T.J. Slaton

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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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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10 Quick Things: GB vs. DET

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Jordan Love reminded me of DeShon Kizer before the 2020 draft and watching him throw 62 passes in four games this season has done little to make me re-think that comparison. Playing with backup receivers on Sunday, the former […]

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Previews & Reviews

10 Quick Things: GB vs. BAL

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Aside from missing throws to Davante Adams early and Allen Lazard late, Aaron Rodgers (23 of 31 for 268 yards and three touchdowns) was masterful. The Ravens generated plenty of pressure, but the future first-ballot Hall of Famer stayed […]

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Midseason Rookie Report Card

After a rookie class that barely contributed in 2020, the Packers needed more from the nine players who were drafted in April. They’ve got just that, and it’s a big reason why a team battered by injuries has still been able to post the league’s second-best record at midseason. The following is an analysis of […]

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Previews & Reviews

10 Quick Things: GB vs. KC

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, here are 10 things worth knowing: OFFENSE 1) While Jordan Love did nothing in his first start to make the Packers feel confident in his ability to succeed Aaron Rodgers in 2022, he wasn’t nearly as bad as some will suggest. When given time in the […]

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10 Quick Things: GB vs. ARZ

After rewatching Thursday night’s game against Arizona, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) If Thursday night was Elgton Jenkins’ last start at left tackle, he left on a very high note. The Pro Bowl guard made Chandler Jones all but disappear. The star edge rusher, who had five sacks in a game […]

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10 Quick Things: GB vs. NYJ

After rewatching Saturday’s game vs. the New York Jets, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Aside from one drop vs. the Jets, wide receiver Malik Taylor has been really good this preseason. The former undrafted free agent from Ferris State is playing faster and more confidently in his third camp. Juwann Winfree […]

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10 Quick Things: GB vs. HOU

After rewatching Saturday night’s game vs. the Texans, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Third-string quarterback Kurt Benkert made some very nice throws, but his awful interception happened the one time he faced heavy pressure. That’s been a theme since his college days at Virginia. 2) Right tackle Dennis Kelly had a […]

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