Tight ends play strong supporting role in Packers’ Week 1 victory

The Green Bay Packers’ offense silenced critics with a complete dismantling of the rival Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Aaron Rodgers looked like his MVP self and defied his usual criticisms. He played on-time, took checkdowns when available, and his footwork was sharp. One game may be too little data to draw conclusions, but it confirms […]

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‘Put Up or Shut Up’ Time for Eight Packers

Clock is Ticking on Players Struggling to Make Their Mark Noted cartoonist George Evans once said, “Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.” This old adage also applies to college athletes transitioning to the NFL, as some immediately figure things out, while others wind up submerged in mountainous […]

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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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2019 Recap: Tight Ends

One of the more disappointing areas of the Green Bay offense has been their tight end group, which they have thrown money at with Jimmy Graham, which unfortunately has not worked out. With an easy out this off-season to shed some money and start fresh, GB is in a good position to improve upon the […]

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Green Bay Packers: It’s Robert Tonyan Time

Just as the overall Green Bay Packers’ offense is still a work in progress under new head coach Matt LaFleur, so is the tight end position as the team searches for more consistent production. One thing that we knew about LaFleur prior to the season was that we would see more tight end usage, and […]

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Packers: The Tight End is Back in Green Bay

While there were a number of issues on offense for the Green Bay Packers last season, one in particular that needed to be fixed was the lack of production from the tight end position. But really, this has been an issue for a number of seasons, not just in 2018. Over the years to solve […]

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3 Burning Questions: Tight Ends

Moving ahead to cover the position grouping of tight ends, the Green Bay Packers experienced a decrease in tight end production in 2018, as free-agent signee Jimmy Graham did not live up to his expectations, Lance Kendricks all but disappeared from the game plan, Marcedes Lewis was not used enough and rookie Robert Tonyan flashed […]

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