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Aaron Rodgers Teases ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants For Missing Green Bay Packers Question

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Aaron Rodgers isn’t afraid to get playful as a guest host on “Jeopardy! During Tuesday’s new episode, the NFL star couldn’t help but tease the night’s contestants after they missed a sports question that was close to his heart. The fun moment came after Rodgers read a $400 clue: “In the 1960s these Midwesterners earned 5 NFL Championship Trophies.

What 2021 draft prospects could fill the Packers’ gadget WR role?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

To say Green Bay could use a wide receiver in this draft may be an understatement. It’s important to distinguish the different types of receivers that Green Bay needs, though. Adding someone to fill the Tyler Ervin role does very little to solve the long-term problem that exists at their WR2 spot opposite Davante Adams.

Tuesday Cheese Curds: Who might Packers target in a first-round Draft trade?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

So by now, it’s fair to assume that the team has its ranking of the cornerbacks mostly finalized with about two weeks to go until the 2021 NFL Draft begins. One thing that Gutekunst has shown a propensity to do is to identify a player that he wants and move up to ensure that he gets that player. This year might result in a similar approach, particularly given the ten picks that the Packers currently hold.

Injury, inexperience could send Virginia Tech corner Caleb Farley sliding to Packers

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Latest in a Packers Prospects series looking at players Green Bay could select in the April 29-May 1 NFL draft. GREEN BAY - If not for the pandemic, the Green Bay Packers likely wouldn't even dream of being able to draft Virginia Tech corner Caleb Farley. Farley exudes No.

NFL.com Makes Two Ideal Draft Picks for Packers

Monday, April 12th, 2021

I think it’s a good overall offensive line group. Corner, I think it has some strength,” general manager Brian Gutekunst told Packers.com. The Packers have major needs at cornerback and offensive tackle.

John Roach and Red Mack, who were on Green Bay Packers championship teams in the 1960s, have died

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Two players on Green Bay Packers championship teams in the 1960s have died. William "Red" Mack, a player on the Packers' Super Bowl I championship team, died April 8. Mack, 83, was born in Oconto and died at his home in South Bend, Ind.

NFL Agent Hints That Aaron Rodgers’ Contract Is Delaying Packers Signing Free Agents

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Green Bay Packers have reportedly been unable to add free agents until they restructure Aaron Rodgers' contract. An NFL agent told Rob Demovsky of ESPN that a stalemate in this situation has held up the rest of the offseason plans: "It's screwing the Packers in a lot of ways right now because there's just no cap space. They've called me about one of my players and said 'Hey, this is where we are now, and until we get something big done—hint, hint—we don’t have any space.

At his best in big games, Christian Barmore brings impressive interior pass rush

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Latest in a Packers Prospects series looking at players Green Bay could select in the April 29-May 1 NFL draft. GREEN BAY - Until the college football playoffs, Alabama defensive tackle Christian Barmore had mostly muddled through the 2020 season — at least by his standards. Not that there was anything wrong with Barmore’s regular-season production.

3 potential UDFAs for Packers in the 2021 draft class

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The draft isn't the only way to add first-year talent. The Packers will dip into the undrafted free agent pool following the 2021 draft.

NFL Draft: You don’t look for starting running backs on Day 3

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The argument against drafting a running back in the first round is such an easy one to make that you’d think it would be just as easy to argue that you don’t have to prioritize drafting one at all if you’re looking for a high-volume starter. If Aaron Jones and James Robinson exist, surely this implies that all fifth rounders and undrafted free agents could become the next Aaron Jones and James Robinson.