Archive for the ‘Green Bay Packers’ Category

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers responds to NFL quarterback Tony Romo’s Super Bowl prediction: ‘I like to fly under the radar a little bit’

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers responds to former NFL quarterback Tony Romo's prediction that the Green Bay Packers will make it to the Super Bowl in the 2018 season.

Packers claim Ethan Cooper off waivers from Giants

Friday, July 13th, 2018

The Packers have made a change to their offensive line group ahead of training camp. Field Yates of ESPN reports that they have claimed guard Ethan Cooper off of waivers. Cooper was waived by the Giants on Thursday when they signed guard Zac Kerin.

Maximizing fantasy values when you draft in .5 and PPR leagues

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams presents more fantasy value at his current ADP than some running backs going earlier in .5 PPR drafts. (AP Photo/Don Wright) Fantasy Football drafts are a combination of calculating maximum points with each

Packers’ crowded backfield situation gets a little clearer with Aaron Jones’ suspension

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

One of the hot topics around the NFL so far this summer, at least around fantasy football circles, was what to make of the Green Bay Packers’ crowded backfield. The NFL might have cleared it up for everyone. Aaron Jones, one of the three backs expected to jostle for playing time through the preseason, has been suspended two games by the NFL, the league said during its pre-July 4 news dump on Tuesday afternoon.

NFL suspends Packers’ Aaron Jones two games

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Packers running back Aaron Jones had a promising rookie season last year, but this year is not off to a good start. Jones has been suspended two games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, the NFL announced today. The 23-year-old Jones had 81 carries for 448 yards and four touchdowns last season.

Mark Murphy: Packers hope to extend Aaron Rodgers’ contract “soon”

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers continues to be woefully underpaid. “We hope to soon have a contract extension,” Packers president Mark Murphy recently said regarding Rodgers, via WTMJ.com. The fact that a deal hasn’t been done sooner speaks to the challenge of coming up with a middle ground given that the Packers hold his rights for two more years at a very reasonable rate, and that they could then tag him twice.

Mark Murphy: Changes to Packers structure have “worked well so far”

Friday, June 29th, 2018

The Packers made significant changes to their front office and coaching staff this offseason as Ted Thompson stepped down as General Manager and new coordinators were hired on both sides of the ball. Brian Gutekunst was promoted to take over for Thompson while others in the personnel department left for jobs outside the organization. Team president Mark Murphy also tweaked the way the organization operates by having coach Mike McCarthy and Gutekunst report to him directly rather than having the coach report to the G.M.

Tony Romo: Packers more improved than any other team this offseason

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Tony Romo will be calling Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta for CBS at the end of the 2018 regular season and it sounds like he has an idea about an NFC team that could be there for the game. The answer made the local crowd happy as Romo said he thinks the Packers “are the team to beat” if their offseason moves in the secondary pay off. “I think the Packers probably got better maybe more than any team I saw this offseason,” Romo said, via WTMJ.

Randall Cobb in a walking boot after ankle injury

Monday, June 25th, 2018

The last time Packers veterans were on the field, Randall Cobb was out there participating. According to Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers wide receiver is recovering from an ankle injury, which may keep him off the field for the start of training camp. The team apparently is not concerned about his availability for the start of the regular season, and is willing to ease him back in during training camp.

Packers Fantasy Preview

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Packers 2014-2017 Offensive Profile Under Mike McCarthy 2014-2017 Pass Attempts Rank: 20th, 18th, 5th, 14th 2014-2017 Rush Attempts Rank: 14th, 12th, 29th, 27th 2014-2017 Play Volume Rank: 24th, 9th, 13th, 21st 2014-2017 Yards Per Play Rank: 1st, 29th