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Packers Draft Slot History: Recent #29 picks have had mixed results

Let’s see what recent history and other Packers connections we can find around the 29th overall draft pick. Leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft, we’ll look at the history in the draft slots that the Green Bay Packers currently occupy. First up is the first round pick, #29 overall. Drafting at the latter part of the first round is naturally less of a sure thing than picking early...
Via Acme Packing Co
16 hours ago

Ex-Packers CB Sam Shields fined $500 in marijuana case

Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Corners the Packers Need to Consider at 29th Overall

Corners, corners, and more corners. Once again the NFL draft is top heavy with viable cornerbacks. Maybe more so than years past. The acquisition of Davon House eased a little tension for the Packers, however the boulder on this team’s shoulders is still in the secondary. The Packers will look corner at some point in this draft, but when that will be remains a heated debate. Assuming...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
18 hours ago

Are Packers players and coaches tired of cheap management?

The Packers traditionally are conservative in free agency, but are they getting too conservative?According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, players and coaches were “incensed” that general manger Ted Thompson let Pro Bowl guard T.J. Lang go to the Lions.Lang will be the second former Packers Pro Bowl guard playing for a divisional rival in 2017. Josh Sitton was...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Hot Is Dom Capers' Seat?

Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers is entering his ninth season with the team in that capacity.  To some, that is good news and to others, it's cause for anguish and nightmares of another disappointing season-ending playoff performance.   Capers is certainly one of the more polarizing figures among Packers fans.  Some wonder if the game is passing him by and causing...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Previewing the Green Bay Packers first four games

In 2016, the Green Bay Packers started the season 3-1, a respectable first quarter of the season. However, none of the four opponents they faced won a playoff game that year. Additionally, none of the four won a single playoff game the season before. Thus, perhaps a 3-1 start wasn’t nearly as impressive as it may have seemed on the surface. Contrarily, the Packers are going to...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What are the Green Bay Packers up against in the first seven weeks of 2017?

Earlier this week, the Green Bay Packers’ complete 2017 schedule was released. There are a lot of positives Packers fans should make note of in this schedule, including no three-game road stretches, which the team has faced regularly over the past few years. The bye week also comes almost right in the middle of the season. Other than the team facing two of their toughest games...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Crunching Numbers: How Much Does The Packers Defense Need To Improve?

There is no doubt that in years past, due to injuries and other factors, the offense has not always been the caliber of a Super Bowl champion, but far more often than not the defense has been the culprit of the Packers’ postseason woes. So, with the all-important draft approaching, and with fans and mock drafts alike calling for another year of defensive-focused drafting, the question...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Report: Packers coaches upset with GM Ted Thompson

The Green Bay Packers were more active in free agency this offseason than in the past. The team added two tight ends in Martellus Bennett and Lance Kendricks for Aaron Rodgers to toss the rock to.Though, Green Bay also lost a ton of veterans from last season’s NFC North championship roster. That includes the likes of Julius Peppers, Datone Jones and Micah Hyde on the defensive...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Can Justin McCray Be A Starting Guard?

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Green Bay Packers: Should Quarterback Be On Draft Radar?

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

The Sweep #22: Packers 2017 Schedule Game-By-Game Predictions

The Games are set. The times are set. The results, however, are far from set. But you better believe that Fred & Blaine are gonna take a look into their magic 8 ball’s and tell you just what will happen this season. And we will most likely be more wrong than a fat guy in a neon thong. But we will at least try…so give us a break! This show is brought to you by Pride &...

Green Bay Packers: next season’s three toughest opponents

The Green Bay Packers’ schedule was released last night, and although the schedule doesn’t look too tough for the Packers, there are still some very challenging opponents that the team will face next season. Here are the three toughest opponents the Packers will face next season. Atlanta Falcons The toughest opponent the Green Bay Packers will face next season will be the Atlanta...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Ha Ha Clinton-Dix get his Porsche booted outside Alabama’s practice facility?

Even after winning two National Championships at Alabama, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix learned a lesson about where not to park his car.Aaron Suttles of The Tuscaloosa News posted a picture of a very nice Porsche parked at the Alabama Practice Facility, with a boot on it. Based on his response, Clinton-Dix has knowledge of who owns the car, and he didn’t seem happy. In all fairness, the...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers gets into funny Twitter war with 'Shooter McGavin'

Ever since "Happy Gilmore" was released in 1996, we’ve known Shooter McGavin to be a bit of a jerk. The man did try to ruin Happy and his grandmother after feeling threatened about losing that gold jacket.Anyway, one person who never forgot what Shooter did to Happy was Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. After McGavin tweeted at Rodgers about running to stay in shape...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn reconciliation is ‘possible’

Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn ended their three-year relationship earlier this month. Reports in the wake of the breakup alleged Rodgers finally ended things because Munn was so “controlling." But a source now has left open the possibility of the two ultimately getting back together.The supposed source has told E! News, among other things, that reconciliation isn’t out of the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers ink WR Geronimo Allison, DT Christian Ringo

The Green Bay Packers added a little depth in two areas this week ahead of the NFL Draft. The team signed former practice squad wide receiver Geronimo Allison to deal on Friday. Allison was brought up midway through the 2016 season, and put up some respectable numbers – 12 catches for 202 yards (16.8 yards per catch) and two TDs. The team earlier signed defensive tackle Christian...
Via 60 Max Power O
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rodgers making ‘drastic changes’ amid split with Munn

Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn called it quits on their three-year relationship last week. And now rumors are surfacing that suggest the Green Bay Packers quarterback is making “drastic changes” in his life amid the breakup.An insider told US Weekly that friends have taken notice of how much Rodgers has changed of late. The changes apparently involve spending a lot of time in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday news roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers release player arrested in Cedar Falls bar fightOne of two NFL players arrested in a bar fight in Cedar Falls has now been released by the Green Bay Packers after failing to pass his physical. The team … Pro Football Focus lists 6 potential draft targets for PackersPro Football Focus has identified three major needs for the Green Bay Packers and a pair of prospects capable...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon a possibility for Packers?

If Joe Mixon can stay out of trouble and somehow repair his image, the former Oklahoma running back could wind up being a steal for a team that does not have an early pick in the NFL Draft. Coincidentally, the Green Bay Packers have the 29th overall pick.They also have a glaring need at the running back position, and there could be some interest. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Jean Francois invested in Dunkin' Donuts as retirement plan

As a die-hard fan of sweet pastries and donuts, it’s not hard to imagine how sweet it would be to own 25 Dunkin’ Donuts franchises. That’s what one NFL player can boast, but Ricky Jean Francois (Mr. peanut butter and jelly time) has a different reason for owning his donut shops than you might think.He’s doing it for the right reasons, thinking ahead to the future when football...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers to use Ty Montgomery as top RB?

The Green Bay Packers chose not to bring back Eddie Lacy, which has left their backfield very thin at the moment. That could mean they are planning to address the position early in the draft, or it could say a lot about Ty Montgomery.Montgomery, whose primary position in college was wide receiver, made the full-time switch to running back midway through the 2016 season. Still sporting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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