Packers’ free agent signings provide draft breathing room

The Green Bay Packers were never going to be able to top their 2019 free agent class. The Packers offered big-money multi-year deals to Adrian Amos, Billy Turner, Preston Smith, and Za’Darius Smith, with each starting immediately, upgrading their position group dramatically, and, most importantly, playing up to their contracts. That just doesn’t happen every […]

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Packers tight end review: rookie options

As of this writing, the Green Bay Packers chose not to dive into the murky waters of the free agent tight end market. Austin Hooper, the primary target the Packers were expected to pursue, signed with Cleveland and became the highest-paid tight end in the game, while Hunter Henry has been franchise tagged by Los […]

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Packers tight end review: Hooping or Hunting?

As is tradition this time of year, the possibility of the Green Bay Packers adding a big-name tight end through free agency is nigh. This idea may feel fans with either hope or despair. After negotiations with Jared Cook fell through after 2016, the Packers compensated by signing Martellus Bennett (bringing ultimate despair) and Lance […]

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Packers’ tight end review: who stays, who goes?

Last week, we looked at the reasons why Jace Sternberger is well-positioned for the TE1 position in 2020. There is an obvious downside to this conclusion; namely that if a rookie who spent a majority of the season on IR is your primary tight end, the rest of the position group must not look great. […]

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Packers’ tight end review: Sternberger is TE1

It’s NFL Scouting Combine week, and draft hype is in full swing. Speculation runs rampant, and draft crushes are materializing. But the 2020 NFL Draft doesn’t start until April 23, and even free agency doesn’t start for another few weeks (March 18). While the offseason builds to its main events, it’s the perfect time for […]

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What does the Packers’ starting offensive line look like in 2020?

The Green Bay Packers’ offensive line has some unique quirks among NFL teams. We see Aaron Rodgers sacked more frequently when we’d like, particularly on third down. But when one looks at the individual battles and context, this has more to do with Rodgers than the line. Rodgers tends to hold the ball for long […]

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Should the Packers consider trading for Odell Beckham Jr?

There are two undeniable facts about the Green Bay Packers’ 2020 offseason plans: 1. Brian Gutekunst declared he’ll be in every conversation when it comes to player acquisition. 2. The Packers have a dire need for more talent at the wide receiver position. Based on these facts, it seems a safe bet Gutekunst and his […]

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