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The Green Bay Packers got a big piece of business out of the way by re-signing linebacker Clay Matthews, but their top priority still remains unsigned.
According to Kareem Copeland of NFL.com, there hasn't been much movement since the Matthews deal was announced.
However, team GM Ted Thompson said the silence isn't due to a lack of progress, it's just standard operating procedure:
"We like to keep everything in-house, make sure we handle our business professionally. There is not a lot of buzz around these contract negotiations, as well as Aaron (Rodgers') here in the near future.
So I'm sure we will wake up one day and hopefully they will announce he is the highest-paid quarterback. In the meantime, you are not going to be hearing much grumbling from anyone."
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Since winning the super Bowl in 2010, the Green Bay Packers have slowly gained a reputation for being soft, just a finesse team.
GM Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy have said they don’t feel that the team is soft, but behinds the scenes they do think they need to get tougher, more physical.
According to Bob McGinn of JSonline.com, the upcoming draft is important in reversing...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been known to zip a sarcastic jab at various topics here and there.
His feelings for his now-former wideout Greg Jennings are still obviously a little bit raw based on his most recent dart.
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Lost in the news of the Clay Matthews deal, the Green Bay Packers breathed a sigh of relief on Friday Night when the deadline for teams to sign restricted free agents to offer sheets passed because it means cornerback Sam Shields is almost guaranteed to return to the team for the 2013 season.
According the PackersNews.com, which cites an NFL source, Shields did not sign an offer...
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, fresh off of signing a $69.73 million 6-year deal, says the way his team goes about handling contracts to those who deserve it should be commended.
“We like to keep everything in-house, make sure we handle our business professionally,” Matthews told Pat Kirwan on SiriusXM’s NFL Radio, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “There...
The Green Bay Packers have a special connection with their fans. Between hiring locals to clean snow off the seats during blizzards or auctioning off stocks in the team, the Packers always find a way to get people involved.
That will continue this season as the team revealed its newest campaign to give fans a chance to really be the face of the franchise as they will have the opportunity...
The 2013 NFL schedule is out and this year’s slate of games is probably the most unique and potentially challenging the Packers have seen in a long time.
A fast start may be a challenge for Coach McCarthy’s team
The schedule is unique for its lack of any long road trips or homestands. The Packers only have consecutive games at home once – in Week 9 (Chicago) and Week 10 (Philadelphia...
The Green Bay Packers plan on putting pictures of their fans on their tickets for the upcoming season.
This is pretty cool if you ask me.
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If there’s anything Green Bay Packers fans have learned about the NFL Draft process, it’s to trust Ted Thompson.
It’s about more than just drafting guys like Aaron Rodgers, B.J. Raji and Clay Matthews in the first round. It’s been about excelling in the later rounds, where he’s picked up guys like James Jones (third round, 2007) Desmond Bishop (sixth round, 2007), Josh...
With the NFL Draft beginning in three days, the conversations online and over the airwaves are starting to really gain momentum. For the Green Bay Packers, aside from the speculation as to who the Pack will pick, discussion always takes place as to whether GM Ted Thompson will stay with his first pick (#26 overall in the first round), trade up to get someone he really covets, or...
The Packers are set, for at least this year, though Tramon Williams' contract and age could be a consideration. We examine the depth chart, take a look at who could be a first-round target and more in Part 1 of a three-part look at the corners.
We examine the Packers' depth chart, their draft history under general manager Thompson and the first-round possibilities at wide receiver, which is a position of need with the losses of Greg Jennings and Donald Driver.
Green Bay made Clay Matthews the highest paid LB in the NFL on Wednesday by signing him to a 5-year, $66 million extension. The deal locks up a huge piece to the Packers’ puzzle and retains an integral part of a defense that has at times lacked consistency.
On a team where the number one concern is the lack of a pass rush, paying arguably the NFL’s best linebacker over $13...