Green Bay Has to Find a New Quarterback of the Defense

Mike Pettine has a new task on top of fixing one of the worst passing defenses in the NFL. With Morgan Burnett traveling to Pittsburgh to sign with the Steelers on Tuesday, Pettine has to find a new player to lead on-field communication. Burnett, who mostly lined up as a box safety, was in charge of relaying messages from his coaches to the rest of the team. The Packers selected...
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Report: Steelers to sign Morgan Burnett

The Steelers will sign defensive back Morgan Burnett, according to Jeremy Fowler of (on Twitter). The news was first reported by another former Packer, James Jones (Twitter link). Burnett just wrapped up a four-year, $24.75M deal with the Packers and he was said to be seeking a deal worth more than $8.5M per year at one point. There hasn’t been a tremendous amount of buzz...
Via Pro Football Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers to sign Morgan Burnett

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a glaring need at safety. But if reports are true, they won’t for much longer. According to James Jones, the Steelers will sign former Packers safety Morgan Burnett. Meanwhile, the Packers need even more help at DB. And while Burnett is seen as the best safety on the market, it’s fair to question how much he has left. On the other hand, it’s fair to question...
Via The Sports Post
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Biggest draft need for each NFL team following free agency

NFL free agency helped teams fill some needs, but the best teams build their rosters through the draft on a consistent basis. With that in mind, we’re going to take a walk through every single team’s biggest need following the recent free agent frenzy.What do the Denver Broncos need to focus on now that they have Case Keenum under center? How about the Minnesota Vikings, who landed...
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Bears match Packers' offer sheet for Kyle Fuller

The Bears had five days to match Green Bay’s offer sheet to cornerback Kyle Fuller but they only needed a few hours.’s Ian Rapoport tweets Chicago has matched the offer to keep Fuller in the Windy City.The contract is a four-year deal worth $56MM with $18MM in guaranteed money. As Rapoport notes, Fuller had already been guaranteed $13MM after the Bears placed the transition...
Via Pro Football Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson posts funny tweet about Mike Daniels to confirm Packers signing

The Packers made a splash on Tuesday, reportedly agreeing in principle to deals with two big-name veterans that can help upgrade their roster at positions of need.It was quite a different scenario than Packers fans had become accustomed to, with former general manager Ted Thompson normally remaining very quiet in free agency. The Brian Gutekunst era appeared to get off to a completely...
Via The Sports Daily
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Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb share tributes to Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson was released by the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday after 10 years with the team, and it’s safe to say his departure leaves a big hole.Teammates Aaron Rodgers, who was Nelson’s quarterback their entire time together, shared a tribute to Nelson on Instagram: “Hard to find the right words today to express what 87 means to me. No teammate exemplified what it means to be a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jordy Nelson generating interest from multiple teams

It was announced on Tuesday that the Green Bay Packers were going to release receiver Jordy Nelson. Not long after the news broke, it was reported that at least five teams are interested in the receiver.According to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports, the New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks, and San Francisco 49ers are expected to be in play for...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers appears to send a message to Packers about Jordy Nelson’s release

It’s been a rough offseason for Aaron Rodgers, as he lost his quarterback coach, and on Tuesday, his go-to receiver was released as well.Jordy Nelson — who has played with Rodgers since 2008 — was cut by the team, in a move that may have been done to free up cap space for the Packers quarterback, ironically. Rodgers and the team have been working on a new deal, and it won’t be surprising...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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