Well Packernation, draft day is FINALLY here! I feel like a kid at Christmas, just can’t wait to find out what I get! Drafts can be crazy and there have been rumblings that this one may have more than one first round trade. The fact of the matter is…nobody knows what this weekend’s draft will bring and that is exactly what makes it exciting! 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.
Rich McGeorge was the epitome of “Packer People” before it was popular. Hailing from a small town, attending a small college, McGeorge found his way onto the NFL team from a small town with a monstrous legacy… the Green Bay Packers. Continue reading
Early this offseason, Packernation’s attention was narrowly focused on the inside linebackers coming out in the draft. Later on, Packernation began to question whether any of the ILB prospects was worth a first round pick. Today we revisit the question of inside linebacker, a definite need in the draft as depth is a must not just in case of injury at this position, but also because we will inevitably be very young and inexperienced at the position. Make no mistake, opposing offensive coordinators are going to be testing the inside of the Packers’ defense this coming season to see if we have found an answer. Continue reading
One position that the Packers like to stack more than many other teams is tight end. While Andrew Quarless had a good year and last year’s drafting of Richard Rodgers seem to have the Packers in a reasonable position at tight end, there is always the possibility that TT could pick one up in later rounds. And competition at the tight end position just means that the team has the chance of finding a difference-maker or forcing somebody to step up. Continue reading
All of Packernation knows that the Packers needs lie in the middle of the defense and at the outside cornerback position. Most are probably more comfortable with the cornerback position than the inside linebacker position (debatable, of course) and if there is any discomfort surrounding this year’s draft, it is in the questionable nature of the ILB position options. This year’s draft has a good cornerback class so the best player available at pick 30 may be a cornerback. But I am going to make a bold statement here. Continue reading