Goodson Paying Early Dividends

Last year, the Green Bay Packers had some difficult decisions to make when final roster cutdowns were due.  Cornerback was a position of particular interest, as the team had sixth rounder Demetri Goodson in the mix and fighting for one of the last roster spots with undrafted free agent Jumal Rolle.  Many though Rolle had a better preseason and would offer more to the defense, but...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Practice Squad Cornerback Jumal Rolle signed by the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans signed Jumal Rolle from the Packers practice squad to their active Roster. Rolle was one of the stars of training camp for the Packers and it was surprising to many that he didn’t make it onto the Packers 53 man roster after the final cuts. Instead Demetri Goodson got the roster spot over Rolle, though Rolle had a far better training camp. Hopefully Goodson looks...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans release veteran RB Ronnie Brown

The NFL playing career of Ronnie Brown may be over. On Wednesday the Houston Texans cut the 32-year-old running back. Brown’s release came as the Texans added cornerback Jamar Rolle off the practice squad of the Green Bay Packers. The Texans had given Brown six rushing attempts which he turned into four yards. He also caught one pass for five yards in his two games of work. ...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Sign CB Jumal Rolle Off Packers’ Practice Squad, Cut Ronnie Brown

The Houston Texans signed CB Jumal Rolle off the Packers’ practice squad and released veteran RB Ronnie Brown, according to John McClain. Rolle, 24, signed on with the Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Catawba last year. He was claimed off of waivers by the Saints after he was unable to make Buffalo’s final roster in 2013, but he later signed on to the Packers’ practice...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Sept. 3 Packers mailbag

The Packers mailbag is back and here are this week's answers. Look for the form to submit questions to next week's mailbag after Thursday night's game. Q. Seattle fans are saying the difference in the game will be their defense being better than our defense. how does our defense feel about chances for success against the seattle offense? -- Steve, Memphis, Tenn. A: Well, based on...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Players To Watch

The Packers play their final preseason game tonight. Here are 5 players I’ll be watching closely: AARON ADAMS – The Packers usually carry four tackles, and the second-year player from Eastern Kentucky has been No. 4 throughout the summer. But does he really deserve a spot on the 53-man roster? That’s a good question. I would have to say no based on the first three preseason...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Packers with the Most to Win and Lose in the Final Preseason Game

  The regular season is almost upon us, but there is still one more game for players who are on the fringe of making the Packers roster to make one last impression. Here are the players and the positions battles to keep an eye on when the Chiefs visit the Packers. Quarterbacks The most interesting and most intently watched battle will undoubtedly be between quarterbacks Scott...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs at Packers Preseason Week 4: What’s at Stake?

The Green Bay Packers host the Kansas City Chiefs tonight in their final game of the 2014 preseason.  This is the last opportunity for players to lock in their spots on the depth chart and for some, secure a roster spot at all. Most of the established veterans won’t see action this week and are typically held out to avoid injury and afford them some additional rest before the...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers vs. Raiders – 2014 Preseason Game Three – First Impressions

Green Bay Packers vs. Oakland Raiders – 2014 Preseason Game Three – GB 31 OAK 21 GAME NOTES: Aaron Rodgers should get a quarter of work tonight with the first team offense. Will they look as good as they did vs. the Titans? A few guys who have flashed will be getting a longer look tonight: Mike Pennell, Jumal Rolle, Jayrone Elliot. Do they make the team tonight?   Mike McCarthy...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Complete Practice Squad

The Packers signed Lanier Coleman to take the place of Jumal Rolle on the practice squad. Such a minor move isn’t normally worth more than a mention on Twitter, but Coleman’s journey to Green Bay deserves better than 140 characters. After being released by the Vikings in 2009, the former college defensive lineman gave up his dream of playing in the pros and worked as a strength...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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