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S Chris Banjo making the most of his opportunities

Green Bay Packers safety Chris Banjo is now also taking the place of injured safety Sean Richardson in the team’s Big Okie package and the special teamer is starting to open eyes to what he can do on defense. In addition to the Big Okie package,  Banjo also plays in the unit's in the dime package, which features six defensive backs. “Chris is smart, he can run … he’s just...
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October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers happy with 5-0 start, but look to rev up offense GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Only with the Green Bay Packers could there be consternation about an offense for a team off to a 5-0 start and averaging 27 points a ... Melvin Gordon working to fit into passing offense Coming home may be good for Gordon, who used to tell his family since he was a small child that he wanted to...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers place S Sean Richardson on IR; WR Adams practices

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Sean Richardson has been placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Green Bay Packers after the safety suffered his second neck injury in three years. The fourth-year player, a reserve, got hurt in practice last week and missed the 24-10 win over the St. Louis Rams. Green Bay signed tight end Justin Perillo off the practice squad to take Richardson's place...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers sign TE Justin Perillo to active roster, place S Sean Richardson on IR

The Green Bay Packers have signed practice-squad tight end Justin Perillo to the active roster, placed safety Sean Richardson on injured reserve and signed defensive back Kyle Sebetic to the practice squad. General manager Ted Thompson announced the roster moves on Wednesday. Perillo, 6-foot-3, 250 pounds, is in his second season out of Maine. Originally signed by the Packers as...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers sign TE Justin Perillo to active roster, place S Sean Richardson on IR

The Green Bay Packers have signed practice-squad tight end Justin Perillo to the active roster, placed safety Sean Richardson on injured reserve and signed defensive back Kyle Sebetic to the practice squad. General manager Ted Thompson announced the roster moves on Wednesday. Perillo, 6-foot-3, 250 pounds, is in his second season out of Maine. Originally signed by the Packers as...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Place S Sean Richardson On I.R. & Promote TE Justin Perillo

The Green Bay Packers announced Wednesday that they’ve placed S Sean Richardson on injured reserve, and promoted TE Justin Perillo to their active roster. Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported that Richardson has a herniated disk in his neck for the second time in his career and is out for the season. Silverstein adds that Richardson’s neck injury...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

DC Dom Capers says Packers' secondary depth tested early in season

The Green Bay Packers young defensive secondary was one of the positions closely watched as the season opened, despite injuries to players like safety Sean Richardson, the unit is holding up well. "You're talking Ha Ha [Clinton-Dix] being in his second year and Micah [Hyde] being his second year playing that position, where Micah was basically moving back to safety for the first...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers tackle Bryan Bulaga could return to face St. Louis Green Bay Packers Bryan Bulaga (75) lies on the field with an injury during an NFL football game against Seattle , Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in ... Green Bay Packers' Titletown site takes shape west of Lambeau ... Today the Titletown site looks like a massive parking lot, but by summer of 2016, the Green Bay Packers'...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers S Sean Richardson Out For Year With Serious Neck Injury, Career In Jeopardy

Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Packers S Sean Richardson has a herniated disk in his neck for the second time in his career and is out for the season. Silverstein adds that Richardson’s neck injury could actually bring his NFL career to an end, given that he sustained a similar injury back in 2012 that required fusion surgery of the C-5 and C...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers change in scheme produces big results

Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers made adjustments during Monday night's game to compensate for the loss of safeties Morgan Burnett and Sean Richardson, but ran into a new wrinkle instead. Capers used rookie cornerback Damarious Randall on the outside in the subpackages and moved nickel cornerback Micah Hyde safety to replace Burnett before moving Hyde back into...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

3…2…1…Packers vs. Bears

We are one day away from the season, and for Packer fans everywhere, September 13 will be consumed by our beloved team. With our biggest rival across the gridiron, this game means much more than most opening week games, this is personal. And with the regular season here, it’s time for a new series. Every Saturday morning, and the occasional Tuesday, you will get from me: 3 key...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Most Overpaid Player

It’s not a big deal since the Packers are still nearly $16 million under the salary cap, but it’s clear a month into training camp that fourth-year safety Sean Richardson is the most overpaid player on the team. The former Vanderbilt star will make more money in 2015 than all but a dozen players on the entire roster. This, despite the fact he’s been no better than the 9th or...
Via Packers Notes
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers “Big Nickel” Defense Could Be Deadly This Year

The Green Bay Packers are morphing into a dangerously good defensive team. All they need now is for some of the stacked potential to finally develop into full-on talent. The components are there for Dom Capers to construct a dominant “Big Nickel” defense. The Packers run a base 3-4 defense but with all the sub packages, nickel, and dime formations, the defense is rarely in that...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Packers, Steelers, & Titans

49ers The Packers paid S Sean Richardson a $200,000 bonus for being on their roster as of the third day of training camp. (Rob Demovsky) Packers Field Yates reports that 49ers OLB Aldon Smith received a $300,000 roster bonus on Saturday as part of his amended contract. Steelers Ross Jones reports that Steelers WR Martavis Bryant will undergo minor procedure ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

5 (Other) Packers Who Can Break Out in 2015

We’ve all heard about the projected breakouts of Davante Adams, Casey Hayward, and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, but there are other players capable of breaking out in a big way in 2015. 5 players specifically are on pace for having a big role and could have a big impact on the season. Mike Neal The defensive end turned linebacker is listed currently as a starter with the move of Clay Matthew...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers 'set' on playing Damarious Randall at cornerback, not safety

The Green Bay Packers used their first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft to pick up a veratile defensive back in Damarious Randall.Despite Randall's undersized frame (5-11, 196 lbs.), many draft pundits pinned him as one of the class' top safety prospects coming out of Arizona State. The Green Bay Packers scouting department must have seen Randall in a different light, as ESPN...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Packers Ready To Step Up

This is the time of the year when everyone gives you their players ready to break through. I don’t do much reading, but I’ll assume wide receiver Davante Adams, tight end Richard Rodgers and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are among the most popular choices across the blogosphere. And while all three make sense, picking them is too easy. So here are my far less predictable choices:...
Via Packers Notes
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Safety Sean Richardson set for a bigger role on defense: 'Whenever my name and number is called, I'll be ready'

The Green Bay Packers matched the Raiders restricted free agent offer for safety Sean Richardson back in April and he will now carry the 14th-highest number cap number on the roster for 2015. The Packers felt strong enough to match the Raiders for Richardson, a 2012 UDFA, who hasn't started any games in his career and was depth for the team for the last three seasons. That...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Expiring Contracts: Trust Ted

The Green Bay Packers currently have 22 players under contract whose contracts expire after this season.  Many of those players are undrafted free agents on the usual one-year deals, but there are a few big names that will become the center of contract extension discussions very soon.  Among those are defensive lineman Mike Daniels, cornerback Casey Hayward, safety Sean Richardson...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Best/Worse Case Scenarios for 4th Year Players

With OTAs wrapping up and training camp just around the corner, the Packers look to be set. The offense looks poised to break records, and the defense looks to take another leap to the top 10. But for some players, this year is the last chance to make an impact. With their contracts up at the end of the season, they need to look at their role and what they can do to get another chance...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Piecing together the Green Bay Packers cornerback puzzle

Going into the 2014 off-season, the Green Bay Packers had a glaring need at safety after rotating through Jeron McMillan, M.D. Jennings, Chris Banjo, and Sean Richardson across from Morgan Burnett during the year. They selected HaHa Clinton-Dix in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and moved Hyde back from cornerback to safety. The changes they made seemed to work wonders as the...
Via EndZoneScore
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Xs and Os: Sean Richardson as a Substitution Package Linebacker

When Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson matched the Oakland Raiders’ 1 year/$2.55 million offer to restricted free agent safety Sean Richardson, speculation as to why ran rampant. With Morgan Burnett, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, and Micah Hyde being the first three safeties on the roster, the contract seemed expensive for a backup. This was even before Thompson drafted Damarious...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Richardson Makes a Play for Packers CB Job

Sean Richardson started from the bottom of the NFL totem pole as an undrafted free agent, picked up by Green Bay in 2012. He was on the rise right away, making the roster after a stellar preseason (led the team with 16 tackles) on special teams. Doing his job and making the stops he needed to. Until November 25 against the New York Giants when he suffered a herniated disc in his...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Packers Position Preview: S

Going into the 2015 season it was pretty obvious that the Packers had to address two main needs on defense.  Inside linebacker and safety.  Some argued that Morgan Burnett was sufficient as one of the starters, but the safety position opposite him certainly needed to be addressed.  As it turns out, both inside linebackers needed to be replaced as well. Unfortunately for the fans...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Richardson Signing Shows Packers' Focus on Special Teams

The Green Bay Packers had one of the league’s worst special teams units in 2014. Return touchdowns, poor punting and blocked kicks plagued the team throughout the year.At the end of the season, the team expressed the need to improve special teams going into next year. Green Bay started this improvement by releasing coordinator Shawn Slocum and replacing him with Ron Zook.The team...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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