The Packers’ 2015 season schedule was released last night and if you are like me, you are stoked to see the matchups get dates attached to them. We at GPN will be doing more analysis of the matchups in future posts but the question for the day is simply this: Continue reading
We continue the series on Packer Receivers of History with Packer Tight Ends. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page.
Marv Fleming followed right on the tails of Ron Kramer as the next great Packers Tight End. Like many others in that era, Marv was drafted by teams in both the NFL and AFL. He was drafted in the 9th round of the AFL draft by the Denver Broncos. He turned the Broncos down when he was drafted in the 11th round of the NFL draft by the powerhouse of pro football, the Green Bay Packers. Continue reading
Thursday, August 13 at New England Patriots 6:30 p.m.state TV
Sunday, August 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 7 p.m.state TV
Saturday, August 29 PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (Midwest Shrine Game)GOLD PKG.
Thursday, September 3 7:00 pm NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (Bishop’s Charities Game) 6 p.m.state
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BJ Raji was moved back to his natural position (Nose Tackle) last season on his one year, “prove it” deal and he was playing like his 2010 form in preseason until a bicep injury sidelined him on the IR for the entirety of 2014. But he was at all the practices, meetings, etc. to help with the rookie Josh Boyd who was suppose to be brought along slowly with the draft and develop mentality. Ted Continue reading
2014 showed that the Packers offense is, frankly, a juggernaut. Two rookies that made a difference at positions where that is difficult to do (wide receiver and tight end) in this league will now be coming back after a season full of experiences, good and bad. This experience, combined with the veteran presence of Pro-Bowler Jordy Nelson and the ever-dangerous Randall Cobb will give defenses fits in 2015. Add to that the up-and-coming Jeff Janis and a healthy Jared Abbrederis and the Packers receiver corps will force defenses to “pick their poison”. We will highlight all these guys in successive installments of the series. Continue reading