Jaire Alexander

Players & Coaches

Extending Alexander Just Got Harder

Signing Jaire Alexander was never going to be easy. The Packers have been trying to get an extension done with the All-Pro cornerback for the past few months, and the task became even more difficult after what happened a few days ago. The Dolphins agreed to a deal with Xavien Howard last Friday that will […]

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Previews & Reviews

10 Quick Things: Packers vs. 49ers

After rewatching Saturday night’s playoff game against the 49ers, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) If Saturday night was the last game quarterback Aaron Rodgers ever plays for the Packers, the soon-to-be four-time MVP ended his spectacular run with one of the worst performances of his postseason career. Rodgers put up decent […]

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Previews & Reviews

Early Look At Saturday’s Game

The 49ers needed a come-from-behind overtime win in Week 18 to make the playoffs, and they needed a late stop, along with some clock mismanagement by the Cowboys, to advance to the divisional round. Now they’ll face the Packers in the postseason for the fourth time since 2012. San Francisco ran for over 600 yards […]

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Players & Coaches

Potential Impact Of Returning Stars

The Packers clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC and compiled the best record in the league despite playing without three All-Pros and their starting center for most of the season. With their playoffs set to begin in two and a half weeks, there’s at least a chance that corner Jaire Alexander, left tackle […]

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Players

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 quarterback Aaron Rodgers against Tampa Bay’s ferocious pass rush in the NFC championship game. With […]

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Players

Corners Are The Key To D

The Packers have been a good defensive team exactly one time since winning Super Bowl XLV. In 2014, that side of the ball surrendered only 19.2 points per game in the second half of a season that shouldn’t have ended in the NFC title game. You don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes or even Inspector […]

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Players

Thursday Thoughts: Great Company

I finally have the time to do extensive scouting reports on new players, so I should’ve known GM Brian Gutekunst wouldn’t sign a single free agent in the first three weeks of free agency. There are still some bargains to be had, but it appears the Packers will be relying on holdovers and the upcoming […]

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One Trade Filled Two Holes

Brian Gutekunst was named GM of the Packers on January 8, 2018. He’s made over 100 personnel moves since that time – some good and some bad. I’ve been listing his best moves over the course of the last few weeks. Here’s No. 4: The Packers ended the 2017 season with Lenzy Pipkins, Josh Hawkins, […]

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Another Draft, Another Corner

The first 13 picks couldn’t have worked out any better for the Packers on Thursday night in Arlington, Texas. With four quarterbacks and offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey selected in the top 9, new general manager Brian Gutekunst had his choice of either Virginia Tech’s 19-year-old linebacker Tremaine Edmunds or Florida State’s dynamic hybrid safety Derwin […]

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