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Green Bay Packers head coach MIke McCarthy reported that eleven players would not be on the playing field during the pre season opener against the San Diego Chargers. Two of the eleven players are out due to mild concussions, Greg Jennings and Marshall Newhouse will continue to recover this week.
Missing the Thursday opener will be Mike McCabe offensive lineman, Eric Lair tight end, Sam Shields cornerback, Brandon Saine running back, Jon Hoese fullback, Ray Dominguez offensive lineman, Ryan Taylor tight end, Tori Gurley wide receiver, and Du’ane Bennett running back. All nine of these players will be side lined while recovering from injuries.
While these eleven players will not be on the field there will be a first time event happening during the Green Bay Packers opener, the game will mark the first female to officiate a NFL game. Shannon Eastin will be working the pre season opener on Thursday evening and she brings 16 years of officiating experience to the NFL game. Shannon Eas...
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The Green Bay Packers' roster for Thursday's preseason game against San Diego may limit what head coach Mike McCarthy can do with his personnel. Nineteen players missed practice on Tuesday, and at least 17 players have been ruled out for Thursday's game, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Several other players are questionable. In the past, McCarthy has played...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For two consecutive years, Packers general manager Ted Thompson used Green Bay's first-round draft pick on an offensive tackle. First in 2010, Bryan Bulaga was selected 23rd overall. In 2011, Derek Sherrod was added with the 32nd pick.But with Bulaga having found a home at right tackle and Sherrod still recovering from the broken leg he suffered last season...
She looks awesome! Ladies and Gentlemen I would love to introduce Shannon Eastin, the NFL’s first female referee. Ms. Eastin will be hosting the Packers vs. Chargers preseason game thursday night.
Eastin has previously officiated the Mid-Atlantic Eastern Conference and also was the first to referee a Florida A&M game. She is apart of the replacement crew since the NFL officials...
It's not wins and losses that are important in the preseason. It's all about finding out which players are ready for elevated roles once the regular season begins and helping decide which of the 90 players on the training camp roster will earn the coveted 53 active roster spots.Yes, the Green Bay Packers lost their preseason opener, 21-13, to the San Diego Chargers, but in...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In order for Packers wide receiver Tori Gurley to make Green Bay's active roster this season, several factors would have to fall into place. The most important aspect that Gurley could control was having a healthy, productive training camp and proving to coach Mike McCarthy and the rest of the staff that he belonged on the roster of a team loaded at receiver...
Offensive lineman Reggie Wells signed with the Packers, who also claimed wide receiver Andy Brewer off waivers from Philadelphia. Wells is a 10th-year veteran who can play guard and tackle, and helps provide needed depth. Guard Jaymes Brooks was placed on reserve/physically unable to perform and tackle Mike McCabe was placed on injured reserve. Wells has started games at left...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jermichael Finley speaks his mind. He wants to be an elite player in the NFL and doesn't hide that desire, even though some fans prefer he'd keep it to himself.
Finley's outspoken nature is what makes Green Bay's talented tight end captivating on and off the field and secures his spot each season as one of the most divisive players among Packers...
With Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews Jr.’s telling Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports that the Giant didn’t beat them in the playoffs, but they rather beat themselves, defensive end Justin Tuck decided to take some time to respond to his comments on Wednesday.
“Thank you for giving us the game. I appreciate it,” said Tuck in response to Matthews’...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With depth and experience along the offensive line becoming an issue as injuries continueto pileup, the Green Bay Packers signed 31-year-old veteran Reggie Wells.
Wells was a starter for six consecutive seasons with the Arizona Cardinals from 2004 to 2009. A sixth-round pick of the Cardinals in 2003, Wells appeared in eight games with the Philadelphia Eagles in...
Shannon Eastin became the first woman to officiate an NFL game when she served as the line judge on Thursday during the Chargers' 21-13 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers in San Diego. Eastin, 42, is usually a referee in the Division I FCS Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, and she has been a football official for 16 years. She got her opportunity to officiate...