General manager Brian Gutekunst didn’t have many difficult decisions to make in regard to his own free agents the past three offseasons, but that will change in 2021. Five of the Packers’ best players and potential No. 2 wide receiver Devin Funchess are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next March. The following is a
After “studying the tape” (that sounds better than “turning on the computer”), here are the heroes and the zeros from Saturday’s 20-17 preseason loss at Denver: HEROES DAMARIOUS RANDALL – The much-maligned former No. 1 pick started at left corner and played very well. He was more physical than usual and his coverage was excellent.
Packers Notes contributor Robert Tanner has been at three practices so far this summer and he was gracious enough to answer some of your burning questions. Who’s been the biggest disappointment and the biggest surprise so far? – Rachel It’s still very early, but Damarious Randall has been the biggest disappointment. The No. 1 pick
As we found out last season, it’s hard to predict how a player will develop from year 1 to year 2 in the NFL. Some improve (Aaron Ripkowski), some regress (Damarious Randall) and some pretty much stay the same (Christian Ringo). Heck, some even change positions (Ty Montgomery). With that in mind, here’s a best
This is the 10th of a 14-part series examining each position going into the offseason. Starter (C-): Journeyman Ricky Jean Francois was signed last month, but the coaches would like Kenny Clark to be the starter in the middle of the D-line. Last year’s No. 1 pick had an ordinary rookie season until turning it up a notch
On a day when highly-paid stars Mike Daniels, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers were mediocre at best, the Packers needed other players to step up on defense. Fortunately, Micah Hyde, Kenny Clark and Joe Thomas heeded the call. While the Cowboys managed to score 31 points and amass 429 yards, those numbers would’ve been much