take into week 1. Look for a few changes in the next 24 to 48 hours….

Making The Cut 3.0

The preseason is mercifully over, and that means all teams have until Tuesday at 4 ET to get down to the 53-player limit. Here’s my final attempt at predicting the Packers’ final roster: QUARTERBACK (2) Aaron Rodgers Jordan Love I…

10 Quick Things: GB vs. BUF

After rewatching Saturday’s game vs. the Buffalo Bills, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Dominique Dafney had a big catch in the first half, but the coaches won’t be happy with his blocking on the failed 4th…

10 Most Irreplaceable Packers

We all found out last January just how important one player can be to the fortunes of a football team. The season-ending injury to All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari also ended any chance the offensive line had to adequately protect…

Thursday Thoughts: Cautionary Tale

As schools open en masse in the next couple of weeks, it’s hard to believe we live in a country where certain states are actually forbidding mask mandates. Thankfully, more and more sane people are fighting back each day. Just…

Making The Cut 2.0

There’s still one preseason game to be played before final cuts next Tuesday, so things can and will change in the next six days. But here’s how I see the 53-man roster as of today: QUARTERBACK (2) Aaron Rodgers Jordan…

Monday Musings: Backup QBs

It was embarrassing listening to Matt LaFleur plead with fans to stop chanting “Go Pack Go” and doing the wave while Green Bay is on offense. Either the people in the stands aren’t as sophisticated as they were in the…

10 Quick Things: GB vs. NYJ

After rewatching Saturday’s game vs. the New York Jets, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Aside from one drop vs. the Jets, wide receiver Malik Taylor has been really good this preseason. The former undrafted free agent…

Trouble In The Trenches?

If you adhere to the long-held theory that games in the National Football League are won up front, you have to be at least a little concerned about the Packers heading into the upcoming season. While the roster is loaded…

Thursday Thoughts: Local Hero

My plan a few months ago was to go to the two joint practices against the Jets and then stay over for the game, but that was back when I figured everybody would be sprinting to get the COVID-19 vaccine….