McCarthy Addresses Media About Coaching Changes

mike conferenceMike McCarthy addressed the media today about coaching changes and, most importantly, the relegating of play-calling duties to newly named Associate Head Coach Tom Clements. With Edgar Bennett taking his place as Offensive Coordinator. The change will allow McCarthy to play a more hands-on role in the defense and special teams.


It is important to note that this was a decision made by coach McCarthy and communicated to both Ted Thompson and Mark Murphy and came not because Packers assistants had not gotten attention for head coaching vacancies, but because it was the best thing for the team.  Continue reading

It’s NEVER Too Early: Part 2

benardrick mckinney 2With the NFL Combine right around the corner, GPN begins a new series outlining some of the college players that may be available when Green Bay picks at number 30. This list will then help us focus on the Combine results of those same players as we continue to anticipate the Packers’ young additions for the upcoming season.

Benardrick McKinney is another player that could make an immediate impact on the Green Bay Packers if he is available at pick number 30. Though many expect McKinney to be taken in the middle of the first round, we learned last year that the only certainty in the draft is uncertainty. How many draftniks last season had Ha Ha Clinton-Dix off the board before the Packers picked? Well I, for one, am glad they were wrong! Continue reading

3 Great Prospects at 30 And Thoughts on Coaching Changes

imagesNews is that Jerry Montgomery the co-defensive coordinator from Oklahoma university is coming to Green Bay. I have said all along they needed to get Capers an assistant from a good college that knows how to defend the read options since most teams in the NFL are running it now. The Packers have had trouble defending it with QB’s such as Kaepernick, Wilson, Newton, etc.
I’m not saying get rid of Capers because he is the best defensive mind in the business but times change and even a great coach like him needs new ideas on how to defend the college schemes teams are executing now. I think Montgomery will fill that void this team has been missing and the defense will be the better for it. Continue reading

Brett Favre Wants PHOF Ceremony at Lambeau

Gbrettreta Van Susteren, in an interview with Brett Favre on ESPN Wisconsin, has suggested that his Hall of Fame induction be moved from the Lambeau Field Atrium to Lambeau Field. The change would make capacity more than 80,000. A lot of people have openly wished to be at this event. What do you think Packernation, is this a good idea? Continue reading