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.
As the dry spell of the 1950s came to a close in Green Bay, the Packers drafted Ron Kramer who brought his do-it-all style to the Packers at the beginning of their “Great Awakening.” Continue reading
Not to be lost in the gleeful exuberance at the re-signing of John Kuhn is the fact that safety and special teams standout Sean Richardson will also be back with the Packers this year. Thompson matched the offer the Oakland Raiders made on the RFA, paying him $2.5 million for one year, Richardson only played 135 snaps at safety last season but was a solid fixture on special teams racking up the more tackles than any other player. With Ted not signing Jarrett Bush yet this year Continue reading
John Kuhn is back with the Pack!
According to his agent, Kevin Gold, the Packers have re-signed John Kuhn to a one-year $870,000 contract. The Pro Bowl fullback also reportedly received a roster and Pro Bowl bonus. Kuhn has been a fan favorite while only playing a little over 20% of the snaps. Continue reading
In the second half of the season Coach McCarthy approached Clay Matthews with a idea and asked him to move inside and see if he could shore up the middle. At the time the Packers were getting slammed for big yards in the run game with a hobbled Aj Hawk and a never was Brad Jones. He was not too keen on the move but agreed to take on the task for the good of the team. Matthews was not having his best year on the outside even with Peppers on the opposite end. Everyone including myself thought with these two attacking the QB they would be hell on wheels but it was not panning out that way in fact Matthews after moving inside seemed to find his motor again and eight of his eleven sacks came after the move! Continue reading
The NFL announced yesterday that the Packers will once again face the Patriots in the 2015 preseason. The Packers Pats game of 2014 was an epic struggle. Let’s unpack the first play from scrimmage to see just how the Packers pressured the team that would eventually be crowned the Super Bowl champs. The Packers take advantage of the Patriots’ respect for their high-powered offense but the play defeats their defensive set. This one goes to Mike McCarthy and the Green Bay Packers: Continue reading