Packers: Believe It or Not, Green Bay is Building a Championship Caliber Defense

Packer fans may find this hard to believe and may think I’m full of it — but the Green Bay Packers are building a championship caliber defense and despite struggles in recent years, it’s going to come to fruition in 2014. That may seem like a bold statement to make after the Packers finished 24th in points allowed and 25th in yards allowed last season, wile also forcing just...
Via The Packers Guru
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' Casey Hayward ready for OTAs

Green Bay Packers cornerback Casey Hayward says he's ready to participate in the team's offseason workout program, which begins April 22nd.After being selected out of Vanderbilt by the Packers in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, Hayward had a great season as a rookie cornerback, recording six interceptions and providing some much needed stability to Green Bay's...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward is training hard for the offseason

Casey Hayward's 2013 season didn't go as planned. After suffering a hamstring injury in training camp, and subsequently re-aggravating it twice over the regular season, Hayward was only able to log three games in 2013. It was a huge setback for one of the league's most promising cornerbacks. Now, six months later, Hayward is starting to feel like he did before...
Via The Pack Mentality
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Mr. Hyde: Future Starting Safety

The Packers selected Micah Hyde in the fifth round of last year’s draft. When the Packers took him, it was a bit of a head scratcher. Casey Hayward was coming off a strong rookie season. Sam Shields was continuing to develop. Tramon Williams did not look good, but, there was hope that he’d turn it around. They were high on Davon House, why would they take another corner? My first...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward’s Return Is Solution To Creating Strong Packers Defense

Casey Hayward is healthy and ready to help the Green Bay Packers in 2014 (via caseyhayward) It seems as though every year when it comes to free agency time, Green Bay Packers fans and owners are never amused with Ted Thompson’s decision to not spend any money on free agents. Especially after last season’s defensive performance, there is a lot of talk going around that the packers...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: Casey Hayward

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. Casey Hayward, cornerback Season stats: Three games (88 snaps), eight tackles, two missed tackles, zero tackles for loss, zero sacks, zero interception, zero forced fumbles...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

McCarthy, Packers to keep Dom Capers' 3-4 D

Dom Capers' defense has slipped to 25th and 32nd in two of the past three seasons after ranking second and fifth in his first two years with the Green Bay Packers. Coach Mike McCarthy is seeking a turnaround, but it won't come in the form of an alignment switch from Capers' beloved 3-4 to a 4-3 system. There was speculation in Green Bay that the switch might be convenient...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Grading the Secondary.

Heading into training camp the Packers secondary looked to be overpopulated with talent. Casey Hayward was fresh of a stellar rookie campaign. Morgan Burnett just got a new contract and seemed poised for a breakout year. Sam Shields was entering his contract year and was looking for a pay day. Tramon Williams was telling everyone how healthy he was. Davon House was champing at the...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

12 Moves The Packers Should Make To Become Super Bowl Contenders

Despite making the playoffs, the 2013 season was an ugly one for the Green Bay Packers. The injury bug hit early and often and included players like Bryan Bulaga, Jermichael Finley, DuJuan Harris, Casey Hayward, Clay Matthews, Randall Cobb and, of course, Aaron Rodgers.The last three seasons have left a bitter taste in the mouths of Packer fans, players, as well as coaches. The knowledge...
Via Football Nation
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers need to start searching for safeties in 2014

The Green Bay Packers cornerbacks were pretty solid this year, and even though the team was without Casey Hayward they were still able to do a good enough job to get their team in the playoffs. One position that really needs to be addressed in the NFL draft next season is the fact that the […]The post Green Bay Packers need to start searching for safeties in 2014 appeared first...
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January 07, 2014  |  2 Comments

Packers celebrate Lions’ loss

The Green Bay Packers got the help they needed Monday night, when the Baltimore Ravens beat the Detroit Lions 18-16, to get into the playoffs. Justin Tucker’s 61-yard field goal in the game’s final minute sealed the Ravens victory, and gave the Packers a chance to win the NFC North title. The Lions dropped to 7-7, third place in the NFC North, putting the Chicago Bears (8-6)...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Report: Aaron Rodgers, Casey Hayward, Clay Matthews

The usual suspects are located on the report this week.  Defensive end Mike Neal (abdomen), linebacker Clay Matthews (thumb), center Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee),  defensive tackle Ryan Pickett (knee), LB Andy Mulumba (ankle), and cornerback Micah Hyde (groin) are all probable. Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) remains out, as do LB Nick Perry (foot), tackle Don Barclay (knee), and CB...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers place Casey Hayward on IR

The Green Bay Packers announced today that they placed starting cornerback Casey Hayward on season ending injured reserve. The Green Bay Packers have activated S Sean Richardson and DE Jerel Worthy from reserve/physically unable to perform and placed CB Casey Hayward and CB James Nixon on injured reserve. The transactions were announced Saturday by Executive Vice President...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers cornerback Casey Hayward to miss more time

Casey Hayward missed the first six weeks of 2013 due to a hamstring injury, and then he re-aggravated that injury in Week 10. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via Pro Football Talk, Hayward will miss “multiple” weeks. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Packers cornerback Casey Hayward to miss more time appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward out multiple weeks

Mike McCarthy has stated that CB Casey Hayward will be out multiple weeks with that nagging hamstring, according to Jason Wilde at ESPN. Hayward was did not play in last weeks loss to the Eagles. His absence may have attributed to a very poor performance from the secondary. The Pack had one less option to hamper Nick Foles aerial assault. The Packers have been waiting...
Via The Pack Mentality
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Eagles RB LeSean McCoy shakes Casey Hayward with sick juke move

Tweet Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean “Shady” McCoy is at the top of the class when it comes to open-field runners, a fact that Green Bay Packers CB Casey Hayward discovered the hard way on Sunday: That wasn’t even fair. McCoy went on to rack up 155 yards rushing for the game, while Hayward left early due to a hamstring injury. Shady putting...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Going Deep at Cornerback

Finally, the Packers have a good problem on defense: How do they use all of the talent at cornerback as Casey Hayward appears set to make his season debut on Sunday night? Plus, injury reports from both teams and more.
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward, James Jones questionable for Sunday

The Green Bay Packers have listed cornerback Casey Hayward and wide receiver James Jones as questionable for Sunday’s matchup with the Browns. Jones suffered a leg injury last week that could end up keeping him out this week, but it looks like right now that he has a 50-50 chance of playing. Below is the rest of the Packers injury report from NAME POSITION INJURY...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers CB Casey Hayward will miss fifth straight game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's going to be at least one more week until Green Bay Packers cornerback Casey Hayward is able to make his season debut. Though Hayward was able to participate in Thursday and Friday's practice on a limited basis, he was ruled out for the Packers' Week 6 game on the road against the Baltimore Ravens. "I think Casey is further ahead this week...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers CB Casey Hayward will miss fifth straight game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's going to be at least one more week until Green Bay Packers cornerback Casey Hayward is able to make his season debut. Though Hayward was able to participate in Thursday and Friday's practice on a limited basis, he was ruled out for the Packers' Week 6 game on the road against the Baltimore Ravens. "I think Casey is further ahead this week...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers will be without Casey Hayward against the Ravens this week

Casey Hayward is probably one of the best up coming stars at the defensive back position.  In his rookie year Hayward was an animal, flying over the field and making amazing plays on the ball.  Well this week against the Baltimore Ravens, the Packers are going to need another player to step up because they […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward reportedly a week away from returning

According to,  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Packers cornerback Casey Hayward (hamstring) is about a week away from getting back on the field. The Packers have really missed Hayward, most notably when Anquan Boldin torched them in Week 1. They’ve been replacing him with rookie Micah Hyde. Hayward was Pro Football Focus’ No. 4 overall cornerback during his...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Some Honesty Regarding the Packers Injuries Would Be Nice

Mike McCarthy has been called many things during his tenure as the Packers’ Head Coach. Some think he is a terrific coach, able to get the most out of his players which shows in their consistently competing for the playoffs. His 75-40 regular season record over seven plus seasons speaks volumes to why many have this opinion of him. Others think of him as underwhelming, capable...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers rule out RB James Starks, CB Casey Hayward for Week 5

It doesn't look like the bye week was enough time for injured James Starks to heal his injured knee. Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said on Wednesday that he's not expecting Starks back for at least 'a couple of weeks' according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Starks injured his knee early in the third quarter in the Packers Week 3 loss to Cincinnati. It...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

James Starks, Casey Hayward Ruled Out for the Week

Bad news for both Casey Hayward and James Starks as both have already been ruled out for this week's game against the Lions. Coach Mike McCarthy said that he doesn't know when either will be back. The news comes courtesy of ProFootballTalk: Packers coach Mike McCarthy said that neither cornerback Casey Hayward nor running back James Starks will be in the lineup...
Via The Pack Mentality
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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