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Hargrove’s Return Could Spark the Packers Down the Stretch

  5 years ago     47 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers will have to do without Anthony Hargrove for the first eight games of the season this year. While there's little doubt the defensive line could really use his contribution in the first half of the season, I'm wondering if there is a surprise benefit to Hargrove not hitting the field until the Arizona game on November 4th. (more…)

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Will the Packers Welcome Jolly Back?

  5 years ago     69 Views     4 Comments  

Johnny Jolly is still waiting to find out if he's going to be reinstated into the NFL. While it's kind of a "counting your chickens before they're hatched" issue, the question everyone wants the answer to is, "Which team will he be playing for?" (more…)

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Which Packer Receivers Won’t Have a Roster Spot [Poll]

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There's a great deal of question how many receivers the Packers will keep in 2012. It's a good thing to have so many good receivers to choose from and Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press Gazette thinks we'll actually keep seven receivers this season. What do you think? Which receivers will NOT be a part of the Packers' bid for a 14th title? [poll id="2"]

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Five Packers Primed for a Breakout Year

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There is always opportunity for growth in a Packers organization full of youth and elite coaching. While it will be difficult for some players to top 2011 performances, there are others who have more than enough room to improve. Which Packers will be the Jordy Nelson and Bryan Bulaga of 2012? Morgan Burnett The Packers suffered against the deep ball last season when Charlie Peprah was paired with Morgan Burnett deep instead of Nick Collins. However, Burnett has endless talent and room to improve and should be looked at as a driver of secondary production in 2012. (more…)

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Roster Depth Has Its Costs and Benefits

  5 years ago     98 Views     1 Comment  

            Just as offseason programs got underway, Ted Thompson and the Packers front office opted to bring back DWTS champ and aging veteran receiver Donald Driver. The decision produced mixed reactions from experts as practice squad standouts Tori Gurley, Diondre Borel and Shaky Smithson continue to wait their turn in joining the league’s premier wide receiver corps. Driver’s resigning doesn’t necessarily shut the door to the youngsters’ hopes in Green Bay; the Packers kept five tight ends on the Week 1 roster last season and - with their emphasis on special teams - could do the same at wide receiver…

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