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Before drafting you need to see where the Green Bay Packers defense is ranked

With the preseason finally in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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20 Most Important Packers for '14: Julius Peppers

On March 15, 2014, Ted Thompson and the Packers stunned the NFL universe when news broke that they had agreed to a three year deal with pass rush specialist, Julius Peppers. Thompson rarely dips his ink in the free agent pool. For him to sign a 34 year old free agent made the news even more shocking. During the Dom Capers era the Packers have never had a pass rusher to pair with...
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5 NFL players that made a case to stick around this preseason

Since we are doing lists of five, we might as well continue with five players that made a name for themselves this offseason. A list of guys that deserve to be on a 53 man roster.  Brock Coyle – The former undrafted free agent from Small School USA Montana deserves to be on the roster […] The post 5 NFL players that made a case to stick around this preseason appeared first on...
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Packers' McCarthy giddy about preseason peformance, ready for Seahawks

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy walked away from August football with a downright giddy feeling. "I don't know if I've felt this good coming out of the preseason as I do tonight," McCarthy said, after the team's victory over the Kansas City Chiefs 34-14 in their final preseason game, per ESPN's Rob Demovsky. In all, the Packers went 3-1 in...
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Recap: Rookies make their case for the final 53 as the Packers route the Chiefs 34-14

The Packers beat the Chiefs 34-14 on Thursday night; here’s everything you need to know. MVP LaDarius Perkins In a game that meant everything to so many bubble players in action in week four of the preseason, Perkins gave the Packers’ coaches and executives every reason to make him a part of the 53 man roster. Averaging nearly eight yards per carry (8 carries for 45 yards) including...
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Green Bay Packers 53-Man Roster Projection

Following their fourth and final preseason game against Kansas City, the Green Bay Packers will turn their focus to Saturday’s impending final cut deadline. This is the time of year where general manager Ted Thompson and his staff earn their paychecks. We will soon know the winners of the increasingly important battles at the backup quarterback, wide receiver, linebacker and safety...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy says Jarrett Boykin has 'taken the next step'

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has worked as the No. 3 receiver during the team's training camp and is expected to open the regular season over second-round pick Davante Adams as the third option in the passing game. At 6'2, 218, Boykin, 24, stepped up in 2013 hauling in 49 passes for 681 yards and 3 touchdowns last season while starting eight games. Boykin...
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Thursday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers Camp Report: Day 21 ► A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp ... Eddie Lacy receives praise ► Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy could be the leading rusher in the NFL in 2014, according to running backs coach Sam ... Backup Battle: Flynn vs. Tolzien ► GREEN BAY -- Aaron Rodgers understands his job is to win games for the...
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Aaron Rodgers and Matt Flynn’s denim suits don’t disappoint

Whether he’s photo bombing fellow teammates or dealing with pranksters in the locker room, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers a well-known prankster. Today, Rodgers and back up quarterback Matt Flynn took being goofy to a whole new level. The pair showed up at the Packers welcome back luncheon in matching denim suits. Dressed to impress at the #Packers Welcome Back Luncheon. pic...
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Aaron Rodgers, Matt Flynn Wear All The Denim At Packers Luncheon (Photo)

2014 is the season of all demin everything for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The team hosted a luncheon Wednesday afternoon to welcome back players and staff, but all eyes were on a pair of quarterbacks. Rodgers and backup Matt Flynn showed up wearing all of the denim that exists in Wisconsin, resulting in some pretty mesmerizing outfits. Dressed to impress at the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers, Flynn wear all-denim outfits to Packers luncheon

Dressed to impress at the #Packers Welcome Back Luncheon. pic.twitter.com/nLgQT7xUSb — Green Bay Packers (@packers) August 27, 2014 For the second consecutive season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers donned a ridiculous outfit for the team’s annual luncheon. This year, the overriding theme of Rodgers’ choice of wardrobe was denim. And that may be an […] The post...
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Packers running backs coach feels Eddie Lacy could lead the league in rushing

When Sam Gash the former Buffalo Bills full back and current running backs coach of the Packers was asked if Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers is perfectly capable of leading the National Football League in rushing this season, his answer was simple.  “Without a doubt,” Sam Gash, the team’s running backs coach, said Monday. “He […] The post Packers running backs coach...
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Ranking the top 10 NFL RBs heading into the season

While the 'ground-and-pound' era is now a thing of the past, running backs still hold great value in the NFL. Versatile, all-purpose backs are the new prototype—players who can rip off big runs, protect the quarterback and catch passes. Let's take a look at the 10 best running backs in the NFL today...6. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers Green Bay’s offense has relied...
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Packers release tight end Colt Lyerla with an injury settlement

It looks like the Green Bay Packers are not as high as we all thought on tight end Colt Lyerla.  Lyerla was a very solid tight end at Oregon, but he was constantly in trouble with the Police. Well after tearing the medial collateral and posterior collateral ligaments in his right knee Aug. 2 in […] The post Packers release tight end Colt Lyerla with an injury settlement appeared...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers 53-Man Roster Projection: Preseason Week 3 Update

The Green Bay Packers third preseason game was not a charm. In fact, it turned out to be a curse as the Packers lost two starting players due to injury. Injuries are the worst nightmare for NFL teams in the preseason and for Green Bay that bad dream became a reality Friday night as the Packers lost starting nose tackle B.J. Raji for the season with a torn bicep. To make matters worse...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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