No Free Agents Left? Here are Three the Packers Should Sign Now

Nearly two weeks into NFL free agency it is time to take stock as to how the Packers are faring and how they might still be able to improve with the signing of a select few of the available players left on the open market. For comparison sake, let’s examine the web site for an insight as to their appraisal of free agent talent. To their credit the Green Bay Packers secured...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Cowboys, Packers, Raiders, & Titans

Bengals Paul Dehner Jr. reports that the Bengals will not extend a tender offer to DT Devon Still. Cowboys Clarence Hill reports that the Cowboys aren’t expected to be active in the first day of free agency. Packers Tom Silverstein reports that the Packers have tendered an offer to RFA S Sean Richardson. Raiders Scott Bair says to keep ...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Packers Position Group Analysis – Safety

Overview: The safety position improved exponentially in 2014 after the Packers used their first-round draft pick on Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.  This was never more apparent than in the 2014 NFC championship game when Clinton-Dix and Morgan Burnett combined for three interceptions.  Burnett’s improvement in 2014 can be traced back to the more sturdy presence of Clinton-Dix next to him...
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Richardson 2014 Report Card: Packers Player Grades

Packers S Sean Richardson1) Introduction: Richardson was expected to offer valuable depth at safety for the Packers.  While he played sparingly, Richardson contributed on special teams and brought some much needed emotion to the field when he did see action. 2) Profile: Sean Richardson  Age: 25 Born: 1/21/90 in Fort Campbell, TN Height: 6’2″ Weight: 216 College:...
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 8: Packers vs. Saints Preview and Prediction

The 5-2 Green Bay Packers travel to N'awlins Sunday evening to take on the 2-4 Saints. Despite the records, the Saints are currently two-point favorites given that their two wins are at home this season, and generally the Saints do win at home. It's a tough place for opponents. Even for a team as hot as the Packers, who thoroughly demolished the Carolina Panthers last weekend at...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Coordinators, 3 Questions: Players need to play better

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A Week 3 loss in Detroit sent the Green Bay Packers to a 1-2 record and left their coaching staff with many questions to answer. After reviewing the film, the Packers' three coordinators addressed a few of the hot topics to come out of the game. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator: DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR DOM CAPERS 1. By Detroit's...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Balls and Lame Calls: Packers 31, Raiders 21

It was more than likely the final tune up for the Green Bay Packers’ starters and they didn’t disappoint in Green Bay’s 31-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders Friday night. The starting offense came out with a blistering opening drive featuring a brisk pace and no-huddle formations. The result was a one yard Eddie Lacy touchdown and that was it for last season’s offensive...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp report: Aug. 18

  Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 Practice Time: 12:00 Noon (Total: 1 hour, 29 minutes) Movin' On Up: Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix After 13 training camp practices and one preseason game, Packers first-round pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix had done little to stand out. While fellow safety Sean Richardson has had three interceptions in practice, Clinton-Dix had zero. While Micah Hyde made his conversion...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers at Rams Preseason Week 2: What’s at Stake?

After a spirited week of practice, the Green Bay Packers wrapped up training camp and checked out of their dorms at St. Norbert college on Wednesday.  They get set to head to St. Louis to take on the Rams this Saturday in their preseason week two matchup. One thing the Packers won’t have to battle this week is the weather.  After getting drenched in monsoon-like conditions in...
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp report: Aug. 13

Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Practice Time: 11:45 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 4 minutes) Movin' On Up: Safety Sean Richardson One week after head coach Mike McCarthy singled out Sean Richardson for his stellar play to that point in training camp, the third-year safety once again stood out in Wednesday's practice. Richardson grabbed his third interception of training camp (an unofficial...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five under the radar Packers who are impressing at training camp

Packers WR Jeff Janis makes a catch during training camp practice on Wednesday, August 6. If you caught any of the Green Bay Packers pre-season opener vs. the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night, you might have accidently thought that you had tuned in to a live shot on The Weather Channel. A driving rainstorm, not the players on the field, was the dominant storyline throughout much...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

It's Packers 2014 preseason football time: Pack vs. Titans!

Oh, long, long last...Green Bay Packers football is about to get underway. The road to the Super Bowl, fellow Packer fans, begins this evening in Tennessee. Our Pack take on the Titans in the first of four preseason games. Expect not to see much of any of the projected starters. Particularly those named Aaron Rodgers.Tonight, we'll get our first glimpse of the 2014 edition...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp report: July 31

  Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Practice Time: 8:20 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 31 minutes) Movin' On Up: Safety Sean Richardson With Morgan Burnett sidelined with an ankle injury, Sean Richardson got more opportunities on the field and made the most of them. In what's already been a good training camp for Richardson, he made multiple plays that stood out. Early in practice, the offense...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp report: July 28

  Date: Monday, July 28, 2014 Practice Time: 8:20 a.m. (Total: 2 hours, 26 minutes) Movin' On Up: Right tackle Bryan Bulaga / Safety Sean Richardson In the Packers' first padded practice of training camp, there were several nominees who could have been recognized. However, the two top players were Bryan Bulaga and Sean Richardson, who share the honor. It was Bulaga's first time...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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July 24, 2014  |  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 a mess...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Tailgate Party – July 23, Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Tailgate Party Fundraiser For Packers fans in Wisconsin or others coming in early for training camp, there’s a fantastic event taking place a week from this Wednesday on July 23. The event is a Packers Tailgate party / Charity Fundraiser on the grounds of Wisconsin Harley-Davidson of Oconomowoc, just 30 minutes west of Milwaukee.  Organized by Mark Mayfield of Mayfield Sports...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

I hate this time of year

I hate this time of the year. Everything looks perfect. Looking at our roster I can’t imagine how we couldn’t win the Super Bowl this year. On offense we have one of the best young running-backs in the league, the best quarterback in the league, a top flight receiving corps and an above average play-caller in our head coach. On the defensive side of the ball we have the most...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What Packers Fans Should Know About Neck Injuries

At this point, Packers fans are all too aware of neck/cervical injuries and the effects and repercussions of returning to play after an injury and surgery.  At this point, Ted Thompson has had likely six neck injuries and four surgeries, all with various results, some positive but mostly negative. The latest was defensive linemen Johnny Jolly, who after battling a prescription drug...
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers And Neck Injuries

The Green Bay Packers are in the business of winning football games just like any other NFL team, but have proven that they care about their players as people too. The Packers have had an absurd amount of neck injuries in recent seasons to Nick Collins, Sean Richardson, Jermichael Finley, Johnny Jolly and Johnathan Franklin. All of those players except for Richardson were key pieces...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gilbert Brown Football Camp Returns – But Wait, There’s MORE!

Gilbert Brown Youth Football Camp This July 22nd – 24th, the highly successful Gilbert Brown Youth Football Camp returns to Oconomowac Wisconsin for it’s fourth straight year. But as if that wasn’t enough, Gilbert and event organizer Mark Mayfield have added something for everyone during those days. The “Amp It Up” Tumble and Cheer Camp (put on by Xtreme Cheer AthletiX...
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Forget About Safety Sean Richardson

Safety Sean Richardson. Photo credit: Royalbroil (Wikimedia Commons) No one will argue that the safety position was a major deficiency for the Green Bay Packers during the 2013-14 season. They didn’t generate a single interception and they frequently looked lost in coverage. Now, as we enter the 2014-15 campaign, it’s poised to be a position of strength. For starters, gone is...
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Strap Up: Packers That Will Shine in Pads

With the final week of Green Bay Packers’ OTA’s wrapping up this week and a short minicamp next week, fans will continue the wait for the highly anticipated training camp that is set for July 26. With this training camp comes our first glimpse at the new rookie class in pads and helmet as well as returning veterans that have progressed another year. So far we have heard names...
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June 13, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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