Whitney Mercilus

Players & Coaches

Return Of Mercilus Is Big News

Whitney Mercilus practiced on Thursday, and while this news didn’t generate the same kind of buzz that surrounded the returns of cornerback Jaire Alexander, left tackle David Bakhtiari, center Josh Myers, and edge rusher Za’Darius Smith, it shouldn’t be minimized. It’s probably not a coincidence that the regression of the defense started around the time […]

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Previews & Reviews

10 Quick Things: GB vs. WAS

After rewatching Sunday’s game against Washington, here are 10 things worth knowing:   OFFENSE 1) Quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn’t put up gaudy numbers (27 of 35 for 274 yards), but he was outstanding against Washington. He took what the defense was giving and used both his feet and mind to make positive plays while under […]

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Scouting Report: Whitney Mercilus

The Packers signed Whitney Mercilus to a 1-year deal on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the veteran outside linebacker was released by the rebuilding Houston Texans. The 31-year-old has 57 sacks in 134 games (102 starts), including three this season. With Pro Bowler Za’Darius Smith on injured reserve and Preston Smith dealing with an […]

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