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10/23/2018

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Pre-Camp Preview: Tight Ends

This is the third in a series of position-by-position previews of the 2018 Green Bay Packers following the OTAs and minicamps. Training camp begins on July 26. EMANUEL BYRD – The former undrafted free agent from Marshall picked the wrong summer to try and make the 53. While he’s probably a better long-term prospect than

Pre-Camp Preview: Running Backs

This is the second in a series of position-by-position previews of the Green Bay Packers following the OTAs and minicamps. Training camp begins on July 26. JOEL BOUAGNON – His college tape is so impressive you wonder how the former Northern Illinois star went undrafted in 2017 – until you check out his 40 time

Pre-Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

This is the first in a series of position-by-position previews of the 2018 Green Bay Packers following the OTAs and minicamps. Training camp begins on July 26.  TIM BOYLE: The undrafted rookie has ideal size and a strong arm, but his college stats were horrific. The former Eastern Kentucky star completed only 55% of his

Best Packers In Past 40 Years

As the NFL Network runs down its list of the top 100 players for 2018, here’s my updated list of the top 25 Green Bay Packers since 1977 (feel free to comment): (tie) 25] CB Al Harris (2003-2009) – One of Mike Sherman’s few good personnel decisions as general manager, the former backup with Tampa Bay and Philadelphia

Long Shots Worth Watching

Nearly 40 players took part in the just completed rookie orientation camp. Of the 29 undrafted free agents who took the field, a handful actually have a legitimate chance to compete for a spot on the Green Bay Packers’ 53-man roster. Here’s a look at five long shots to keep an eye on in the

If I Were The GM

I hate when a year or two after the fact people say they would’ve drafted this guy instead of this guy. It’s too easy. So I decided to pick along with GM Brian Gutekunst and make my selections right before he made his. These were my picks: Round 1 (#18) – The March offer sheet

Packers Go Big At Receiver

The Packers had eight picks on day 3 of the draft, and Brian Gutekunst used them in unique ways. The first-year general manager triple-downed on wide receivers and became the only GM to select both a punter and a long snapper in the same year (Bill Belichick and the Pats drafted a long snapper and a

Another Day, Another Corner

Three years after taking corners back to back in rounds 1 and 2 (Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins), the Packers did it again. Less than 24 hours after selecting Jaire Alexander, GM Brian Gutekunst doubled down with Josh Jackson. Incredibly, Green Bay has now picked five corners in rounds 1 and 2 since 2015. With

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