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Report: Brett Favre's introduction to HOF voters lasted nine seconds

Brett Favre is widely expected to join greatness and be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback is entering his first year of eligibility and his introduction to Hall of Fame voters lasted only nine seconds, according to an NFL Media report. It sounds like it's a matter of when and not if Favre will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Favre...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy explains hardest part of being NFL RB in Reddit AMA

The talk surrounding Eddie Lacy this offseason has been about how he needs to lose some weight heading into training camp.There was none of that talk during Lacy's Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Friday, however.Lacy covered topics like who the hardest hitter in the league is, how much he squats and how he likes his eggs in the morning --€“ scrambled with salt, by the way.The...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Offseason: Offensive Backfield

The offseason will be officially be upon the NFL in just under 48 hours and that means it’s time to look inward at your own roster to see where you stand. And for the Packers, that stance is still pretty strong. They have a lot of strong spots on the 90-man, but that doesn’t means that these strengths cannot be augmented. But like all teams, they also have weaknesses, and we...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy may weigh around 260 pounds

Eddie Lacy has really let himself go. The Green Bay Packers running back may be pushing 260 pounds, if one estimate is to be believed. Rob Reischel, writing for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, estimated that Lacy is at least 25 pounds heavier than his listed weight of 234 pounds, saying that it’s difficult to tell the difference between Lacy and 301-pound enter Corey Linsley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers property taxes take temporary dip ASHWAUBENON - Land and buildings the Green Bay Packers own in Ashwaubenon are worth more than $1 million in taxes. That is less than they were worth ... Someone Asked Randall Cobb if Eddie Lacy is Too Fat Yesterday, some yahoo asked Green Bay Packers receiver Randall Cobb if he thought teammate Eddie Lacy was too fat. Lacy had a subpar...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers backup QB Tolzien: 'I feel prepared' to be a starter in NFL

Quarterback is one of the toughest positions for a player to make the leap from the bench to the game field. Green Bay Packers backup signal-caller Scott Tolzien, however, feels as though he's ready to lead an NFL team.Tolzien said his experience in both Green Bay and San Francisco has prepared him for a starting job.Via Rob Reischel of the Journal Sentinel:Tolzien, a former undrafted...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 Green Bay Packers Draft Prospects: Top End Tight Ends

One of the highest priorities for the Green Bay Packers this off-season, was improving the lack of production from the Tight End position. However, General Manager Ted Thompson has never drafted a Tight End higher than the 3rd round. In 2008 Thompson took Jermichael Finley in the 3rd and in 2014 grabbed Richard Rodgers in the same round. Rodgers, Justin Perillo, and Andrew Quarless...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Why Green Bay Shouldn’t Re-Sign James Jones

The Green Bay Packers have some tough choices this offseason and one of the more difficult ones will be what to do with James Jones. The veteran receiver was a life saver for the Packers this past season. After Jordy Nelson went down to injury and the Packers signed Jones and all he did was catch 50 passes for 890 yards and eight touchdowns. He was impressive and he made some big...
Via The Packers Guru
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: How To Care About the Super Bowl

This is easy for me to say.  For the second straight season I’m going to be at the Waste Management Open in Phoenix, Arizona pretending the “Big Game” isn’t happening after a devastating playoff loss. You see Brett Favre broke me.  I haven’t really been able to watch the Super Bowls in which the Packers have made the playoffs but not the big game since the 2007 NFC Championship...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: The Giant Question Mark

When Jordy Nelson went down with an ACL tear in the 2015 preseason, the common sentiment among Green Bay Packers fans was that Davante Adams would be the savior. Much to the dismay of these fans, he was not. Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy continually expressed disappointment in how the second year player was performing. After a big showing in the 2014-2015 playoffs, he had high...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers wants to keep playing in 2016

Even at 36, linebacker Julius Peppers is not ready to walk away from the football field. Peppers is owed $8 million in salary and bonuses by the Packers for the 2016 and according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report he is planning to continue his football career next season. There had been speculation that the Packers could cut Peppers who is due to count $10.5 million against the...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Kuhn: Why the Green Bay Packers Must Re-Sign Him

There are some players, on every championship team that contribute more than their statistics might lead you to believe. John Kuhn of the Green Bay Packers is one of those players. Kuhn is a fullback for the Packers and has been part of the organization going back to 2006. And in those 10 years he has become one of the organizations most effective and beloved role players. Kuhn...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Four players the Green Bay Packers should resign this offseason

The offseason is quickly approaching, and the Green Bay Packers have some very important decisions to make. A lot of important Packers are becoming free agents, but the team won’t be keeping all of them. These are the four most important players that the Packers should resign. Resigning these guys will help keep the Packers in the top tier of NFC teams. Mason Crosby Mason...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Thompson Really have a Free Agency Phobia?

The  Green Bay Packers’ season ended a few weeks ago, but the 2015 NFL season will come to a close this weekend with Super Bowl 50. And with that will begin the 2016 season a month later.  With that will begin the guesswork of who stays and who is shown the door. Teams will start bidding and trying to woo free agents with the promises of championship rings, each touted the missing...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Would be Complete Idiots to Cut Julius Peppers

Not long ago, Julius Peppers of the Green Bay Packers, came out and said that he was not sure about his playing future in the NFL for the 2016 season. Yet it appears at this point that Peppers — the nine-time Pro Bowler — has made up his mind. According to a tidbit by Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, Peppers said that he plans to play next season, even if he were to get cut...
Via The Packers Guru
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Twitter Tuesday

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With five days left until Super Bowl 50 and the Packers watching at home, lets take...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering the curious saga of former Packers receiver Greg Jennings

Jennings went from receiver No. 1 to Public Enemy No. 1 in Green Bay, and it virtually happened overnight. Here’s a look back at how we got there.       Former Green Bay Packer Greg Jennings is among the best wide receivers to ever don the green and gold – you don’t have much ground to stand on if you argue otherwise. Jennings ranks No. 5 all time in receiving touchdowns...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie QB Brett Hundley working to get better in 2016

Green Bay Packers rookie quarterback Brett Hundley had plenty of time to sit back and watch Aaron Rodgers run the offense in 2015, but the young signal caller said he's been working to make the second-year jump. "When I got here it was a whole new thing," Hundley said. "Nothing translated. Really nothing." I think the feet is probably the biggest thing, have everything time up with...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers’ 6 Biggest Positions of Need for 2016 Offseason

Below is a list of the top 6 positions of need for the Green Bay Packers coming into the 2016 offseason. This list is fluid and represents the team’s needs right now. This list will vary based upon resignings, retirements, or off-the-field issues. These needs can be filled in the draft or in free agency, but should be treated at some point this off-season in order for the team...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers Plans To Play Another Year, Even If Packers Cut Him

Jason Cole of B/R spoke to Packers veteran OLB Julius Peppers who said that he plans to play another year, even if Green Bay were to move on this offseason. Cole mentions that Peppers’ $7 million base salary is fairly reasonable, given that he’s coming off of a 10.5 sack season. Beyond that, Green Bay has over $20 million in cap space, so it’s not as though they’re in a position...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers want Eddie Lacy to lose 30 pounds

The Green Bay Packers want running back Eddie Lacy to lose a substantial amount of weight this offseason. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the Packers hope Lacy will shed at least 30 pounds ahead of the 2016 season. The former second-round pick is currently listed at 234 pounds, but he likely played at a far heavier weight this past season. Setting the bar at 30 pounds would...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Mike McCarthy Hospitalized with Illness Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, who pulled out of the Pro Bowl because of an illness, was hospitalized last week with that illness. It was an intestinal ... Total Packers Season Grades: Defense The Green Bay Packers offense got their bad news. Now it's time for the defense. The defense finished sixth in the league in points allowed...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Starks expected to re-sign with Green Bay Packers in free agency

The Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2016 NFL offseason with a lot of question marks surrounding their roster. James Starks is set to hit the open free agency market and is currently considering whether to leave or stay with the Packers. According to a report from PackersNews.com, Starks is currently expected to re-sign with the team when free agency opens up. After such a...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Starks expected to re-sign with Green Bay Packers in free agency

The Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2016 NFL offseason with a lot of question marks surrounding their roster. James Starks is set to hit the open free agency market and is currently considering whether to leave or stay with the Packers. According to a report from PackersNews.com, Starks is currently expected to re-sign with the team when free agency opens up. After such a...
Via This Given Sunday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Jones rocks his hoodie on SportsCenter

Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones began wearing a hoodie underneath his uniform as the weather got colder this season, but apparently he wears the sweatshirt for more than just warmth. During an appearance on SportsCenter Sunday, Jones was rocking a hoodie underneath his suit. James Jones is wearing his hoodie underneath a suit jacket on SportsCenter pic.twitter.com...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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