Starks Solidifies Running Back Group

The Green Bay Packers have transformed their running back position from a big weakness to a huge strength in about a year. If somebody would have said at this time last year that the Packers would have one of the best running back groups in the NFL you would have thought that they were crazy. […]

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Packers Have Offensive Needs

The majority of the conversations about the Green Bay Packers this offseason have been about the defense and rightfully so. This makes sense since the Packers ranked eighth in the NFL in points per game (26.1) and third yards per game (400.3) without Aaron Rodgers for seven games. The defense ranked 24th points allowed per […]

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Packers Sign Julius Peppers: Is He the Missing Piece?

This is not a drill–the Packers have signed a big name free agent! In a move that made me spit out my coffee this morning, the Packers signed Julius Peppers to a three-year contract worth up to $30 million, as first reported by ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Peppers will only receive $7 million guaranteed, so this […]

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Packers Ink B.J. Raji to Contract

As first reported by Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,  the Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman B.J. Raji to a one-year, $4 million contract. Raji accepted this offer after turning down a contract from Green Bay worth $8 million during the season and after not finding a long term deal from another […]

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From The Benches: A Roaring Start to the Offseason

Ross and Ryan are joined by C.D. Angeli in Jacob’s absence.  The guys discuss the re-signings of Sam Shields and Mike Neal before moving on to free agent tight ends.  They have a laugh at the Bears and then make their pick for a favorite free agent target in this week’s Behind the Benches.  The […]

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Ted Thompson Is Not Cheap

This is the time of year when many Green Bay Packers fans get out their pitchforks for general manager Ted Thompson. If and when Thompson doesn’t sign an expensive free agent later today you will hear all the Thompson haters come out of their caves. The annual cries that he is cheap, arrogant and does […]

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Focus Shifts to Defensive Line

Yesterday, the Green Bay Packers signed cornerback Sam Shields to a four-year, $39 million contract to help solidify their secondary. It may seem like an overpay based on what Shields has done so far, but it was necessary, and the contract was designed very nicely by general manager Ted Thompson. Shields, 26, is still an […]

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