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The Packers Punting Problem

With the Green Bay Packers offense struggling for most of last season, they could ill afford to have a bad year at the Punting position. Tim Masthay’s sudden drop in distance and hang time often put the defense in difficult positions, and had a huge negative impact on last season. The easy solution is to listen to the mob of Packers fans who want Masthay gone. However, as weâ...
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Packers' Crosby says tough moments helped him grow as kicker

MILWAUKEE -- Mason Crosby will keep kicking on the Green Bay tundra.The Packers have officially announced the re-signing of the reliable kicker and franchise career scoring leader. General manager Ted Thompson announced the deal Wednesday that keeps the nine-year veteran off the free agent market.A person familiar with the four-year contract told The Associated Press that the deal...
Via Associated Press
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Agent: K Crosby to avoid free agency, head back to Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers have reached an agreement to bring back Mason Crosby, keeping the veteran kicker off the free agent market. Crosby's agent Mike McCartney posted on Twitter that Crosby agreed to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. Crosby has mainly been a reliable specialist since the Packers took him in the sixth round of the 2007...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Packers Should Consider Franchise Tag for Mason Crosby

There is no question that the Green Bay Packers should do what they can to re-sign Mason Crobsy for next season and beyond. But if negotiations on a long-term deal don’t go as well as planned, the Packers should’t hesitate to use the franchise tag. Three seasons ago, when Crosby had the worst season of his career and connected on just 63 percent of his field goals the Packers...
Via The Packers Guru
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mason Crosby chases down, strips Cordarrelle Patterson

During Sunday night’s NFC North battle between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, Packers kicker Mason Crosby made one of the most remarkable special-teams plays you’ll ever see. After Green Bay pulled to within a touchdown of the lead, 20-13, with a field goal, Crosby kicked off to Vikings speedster Cordarrelle Patterson, who may be one of the fastest men in the league...
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Mason Crosby deserves praise not punishment

Mason Crosby trails Ryan Longwell as the Packers career scoring leader by a count of 1,054-903. He was perfect from 39 yards and in last year. Mason Crosby has been the whipping boy by Packers fans the last few years. People have been eager to paint him as the goat for missing the 52-yarder at the Metrodome in 2008 or the 52-and 51-yard field goals at Indianapolis in 2012. But despite...
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 10: Mason Crosby

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find the entire list here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this year. Criteria...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Packers
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers kicker Crosby determined to build off career year

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was the best season of Mason Crosby's career. Considering it was the follow-up to the worst season of his career, it was the exact positive turnaround that the Green Bay Packers' kicker needed. But with more than three months having passed since his last in-game kick from the 2013 season, Crosby isn't treating this offseason any differently than he did a year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

'Defining moment' for Crosby led to career-best season

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As Mason Crosby reflected on his 2013 season, he wasn't quite satisfied. It was arguably a season that saved his career. It was a season that made his potentially significant pay cut in training camp nothing more than a temporary financial hold. Crosby was accurate, he was consistent and he gave the Green Bay Packers everything they worried he may not be able to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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