Tag Archive: Ty Montgomery

Making the Special Teams Special: Part 1 Arrow Pointing UP

  2 years ago     107 Views     2 Comments  

At the end of last season, there was a lot of talk of how the Packers special teams let us down. There was then a lot of action on the part of the Packers staff in letting Shawn Slocum go, making sure the head coach was in on the special teams meetings, and drafting versatile players who are likely to contribute to that group. With OTA's happening now and Training Camp on the way, it is time to take a closer look at the Packers' special teams and identify the good, the bad, and the ugly. Today we are going…

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The Measure of a Draft…

  2 years ago     1901 Views     2 Comments  

Draft classes will always be measured and graded just days after the selections are made and before the players even take the field. This may not be fair but it is a reality. This is a "What have you done for me lately" league and it is becoming a "What will you do for me" league. This year's draft class is exciting and there are several guys I am excited about seeing take the field in training camp and the pre-season. But the offseason before the 2015 season is also the¬†perfect time to take a look at some of the…

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CLICK to PICK – You Grade The Selection: Ty Montgomery

  2 years ago     104 Views     1 Comment  

Ty Montgomery was my favorite pick of this year's draft. In the third round at number 94 the Packers have what I view as the answer to endangering veterans on kick returns. While he still has a LOT to prove as an NFL player, Sam Seale, one of the Packers scouts, has called him "a bigger Randall Cobb". This is high praise and from what I have seen, not unwarranted though it remains to be seen how Montgomery develops at the next level, where the windows are smaller, the angles are tighter, and daylight is at a prison-population premium.¬† (more…)

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