Posts Tagged ‘Green Bay Packers’

Mike McCarthy says Packers will go running back by committee

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said the demands of the position are such that running backs Jamaal Williams, Ty Montgomery, and Aaron Jones will all be better off if none of them get too many carries. “The fact of the matter is we’re going to go running back by committee,” McCarthy told ESPN.

Coaching roots run deep for new Packers DC Mike Petttine

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Vacations to the Jersey shore as a child gave the Green Bay Packers' defensive coordinator a glimpse of the life. Mike Pettine Sr., who died in Feburary 2017, was one of the most successful coaches in Pennsylvania prep history. Pettine, 51, is coaching again in the NFL after being hired by head coach Mike McCarthy to oversee the Packers defense.

Fantasy Football Booms/Busts 2018: The Green Bay Packers

Friday, June 15th, 2018

With Aaron Rodgers back, fantasy fans want to get their hands on a Packers RB, but is Aaron Jones the appropriate target? As the mercury rises and we inch closer to the open of training camps, our resident fantasy football sickos, Brad Evans and Liz Loza, will profile their favorite booms/busts of every NFL team. Liz – GERONIMO ALLISON. Yes, he figures to be Green Bay’s No. 3 WR.

QB DeShone Kizer gets a fresh start with Green Bay Packers

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

DeShone Kizer has already had quite the NFL career after just one year in the league. Now Kizer is in a completely different situation with the Green Bay Packers. There are no expectations to start with Aaron Rodgers healthy again.

McCarthy dismisses QB Rodgers, key veterans from minicamp

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Mike McCarthy's annual tradition of giving established veterans a hall pass for mandatory minicamp continued for a third offseason, the Green Bay Packers head coach confirmed Tuesday. Players with six or more years of experience in the NFL -- including quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- were dismissed the past two years. McCarthy said Tuesday the criteria for dismissal was different this time but didn't offer details.

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix back at Lambeau for Packers minicamp

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix returned to Lambeau Field for Green Bay Packers minicamp after the safety cited personal issues for missing some voluntary offseason workouts. ''But, you know, my family means everything to me,'' Clinton-Dix said after practice Tuesday. The safety's absence during some voluntary workouts in May and early June was notable given that the Packers have a new defensive coordinator, Mike Pettine.

McCarthy dismisses QB Rodgers, key veterans from minicamp

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Mike McCarthy's annual tradition of giving established veteran's a hall pass for mandatory minicamp continued for a third offseason, the Green Bay Packers' head coach confirmed Tuesday. Players with six or more years of experience in the NFL -- including quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- were dismissed the past two years. McCarthy said Tuesday the criteria for dismissal was different this time but didn't offer details.

Mike Daniels: Aaron Rodgers should get what Aaron Rodgers requests

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Everyone knows that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who currently makes $22 million per year, deserves to be the highest-paid player in football. “I think that Aaron should get a lot of money,” Daniels said, via AcmePackingCompany.com. The Packers presumably are willing to put Rodgers north of Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who currently makes $30 million per year in “new money.” Other factors could be slowing the process, including the length of the deal and whether there will be protections against Rodgers being leapfrogged by other quarterbacks.

Packers excuse 16 veterans from minicamp practices

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

At a time when coaches annually bemoan the lack of work they get with players, the Packers are giving some of their regulars the week off. Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters he was excusing 16 veterans from this week’s minicamp again, after having good participation in OTAs. “They deserve it where they are in their career,” he said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com.

Whatever Happened to Chi-Chi’s Restaurants?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

The home of the chimichanga and fried ice cream, Chi-Chi's was big on spicy food, from salsa and nachos to everything else Americans thought of as Tex-Mex food. Created by former Green Bay Packers star Max McGee and restaurateur Marno McDermit, it launched