Packer Receivers of History: Boyd Dowler

Packer Receivers of History: Boyd Dowler

A continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page.


Boyd Dowler made an immediate statement by leading the Packers in receptions in his rookie season and he was a key factor in the Packers’ rise back to NFL dominance. Continue reading

Packers Release Jones, Now Jonesin’ For A New ILB?

brad jonesBy cutting Brad Jones the Packers freed up 3.5 million in cap with only 1 million dead money today. But what intrigues me most is that Thompson has shown his hand so to speak before the draft. We all knew ILB was going to be a position of need but by releasing Jones it now becomes a must 1st round pick in my opinion. If the Packers would have waited until after the draft they could have taken a NT or DT for the first pick and waited on the ILB, Continue reading

Letroy Guion Being Monitored

Letroy GuionLetroy Guion is back in Green Bay being monitored by the team since his arrest Feb. 3rd on felony possession of marijuana and gun charges. We have been under the impression he would not be back on the team this year but Mike McCarthy made a statement that Letroy was back at home and they have spoken several times and will be watching what goes on with his case closely. Thompson said there will be a lot of water that goes under the bridge before they will know more. Continue reading

Packer Receivers of History: Max McGee

Max McGeeA continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page.


From the moment Max McGee entered the NFL, he showed that he was something special.

Max was drafted in the fifth round of the 1954 draft. That late in the draft, coaches and GMs are looking for either projects that might pan out in the years to come or sleepers who are quietly hiding in the ranks.

McGee was the latter. Continue reading

What 2 Watch 4: NFL Combine

combine 2015Well all the NFL hopefuls who have been invited to the NFL Combine are about to start trying to prove that they are worthy to be taken in this year’s NFL Draft. The Combine has serious ramifications for each players’ future even thought it may not be the be-all, end-all of the scouting process.

Many of the drills are questionable as to translation onto the field of play but each of them does represent another measurable that becomes part of the greater, overall equation. The value of some of the lesser drills is found more in comparison with similar players than in translation to the field. Here are three drills that do translate and that I will be watching closely. Continue reading