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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Adding Wilkerson Could Have a Peppers-Like Impact for Packers

Brian Gutekunst has already displayed a desire to make the Green Bay Packers better by being aggressive in free agency. The team’s new GM has an early chance to do that by signing defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson and solidifying an already exceptional defensive line. The New York Jets officially released the seven-year veteran on Monday, […]

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2018 Packers Offseason Simulation v. 4.0

As we get nearer to free agency, and things in the NFL landscape become clearer, I like to take a look at what the Green Bay Packers might do this offseason. I’m going to be running several simulations of renegotiations, cuts, re-signing, free agency, and the draft. Check out my first attempt here: https://packerstalk.com/2018/02/13/2018-packers-offseason-simulation/ And […]

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