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Camp preview: Linebackers

The Packers made noise this offseason by signing a big name free agent and moving him to a position that he has never played in his lengthy career. Julius Peppers will play outside linebacker opposite Clay Matthews this season, and while he will line up on multiple occasions in a defensive end position he will also be asked to drop back in coverage, something he’s never been asked...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre: I’m not worried about Lambeau Field boos

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre says getting booed at Lambeau Field has never been a concern of his. Favre’s former Packers teammate Mark Chmura recently told ESPNWisconsin.com that Favre backed out of an appearance last season at Lambeau Field for fear of being booed. “I’ve heard that was a concern of mine, and I’m here to tell you I’m not,” Favre said...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: A.J. Hawk tackles fan at celebrity golf tournament

Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk was asked by a fan at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship tournament Thursday afternoon if he would tackle him. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound Hawk agreed, tackling the fan at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Hawk, 30, has 833 career tackles in eight years played with the Packers. [Packersnews.com] The post Watch:...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy wants Packers to speed up offense

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has one goal for Arron Rodgers and the offense in 2014: Run 75 plays per game. “We play pretty fast, but you always want to play faster,” McCarthy said during an interview near the end of the offseason program last month with Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. “With a guy like Aaron, he plays faster than anybody I’ve ever been around.” The...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers looking at free agent safety Jim Leonhard?

If you are a Green Bay Packers fan, it probably wouldn’t take you very long to identify the position of greatest need on your favorite team entering the 2014 season: Safety. After all, the Packers were the only team in the NFL not to record a single interception from any safety on their roster, the first time that that has happened in Titletown since the pre-Vince Lombardi era...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  1 Comment

Green Bay Packers OLB Clay Matthews named top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 outside linebackers in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s OLB to making the list? To provide an answer, the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 3: Clay Matthews

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find the entire list here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the War Room’s 2015 Senior Defensive End Rankings

Top Senior Defensive Ends 1. Alvin Dupree Kentucky 6-4 267 2. Anthony Chickillo Miami 6-4 277 3. Trey Flowers Arkansas 6-4 267 4. Markus Golden Missouri 6-3 260 5. Hau’oli Kikaha Washington 6-3 250 6. Shaquille Riddick West Virginia 6-7 240 7. Za’Darius Smith Kentucky 6-6 264 8. Brock Hekking Nevada 6-4 255 9. Cedric […] The post Inside the War Room’s 2015 Senior Defensive...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Need A Healthy Clay Matthews

The Green Bay Packers need a lot of things to happen to improve their defense in 2014, but the most important one is having Clay Matthews play 16 games and be 100 percent healthy for them. Most of the talk this offseason regarding the defense has been about defensive coordinator Dom Capers, the weaknesses at safety and inside linebacker and the new multiple looks the Packers will...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers wasted money on Clay Matthews

Green Bay will miss the playoffs this year and it’s not Scott Tolzien’s fault. The second coming of Brett Favre did manage to throw three interceptions against the New York Giants and doom his offense to watching the game from the sideline, but when he was on the field he played remarkably well (24 of 34 for 339 yards) and gave the Packers offense more life than they had had...
Via The Penalty Flag
November 20, 2013  |  1 Comment
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