Tag Archive: NFL training camp

Randy Gregory: Should the Pack Take a Chance?

  2 years ago     114 Views     5 Comments  

Randy Gregory...one of the best pass rushers in this year's draft, is taking a tumble down draft boards after he revealed that he had failed a drug test at the NFL Combine. If he falls to number 30...should the Packers take him? The risk/reward is enticing here...so what do you think Packernation? (more…)

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Ted Thompson Presser

  3 years ago     89 Views     1 Comment  

Ted Thompson spoke to the press today in a conference regarding the final preseason game and the impending roster cuts.Thompson expressed a good deal of empathy for guys who "have done a good job but will not make it past this weekend". As far as the final cuts go, Thompson made it clear that while the assistant coaches have already made their opinions known, the final conversations will be between Ted and coach McCarthy. Green Bay's scouts, for their part, are doing their due diligence in follow up with other team's cuts. Looking for players cut by other teams that…

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What 2 Watch 4: 3 Things To Keep Your Eye On When The Packers Play The Titans

  3 years ago     118 Views     7 Comments  

Well, the preseason has begun and the Packers have their first preseason game this coming Saturday against the Titans. While preseason games are not the most exciting games, I am SO pumped for this game for a couple reasons: It is the first chance to see the Packers in action I'm gonna be at the game! Everybody says that the preseason doesn't matter...WRONG. While it is true that the scores of the preseason games don't matter and the wins and losses make no difference whatsoever, the games themselves are critical to the final evaluation of the players. Now, am I…

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Quickslant: BJ’s Best Camp?

  3 years ago     61 Views     1 Comment  

A lot of Packers fans were not high on BJ Raji this offseason, stating that he did little or nothing during the season to make the case that he should be re-signed. The thinking was that he would cost too much, had done little, and that there would be a replacement available when the Packers picked in the first round. I was NOT one of those people even though I too was a bit disappointed in BJ's performance. When news of the contract came out, I was happier still because one year for 4 million with $500,000 guaranteed was much…

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AM Quickslant: Get Ready For Assault And Peppers

  3 years ago     109 Views     3 Comments  

There's an old saying in the NFL that has come en vogue again after last year's Super Bowl: "Offense wins games, defense wins championships". Within a defense, there is nothing more valuable than an elite pass rusher. Last year's Packers' defense put little pressure on quarterbacks in the absence of Clay Matthews...and we didn't win a championship. That is about to change. (more…)

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