PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Make No Mistake

The Packers definitely got bigger, faster, and stronger this offseason.  Green Bay’s draft class was littered with elite athletes.  Every player Green Bay took aside from Cole Madison was a well above average athlete for their position.  Green Bay also added 6’7″ Jimmy Graham and the 6’6″ 275 pound Marcedes Lewis to their offense. Make […]

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Areas of Emphasis Key to Defensive Turnaround

In Mike Pettine’s new defense, there will be a number of fluid, moving parts during the pre-snap and play areas of the game. While former DC Don Capers instilled a sense of ferocity, intricate formations and uniqueness into his defensive schemes, Pettine has a better feel on formation concepts and blitz schemes that has stayed […]

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Brian Gutekunst Is Keeping His Options Open

You can argue that Brian Gutekunst is just a protégé of Ted Thompson all you want, but the 2018 offseason has been different than past years. The Packers are reluctant to splurge all of their cap space in free agency, but that doesn’t mean Gutekunst is carrying on Thompson’s stingy legacy. Before the offseason officially […]

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It’s a Different Day: Gutekunst vs. Thompson

We are barely into free agency and new Green Bay Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst has already proven that he is a different man than former GM Ted Thompson. Tuesday afternoon, even before free agency officially started, the Packers signed tight end Jimmy Graham right from under the nose of the New Orleans Saints. Then, […]

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GM Gutekunst in on Free Agent Cornerback Conversations

New Green Bay Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst in his introductory press conference stated that he wanted to be in on every free agent conversation. It was music to the ears of many fans of the green and gold. When the Seattle Seahawks released Richard Sherman, some early reports indicated that the Packers had preliminary […]

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Green Bay’s Free Agency Plan Has Many Options

During the course of the 2018 NFL offseason, the landscape of player acquisition has taken a sharp turn. More trades than normal are being conducted, especially by contenders from last season (Rams, Eagles, etc.). The Rams have acquired Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters through trades this offseason, and Alex Smith was sent to the Redskins […]

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Is Wilkerson Worth the Risk for the Packers?

Yes, another post about Mo Wilkerson. He’s on everyone’s lips today as he visits the Green Bay Packers in what will likely be the first of many speed dating visits around the NFL. My colleague Sean Blashe has an excellent article from earlier today on why the Packers should get Wilkerson to sign on the […]

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