Tag Archive: training camp 2014

Quickslant: BJ’s Best Camp?

  3 years ago     39 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     75 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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AM Quickslant: Now It’s For Real, The Pads Come Off

  3 years ago     62 Views     4 Comments  

Well it is the first day of padded practice this morning and as you pour yourself that morning cuppa Joe on this Monday, may visions of big hits and flying helmets dance in your heads...wait...scratch that. May visions of big hits that DON'T cause injuries and the soon-to-be flying helmets of Seattle Seahawks dance in your heads. It makes a difference when the players put the pads on and today will be the first day of separating the men from the boys.  (more…)

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

  3 years ago     37 Views     Leave your thoughts  

OK #packernation...listen...really close. You may have to open your front door and hold a hand to 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! (more…)

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