Tag Archive: free agency

Would Dumervil Be Another Peppers?

  5 months ago     89 Views     Leave your thoughts  

There have been rumblings and swirling rumors about Elvis Dumervil to the Packers. The exit of Julius Peppers, along with news of the surgery to Packers' number one pick in the forth round, Vince Biegel, have accelerated the rumors. The Packers now have Clay Matthews and Nick Perry at the OLB position but after that there are a number of question marks. The Packers believe in Kyler Fackrell and Vince Biegel should be good to go, but should they bring in Dumervil? If they do, what will his role be? (more…)

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Fishing For Compensation…is TT Finished in Free Agency?

  7 months ago     96 Views     2 Comments  

In an off-season that can be described as "busy" by Ted Thompson's standards, the team has still seen more players leave than sign. The defense will benefit from Davon House but he certainly isn't a playmaker and the young pups Randall, Rollins, and Gunter will push him. The biggest signing was on the offensive side of the ball and with Marellus Bennett, but that meant passing on Jared Cook, who presumably will get a contract elsewhere eventually, the Packers are in a position to make a haul in the compensatory draft pick realm in 2018. I made a bet that…

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Hedging a Bet: Will Ted Thompson Make a Move?

  8 months ago     1161 Views     6 Comments  

A lot of the talk this off-season is whether the Packers will indeed be more active in free agency. Rumors that  the Packers will sign up to five free agents, and more recently, that they might be interested in a trade for  Connor Barwin have some in PackerNation excited and others skeptical. Here we wan't to paint a realistic picture of what to expect from a Packers GM who is apparently under some pressure to get more done, but historically is wont to spend money on the risk of a free agent. Further, the Packers philosophy of draft and develop certainly paints…

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FA Head to Head Poll #1: A Couple Top-Tier Free Agent Linemen

  8 months ago     65 Views     1 Comment  

The Packers look to make some moves this off-season. Needs include cornerback, OLB, and RB. Here is our first in a series of head to head polls that we will use to get a final picture of where PackerNation wants the team to go. Each head to head poll winner will be added to a final poll as the free agent period begins. Here is the first: (more…)

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The Ripple Effect – 5 2016 Packer Matchups That Have Changed Drastically: Part 2

  1 year ago     1160 Views     2 Comments  

Free agency once again changes the landscape of the 2016 season. The Jacksonville Jaguars can be considered one of the winners in free agency this year (whether or not it will pay off...different story) with the addition of Malik Jackson and Chris Ivory. Jackson got most of the press for his big contract, but the addition of Chris Ivory makes the Jacksonville offense look like it could really come into its own this year. (more…)

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