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A little known Packers wide receiver earned public praise today from two very important men, Head Coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers. That wide receiver is Diondre Borel. Borel is not a well known player by any stretch of the imagination. He is a 2nd year player out of Utah State and was a collegiate quarterback, spending last season on the practice squad learning the wide receiver position.
The Packers have a knack for finding diamonds in the rough like this and Borel could definitely end up making the 53 man roster, especially if the Packers trade James Jones. Borel’s development, as well as the development of 2011 2nd round pick Randall Cobb, could make James Jones expendable and he’s already seen his name in trade rumors with the Houston Texans this week.
If Jones is traded, Borel could make the roster and even compete with veteran Donald Driver for the #4 receiver job. If Jones stays, Borel’s chances of making the roster would be much smaller and would be tied to...
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According to Lance Zierlein of the Houston Chronicle, there are rumors around the league that the Green Bay Packers might be interested in trading wide receiver James Jones.
Zierlein brought up the fact that Jones would be a nice fit for the Texans, since they could use some depth at the receiver position.
It would make sense for the Packers to deal Jones, since they’re...
James Jones is much better than his stats show. If given the opportunity he could be great.
In a recent article for the Houston Chronicle Lance Zierlein reported rumors from around the National Football League that the Green Bay Packers were willing to trade wide receiver James Jones, the sixth-year player, who is coming off his best NFL season.
Jones, who selected in...
After helping to lead the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl victory, running back James Starks entered last year with some promise. Unfortunately injuries and Ryan Grant’s return led to just 133 carries..
Starks had one fewer carry than Grant, but finished with 19 more yards and 0.1 more yards per carry. Grant had one more touchdown than Starks, but James had three more explosive...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Now that Jeff Saturday is a Green Bay Packer after a 13-year, five-Pro Bowl career with the Indianapolis Colts, his new offensive line teammates in Green Bay are having some fun with the veteran center's last name.During the final day of Packers minicamp on Thursday, left guard Evan Dietrich-Smith changed out the last name on his jersey to read "Friday...
In a recent post on ESPN.com, Kevin Seifert suggested that the Packers have “committed” to RB James Starks which raises the question of whether or not Starks could perhaps wind up being a breakout player in 2012.
At first glance, many fantasy owners would immediately say no. Green Bay is one of the most prolific passing offenses in the NFL which usually renders any RB hopeful...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers is pleased with the progress he's making in building a relationship with Green Bay's new quarterbacks coach in the wake of the Packers' offseason shake-up of their offensive coaching staff. When Joe Philbin left to take over as the Miami Dolphins' head coach, Packers coach Mike McCarthy promoted Tom Clements to offensive coordinator...
(Eds: APNewsNow.) By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer Aaron Rodgers is pleased with the progress he's making in building a relationship with Green Bay's new quarterbacks coach in the wake of the Packers' offseason shake-up of their offensive coaching staff.
When Joe Philbin left to take over as the Miami Dolphins' head coach, Packers coach Mike McCarthy promoted Tom...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Not making it back to the Super Bowl last season has not affected the confidence of the Green Bay Packers whatsoever. Even though a 15-1 regular-season record was essentially wiped out by a disastrous performance in a home playoff loss to the New York Giants, the Packers are returning all of their star players and feeling good about where they stand as the team...
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NFL teams rarely keep six receivers on their 53-man rosters. Seven is almost unheard of.
But if the young players comprising the Green Bay Packers depth chart at receiver continue to impress as they have to start this offseason, GM Ted Thompson may have no other choice than to select more than five for his final roster.
After the first day of the...
At this point, Graham Harrell is the unquestioned No. 2 quarterback. With Harrell preparing for his big break in the NFL, Aaron Rodgers is doing for Harrell what Brett Favre wouldn't do for Rodgers: be a mentor and teacher.
LeRoy Butler would try to guess the number of concussions he suffered as an NFL player, but he knows any attempt to pinpoint specifics is futile.
"The word concussions was not prevalent," said Butler, who played with the Green Bay Packers during his entire NFL career (1990-2001). "When we played, it was just that your bell got rung or you've got cobwebs. It wasn...
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Peyton Still Not 100%: The Huddle
Denarius Moore injures hamstring: Contra Costa Times
Matt Forte misses minicamp: Chicago Tribune
Packers committed to James Starks: FFToolbox
Mikel Leshoure suspended 2 games: USA Today