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Revisiting the best game by a Packers tight end in the last decade

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

However, the best game by a Packers tight end since the Super Bowl year in 2010, at least according to single-game DYAR, features none of those players. Instead, it belongs to 2014 third-round draft pick Richard Rodgers, who had an incredible game fairly late in the 2015 season. Yes, it’s that game and that play.

As training camp approaches, Packers’ David Bakhtiari readies for expanded leadership role on line

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

In the wake of veteran right tackle Bryan Bulaga’s free-agent departure in March, Bakhtiari is now the longest-tenured starter in the room, having joined the team as a fourth-round pick from the University of Colorado in 2013. Guard Lane Taylor also joined the team as an undrafted free agent from Oklahoma State that year. With Bulaga now with the Los Angeles Chargers after taking a three-year, $30 million deal after a decade in Green Bay, only two members of the Packers’ 2010 Super Bowl XLV-winn...

As training camp approaches, Packers’ David Bakhtiari readies for expanded leadership role on line

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

In the wake of veteran right tackle Bryan Bulaga’s free-agent departure in March, Bakhtiari is now the longest-tenured starter in the room, having joined the team as a fourth-round pick from the University of Colorado in 2013. Guard Lane Taylor also joined the team as an undrafted free agent from Oklahoma State that year. With Bulaga now with the Los Angeles Chargers after taking a three-year, $30 million deal after a decade in Green Bay, only two members of the Packers’ 2010 Super Bowl XLV-winn...

As training camp approaches, Packers’ David Bakhtiari readies for expanded leadership role on line

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

He’ll share those duties with starting center Corey Linsley, who turns 29 later this month but came into the league a year later than Bakhtiari, as a fifth-round pick from Ohio State in 2014. The only other lineman in that age group is right tackle Billy Turner, who turns 29 in October but is entering just his second season on the team after signing as a free agent in March 2019.

Rivalry Week: Why the Packers are the Seahawks’ biggest rival outside the NFC West

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

One of the high points of Holmgren’s first year in Seattle was his return to Green Bay for a Monday Night Football showdown. The Packers committed seven turnovers, Brett Favre was benched for Matt Hasselbeck, and the Seahawks easily won 27-7 despite only getting 12 first downs and 222 yards of total offense. These teams combined for 11 fumbles, 19 penalties, and 14 punts.

Tuesday Cheese Curds: Packers’ OL ranked among the best; a look at the recent NFC North reign

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Being an offensive lineman in the NFL is brutal work, and putting together a solid front in today’s NFL is only getting harder and harder. The Green Bay Packers offensive line had a solid 2019 season, and it consisted of new and old faces that helped propel them to the NFC Championship. Going into next season, a majority of that same offensive line is still intact, and they will hopefullly only be stronger as a unit.

Aaron Rodgers helps save popular Greenwich Village Packer bar

Monday, July 6th, 2020

A Green Bay Packers bar in New York City struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic received a Hail Mary pass — from Aaron Rodgers. The star quarterback gave Kettle of Fish in Greenwich Village a boost by sharing the watering hole’s GoFundMe link last week. We were absolutely thrilled,” owner Patrick Daley, 65, told The Post Monday about Rodgers’ help.

Pink Flamingo Classic receives $5,000 check from Green Bay Packers Give Back program to match donations

Monday, July 6th, 2020

DE PERE, Wis. WBAY) - The Pink Flamingo Classic is continuing to raise money for local organizations, despite not being able to hold the annual even tin a traditional way. As Action 2 News has previously reported, due to the coronavirus, the tournament had to be canceled, but organizers are still raising money for area charities.

As training camps approach amid COVID-19, Packers CEO Mark Murphy knows ‘time is no longer on our side’

Monday, July 6th, 2020

With training camps set to start in less than a month and with COVID-19 showing no signs of slowing down, the Packers will have to make several difficult decisions in the coming weeks,” Murphy wrote. Later, he added, “Time is no longer on our side. Among the tough calls the Packers will have to make will be what to do with fan engagement in training camp, as practices have traditionally drawn large crowds to Ray Nitschke Field and Clarke Hinkle Field, and kids have long shared their bicycles wit...

Would you attend a Packers game this year? Take our survey

Monday, July 6th, 2020

The Green Bay Packers announced last week that changes should be expected at Lambeau Field if the NFL has games with fans in stadiums this season. To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, fan access would be limited to allow for social distancing, and wearing masks would be required. We want to know from readers if coronavirus concerns or possible restrictions at Lambeau affect your plans to see the Packers play in person.