BREAKING: Green Bay Packers select Josh Jackson, CB, Iowa at 45

Analysis (Taylor O’Neill): Although the Green Bay Packers took Jaire Alexander in the first round, they must be ecstatic to see a player so often mocked to them at #14 available at #45 in the second round. Jackson doesn’t necessarily fit the traditional archetype that Mike Pettine has favored for his defenses in the past, but […]

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BREAKING: Green Bay Packers select Jaire Alexander, CB, Louisville at 18

Analysis (Andrew Mertig): The Packers needed to get an impact defensive player with their first pick this year. After trading back (and picking up a haul from the Saints), the Packers moved up to grab Cornerback Jaire Alexander out of Louisville. Alexander doesn’t have the size the previous Green Bay regime favored in CBs at 5’10” […]

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Draft Prospect Denzel Ward would be perfect if available

A week ago I profiled Iowa CB Josh Jackson and how it would be good fit for Mike Pettine’s defense. There is no doubt that the Packers could use help in the defensive secondary. This off-season they signed Tramon Williams and brought back Davon House to help provide depth in the secondary. With both of […]

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Reuniting With a Familiar Face Amidst a Sea of Change

McCarthy Banking on Tramon Williams and Kevin King to Improve the Secondary in 2018: Mike McCarthy recently sat down to meet with members of the media and discuss the Packers approach to preparing for the 2018 season. He discussed a variety of topics from taking a “scrub brush” to the offensive playbook in terms of […]

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After Signing 2 Free Agents and Releasing Jordy, What’s Next?

It’s the first few days of the NFL free agency period. All is quiet at 1265 Lombardi Ave. Not this year. There is a new sheriff in town and it’s a new era. For the first time in years, the Green Bay Packers are active and in on discussions with free agents. They even signed […]

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Cornerback Position Needs An Upgrade

I wrote last week how I felt that new GM Brian Gutekunst should target Malcolm Butler to upgrade the Packers cornerback position. It’s no surprise that I feel that one of the Packers greatest weaknesses on defense is their secondary. This position group has been an extreme mess since Sam Shields went out with an […]

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The Case for Bringing Back Sam Shields

Being a quality defensive back in Green Bay is underrated, for some reason. In the past decade, there has been a near laundry list of quality defensive backs in town, with deserved recognition few and far between. These players include: Tramon Williams: The Packers are not Super Bowl XLV champions without the play that Williams […]

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