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In the news a couple of days ago was the fact that Alex Green was considered the starting running back for the Green Bay Packers before, during, and after OTA’s were over. While most often what goes on at OTA’s doesn’t necessarily translate to what happens when games start to matter, it is worth pointing out to the many people pegging rookie Eddie Lacy as a decent sleeper option for their fantasy football teams. For our rankings, we currently have Eddie Lacy the highest of all the Packers backs and we didn’t give Alex Green even a shot at cracking the top 70. After this news, he will likely be toward the bottom but at least on the list after Johnathan Franklin and DuJuan Harris. This could be a situation to avoid in early drafts till things get sorted out. If you have later drafts during the preseason weeks, it will be easier to nail-down the starter. Alex Green had a lot of potential in 2012 but failed to make a mark in any of his games. In a stretch of three games from weeks 6-8 h...

Donald Driver open to Packers return.

When Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver retired this winter, he did so with a heavy heart.   That was in January. In June, Driver is putting it out there that he will be available if the Packers need him. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Donald Driver open to Packers return. appeared first on Players View.

Most Important Packers: No. 22 -- Marshall Newhouse

Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2013 season. Check back each day to see the latest player on the list. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Green Bay will fare this year. Criteria such as depth...

Driver says he'll be ready if Packers call

Donald Driver will be ready to go if the Green Bay Packers call and say they needed his help. Other NFL teams, however, needn't bother. Green Bay's all-time leading receiver announced his retirement Jan. 31 after 14 years in the NFL - all with the Packers. Driver says he still loves the game, but he promised Packers fans he'd never play for another team. ''...

Minnesota Vikings Want LB Desmond Bishop

The Minnesota Vikings are expected to make a “strong run” at free agent LB Desmond Bishop. As has been speculated on here already, source says look out for Minnesota to make a strong run at Bishop, league source says. — Packer Report (@PackerReport) June 17, 2013 Photo Credit: Bishop, 28, had a strong two-year stretch in 2010-11, collecting a total of 218 tackles...

Green Bay Packers: Donald Driver Would Return if Needed

We thought Donald Driver was retiring. Apparently not. The former Green Bay receiver said he'll be ready if the Packers call him this season. SOURCE: Ty Dunne, Milwaukee Journal SentinelFantasy Spin:The Packers already have a pretty stacked receiving corps so there's really no reason for them to bring Driver back. River's last productive fantasy season came in 2009 when...

Donald Driver says he's open to coming back to Packers

They had just honored him with a statue and a street name, but former Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver says he'd come back and play if he was asked to. "I decided that I love one team," Driver said, via Fox Sports Wisconsin. "At the end of the day, if I get that itch, it would only be for the green and gold... If the Packers called me and said, '...

Green Bay Packers Flashback Sunday: The Epitome of 80′s Inepitude

The Green Bay Packers vs. the Chicago Bears. Gives you goosebumps just hearing that doesn’t it? The longest running rivalry in the NFL, going on an unbelievable 92 years this season, the Packers and Bears games have become the stuff of legends. Every contest a bitter struggle to claim superiority until the next meeting. During much of the 1980′s however, these games were no...

LB Desmond Bishop 'odd man out,' released by Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Desmond Bishop understands why the Green Bay Packers decided to release him Monday afternoon. As Bishop worked his way back from a torn hamstring that sidelined him for the entire 2012 season, the 28-year-old inside linebacker "kind of saw the writing on the wall." Though Bishop hoped he was wrong, the Packers parted ways with their leading tackler from...

Donald Driver Says He’d Come Out Of Retirement For Packers

Donald Driver is sitting at home relaxing, enjoying life, and preparing for his future.  Driver did say though if one particular team came calling, he’d definitely answer. During an interview with Fox Sports Wisconsin, Driver said he would come out of retirement if the Packers asked him to. “If the Packers called me and said, ‘Drive, come back to training camp,’ I’d be...

Driver: Teams Have Checked on Availability

Donald Driver, hosting his annual softball game on Sunday, says there's only one team he'd play for. The game capped a big weekend for Driver, who had a statue and street dedicated in his honor on Saturday.

Packers Release Rehabbing Bishop

Veteran inside linebacker Desmond Bishop missed all of last season with a leg injury The Green Bay Packers released Desmond Bishop on Monday – making official what was first reported last week. The veteran inside linebacker missed the entire 2012 season after rupturing a hamstring in August. The team will immediately gain $3.46 million in salary cap relief (there will be a hit...

Fantasy Football Rookie Report: Packers RB Eddie Lacy

The Green Bay Packers entered the 2013 NFL Draft with a glaring need at the running back position.After all, in 2012, the Packers' leading rusher was Alex Green, a third-round pick in 2011, who gained just 464 yards and averaged 3.4 yards per carry.The Packers' running back situation was so unstable that Green was the only back to carry the ball over 100 times and of all...
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