Is Ahmad Thomas This Year’s Reggie Gilbert?

Reggie Gilbert went from being a member of last year’s practice squad to a reliable pass rusher who can step in and make an impact in 2018. Gilbert’s story is the classic cliche of the underdog overcoming extreme obstacles before finding success. He performed well during the 2017 preseason but didn’t find himself taking meaningful […]

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2018 Green Bay Packers Position Breakdown: Edge Rushers

In our continued journey exploring the 2018 Green Bay Packers roster, we have moved to the defensive side of the ball. Last week I wrote about the importance of the defensive line, and this week we’ll see how the other defenders will try to put pressure on opposing Quarterbacks.   2018 Green Bay Packers Position […]

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My Bold Prediction: Vince Biegel Will Lead Team in Sacks

Last offseason, the Green Bay Packers made a controversial (at least in the state of Wisconsin) decision to pass on drafting University of Wisconsin pass rusher T.J. Watt in the first round. Instead, then-General Manager Ted Thompson traded down to the top of the second round and selected Washington cornerback Kevin King. With the extra […]

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Gilbert, Biegel ready to break out

Last month, many were expecting the Green Bay Packers to draft a pass rusher, or even multiple pass rushers, high in the NFL Draft. It makes sense, considering the Packers were 17th in total pressures generated from the front seven (218). However, Green Bay was only nine pressures ahead of 25th place. The Packers struggled […]

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Packers Preseason Comes to an End After They Defeat the Rams 24-10

In the preseason finale the Packers ran over the Rams 24-10. We knew of where most position battles were taking place before tonight’s game. Now, it is more obvious some of those spots are secure.  Running back and corner were positions of emphasis for Mike McCarthy this week. Outside linebacker was up there as well […]

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