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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, the upcoming draft is important in reversing the line of thinking that the team can’t rumble with the big boys. If the Packers want to compete with the likes of the 49ers or Giants, they will have to slug it out, not win a track meet. Teams such as New England and New Orleans suffer from the same ailment, and all three have something in common, high powered offenses. In accomplishing creating complicated passing offenses, the mentality tends to pass through the entire organization. Thompson and McCarthy are set to change this trend, and bring some physicality to the gridiron again. McGinn writes: ‘Finding bigger, more physical players for their 53-man roster should be the overriding theme for what the Packers attempt to accomplish in the upcoming draft. Heaven help the Packers if they think their finesse offense and underpowered defense will enable them to win road games against San Francisco, Baltimore and the New York Giants in the first 10 weeks of the season.’

Packers TE Jermichael Finley Baby’s mama goes off about cheating, new babies and child support

Andy Warhol was a prophet. He made the statement that everyone would get their 15 minutes of fame long before Twitter and YouTube were even a thought in their developers mind. Welcome to Sunday, where yet another athlete is accused of cheating on his wife and having multiple children with varied women. This week we’re introduced to the alleged saga of  26-year old Green Bay Packers...

Woman claims Jermichael Finley hasn’t paid child support, goes crazy on Twitter

Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley had a rough time on Saturday night and Sunday morning.  Finley had a baby with Chelsie Bellisle, who went crazy on Twitter, and Finley is married to Courtney Finley.  He recently signed a two-year $14 Million contract and has apparently not been paying child support. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, good luck with this one...

Green Bay Packers Will Retain Sam Shields and Continue Work on Long-Term Deal

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, which cites an NFL source, Shields did not sign an offer...

Green Bay Packers 2013 Schedule: Predicting the Wins and Losses

The Green Bay Packers have high hopes going in to 2013.While they watched Greg Jennings, Tom Crabtree, and Donald Driver all leave their high-powered offense and saw one of their main cogs on defense, Charles Woodson, also leave, they have a wonderful foundation for continued success.Only two full seasons removed from a Super Bowl win and a year removed from a 15-win season, the...

Clay Matthews: Packers take care of their own

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...

Packers give fans chance to be on a ticket

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...

Packers to stay pat, move up or move down in NFL Draft. Which will it be?

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...

Green Bay Packers 2013 schedule front-loaded with playoff teams

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...

Packers putting pictures of fans on their tickets this season

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.     Need NFL Tickets? The post Packers putting pictures of fans on their tickets this season appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Draft Preview - Green Bay Packers

Green Bay needs to find a running back in this draft. They would also like to improve their defensive front and find a center for quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Packers draft strategy: In Ted We Trust

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...

Cornerbacks Overview

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.
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