2017 Draft

Packers Quest for Balance Starts Now

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Last year's running back situation left the Packers' attempts to establish the running game, at times, a crap-shoot. With Starks out and Lacy down for the count, the team really had a revolving door until Ty Montgomery stepped in and Aaron Ripkowski came on strong. Attempts to achieve greater run/pass balance looked more forced than anything. Now without Lacy, the Packers have a bevy of rookies, one of whom will be slated for the number two spot behind Monty. How do they stack up? We will discover that here. (more…)

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Will the Defense Prove Daniels Right?

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Mike Daniels said in a recent interview that he is visualizing the Packers in the Super Bowl next year. With Aaron Rodgers at quarterback and the newly added Martellus Bennett locked and loaded along with the wide receiver corps that has always been strong and is now deep, the offense should be one of the most dynamic in the league.  But the Packers cannot expect to go the distance without better play from the defense. Daniels seems to believe that the Packers defense is due to bounce back but will the group prove Daniels right?  (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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2 Reasons Josh Jones Hired Drew Rosenhaus: INFOGRAPHIC

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When Josh Jones hired Drew Rosenhaus, it raised some eyebrows. Most players make such changes after they have played in the NFL...not just after they got drafted. Why would Jones make this move, especially when the rookie salary is so determinate. The question could further be asked...why have an agent at all if the rookie contracts are set by the salary cap and a rookie pool. Well, we have taken a brilliant graphic from the actual 2015 rookie salaries and done a little scribbling...now that Kevin King's contract details have come out, the difference between the beginning of the second…

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Keeping Up With the Jones Fracture

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News that Vince Biegel had foot surgery to repair a Jones fracture has many in Packer Nation wondering if the team is in for a "same ole, same ole" season riddled with injuries. The possibility of Biegel not being available for training camp has ramifications for his overall development in a season where the outside linebacker position appears to be the possible achilles heel. But what is a "Jones fracture"? Let's break it down: (more…)

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