Devin Funchess takes pay cut to play for Packers

The Green Bay Packers have many decisions left to make regarding contracts, draft choices and free agency. However, the organization can check one thing off its list. Devin Funchess, a free agent wide receiver signed in the 2020 offseason who opted out of the 2020-21 season, will stay with the Green Bay Packers. With alternative […]

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What do the Packers do with Devin Funchess?

The Packers front office shocked the world when they refused to take a wide receiver in the 2020 NFL Draft. Instead, they looked to free agency to haul in an injured veteran on a cheap deal — Devin Funchess. But then Funchess opted out due to his concerns about his family’s health during COVID-19. Leaving […]

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Packers Better Call Paul

Paul Richardson Can Fulfill Green Bay’s Need For Speed  As much as the Packers’ brain trust, most fans and Aaron Rodgers himself held high hopes for recent free-agent acquisition Devin Funchess, the veteran wideout’s decision to opt out of the 2020 season shouldn’t have much of an impact on his team’s fortunes.  That assessment in […]

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Onus falls on unheralded trio to pick up the receiving slack

Jake Kumerow. Reggie Begelton. Equanimeous St. Brown. This trio of receivers will need to pick up the slack with free-agent addition Devin Funchess opting out of the 2020 NFL season due to COVID-19 concerns. And with the WR ranks behind Davante Adams already a little thin, having Funchess opt out means that the depth is […]

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How will Funchess’ opt-out change Packers’ receiving depth?

This week saw the first handful of NFL players that have chosen to opt-out of the 2020 seasons due to COVID-19-related concerns. New Packers WR Devin Funchess is one of these players and is the first (and currently only) Packer to do so. Funchess has experience with the virus, as he spent the offseason caring […]

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Three players the lack of a structured offseason hurt the most

With the NFL offseason looking to be on schedule to start later in the month of July, the Green Bay Packers, just like every other team in the league, will be forced to deal with the shorter offseason, which also involves fewer preseason contests. The lack of offseason workouts and team activities will surely help […]

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Why Reggie Begelton Can Be The New Allen Lazard

As much as diehard Cheeseheads love to make the case for guys like Devin Funchess or Marquez Valdes-Scantling drastically elevating their games and ultimately emerging as valuable weapons behind Davante Adams and Allen Lazard, the Packers receiving corps is essentially the NFL’s version of T.J. Maxx — an off-price source of knockoff goods disguised as […]

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