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12/09/2018

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Sizing Up The Practice Squad

It’s not easy to go from the practice squad one season to the 53-man roster the next, but wide receiver Myles White and offensive lineman Josh Walker proved it can be done. So of the eight players added to this year’s practice squad on Sunday, which have the best chance of being part of next

High And Lows Of Camp

Now that training camp and the preseason is mercifully over, let’s take a look back at some of the highs and some of the lows from the past six weeks: Biggest surprises (players): Former UCLA star Brett Hundley was the most impressive rookie quarterback I’ve seen in over three decades of following the Packers… Third-round pick

Veteran Receiver Needed ASAP

General manager Ted Thompson almost never looks outside the organization to fill a hole on the roster, but he’s going to have to add a veteran wide receiver. That should’ve been obvious even before Randall Cobb left Saturday night’s game with a shoulder injury. With Jordy Nelson out for the season, the offense needs someone

Barrington Not Worth A Dime

There are plenty of things Sam Barrington does well on a football field, but covering receivers isn’t one of them. And yet he’s probably going to be the dime linebacker to start the season. What does that mean? More than likely it means a lot of backs and tight ends will be running free through

Preview: Packers vs. Steelers

Presumptive starter Sam Barrington has been ordinary, Nate Palmer has a club on his left hand and Carl Bradford is still trying to find his way at inside linebacker. In the meantime, rookie Jake Ryan just keeps getting better. The fourth-round draft pick followed up a solid game against New England with arguably his best

Sebetic Showing He Belongs

There won’t be room for him on the 53 and there may not even be room for him on the practice squad, but that says a lot more about the depth in the Green Bay secondary than it does about Kyle Sebetic’s play this summer. The local kid from Pleasant Prairie has proven for the

The Day The Packers Thrived

Seeing Brett Favre on the cover of SI got me to thinking – what would’ve happened had he not hastily retired in 2008? The ol’ pervert gunslinger gave general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy the perfect opening to turn the team over to Aaron Rodgers. But would they’ve had the cojones to make that move