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3 Special Teams Concerns

  5 months ago     102 Views     Leave your thoughts  

While Packer Nation is excited about the prospect of an offense that looks locked and loaded, and (though there are question marks) a defense that is getting healthy and added some prime rookie recruits, there are still several questions about the special teams.  (more…)

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2 Ways the Packers Will Use the 12 Personnel Group

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The Packers have rarely had stellar tight ends during Aaron Rodgers' time in Green Bay. Jermichael Finley was a tight end that could take the top off a defense and last season, Jared Cook was a very nice addition and instrumental in the Packers' win in the Divisional round of the playoffs. In between have been serviceable guys who do not offer particular advantages. Richard Rodgers has been a good pass-catching tight end but lacks speed and contributes little as a run blocker. All that has changed for the 2017 season, not only in the addition of the big-bodied Martellus Bennett,…

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Packer Nation Trivia Challenge: Martellus Bennett

  5 months ago     115 Views     Leave your thoughts  

With OTA's fully underway, Packer Nation is excited about the 2017 team as it begins to come together. Aaron Rodgers has described new tight end Martellus Bennett as an interesting guy. We think so too. But how much do you know about the man? Take the quiz to find out and challenge your friends by sharing it out. By the time he gets on the field, Packer Nation will know all about him! (more…)

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Excitement Isn’t All That OTA’s Bring…

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Like everyone else in Packer Nation, I am pretty stoked that OTA's are here. It is a chance for this team to begin the long journey of becoming the 2017 Packers. While much will be written on the match-ups and competitions, and I will certainly add my two cents to that conversation...excitement is not the only thing that OTA's bring. The beginning of OTA's signals what for all intents and purposes is the crop of players that will become the 2017 team and while this is exciting, it also comes with certain question marks. Here are several concerns and question marks that…

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Would Dumervil Be Another Peppers?

  6 months ago     126 Views     Leave your thoughts  

There have been rumblings and swirling rumors about Elvis Dumervil to the Packers. The exit of Julius Peppers, along with news of the surgery to Packers' number one pick in the forth round, Vince Biegel, have accelerated the rumors. The Packers now have Clay Matthews and Nick Perry at the OLB position but after that there are a number of question marks. The Packers believe in Kyler Fackrell and Vince Biegel should be good to go, but should they bring in Dumervil? If they do, what will his role be? (more…)

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