Posted May 20, 2013 on
Because Ted Thompson has consistently given big signing bonuses to the right players, no team in the NFL has less "dead money" cluttering its salary cap than the Packers. Because of that, it's little wonder why the Packers are perennial contenders while others are perennial pretenders.

Packers’ Desmond Bishop Thinks He is DPOY Caliber

Green Bay Packers linebacker Demond Bishop started 13 games in 2011 to help lift the Packers to a 15-1 record, but in 2012, never made his way back to the turf after a disappointing hamstring injury got in his way. As a result, Bishop was a heavy favorite to be traded a month ago by Ted Thompson, but now looks likely to remain in green and gold for at least one more year. Most players...

Packers may have Johnathan Franklin return kicks

With Randall Cobb expected to have a larger role on offense the Packers will need to look for someone to replace him as a kick returner. According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, they Packers may look to rookie running back Johnathan Franklin to help them in the return game. Over the past few weeks, another intriguing prospect has emerged in rookie running back Johnathan Franklin...

Charles Woodson should forget about returning to ‘The Town’ as a Raider and become a king in the ‘Queen City of the West’ as a Bronco

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports unemployed Future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson is “intrigued” by the idea of returning to Oakland to play for the Raiders. Clipped by the Green Bay Packers in February, the 36-year-old Woodson was taken by Oakland out of the University of Michigan fourth overall in the 1998 draft. Coming off a 4-12 finish in the AFC West, Oakland will struggle...

Lacy, Franklin expected to be strong contributors

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Setting up Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin as roommates during the Green Bay Packers' rookie minicamp was surely an intentional way for the team to get its two newest running backs to start thinking alike. But with cordial greetings and getting-to-know-you's behind them now, the competition for snaps between Lacy and Franklin officially begins. While...

Green Bay Packers Flashback Sunday: If Only They Had a Defense

If only they had a defense. That is the puzzle that will sadly never be solved regarding the 1983 Green Bay Packers. By the end of the 1983 season, goo gobs of points would be scored, records would be shattered, and the team would finish a mediocre 8-8 and out of the playoffs despite scoring 429 points. If only they had a defense. Long before Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers appeared...

Charles Woodson Ready To Take Back The Silver and Black

Right now as it stands Monday evening, Charles Woodson remains a free agent.  Tomorrow, the Oakland Raiders plan to meet with the veteran defensive back with the hope of bringing him back to the Silver and Black, where he first suited up in an NFL uniform. Photo Credit: While several other teams have inquired about his services over the last couple of months, and the...

NFL rumors: Charles Woodson ‘open’ to signing with Lions

The market for Green Bay Packers free agent Charles Woodson has picked up in the last few weeks. He’s visited with several teams, and he has at least one other meeting lined up. While the Detroit Lions are not viewed as a favorite to ink the veteran defensive back, Woodson said he’d be willing to join the team at the right price, according to Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit...

Raiders plan for Woodson visit

Charles Woodson will receive quite a greeting from Oakland Raiders fans when he makes a free agent visit to the team's facilities on Tuesday. A few of his potential teammates in Oakland will give him a warm reception as well. Woodson spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Raiders after being selected with the fourth overall pick in 1998. He signed with Green Bay following...

Vikings likely to open stadium vs. Packers

The Vikings’ first game in their new stadium in 2016 is likely going to be against their closest rival, the Green Bay Packers, according to the team’s vice president of stadium development, Lester Bagley.

Charles Woodson on '97: "We came together"

Michigan great and Heisman trophy winner Charles Woodson joined Sam Webb for the Mott Takeover this past weekend. Woodson discusses his first experiences in the winged helmet, making a statement in practice, and reflects upon the coming together of the undefeated 1997 Wolverines.
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