Tag Archive: quarterback

Pick Your Poison Part 4: Jared Abbrederis and Jeff Janis

  2 years ago     101 Views     2 Comments  

2014 showed that the Packers offense is, frankly, a juggernaut. Two rookies that made a difference at positions where that is difficult to do (wide receiver and tight end) in this league will now be coming back after a season full of experiences, good and bad. This experience, combined with the veteran presence of Pro-Bowler Jordy Nelson and the ever-dangerous Randall Cobb will give defenses fits in 2015. Add to that the up-and-coming Jeff Janis and a healthy Jared Abbrederis and the Packers receiver corps will force defenses to “pick their poison”. We will highlight all these guys in successive…

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Quickslant: Former Badger Chris Borland Walks away From The Game After One Season

  2 years ago     152 Views     4 Comments  

It's St. Patrick's Day but the 49'ers have been dealt another stroke of bad luck. Chris Borland, the team's leading tackler and former Wisconsin Badger standout is retiring.Borland cited health concerns as the reason he is walking away from the game after just one season. Borland had experienced two concussions and reportedly thought he had a third during training camp, but did not report it as it may have hurt his chances for making the team.  (more…)

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3 Things That Favor the Packers Coming Off The Bye

  3 years ago     92 Views     1 Comment  

Well, as much as I miss Packer football, I am pretty happy that the team got the week off. It was clear that Morgan Burnett, Datone Jones, and Sam Shields were missed against the Saints. Burnett in particular was having a season that was a great improvement over last year and though few are talking about it, safety play upgrade has made a big difference for the Packers defense this year. But with the bye week over and the team going back to work, the Bears game becomes critical. It's not just that the Packers look to stay within reach…

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Scouting Report: Carolina Panthers

  3 years ago     76 Views     1 Comment  

Well, the Carolina Panthers are coming to Lambeau. They will be as welcome there as Percy Harvin is in Seattle, as welcome as LenDale White at a USC football game, as welcome as...Percy Harvin is in Minnesota....you get the point. But the Packers have to watch this as it is a classic trap game. No one yet can figure out why the Panthers' defense has no played like it did last year, Cam Newton is a danger to our defense with both his arm and his leg, and the Packers' emotional victory last week sets them up for a possible…

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