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Jerel Worthy and the many position battles on the defensive line will be worth watching in training camp.
I’m reading Michael Holley’s War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building the Perfect Team. It’s a great read so far and I regret not getting around to reading it until now (it was released in November). The book tells the story of how the Patriots dynasty came to be with excellent insight into modern-day NFL scouting, team building and football operations.
The Patriots evaluate college players by comparing them to a player that is already on their roster. This requires scouts to know the pro roster as well as they know the college kids they’re scouting, and ensures that scouts are looking for more than just how big, strong and fast a guy is. Factors like how a player fits into the Patriots’ overall scheme and specialized skill sets also are taken into consideration.
This strategy has proven effective for the Patriots over the years and also makes an excellent ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Erik Walden had an opportunity to be a full-time starter last season at outside linebacker for the Packers on the opposite end of Clay Matthews. Looking back now, Walden knows that his season went about as poorly as could be imagined.Despite Green Bay's 13-0 start to the season, the Packers' defense struggled getting to the quarterback and was giving up...
Wide receiver Donald Driver expects to return to the Packers for another season or two. Driver, 37, missed the first two portions of the team's offseason program while competing on "Dancing With the Stars," which he won, but could be back with the Packers as early as this week, according to ESPNWisconsin.com. The 37-year-old Driver is due $2.6 million in base salary...
Despite the fact that both the Green Bay Packers and Donald Driver still need to work out a way to restructure his contract, he’s expected to participate in this week’s OTA’s, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.
“It depends on the work week. But as far as when he actually arrives, I don’t have that specific,” McCarthy said. “But I would anticipate he’d...
According to Lance Allen of NBC Milwaukee, wide receiver Donald Driver has agreed to terms with the Green Bay Packers on a new restructured contract that will likely lead to him finishing his career as a Packer.
Driver confirmed on his Twitter page that he’ll now officially be a Packer for life.
Tweeps: when I said I will be a Packer for life. It is now true. Packer...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Wide receiver Donald Driver is hinting he has a deal in place to return to the Green Bay Packers.
In a post on his Twitter account Tuesday night, Driver said, "When I said I will be a Packer for life. It is now true. Packer for life."
Driver has a year left on his contract, but his return to the team was not considered likely unless he restructured...
The Packers scored the second-most points in NFL history last season, yet there is room to grow. With Jeff Saturday teaming with Peyton Manning, the Colts used the no-huddle to consistently make the most of their possessions. Expect an even higher-tempo approach from the Packers.
Donald Driver is still dancing with the one that brought him to the NFL. The Packers and Driver, 37, will be together for at least one more season according to the veteran receiver entering his 14th season with the Packers out of Alcorn State. Driver posted the news via Twitter: "Tweeps: when I said I will be a Packer for life. It is now true. Packer for life." He...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Week two of the Packers' offseason training activities got under way with a vast majority of the players in uniform and practicing. The one notable addition on the field who was absent a week earlier was wide receiver Donald Driver. With a new, restructured contract signed, Driver returned to Green Bay following his victory on "Dancing with the Stars"...
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Last offseason’s NFL lockout didn’t have nearly the crippling affect many expected for offenses around the league in 2o11.
But Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley believes the offseason (or lack thereof) and the inability to work on chemistry with quarterback Aaron Rodgers put a damper on his performance last season.
Finley, 25, finished with...
New season-ticket holders at Lambeau Field will pay a $3,000 per seat user fee beginning in 2013, when stadium expansion is complete. The Green Bay/Brown County Professional Football Stadium District approved the new fee on Wednesday. The existing user fee is $2,000. It was put in place for the 2001 season to help pay for the renovation of Lambeau Field, completed in 2003. The Green...
It looks like the NFL didn’t take the time to double-check the spelling of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers name before they posted an advertisement on their NFL Shop website. Instead they forgot to add the “d” in his last name and spelled it “Rogers.”
Thanks to Packers fan @robo3687 for pointing out the big typo by the NFL Shop.
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