Players

Za’Darius Smith Placed On IR

The Packers placed outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith on IR and signed La’Darius Hamilton off Tampa Bay’s practice squad to replace him on the 53-man roster. Aside from their position and the sound of their first names, there’s nothing similar about…

Thursday Thoughts: Round 3

The last time I went into a season feeling good about Green Bay’s defense, Barack Obama was in his first term as president, Esperanza Spalding was named Best New Artist at the Grammys, and The King’s Speech won an Oscar…

Thursday Thoughts: Jace’s Fate

Green Bay has 13 players from SEC schools on their 53-man roster, but none are from Alabama. Last week’s release of punter JK Scott made that a reality for the first time in years. Here are three more Packers-related thoughts…

Keeping The Dream Alive

The Packers completed their practice squad by re-signing 15 players who were released by the team on cutdown day and adding one new face. Is this the start of something big for these young men, or just a temporary reprieve…

Thursday Thoughts: Elgton’s Move

Of all the shows Netflix could’ve saved, it chose Manifest? I heard all the buzz, so I gave it a chance – and lost interest a few episodes into season 2. Oh well, there’s no accounting for taste. Anyway, here…

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…

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…

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….

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