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Training camp preview: How the Packers’ secondary stacks up

The wait is nearly over, Saturday morning at 8:20 AM central time the Packers will take the field for the start of training camp. Before then, however, let’s take a look at what has been perhaps the weakest part of the Packers defense in recent years: the secondary. Safeties The Packers showed they are focusing on their defensive backfield by using their first round selection on...
Via cover32 - Packers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers training camp preview: Safeties

  This is the eighth in a series of 14 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: SAFETIES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starters: Morgan Burnett, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): *Micah Hyde, *Sean Richardson, *Chris Banjo, Charles Clay, Tanner Miller The breakdown: What...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Ranking the Packers’ Safeties

  The third installment of my Packer positional power rankings moves back to the defensive side of the ball, and examines what was the Packers’ weakest position last season, safety. The Packers have addressed their deficiency at safety this offseason by drafting Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the 1st round and by moving cornerback Micah Hyde to safety, at least for the time being. The Packers...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers: Could They Sign Ryan Clark?

Last season the Packers were the only team that failed to get an interception from their safeties. That's right; the Packers went the whole season without getting an interception from, Morgan Burnett, M.D. Jennings, Jerron McMillian, Sean Richardson and Chris Banjo. Fun Fact: Jarrett Bush had more interceptions (1) than those five players.The Packers gave Morgan Burnett an extension...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Re-Sign Chris Banjo to One-Year Contract

Ted Thompson has made his first re-signing of a 2013 Packer. According to a tweet from the player himself, the Green Bay Packers have re-signed the first of their free agent players for the 2014 season. That player is safety Chris Banjo, who just completed his rookie season and was an exclusive-rights free agent. Though the signing has not come down on the NFL's transaction...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Projecting Chris Banjo’s Role in 2014

The Green Bay Packers are going to be busy this offseason with over $30 million in cap space and 17 unrestricted free agents. Yet, the team got started on some offseason work earlier this week by re-signing exclusive rights free agent Chris Banjo to a one-year deal for the 2014 season. Banjo, who joined the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of SMU last season, impressed the...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers re-sign S Chris Banjo

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Chris Banjo received the birthday present that he was hoping for Wednesday, re-signing with the Green Bay Packers. The now-24-year-old safety was an exclusive-rights free agent this offseason. Banjo joined the Packers four days into the 2013 training camp. Playing a position at which Green Bay lacked talent and depth, Banjo performed well enough on defense and...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers Re-Sign S Chris Banjo

Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that the agent for Packers have re-signed exclusive rights free agent has confirmed that they have reached an agreement S Chris Banjo a one-year contract. Banjo, 24, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Methodist. He released this past season and later joined Green Bay where he appeared in 16...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: Chris Banjo

  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. Chris Banjo, safety / special teams Season stats: 17 games, 19 tackles (including 9 on special teams), 5 missed tackles (all on defense), 2 passes defensed ProFootballFocus...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Here's All the Packers Free Agents This Year

With the 2013 season in the books, the Packers will have plenty of hard decisions to make this upcoming offseason in terms of personnel. The list of free agents on the Packers is enormous and some of these guys will definitely be worth keeping around. For some, it may be time to go. Per Acme Packing Company, here's every Packers free agent this offseason (the first number...
Via The Pack Mentality
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pick Six--Week 12...Pack-only Fantasy Time

Week 12 the Vikings pay a visit to Lambeau. The team desperately needs a few players to step up. Pack Pick Six - our free Packers-only fantasy challenge - is all about figuring out which players will step up to lead the charge. So get in the game - we have a special prize this week! Play Pick Six Here Special Prize - this week our Pick Six winner will...
Via The Pack Mentality
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers downplaying 22-year winning streak over Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's the longest winning streak in NFL history. Now going on 22 years since the Detroit Lions last defeated the Green Bay Packers in the state of Wisconsin, there are players on both teams who were infants at the time. The date was Dec. 15, 1991. It was a quarterback battle between Mike Tomczak and Erik Kramer with running back Barry Sanders only in his third...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers downplaying 22-year winning streak over Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's the longest winning streak in NFL history. Now going on 22 years since the Detroit Lions last defeated the Green Bay Packers in the state of Wisconsin, there are players on both teams who were infants at the time. The date was Dec. 15, 1991. It was a quarterback battle between Mike Tomczak and Erik Kramer with running back Barry Sanders only in his third...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Coordinators: Defense stuffing mobile quarterbacks

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- After the Green Bay Packers' coaching staff reviewed the film of their 38-20 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 2 of the 2013 season, the team's three coordinators discussed the biggest topics from the game. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator: DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR DOM CAPERS 1. When you were winning 31-0, did you...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Coordinators: Defense stuffing mobile quarterbacks

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- After the Green Bay Packers' coaching staff reviewed the film of their 38-20 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 2 of the 2013 season, the team's three coordinators discussed the biggest topics from the game. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator: DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR DOM CAPERS 1. When you were winning 31-0, did you...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Finally, It’s Over: Chiefs 30 Packers 8

The Packers final preseason game was an opportunity for some players to give themselves a chance to win a roster spot. Following last night’s game the Packers must cut their roster down to 53 by Saturday at 5 p.m Central. If you were looking for a well played game as the final tune up before the regular season you should have come away from last night very disappointed, but none...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Waives Chris Banjo And Kyler Reed

The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived safety Chris Banjo as well as tight end Kyler Reed. Banjo who didn’t play in the NFL last season as well as Reed who is an undrafted rookie, will look to jump into another camp, but there are no guarantees that they will find interest. The post Jacksonville Waives Chris Banjo And Kyler Reed appeared first on FFLockerRoom.
Via FF Locker Room
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jags cut TE Kyler Reed and S Chris Banjo day before camp

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have cut tight end Kyler Reed and safety Chris Banjo, making room for receiver Cole McKenzie and place-kicker Adam Yates. The Jaguars made the moves Thursday, the eve of training camp. Jacksonville had been looking for a second place-kicker for camp and needed another receiver after placing Justin Blackmon (groin) and Taylor Price...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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