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Former quarterback Borel will compete for a job at receiver
One of the most interesting - albeit hardly one of the most important – battles in training camp figures to be between Diondre Borel and Tori Gurley for the final wide receiver spot on the roster. Both undrafted free agents distinguished themselves last summer and both were given raises by general manager Ted Thompson when other teams were interested in signing them off Green Bay’s practice squad late in the season.
Here’s the tale of the tape between Borel and Gurley – the first in a series of posts that will analyze two players that will either be competing for a starting job or for a spot on the roster.
SIZE/STRENGTH: While Borel has adequate size for the position (6’0, 199), he looks and plays smaller. He has a lean build and only marginal functional strength. He started at quarterback in college, so he probably didn’t spend a lot of time in the weight room. It’ll be very interesting to see what he looks like in August,...
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Green Bay Packer LT Chad Clifton is in the process of being released by the team. The former 2000 second round pick has been on a steady physical decline over the past two years and has now come to the end-of-the-road.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Packers are releasing veteran offensive tackle Chad Clifton today.
Clifton had back surgery this offseason but had already reported for offseason workouts. However, according to Schefter, Clifton failed a physical.
Since being drafted by Green Bay in the second round in 2000, Clifton has played his entire 12...
Left tackle protected QBs in Green Bay for 12 seasons
It took a little longer than expected, but the Green Bay Packers finally released Chad Clifton on Monday afternoon. The veteran left tackle missed 10 games last season with a severe hamstring injury and then underwent minor back surgery in February. He reportedly failed his physical upon arriving for the start of offseason workouts...
While the roster move is yet to be made official, several sources close tot he team are now reporting that the Green Bay Packers plan to release left tackle Chad Clifton and free up some $5.703 million off the books and give them considerably more flexibility in negotiating contract extensions with other players while also taking into account what it will cost to sign their draft...
Today the Green Bay Packers announced that they have officially released former Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins, who was attempting to make a comeback from a horrific next injury and rather than allow him to attempt to play again, risking his health in the process, the Packers have informed Collin’s agent Alan Herman that he has been released according to Tom Silverstein...
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According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers have notified safety Nick Collins that he will be released.
Collins suffered a serious neck injury this past season and this might be a sign that the Packers aren’t very confident in him being able to continue his career.
Collins was scheduled to make $3.45 million in 2012 and $4.35 million for the 2013 season.
The Green Bay Packers are expected to release veteran left tackle Chad Clifton on Monday, multiple outlets reported.
The veteran started 160 games in 11 seasons with the Packers, but had not come along following back surgery in the offseason. He also failed his physical.
Clifton injured his back while rehabilitating his hamstring injury, which was suffered on Oct. 9 versus the Atlanta Falcons.
According to a report by ESPN Reporter Adam Schefter, citing a source within the organization, the Green Bay Packers are going to release long-time starting left tackle Chad Clifton. However, at this moment, no official statement has been issued by the team that could either confirm nor deny the move.
Clifton, who is 35 years old and was scheduled to make over $5 million in...
GREEN BAY PACKERS NFL LIVE CHAT: Who will be this years Aaron Rodgers?
We will be hosting an NFL draft Live Chat, here at losersbracket.com.
Thursday night starting at 7pm. Yeah, that is when all hell breaks loose Andrew Luck is picked and we can comment on Mel Kiper’s hair and how Andrew Luck has large well built arms and such. Even discuss Teddy’s T’s pick as we...