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NFL Notes: Odell Beckham, Packers, & Titans

Odell Beckham The Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am professional baseball league have offered Giants WR Odell Beckham a rookie contract. (Lohud.com) Packers Despite outplaying fifth-round QB Brett Hundley in offseason workouts, Rob Demovsky writes that Matt Blanchard is unlikely to make the final roster cuts in Green Bay. Devomsky projects both fullbacks John Kuhn and ...The post NFL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Third-year LB Sam Barrington expected to have prominent role on Packers defense

Green Bay Packers third-year linebacker Sam Barrington has a huge opportunity with Brad Jones and A.J. Hawk both being released this offseason. Barrington is No. 1 on the team's depth chart after starting nine games in 2014, including the final seven. “Everybody wants to seem to crown me for no reason,” Barrington said, via Packers.com. “I kind of hope for it,” said...
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LB Sam Barrington hopes to call signals for Green Bay Packers defense

Heading into his third NFL season, linebacker Sam Barrington wants to make a larger impact for the Green Bay Packers' defense. Ready to step out of a specialized role, Barrington told Packers senior writer Mike Spofford that he aims to be an every-down linebacker that calls the defensive signals."I kind of hope for it," said Barrington, via the official website of the Green Bay Packers...
Via Fox Sports
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Put Another Ring On It

Winning Super Bowl 50 would obviously make Packers fans extremely happy. But another ring would mean even more to Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers. It would place the GM and the coach on a path to Canton and it would make the QB a legend. Here’s a closer look at why winning a second championship is so important to the 3 leaders of the Pack: THOMPSON – Ron Wolf made...
Via Packers Notes
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Where Will Green Bay Packers’ WRs Land on Depth Chart?

One of the most intriguing position battles that the Green Bay Packers will be paying attention to heading into training camp is where the wide receivers will fit on the roster. The team is not too far removed from losing Greg Jennings, Donald Driver and James Jones over the course of two seasons. But now, Green Bay once again finds itself with an abundance of talented receivers...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
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Wednesday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

At Age 45, Brett Favre Thinks He 'Could' Still Play Football, But He ... Though Brett Favre will not be heading back into the NFL anytime soon, Green Bay Packers fans can see former quarterback don his jersey one more time ... Aaron Rodgers Could Get Another Raise That would conceivably pay Wilson more than Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who is currently the NFL...
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Ranking the three biggest trap games on the Packers’ schedule

Though the Green Bay Packers have been one of the league’s best and most consistent teams over the last decade, they’re prone to being upset like all 31 other NFL teams. Every year, the best teams lose or at least barely win games against teams they’re heavily expected to crush. Though the Cheeseheads are in line for another double-digit win season, they’re still in danger...
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Making of an MVP: Aaron Rodgers' Career - 2009

When Aaron Rodgers took over the reins from Brett Favre, he was not initially regarded as a franchise player. Favre had symbolized consistency and production -- he did not miss a game in his entire career with Green Bay and had just one losing season over 16 years. Rodgers, on the other hand, was a wild card whose potential was clouded with uncertainty.But Rodgers’ first season...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Reasons why the Packers will (or won't) be playing in Super Bowl 50

The Packers were five minutes away from Super Bowl XLIX. They have the NFL's reigning Most Valuable Player at quarterback. They lost no key offensive contributors since last season. Yes, Green Bay is set up well to once again make a serious run in 2015. But will it result in a trip to Super Bowl 50? Or will the Packers lose yet another year of Aaron Rodgers' prime? There will be...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Mike McCarthy looking for Packers to get off to a faster start than previous three seasons

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged that his teams have had some slow starts in the previous three seasons and that's one thing he would like to change. McCarthy said he has a plan to get the team off to a faster beginning by getting his veterans to bring the young players up to speed during the offseason and training camp. "Obviously we need to start the season...
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Brett Favre Wears Packers Jersey On SI Cover, Says ‘Think I Could (Still Play)’

No one will ever mistake Brett Favre for a man who lacks confidence — even in his “older age.” The former Green Bay Packers quarterback is in the process of burying the hatchet with his former team, and the latest step will come this week when Favre is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. He’s being featured in the magazine’s “Where...
Via NESN.com
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Green Bay Packers: will they go undefeated at home in 2015?

Aaron Rodgers In the 2014-15 season, the Green Bay Packers were a perfect 9-0 at home in the comfy confines of Lambeau field, including a postseason win over the Dallas Cowboys. Much of the credit for their success should be given to quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who threw 28 touchdowns in the nine home games at Lambeau, with no interceptions. Rodgers hasn’t thrown an interception...
Via isportsweb.com
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Early Predictions for the Packers Hottest Preseason Position Battles

The Packers preseason is the perfect opportunity for many rookies and other young players to put themselves into the starting lineup. It is also the chance for some players to make the roster and chase their dreams of playing in the NFL. Here are five prediction for the Packers preseason roster battles. Prediction #1 – Aaron Ripkowki Replaces John Kuhn John Kuhn’s time in...
Via TopSportsReport
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Brett Favre wears Packers jersey on ‘SI’ cover: ‘I think I could play’

For the first time in seven years, Brett Favre is wearing a Green Bay Packers jersey. Favre wore his Packers No. 4 for Sports Illustrated‘s annual “Where Are They Now?” issue. Favre has been out of the NFL for more than four years, announcing his retirement in 2011 after two years with the Minnesota Vikings.  But that doesn’t mean the 45-year-old has lost confidence...
Via Sports-Glory
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Brett Favre dons Packers jersey, says, 'I think I could still play'

For the first time in what must have felt like an eternity for Brett Favre — and perhaps Green Bay Packers backers — the legendary quarterback at long last donned the jersey of the team with which he rose to the status of NFL icon, something that at certain points over the past handful of...Read More The post Brett Favre dons Packers jersey for first time since 2008 on SI cover...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Former Green Bay Packers executive Pat Peppler dies at 93

The Green Bay Press-Gazette remembered three recently departed Packers last week, including former team executive Albert "Pat" Peppler, who passed away on June 23 at the age of 93. Peppler was the Packers' director of player personnel from 1963-1971. Team historian Cliff Christl claims legendary head coach Vince Lombardi recommended Peppler to be his successor as general manager...
Via Fox Sports
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Video of Aaron Rodgers’ ‘sword skills’ goes viral

There are a couple words to describe Aaron Rodgers’ sword skills. “Professional” is not one of them. Actress girlfriend Olivia Munn posted a video onto her InstaGram account showing off the mad sword game she’s acquiring for her role the up-coming X-Men movie. While Munn’s swashbuckling skills are quite impressive, the highlight of the video is the Green Bay Packers’...
Via Campus Sports Net
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5 Bold Predictions for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2015

Aaron Rodgers has proved himself to be the best quarterback in the NFL, and there aren’t many fans or analysts that will argue against that statement. He is the reigning league MVP, and is still stinging from their heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game last season. Looking ahead to 2015, he is ready to get his team back to that point...
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5 Bold Predictions for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2015

Aaron Rodgers has proved himself to be the best quarterback in the NFL, and there aren’t many fans or analysts that will argue against that statement. He is the reigning league MVP, and is still stinging from their heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game last season. Looking ahead to 2015, he is ready to get his team back to that point...
Via This Given Sunday
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Tight End Could be Position of Interest for the Green Bay Packers

  Green Bay Packer tight end Richard rodgers catches a pass during training camp at Ray Nitschke Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, Eddie Lacy, and, oh yeah, Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay Packers have a stacked offense, there’s no two ways about that. Nelson and Cobb both had more than 1,200 receiving yards last season and 10 plus...
Via The Sports Journal
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3 best Green Bay Packers’ fantasy football names

Any Green Bay Packers fan will be smart to draft some of their team’s favorite players. Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy and Jordy Nelson are among the elite players at their respective positions in the NFL, hence it’s critical that you try to load up on them. But what’s a fantasy championship (if you’re a Packers fan,) without an awesome team name? If you’re stuck, check out...
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QB Scott Tolzien knows his role: 'The offseason is my season'

There a very few expectations from a backup QB other than playing in the preseason and the occasional call to duty when a starter goes down, and Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien has no delusions about that aspect of his job. Tolzien spoke to ESPN radio affiliate 100.5 FM's "Jump Around" show on Monday, detailing his offseason work. "I don't know if there's one particular...
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Video: Olivia Munn Could Totally Kill Aaron Rodgers In A Sword Fight

Olivia Munn could most definitely kill Aaron Rodgers in a sword fight after seeing this video she posted to Instagram.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie LB Jake Ryan ready to take control in the middle of Packers' defense

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said rookie linebacker Jake Ryan looks “natural” inside in defensive coordinator Dom Capers’ system. The team selected Ryan with the No. 129 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, and at 6'2, 240 pounds, Ryan has lined up at both linebacker and defensive end at Michigan, racking up 45.5 career tackles for loss, 9.5 sacks and seven forced...
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Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are still together, working on sword skills

Less than a week ago, rumors surfaced that Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn have been having some relationship issues. While that may still be true, it hasn’t stopped the couple from working on their sword-handling skills together. Munn, who is currently filming a role as Psylocke in the “X Men: Apocalypse” movie, shared a video...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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