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Matt Peterson tracks the offseason needs of every team in the league. Today’s franchise, the Green Bay Packers [full archive here].
Season Recap: The Green Bay Packers started the season 13-0 and were the obvious favorites to repeat as Super Bowl Champions. Well, the success seemed to get to the player’s heads and the Packers ended up losing their first playoff game. Led by MVP Aaron Rodgers, expect the Packers to enter 2012 with a rather large chip on their shoulder.
1. Outside Linebacker: After a combined 23.5 sacks in his first two seasons, Clay Matthews managed only 6 in 2011. Green Bay needs a pass rusher opposite Matthews to help take away the double teams he received all season long. Bruce Irvin from West Virginia is an interesting option for Green Bay in round one.
2. Defensive End: Another reason for Matthews’ dip in production was the lack of pressure from the lineman up front. BJ Rajii is set at nose, but Green Bay needs better play from the defensive ends. De...
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Who would have thought you would be reading stories about the Green Bay Packers on this first day of NFL Free Agency? Yes, the Packers are making news today, but unfortunately, it’s not the type you want to hear.
No, Ted Thompson didn’t go against form and dip into the free agent waters on the first day for the big fish. But then again, you knew that, right? No, the news is all...
2011 Packers Yearbook: Most Overrated Player
(Be sure to place your vote in the poll below.)
Adam: B.J. Raji. Enough with the dancing. Enough with the commercials. Raji needs to spend the offseason getting stronger so he doesn’t get blown off the line as often as he did last season.
Al: Matt Flynn. If we’re talking overrated by fans, Flynn takes the prize. All those ridiculous...
Scott Wells is likely to hit free agency, which opens Tuesday.
Barring any late change of heart or mind, Green Bay Packers center Scott Wells will get to the start of free agency without a new contract from the Packers.
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Wells “appears headed for free agency barring a last-minute deal.” The sides are still far...
Greg Gabriel at the National Football Post (a great website that I highly recommend) recently published an article entitled “How clubs strategize for free agency and the draft” which postulates an interesting idea that when picking at a certain position in the draft, a team can expect a certain number of players at a position to be picked ahead of them (if that sounds confusing...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It has been six years since Packers general manager Ted Thompson made a significant move in free agency. In 2006, with Thompson in his second offseason as the man behind the yellow and green curtain, he did what would now be considered very un-Thompson-like by signing two high-priced free agents in cornerback Charles Woodson and defensive lineman Ryan Pickett....
We have great chemistry T..
Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver admitted to having some trouble learning a move – “Me and @PetaMurgatroyd are finished for the day! Great work! But she had me mad for about a Hr. But I got the move,” he confessed on Twitter, prompting pro partner Murgatroyd to reply, “I love it when u get mad at me ;p.” Driver and his dance partner seem...
GREEN BAY, Wis. The latest setback in the development of oft-injured Packers defensive end Mike Neal is a big one.
The NFL has suspended the 6-foot-3, 294-pound Neal for the first four games of the 2012 regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
However, Neal is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games...
Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings may have just officially put an end to the question of whether NFL players care about their fantasy football production.
During a panel discussion at SXSW Interactive about fantasy sports, Jennings admitted that fantasy statistics do matter to players.
"When a player says it doesn't really bother them, they're lying," Jennings...
Two sources have told Packer Report that center Scott Wells will be leaving Green Bay today. The Packers are kicking the tires on at least two free agents and have turned focus to the draft.
Seattle's Bryant is a very underrated defensive lineman
The start of free agency on Tuesday is like an unofficial holiday for many NFL fans, but for Cheeseheads, Tuesday is just the second day of another work week. That’s because the Packers haven’t signed a meaningful free agent in the past three years. General manager Ted Thompson doesn’t figure to change his ways this...
Mike Neal, a disappointment so far as the Packers' second-round pick in 2010, was suspended for four games by the NFL for using performance-enhancing drugs.
The Packers figure to give Greg Jennings a midseason contract extension this year, and the price is going through the roof.
Case in point: Pierre Garcon had roughly the same numbers as Jabar Gaffney last season. But the Redskins decided it was Garcon who was worth $42 million.