Packers Draft Primer: WR Jordan Matthews

The Packers are well known for looking at skilled position players after the first round who give them great value and return on their selection. This pattern is most relevant when discussing the Packers and finding steals at WR in the 2nd round. Among these picks have been Greg Jennings (2nd), Jordy Nelson (2nd), Randall Cobb (2nd), James Jones (3rd), and Jermichael Finley (3rd...
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Jared Allen: Vikings fans will boo me

Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen expects to be booed when he returns to Minnesota this year. “Minnesota has great fans so they’re going to boo me,” Allen said.  “Absolutely.  I’m sure I’ll get some cheers later but absolutely they’re going to boo and why shouldn’t they?  I now play for a division rival but I love the fans in Minnesota, I had six phenomenal...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings Beard Lives On In Our Hearts

I've been reduced to rubble. #RIP to the beard. I hope you're happy @NicoleLJennings #LongLiveTheBeard #VayaConDios. — Greg Jennings (@GregJennings) April 1, 2014
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Allen thanks Minnesota Vikings fans

Five-time Pro Bowler Jared Allen spent six seasons in Minnesota, recording 85.5 sacks as a Viking.  Following the announcement that the Chicago Bears had signed the 10-year pro to a four-year contract, Allen thanked his former team in a statement released by his management agency. “I’d like to take a moment to thank my former teammates, coaches and the staff at the Minnesota...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Announces Compensatory Picks

The Packers received a third-round selection for Greg Jennings and a fifth-round choice for Erik Walden, the NFL announced at the league meetings on Monday.
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings whispers sweet nothings to Aaron Rogers

"12," as Greg Jennings calls him, says "none of that stuff factors into my preparation process. I don't have time to think about those things. They don't bother me." Rogers is referring to the comments Jennings made last summer after the Pack allowed Jennings to jump ship, enter free agency, and join the division rival Vikings. Basically...
Via The Pack Mentality
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy, Packers fans have had enough of Greg Jennings talk

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy didn't wait to be asked about Greg Jennings' comments that the Green Bay Packers brainwash their players. Or, perhaps the head coach misunderstood the question from an out-of-town reporter. Either way, there was no denying that McCarthy arrived at his Thursday press conference ready to defend the organization from its former wide receiver...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Jennings: Packers brainwashed me

Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings says he was "brainwashed" during his time with the Packers "to think anyone in the division is tiers below."

Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy takes jab at ex-Packers WR Greg Jennings

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy has heard the comments of former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings. With Jennings continually taking jabs at the team that he played seven years for, McCarthy had a comeback ready for the seemingly scorned 29-year-old who signed this offseason with the division-rival Minnesota Vikings. "When you put on that purple, something...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings Rips Packers Offense, Calls It “Cookie Cutter”

Greg Jennings is loving life with the Minnesota Vikings. Jennings is enjoying the opportunity to display his skills, and most importantly, get his number called.  During an interview with the Star Tribune, Jennings ripped the Packers offense, calling it “cookie cutter,” and stated “he didn’t have to walk on egg shells anymore.” “It’s not a free-for-all. There’s structure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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