Shields and Williams out? House, Hayward say no CB drop-off

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's either the Green Bay Packers or the New England Patriots with the best group of cornerbacks in the NFL. That's how Davon House sees it. However, Green Bay's prideful cornerback room hasn't had much chance to show where it ranks. But with starters Sam Shields and Tramon Williams missing both Wednesday and Thursday's practice, Sunday'...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Chiefs, Packers, Ravens, Titans

Bills The Bills are expected to get RB C.J. Spiller more involved in their offense this week. (Adam Caplan) Chiefs ILB Joe Mays (IR-DFR) is having the screws taken out of his injured wrist this week, but there isn’t a time frame for his return as of now. (Adam Caplan) Packers The Packers could be forced to start Davon House and Casey Hayward at cornerback against the Panthers...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions: 2014 Week 3 NFL Pick

Green Bay Packers (1-1) at Detroit Lions (1-1) The Lions looked way better week 1 in their win over the Giants than they did last week in a loss to the Panthers. Week 1, they moved the chains at an 82.76% rate, as opposed to 69.23% for the Giants and in week 2 they moved the chains 66.67% rate, as opposed to 70.97% for the Panthers. What was the difference? Well for one, caliber...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 3

The Packers came out of the Jets game with two surprising facts 1) quarterback Aaron Rodgers finally lead a comeback victory from more than 14 points down and 2) the Packers escaped the game with all their starters healthy.  Add to that a quick recovery by running back Eddie Lacy and the promising news from Micah Hyde and Bryan Bulaga and the Packers might be the healthiest they’ve...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Coordinators, 3 Questions: Key points of Packers' first victory

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Less than 24 hours after the Green Bay Packers completed their comeback win over the New York Jets, the team's three coordinators had reviewed the film and looked back at some of the key points of the 31-24 victory. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator:   DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR DOM CAPERS 1A. Did you want to take a look at Davon...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Coordinators, 3 Questions: Key points of Packers' first victory

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Less than 24 hours after the Green Bay Packers completed their comeback win over the New York Jets, the team's three coordinators had reviewed the film and looked back at some of the key points of the 31-24 victory. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator:   DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR DOM CAPERS 1A. Did you want to take a look at Davon...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Roster Has Depth and Talent to be Super Bowl Contenders

This past Saturday, the Green Bay Packers finalized their 53-man roster and after a full evaluation, it is easy to see that the Packers roster is good enough to contend for the Super Bowl in 2014. With all the variables in the NFL, it would be stupid to predict a champion right now so I won’t. But I will say with absolute confidence is that if the Packers avoid injuries, they...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Daniels, Casey Hayward Can Save the Packers’ 2012 draft

With defensive end Jerel Worthy now officially a member of the New England Patriots, the Green Bay Packers have given up on yet another member of its draft class of 2012. Since the completion of the Worthy trade, much discussion has broken out about whether or not that draft class is one of if not the worst draft class the Packers have had since general manager Ted Thompson took...
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hayward Key to Improving Packers Defense

One underrated aspect to improving the Green Bay Packers defense is the return of cornerback Casey Hayward. Hayward only played in three games last season due to a reoccurring hamstring injury, but he recorded six interceptions in his rookie year and finished third in the 2012 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year voting. Hayward coming back at full strength would be huge for a defense...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp report: July 26

  Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Practice Time: 8:20 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 16 minutes) Movin' On Up: Cornerback Casey Hayward In his first non-offseason practice back on the field since being placed on injured reserve last year, Casey Hayward was fantastic. Just like he did during his rookie season in 2012, Hayward was often in the right spot during Saturday's opening practice...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Packers Need to Emerge to Win a Super Bowl

Training camp opens in Titletown, USA this Saturday, July 26, and Packer nation is clamoring with anticipation. It is an annual tradition for fans, pundits, and even Mike McCarthy and company to prognosticate which players will prove to be game changing additions to the new roster. Rookies, injury plagued players, or second year players graduating from a year long apprenticeship...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp preview: Cornerbacks

  This is the ninth in a series of 14 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: CORNERBACKS Rating (1-to-10 scale): 8 Projected starters: Sam Shields, Tramon Williams Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): *Casey Hayward, *Davon House, *Demitri Goodson, *Jarrett Bush, Antonio Dennard, Jumal Rolle, Ryan...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Diamonds 2014 ALL-BARGAIN TEAM (Defense and Special Teams)

The season is near, and there are quite a few players that are under appreciated.  NFL Draft Diamonds put together an All-Bargain Team which has all 11 players on the Defensive Side of the ball and a group of Specialists, and all are under 1,000,000 dollar base salaries for 2014.  This is a huge steal of […] The post NFL Draft Diamonds 2014 ALL-BARGAIN TEAM (Defense and Special...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

After injury-plagued 2013, Hayward has to wait to be starting outside cornerback

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Casey Hayward had big plans for the second year of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers. A dominant rookie season playing slot cornerback had Hayward feeling ready for the next step in his development. "I want to start outside," Hayward told in April 2013. "I feel like I can be an outside guy now full-time. . . . I'...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward Return is Key for Packers

The Green Bay Packers were one of the teams that struggled in a big way forcing turnovers last season, but they are going to get a very good playmaker back from injury this season. Cornerback Casey Hayward proved himself in his rookie season with the team, but a season ending injury forced him to miss all but three games of last season. If he is able to stay healthy this season,...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

House waits his turn in crowded cornerbacks room

The Green Bay Packers cornerback room is again flush with talent. If Casey Hayward returns to form, the jousting for playing time will hit fever pitch in less than a month. The Packers return nearly all of their cornerbacks from a year ago and drafted Baylor's Demetri Goodson in the sixth round of May's NFL draft to round out the 10-player room. Meanwhile, Davon House waits...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward Looking Good and Healthy at Green Bay Packers’ OTA’s

One the biggest losses for the Green Bay Packers during the 2013 season was the injury to cornerback Casey Hayward. The former second-round pick from Vanderbilt burst onto the scene in his rookie season of 2012, posting six interceptions, 21 passes defensed and one forced fumble. Yet, last season he played only 86 snaps due to injury, robbing the Packers defense of one of its most...
Via The Packers Guru
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Casey Hayward practicing, Clay Matthews Jr. being held out of OTA’s

Packers cornerback Casey Hayward participated in Thursday’s OTA practice, according to Ty Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Casey Hayward (hamstring) is practicing. His goal was to be back for OTAs. — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) May 29, 2014 Linebacker Clay Matthews Jr. Was held out and is hoping to be ready for training camp, per Lori Nickel of the Journal-Sentinel. Packers...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 11, 2014  |  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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April 10, 2014  |  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...
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April 09, 2014  |  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...
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February 24, 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
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