Posts Tagged ‘Green Bay Packers’

Packers profit drops 98% to $724,000, hurt by losing

Friday, July 12th, 2019

The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season without a playoff appearance, a large contract extension for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and change in head coach from Mike McCarthy to Matt LaFleur. Green Bay's profit in the year ending March 31 was down 97.9% from $34.1 million in the year ending March 2018 and more than 99% from the record $75 million in the previous fiscal year. ''From a financial standpoint, it was a unique year for the Packers,'' Packers President Mark Murphy said Friday.

Packers report record revenues, expenses

Friday, July 12th, 2019

As the league's only publicly held team, the Packers are the only ones who have to show their books on an annual basis. According to Richard Ryman of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Packers reported a record revenue of $477.9 million last year, along with $477.2 million in expenses. “For the long term, we are in a strong, stable financial position,” said Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling reveals his No. 1 takeaway from training with Hall of Fame WR Randy Moss

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling joins "Good Morning Football" to talk about what he's learned from training with Hall of Fame WR Randy Moss this offseason.

Former Jets coach Michaels dies at 89

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels has died. According to the Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre, Michaels died Wednesday in his hometown of Swoyersville in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Michaels' daughter, Mary Ann, told the newspaper that Michaels died six years to the day after his wife, Betty, passed away on July 10, 2013.

Former Jets head coach Walt Michaels dies at 89

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Walt Michaels, former head coach of the New York Jets, died on Wednesday, his daughter told the Wilkes Barre Times-Leader. He was 89. Michaels spent six seasons with the Jets as the bench boss, racking up a 39-47-1 overall. From 1952-1961, he returned to the Browns where he played linebacker.

Jalen Thompson visits Packers, takes physical before supplemental draft

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

The NFL will hold its supplemental draft on Wednesday and one of the players considered to be a likely selection spent some time with one of the league's teams on Tuesday. Agent Brad Cicala told Tom Pelissero of NFL Media that his client Jalen Thompson visited with the Packers on Tuesday. In addition to any conversations that might have taken place, Thompson took a physical with the team's medical staff.

Bengals DE Carl Lawson says Aaron Rodgers is easier to sack than most quarterbacks

Monday, July 8th, 2019

There aren't many players in the NFL more dangerous than Aaron Rodgers when he rolls out of the pocket and looks downfield. The Green Bay Packers quarterback's elusiveness and accuracy on the run has long been considered some of his best qualities, though he's run into trouble in the past on plays where he held the ball for too long.

Davante Adams thinks Geronimo Allison will be “dangerous” in Packers offense

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

After an offseason spent discussing the possible ways that the new offense in Green Bay could look, one of the things we'll be looking forward to seeing come September is how the unit actually performs when they put head coach Matt LaFleur's plays in motion. Wide receivers will play a big role in any outcome and the makeup of that group has been another talking point over the course of the offseason. One of the things that we do know on that front is that the wideouts are not expected to be strictly outside or slot receivers over the course of a game.

2019 Packers fantasy football team preview: Analysts clash on Aaron Jones’ upside

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

The Yahoo Fantasy analysts will preview all 32 NFL teams between now and the end of July as training camps open. Davante Adams is an elite WR, Aaron Jones has the tools to take off this year, and the rest of the Packer WRs have all flashed. At full strength, the Packers are a team replete with fantasy goodies.

Packers Fantasy Preview

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Passing Game QB: Aaron Rodgers, DeShone Kizer WR: Davante Adams, Geronimo Allison WR: Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Jake Kumerow WR: Equanimeous St. Brown, J'Mon Moore, Trevor Davis TE: Jimmy Graham, Jace Sternberger Aaron Rodgers did play in all 16 games last season, but suffered a fracture his right shinbone during the opening week of the season and left Week 17 after just three offensive snaps due to a concussion. Despite playing through that leg injury and missing a near full game to close the season, Rodgers still managed to finish the 2018 season and the QB6 in overall scoring and the QB9 in points per game.