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Packers cornerback Davon House may have been the most impressive player at Wednesday’s practice.
With fellow cornerbacks Casey Hayward and Tramon Williams on the sideline nursing injuries, Packers cornerback Davon House stepped up during Wednesday morning’s practice at Ray Nitschke Field.
It’s risky business comparing an unproven player to an established veteran. In fact, comparing any two players is like playing with fire. Some comparisons carry some stereotypes–racial or otherwise. After all, who is Jordy Nelson compared to other than Ed McCaffrey?
But throughout practice, House made play after play. And after a strip of an unsuspecting Jarrett Boykin during a team drill, I thought of Bears cornerback Peanut Tillman. Now, Tillman is likely the best in the business at stripping (or punching) the football from the ball carrier, and House’s 11 career game appearances are dwarfed by Tillman’s 33 interceptions and 39 forced fumbles.
So needless to say, House isn’t in Tillman’s league a...
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This just-released book about the Green Bay Packers gets off to a great start before you even open it. Gracing the front cover is what I consider the most iconic photograph of the Packers ever taken – Jerry Kramer and Forest Gregg carrying Vince Lombardi off the field after defeating the Raiders in Super Bowl II. What makes the picture even more poignant is that the players knew...
I would like to start by saying this: Derek Sherrod is a world class athlete and I am a media hack. Actually, check that, I aspire to one day be a media hack. I can’t stand when members of the media that did not compete at the highest level compare themselves to professional athletes (see Skip Bayless and his 1.7 ppg for Northwest Classen HS). It’s a way of establishing...
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Fans of the NFL will always remain the same. They want their football and they want to be a part of everything the NFL puts out there. From fantasy football, to game day tailgating, to NFL personal merchandise fans can’t get enough. The NFL has put such a recognizable, fan friendly product out there the last few years that fans are still the same, yet...
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy admits that they’ve asked tight end Jermichael Finley to tone things down in the media. So far he’s complied and the Packers are very happy with how well he’s playing in camp so far.
“He’s not in the media every day, that’s a good thing,” said McCarthy, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “That was a joke. But Jermichael...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Eddie Lacy saw the picture. Players inside the Green Bay Packers locker room saw it too and made sure to give their rookie running back a hard time about it.
Lacy didn't care. Yeah, that particular photo doesn't make the 5-foot-11, 230-pounder look good, but Lacy knows it's not an accurate representation of the condition that he's in.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Giorgio Tavecchio laughed it off, but it probably wasn't a good sign for the young Green Bay Packers kicker that coach Mike McCarthy didn't know his name.Sergio. That's what McCarthy called Tavecchio after Thursday's practice. Sergio is close to Giorgio, sure, but McCarthy would likely prefer that his bosses not refer to him as Mark in a public...
On Monday a photo of Packers running back Eddie Lacy went viral. It looked like the rookie back went on a McDonalds diet and gained 30 pounds over night.
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy cleared things up today and said that Lacy is in shape and wouldn’t be playing if he wasn’t.
“Going through the conditioning test, he was fine. If we had any concern about any guys they wouldn’t...
On Saturday, the Green Bay Packers held their fourth annual 5K run at Lambeau Field, and for one day, Packer Backers set aside the beer, bratwurst and cheese and get a little exercise in as a means to celebrate the start of training camp and the upcoming NFL season. One such individual who attended the [...]The post Elderly Packers fan rocks her trademark mohawk for team’s annual...
Thursday, August 1, 2013
8:20 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 22 minutes)
CB Casey Hayward (Hamstring -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 6)
DE Mike Neal (Abdomen -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 6)
RB DuJuan Harris (Knee -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 6)
OL Derek Sherrod (Leg -- Consecutive Missed Practices: 6)
S Sean Richardson (Neck -- Consecutive Missed...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No more discussions about chemistry issues. No more proclamations about being an elite tight end. No more verbal takedowns of respected NFL veterans. At least not right now.
Jermichael Finley has apparently learned his lesson. After years of being the Green Bay Packers' most outspoken player, the 26-year-old tight end is now choosing a reserved approach over...
It only makes sense that in the first practice after I write a piece about how there are 4 corners on the roster (Williams, House, Hayward, Shields) with a legitimate chance to make an impact on the 2013 Green Bay Packers that the darling of training camp is CB Micah Hyde. It certainly makes sense. Hyde has rare size for a cornerback (6’1″ 197) and was a playmaker all throughout...
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This Sunday, the NFL season kicks off with the annual Hall of Fame game, where the Dallas Cowboys will take on the Miami Dolphins. That means in about one month, the regular season starts and the Green Bay Packers look to defend their NFC North crown. The first half of the season for the Packers is filled with many heavy hitters from...
On Monday, a photo (above) that made its way around the Internet on Monday igniting a firestorm of fat jokes seems to show that Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy may have packed on a few tens of pounds during the offseason and showed up to training camp terribly out of shape. Obese, even. [...]The post Packers head coach Mike McCarthy disputes notion that Eddie Lacy is fat...
Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy received a ton of scrutiny on Monday when a photo of him catching a pass, while looking extremely chubby surfaced on the web.
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy came to Lacy’s rescue on Tuesday, and told reporters “that photos are deceiving, and that Lacy is in good enough shape to do what the Packers need him to do.”
No Huddle co-hosts Marques Eversoll (@MJEversoll), Adam Czech (@adamczech) and Jason Perone (@JasonPerone) chat with former Denver Bronco’s General Manager Ted Sundquist and gain some valuable insight into the mind of an NFL GM. Ted discusses his new book, “Taking Your Team To The Top: How To Build And Manage Great Teams Like The Pros”. He also talks about his informative...