Tag Archive: NFL training camp

A.M. Quickslant: 3 Reasons to Speak of the Soft Spoken One

  2 years ago     94 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The talk of the 2014 off-season has not been heard from or spoken of this off-season. Maybe it is because silence is his M.O. Maybe the guy just wants to make his statements out on the gridiron (that is fine with me). But on thing is for sure, I am not overlooking the importance of Julius Peppers to the Packers' chances for reaching their goals in 2015. (more…)

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Packernation Poll: Head to Head

  2 years ago     130 Views     1 Comment  

The Packers will have decisions to make about the receiver corps at the end of August. All of Packernation will be waiting with bated breath to see who makes the roster and who heads to the practice squad or packs his bags. With returning Badgers red-shirt (his jersey was literally red two seasons ago) Jared Abbrederis and second year active Jeff Janis squaring off against third round draft choice Ty Montgomery, the wide receiver battle will clearly be one of the best in training camp. But when push comes to shove, the decision to keep five or six wide receivers…

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Packernation Poll: Make Your Opinion Known

  2 years ago     143 Views     2 Comments  

Everybody is hoping that this year's Packers team will start where last year's left off (minus the four-minute circus at the end). Recently, the Packers have not been starting fast, going 1-2 in the first three games each of the last three years. However, a big part of a fast start could fall in the hands of the Packers defense, which has seen some starters exit. Today's Packernation poll asks you what you think: (more…)

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McCarthy Cancels Practice For…

  2 years ago     334 Views     5 Comments  

Regardless of the fact that the collective bargaining agreement allows less than two weeks (13 days) worth of practice days, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy sees coherence and culture as more important than practice today. He has cancelled practice in lieu of team building activities, which will come as no surprise for fans. McCarthy realizes that this game is won by teams and a team is a culture of individuals who care about one another. Mixing up the groups in a team building activity such as the one he has planned for today highlights his focus on the culture of…

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How the Best Gets Better

  2 years ago     128 Views     1 Comment  

The offense has been the strength of this team for years. With the line coming back this year intact it will definitely help Rodgers to stay upright and unleash his aerial assault once again but the better news could be Josh Sitton and Tj Lang have had time to heal from the injuries they played through last season. Sitton opted to forego surgery on his toe letting it heal on its own, he says it's not 100% yet but by the time the season kicks off he believes he will be fine. With Nelson having clean up surgery on his hip…

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