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Packers & DL Mike Daniels “Far Apart” In Contract Talks, Seeking $10M Per Year

Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that negotiations between the Packers and DL Mike Daniels broke off recently with the two sides being “far apart in their positions.” According to McGinn, Daniels is seeking in the neighborhood of $10 million per year while the Packers have made him multi-year proposals averaging several million less per year. McGinn adds...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers: Why Green Bay Should Give Mike Daniels an Extension

The Green Bay Packers have been consistently good over the past decade for two big reasons: they draft good players and then re-sign them to long-term contracts. It really sounds very simple. But, trust me, it’s hard to do. Yet, Packers general manager Ted Thompson has had great success with his team-building philosophy, he just needs to keep applying the same methods, which would...
Via The Packers Guru
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers should extend Mike Daniels sooner rather than later

Since the Green Bay Packers moved to a 3-4 defense in 2008, they’ve had some very impactful players and a few elite ones. Some players have had game-changing performances (see: Clay Matthews forced fumble in Super Bowl XLV) and some have displayed wondrous athleticism. However, none have brought to the table what Mike Daniels has brought to the defense since he arrived in 2012...
Via EndZoneScore
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Daniels 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction:  Mention the name Mike Daniels outside of Green Bay and you’ll probably get blank stares. But Packers fans know him, and they know him well. Without the efforts of Daniels this season, the Packers would have had one of the weakest defensive lines in the league. 2) Profile: Mike Daniels Age: 25 Born: 5/5/1989 in Stratford, NJ Height: 6’0″ Weight: 305 College...
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Daniels, Tramon Williams Save the Day for Green Bay Packers Defense

Late in the second quarter of the Green Bay Packers victory over the New York Jets on Sunday, the Packers found themselves in a dire situation. They trailed the underdog Jets 21-9 and with two minutes to go before halftime, the Jets were moving in on another score. The Packers defense which had struggled all day up to that point, needed to make a play and that is when Mike Daniels...
Via The Packers Guru
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Datone Jones and Mike Daniels Key Packers’ Defense Line Resurgence

The defensive line has not been a strong suit of the Green Bay Packers over the past couple of seasons but with the emergence of Mike Daniels as an impact player last season and potential break out of Datone Jones in 2014, the Packers suddenly have the makings of a dominant defensive line. Daniels, a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, has been a spark plug for the Packers ever...
Via The Packers Guru
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: #1 player to watch during training camp

Each year, a player will come out of nowhere during training camp and the preseason and burst onto the scene.  New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was a no name rookie out of Mount Union.  But, after an effective training camp and preseason, Cruz became a threat for the G-men.  New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, a sixth round draft pick, barely made the Patriots...
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting To Know: Mike Daniels

Packers Talk Radio Network continues its Player Profile Series for our sponsor Mayfield Sports Marketing with a look at Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels. He’s six-foot-nothin’ and over 300 lbs. He’s been described as a wrecking ball with legs; or Reggie White after being stuffed in a trash compactor. You’d have an easier time pushing a car with no wheels across the...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 13: Mike Daniels

  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 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers: Mike Daniels and Datone Jones Provide Potent Interior Pass Rush

Outsiders may still believe that the Green Bay Packers have a long way to go on the defensive side of the football. Yet, what they might not realize is the Packers have been collecting talented defensive players since the 2012 NFL Draft and this will be the year when we start seeing the fruits of that labor. One area in particular where the Green Bay defense will be much improved...
Via The Packers Guru
June 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

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