Bj Raji: Rested and Ready to Rumble

BJ RajiBJ 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

Pick Your Poison Part 4: Jared Abbrederis and Jeff Janis

Jared Abbrederis2014 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

You Be The GM: Inside Linebacker

ron 1The draft is now eleven days away. The Packers could be looking at most if not all of the top five inside linebacker prospects available when they pick. Here’s the question: If you HAD to pick one of these guys…which one would you choose? Choose your man, then scroll down to say what round you think the Packers can get him in. Continue reading

Packers Lose a Legend: Lee Remmel Passes Away at Age 90

Lee Remmel 2Bad news came out for Packernation on Thursday. Lee Remmel has passed away at the age of 90.

Remmel was a Packers front office fixture since 1974 and also led the franchise’s public relations and publicity efforts until 2004, when he became the Packers team historian. Before that, Remmel was a writer and columnist for the Press-Gazette for nearly 30 years.

Bob Harlan has said of Remmel, “He had a tremendous love for the organization, a tremendous love, everyone had great respect for his ability as a writer, and certainly if you wanted a quick point in history, there was not a better source than Lee.” Continue reading

Blast from the Past: Randall Cobb Drafted in the Second Round 2011

Randall Cobb No Huddle OffenseWith the draft right around the corner, we at GPN share some special moments from past drafts that Packernation will remember and appreciate. Here is the moment when Randall Cobb became a Green Bay Packer: Continue reading