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It seems like the reason Packers running back Eddie Lacy dropped to the second round on draft day is because of some concerns over his health. Lacy says he’s 100 percent healthy and will be ready to go on day one, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “From Day 1,” Lacy said. “I’m going to be ready to go.” The Packers were smart because they also drafted former UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin as insurance. Some people compare Franklin to LeSean McCoy of the Eagles. Need NFL Tickets?
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LeRoy Butler claims that a speaking engagement he had scheduled at a church was canceled after the former Packers safety tweeted support for Jason Collins.
One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left.
According to Packers.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Packers have signed 12 rookie free agents.
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The San Francisco 49ers changed their mind days before the 2005 draft and choose Alex Smith with the first overall pick. That decision sent the draft stock of Aaron Rodgers into a free fall where he was finally selected with the 24th pick by Green Bay.
Things worked out well for Rodgers. After serving as the backup to Brett Favre for three years, Rodgers has gone on to win a league...
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers are moving right tackle Brian Bulaga to the left side to replace Marshall Newhouse.
The most noteworthy is that right tackle Bryan Bulaga is moving to the left side to be quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ blind-side protector, replacing last year’s starter Marshall Newhouse.
In addition, the coaches have flipped guards...
Charles Woodson can't find a team to sign with, but players across the NFL still hold a very high opinion of the the 36-year-old defensive back. That was proven when Woodson was voted No. 85 on NFL Network's top 100 players list of 2013.
Woodson was released by the Green Bay Packers in February, three years after winning the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year award. With...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- At the conclusion of last weekends NFL Draft, Packers coach Mike McCarthy was feeling confident about his left tackle position heading into next season. It was uncertain, however, with which player McCarthy had the most confidence in playing that important role of protecting quarterback Aaron Rodgers blind side.
Its uncertain no longer.
In a report by the Milwaukee...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Eight Pro Bowls haven't helped veteran free agent Charles Woodson land a job with a new team. Neither has Woodson's 15 years of NFL experience, his Super Bowl ring nor his 2009 Defensive Player of the Year award. But one of his former Green Bay Packers teammates, now-retired cornerback Al Harris, doesn't want it to end like this for Woodson.
Tweet Aaron Rodgers is a three-time Pro Bowl selection, Super Bowl (XLV) winner, former NFL MVP, and recently signed a contract extension with the Green Bay Packers that will pay him $110 million over five years. On April 23, 2005 at the NFL Draft the projected high first round pick had a longer wait [...]
Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the Packers are expected to move Bryan Bulaga from right tackle to left tackle this season.
Silverstein adds that the Green Bay’s coaching staff will also flip Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang, so that Sitton is also playing on the left side of their offensive line.
“I sat down with Bryan and Josh on Monday and I told...
According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, cornerback Al Harris plans on retiring as a member of the Green Bay Packers.
Harris played in the NFL from 1997 to 2011. He was drafted by the Buccaneers in 1997 and spent one season with them before head to Philly to play for the Eagles from 1998-2002. He then played for the Packers from 2003 – 2010. He was also on...
Just where do the Packers stack up in terms of drafting starters since Ted Thompson took over as GM? We sorted through eight years of drafts and more than 2,000 players to bring you that answer.
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