Found September 03, 2012 on Checkdown Chatter:
With the season set to open in a few days its time to update the Power Ranks. Much of the top 10 is static as the strongest clubs in the league had the preseasons that we anticipated, but, there is movement in the depths – most notably the rise of the Seahawks and the crash [...]

Beware of the Packers rookie, the ‘Claymaker’

Green Bay Packer linebackers Clay Matthews and rookie Nick Perry have revived the team's defensive spirit. Packers fans are excited and opposing NFL quarterbacks better beware.

Undrafted Moses proving doubters wrong

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's not often that an undrafted rookie performs so well during training camp and preseason that the final roster cutdown is of little worry. But that was the case with Packers outside linebacker Dezman Moses. Before leaving Lambeau Field following Green Bay's final preseason game, with roster cuts due less than 24 hours later, Moses already knew he was...

NFL Rumors: Are the Green Bay Packers in the market for another quarterback?

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Harrell and offensive line depth still concerns

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Now that Packers general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy have sorted out their 53-man roster for this season, there are still plenty of strengths from a team that finished 15-1 during the 2011 regular season. However, Green Bay fell short of its goal to become back-to-back Super Bowl champions and have a few areas that could be a concern this...

Packers sign eight to practice squad

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With eight practice squad spots available for general manager Ted Thompson to fill, the Packers kept seven of their own training camp players and added one other. The new addition to Green Bays roster is former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman, Chris Scott. At 6-foot-5 and 332 pounds, Scott is listed as a combination offensive tackle and guard. Scott, 25...

Packers aren't going anywhere in 2012

As the season draws near, NFL on FOX analyst Brian Billick gives his predictions for each division in 2012. NFC NORTH Green Bay Packers It seems odd that the 15-1 Packers are flying below the radar coming into the 2011 season. Save for an uncharacteristic four turnovers against the Giants, the Packers could have advanced to another Super Bowl. Even coming off an early playoff...

Joe Philbin optimistic Jake Long will play week one

AP Miami Dolphins left tackle Jake Long says he’s working hard to get back on the field after suffering a sprained MCL during the preseason. “It’s getting better every day,” Long said. “I’m doing a lot of rehab and treatment and just working to get back.” Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin sounds optimistic that Long will be ready for next Sunday’s opener. “Our anticipation...

Dolphins set to release David Garrard

David Garrard will be released by the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, has learned. Garrard, who has been sidelined since early August after having surgery to remove loose bodies from his knee, was surpassed by rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill in training camp. "They didn't want me to, and I didn't feel like I was quite ready to move with guys flying around...

Garrard Returns to Practice

David Garrard was back at practice Monday for the first time since he underwent knee surgery, and while he's working to get himself back to 100 percent and ready to play, he also has to be wondering whether his time with the Dolphins is nearing an end.

Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers? NFL insiders answer 20 questions -

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AP Pro32 comments about Dolphins

Comments on the Miami Dolphins by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses): --- MIAMI DOLPHINS (30) Chris Berman (ESPN, 28) - New school of fish. Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 26) - Joe Philbin has hands full, grooming Ryan Tannehill, and dealing with veterans who want to win now. Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 26) - Reggie Bush and running game will have to carry load if...

AP Pro32 comments about Packers

Comments on the Green Bay Packers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses): --- GREEN BAY PACKERS (1) Chris Berman (ESPN, 3) - After all, Packers had best record last year. Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 3) - Losing LB Desmond Bishop is problem for defense. Adding Cedric Benson gives explosive offense more balance. Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 1) - Best team in regular...
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