Quickslant: 2 Things NOT To Worry About

Well day one of Packers Training Camp is in the books and what a great day it was. There was mike conferencePackers news flying around all day. Some of it was pointed and accurate as an Aaron Rodgers pass and some of it random and erratic as a Jay Cutler interception, but all of it good because THE PACK IS BACK! There was so much joy that The Cheese ran a funny post about Santa Claus thinking he had missed Christmas in Green Bay.

But the day was not without its concerns and so this morning I want to talk about those and put some fears to rest (including some of my own). Continue reading

You Asked For It Packernation…You Got It!

Well #packernation, you wanted it and you got it. Jordy got his deal! Reportedly a four year deal worth $39 M with 14.2 million guaranteed.

We posted a couple days ago why Jordy should get exactly what he got today: Watch some highlights and use the comment section below to TELL US WHAT YOU THINK!

The NFL today called Jordy Nelson possibly the NFL’s most underrated player…duh! Packernation Packers Training Camphas known that the chemistry between Rodgers and Nelson is nothing short of stellar and not too easy to find. Ted Thompson and Co. have labeled the signing of Nelson a priority and now we are getting some idea of what Nelson is looking for.  Continue reading

AM Quickslant: What 2 Watch 4 – Ranking the Top Three Battles

OK #packernation…listen…really close. You may have to open your front door and hold a hand todix your ear. Or if you are a member of #packernation abroad, you may just have to listen with your heart that pumps green and gold blood through your veins. That sound is the sound of an air horn signaling the start of Packers Training Camp 2014! Continue reading

James Who?

When the Green Bay Packers lost James Jones in free agency, it was a concern. While Jarrett Boykin Randall Cobb No Huddle Offensehad performed admirably and with Randall Cobb recently returned to put the dagger in the Chicago Bears (watch it yet again…here) the Packers had playmakers at one, two and three…but with Jermichael presumably not coming back, the loss of Jones had the potential to thin the corps of weapons for Aaron Rodgers. GPN’s own Michael Davidsen drew attention to this danger, and the opportunity it presented for young challengers, before the draft. Continue reading

On The Eve Of Training Camp

Well training camps have already begun for the Bears and the Vikes and Packers players report Packers 1996 Super Bowl XXXItoday. Football is almost here! One of the most exciting battles in this year’s training camp is the battle for tight end. That position was left wide open with the injury to Jermichael Finley and heated up when the Packers drafted Richard Rodgers and signed undrafted Colt Lyerla. Continue reading

The Mike McCarthy Way

What was previously Potts Avenue in Green Bay Wisconsin has become Mike McCarthy Way. The mike conferencehonor of having a street in Green Bay named after a head coach has been reserved for coaches who bring Lombardi trophies back to Titletown. Mike McCarthy has earned this honor. But here’s what surprised me:

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BTN: Top 3 Stats the Packers Will Improve in 2014

Packer Defensive Backs Training camp hasn’t even begun yet, so we’re basing all our projections on what shows on paper. Still, the 2014 Packers should be a much improved team. That’s exciting to me because they were a pretty good team in 2013 despite some serious injuries.

There are three key stats that I think the Packers will improve on that I think will make a world of difference in 2014.

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AM Quickslant: And the National News….Totally Redeems Itself!

When I last mentioned the national news I was critical of their lack of depth in understanding our Packers team. Ok…Ok…today they got it right and it is important to give credit where credit is due. aordGoing into training camp is one of the last chances we will have to revel in the victories of LAST season. But this one is SO worth it! Continue reading