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Green Bay Packers: Micah Hyde has Edge for Starting Safety Position

The Green Bay Packers selected Haha Clinton-Dix with the No. 21 pick in this year’s NFL Draft, but it’s not the former Alabama safety who is drawing rave reviews at training camp. Instead, converted nickel corner Micah Hyde is drawing all the attention in the position battle for the second safety position alongside Morgan Brunett. “Seamless,” coach Mike McCarthy said of...
Via Standing O Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy calls Micah Hyde's transition to safety 'seamless,' seems to have advantage over Clinton-Dix

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy was effusive with praise when it came to second year cornerback turned safety Micah Hyde. Hyde opened eyes at the team's OTAs as the first-team safety and is quickly becoming a challenger for the starting spot opposite Morgan Burnett, while holding off 2014 first round pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix at least in the offseason. "My goal is...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

7 must-see NFL training camp battles to watch

Tight end: Richard Rodgers vs. Andrew Quarless (Green Bay Packers) While the Packers’ roster may be loaded at wide receiver, one of the biggest question marks entering training camp is at tight end. Everything changed when Jermichael Finley went down with a spine injury. Finley is a free agent without any suitors and the Packers are in search of a new starting tight end. ...
Via The Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Training camp day 2 report > Randall Cobb: Haven't done enough > Packers Mailbag: The Terrible Two Edition > You are what you eat: Team add ex-Oregon nutritionist > Packers eye big year from Raji > Wisconsin native Jared Abbrederis earned the biggest cheer of Sunday morning’s practice  > Training camp: In pictures > Micah Hyde seems to have...
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Report: Packers expected to work on a new contract for Randall Cobb after the season

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Packers are expected to work on a new contract for wide receiver Randall Cobb after the upcoming season. Expect talks after the season not now RT @NFL_ATL: Randall Cobb: 'I don't believe I've done enough' for an extension — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 27, 2014 Cobb told reporters on Sunday...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Randall Cobb: I haven’t earned a new contract

Even though Packers receiver Jordy Nelson just got rewarded with a new long-term contract, his teammate Randall Cobb doesn’t believe he’s earned a new deal just yet. “I don’t believe I’ve done enough, and I think that’s on me,” ” Cobb said Sunday, via The Packers are expected to work on a new deal for Cobb next year.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Randall Cobb hopes to re-sign with Packers

The Packers signed wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension Saturday, now the 23-year-old Randall Cobb hopes he will be next to re-sign with Green Bay. Cobb is entering the final season of the rookie contract he signed in 2011.  He caught 80 passes for 954 yards and eight touchdowns in 2012. Last season, Cobb sustained a fractured tibia against the Baltimore Ravens on...
Via Sports-Glory
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Packers WR Randall Cobb Doesn’t Think He’s Done Enough To Earn New Contract

  Packers WR Randall Cobb told reporters on Sunday that he doesn’t believe he has done enough to warrant an extension from the team. “I don’t believe I’ve done enough, and I think that’s on me,” said Cobb, via Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin. “Last year, I missed 10 weeks, I got injured in a way that there was nothing I could do about it. I think my job is just to come...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Packers training camp report: July 27

  Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014 Practice Time: 8:20 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 17 minutes) Movin' On Up: Safety Micah Hyde As it was throughout the offseason practices, Micah Hyde continues to start at safety alongside Morgan Burnett. Meanwhile, first-round pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix waits on the sideline for a chance to get on the field after Hyde. He earned this opportunity with his...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Update: Nicky Perry, Mike Neal placed on PUP, Letroy Guion to NFI

Announced Friday, DE-LB Mike Neal and OLB Nick Perry will be starting training camp on the active PUP list due to failed pre-camp physicals and although both injuries are undisclosed, we know that they are not serious injuries due to Neal and Perry’s “active” PUP designation. NT Letroy Guion was also put on the Packers’ non-football injury list. According to the Milwaukee...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five undrafted free agents to watch at Packers training camp

“Homegrown” talent. It’s a phrase that gets thrown around often in the world of sports in terms of how to build a sustainable contender. In the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs are the case in point of this philosophy with their nucleus of life-timers Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli and Tim Duncan. In MLB, the Oakland A’s are often cited as the prime example, thanks to general manager...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson signs four-year contract extension with Packers

The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a four-year, $39 million contract extension, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Packers and Jordy Nelson have struck a deal. It’s a 4-year extension worth $39M, source says. Huge. $14.2M guaranteed. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 26, 2014 #Packers WR Jordy Nelson averages $9.76M on his new deal, which is a large...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 5 Guys that Have to be Good: BJ Raji

Last year when I was brought on to the team here at my very first series was titled “5 guys that Have to be Good”.  Those 5 guys were Terrell Manning, Greg Van Roten, Bryan Bulaga, Jeremy Ross and Datone Jones.  Hot.  Damn.  These players were released, released, IR’d, released and injured/ineffective respectively.  You can look at this two ways, one way...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson wants $10 million a year from Packers

A few weeks ago I was told that the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Jordy Nelson were close to agreeing on a contract extension that would keep him in green and gold for a long time. Since then, Nelson’s contract demands have apparently grown a bit and the two sides aren’t as close as they once were. A report on Thursday claims that Nelson is seeking “at least” $10 million...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brilliant redesigned Packers logo features state of Wisconsin

Everyone seems to be making their own NFL logos these days. There are ones inspired by Star Wars, Game of Thrones, corporations, fat people, it goes on and on. We haven’t seen any for the Packers that really caught our eye, until today. Here’s a sharp new redesigned logo for the Packers that we found on imgur, which features the state of Wisconsin prominently. Check it out...
Via cover32 - Packers
6 days ago  |  3 Comments
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