Jake Hanson

Players & Coaches

Thursday Thoughts: Deja Vu

I like to pick along with the GM during drafts and then see who was right three years later. Looking back at 2019 is very interesting. Gutekunst took Rashan Gary at 12 and traded up for Darnell Savage at 21. I selected a different outside linebacker, Montez Sweat, at 12 and wide receiver A.J. Brown […]

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Previews & Reviews

10 Quick Things: GB vs. MIN

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, here are 10 things worth knowing: 5 QUICK THINGS 1) Aaron Rodgers didn’t drop a 75-yard touchdown, run the wrong route, or get abused by ZaDarius Smith in pass protection, but like most of his teammates, he wasn’t close to good enough on Sunday. And this criticism […]

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Surprises And Disappointments

With the preseason mercifully over, training camp winding down, and the opener only 14 days away, it’s time to reflect on the happenings of the past five weeks. The following is a look at the summer’s six biggest surprises and disappointments: SURPRISES 1)┬áROMEO DOUBS Even with too many drops, the fourth-round pick was easily the […]

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Previews & Reviews

10 Quick Things: GB vs. KC

After rewatching Thursday night’s 17-10 loss to the Chiefs, here are 10 things worth knowing: 5 QUICK THINGS 1) After over two decades of ineptitude under Frank Novak, John Bonamego, Mike Stock, Shawn Slocum, Ron Zook, Shawn Mennenga, and Maurice Drayton, the Packers finally hired a proven and respected special teams coordinator in February. Unfortunately, […]

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10 Quick Things: GB vs. SF

After rewatching Friday night’s 28-21 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, here are 10 things worth knowing: 5 QUICK THINGS 1) How low has the bar been set for Jordan Love? Matt LaFleur praised his first half of work against the 49ers, as did most of the sycophantic local media. In reality, it was yet […]

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Players & Coaches

5 Quick Things: Family Night

The Packers held their ninth practice of training camp last night. Here are the five most newsworthy items from August 5: 1) Camp sensation Romeo Doubs had a solid practice, but the most impactful rookie wide receiver was Samori Toure. The former Nebraska star, who has been coming on recently after a quiet start, caught […]

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5 Quick Things: Bakhtiari Update

The Packers held their first practice of training camp earlier today. Here are the five most newsworthy items from July 27: 1) We now know why David Bakhtiari missed all offseason activities and was placed on the physically unable to perform list a few days ago. The five-time All-Pro left tackle underwent a third surgery […]

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State Of The Offensive Line

Three short years ago, the Packers entered August with David Bakhtiari at left tackle, Elgton Jenkins at left guard, Corey Linsley at center, Billy Turner at right guard, and Bryan Bulaga at right tackle. When the offense takes the field for the first practice of training camp on Wednesday morning, none of those players will […]

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Players & Coaches

Draft Affected Many Players

The 2022 National Football League draft didn’t just affect the lives of the 11 young players who general manager Brian Gutekunst chose to be Green Bay Packers; it also affected the lives of many players already on the team. Some saw their chances of making the final 53-man roster improve dramatically, while others should probably […]

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