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Mike McCarthy on Packers’ receivers: Davis has matured, Nelson will play in the slot

Look for another big year for Jordy as the Packers develop more young receivers to play on the outside. Before his team’s second practice of training camp, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy spoke to the media on Friday morning. McCarthy fielded several questions about his team’s receiving corps, with an early focus on a pair of second-year players. Trevor Davis was...
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1 hour ago

Packers Training Camp Practice Live Updates, July 28

The Packers hold their second day of practice on Friday morning. On Thursday, the Green Bay Packers got their chance to shake the rust off during their first practice back off a month-long break after mandatory minicamp in June. Today they take to the practice field for the second time in their 2017 training camp, with another early 8:15 AM start to install another portion of the...
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1 hour ago

With Burnett, the Possibilities Are Endless

The Packers have never been as versatile on defense as they will be going into the 2017 season. A seasoned veteran now entering his eighth year, Morgan Burnett is the oldest player in the Packers' secondary—he has Davon House beat by a little under six months—and he's also one of the most important ones. Practically a chess piece at 29 years of age, Burnett was utilized somewhat...
Via Cheesehead TV
4 hours ago

The Veterans with the Most to Prove in Packers Camp

The 2017 Green Bay Packers training camp has finally arrived. For serious fans, it’s the first look at the team that will make and break their Sundays for the next several months. New additions through free agency and the draft are on display for the first time. As exciting as it is for fans, it’s a crucial piece of the offseason for every player on the roster. Of course, some...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
17 hours ago

Martellus Bennett dreams of being 'the black Walt Disney, the black Doctor Seuss'

Hardly a day passes that Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett fails to make us chuckle or think about deep thoughts. The tight end and children’s book author certainly has some lofty goals in mind that have nothing to do with football. Bennett certainly has a large enough fan base that could help him launch his writing career to the next level.For now though, the Packers...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Key To Camp Is Staying Healthy

The Green Bay Packers officially opened the 2017 season this morning. Over the course of the next 35 days, the team will practice 20 times and play four preseason games. Here’s a list of the 10 things I most want to see during training camp: 1) No injuries 2) No injuries 3) No injuries 4) Continue Reading››
Via Packers Notes
20 hours ago

Aaron Rodgers on ‘love affair’ with football: Wants to play ‘as long as possible’

Already the best quarterback in the NFL, Aaron Rodgers might just be starting to bloom based on comments he made about his newfound love for the game.The Green Bay Packers signal caller did an interview with Wilde & Tausch on ESPN Wisconsin when he revealed some personal thoughts that should scare the heck out of opposing defenses. In the past, Rodgers has indicated he might...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Sweep: Intro To Training Camp

Training Camp is right around the corner! Join host’s Fred Thurston & Blaine Hornes II as they breakdown the roster and set the projected 53 man roster heading into camp. How many WR’s will the Packers keep? Will Kevin King resurrect this secondary? Will Ty Montgomery be a legitimate starting RB? Who is gonna step up this year? All these and many more questions will be answered...

Murphy is Right: The Packers Belong Stateside, not Overseas

Every business wants to grow. Professional sports are no exception. How do professional sports grow? By going international. Isn’t the goal of every business to take over the world, or come as close as they can to it? Professional sports are no different. In the last generation, basketball has exploded in popularity. Since the Dream Team at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, the NBA...

Martellus Bennett slept on floor next to Packers locker Tuesday

New Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett is apparently raring to go before his first training camp with his new team.He was so excited to get going that he apparently slept on the floor in front of his locker Tuesday night, based on what he shared early Wednesday morning. Bennett hit the road late Tuesday night and shared he was finally on his way after tucking his child...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL’s hottest-selling jersey belongs to an unexpected rookie running back

The NFL memorabilia world is usually dominated by quarterbacks, but that’s not the case right now.With training camps around the league now opening, you’d think the league’s hottest-selling jersey would be that of Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Dak Prescott, Ben Roethlisberger… or maybe even Ezekiel Elliott.Except it isn’t. In fact, it’s a rookie running back whose jersey...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday news roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers like depth at linebackerGREEN BAY–The phrase that hovered over organized team activities and minicamp originated from Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy on June 1. New-look offensive line will be testedJahri Evans is preparing for his first season as an offensive lineman for the GreenBay Packers. Once the highest-paid guard in the league, Evans is hoping to …...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers defends Mike McCarthy against criticism

Aaron Rodgers is defending his head coach against criticism from outsiders. Well, in this case, a specific outsider.Greg Jennings, who played from the Packers from 2006-2012, has been critical of the team since his departure. His most recent comments were aimed at Mike McCarthy.“If we had a lead, our issue wasn’t the defense, our issue was Mike McCarthy,” Jennings said on FS1’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn opens up about rumored relationship with Aaron Rodgers

Nothing is private in the social media age, and even just commenting or engaging with someone’s posts can be blown out of proportion. That’s what Lindsey Vonn is claiming happened regarding her recent interaction on Aaron Rodgers’ Instagram. Vonn sparked relationship rumors when she began frequently commenting on Rodgers’ posts last week, even though the two have never been...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn sets record straight on Aaron Rodgers rumors

Lindsey Vonn sought to clarify that she is nothing more than friends with Aaron Rodgers after rumors started that the two may be an item.The whole situation began to evolve after it was noticed Vonn was making several comments on photos Rodgers posted to his Instagram account. In one recent post, Vonn left the comment “Wow you are short” on a photo of Rodgers posing alongside...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

25 best surprise movie cameos of all time

Movie cameos are brief appearances by well-known persons in roles that are either minor, uncredited, or both – and sometimes the celebrities even play themselves.While folks like director Alfred Hitchcock and Marvel founder Stan Lee pop up in almost all of their films, most famous faces are complete surprises, which adds even more fun to their parts. There have been a countless...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews has great reason why he'll miss facing Jay Cutler

When Clay Matthews looks across the line of scrimmage next season when his Green Bay Packers take on the Chicago Bears, he admits he’ll regret not seeing Jay Cutler, who retired this offseason and took a job with FOX Sports. And the Packers linebacker has a great reason why.Matthews, appearing on “The Rich Eisen Show” this week, explained his fondness for lining up against...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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