Green Bay Packers

Packers 'back to square one' with their WRs unless ... Antonio Brown, anyone?

Ask the scouts and they'll say they see little depth for the Packers' wide receiver corps, a group Aaron Rodgers must work hard to make look good.

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2 hours ago, ESPN, Green Bay Packers

Opinion: Quarantine QB? Keeping Aaron Rodgers off COVID list must be Packers' priority

Opinion: Quarantine QB? Keeping Aaron Rodgers off COVID list must be Packers' priority

In a league where quarterbacks have an outsized influence on winning and losing, they might have an even greater impact in 2020.        

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7 hours ago, USA Today, Green Bay Packers

Matt LaFleur says Packers will have first practice of 2020 season on August 15

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images The Packers’ head coach says he doesn’t anticipate any additional opt-outs ahead of the Packers’ first on-field work of the season. The Packers will conduct their first practice of the season on Saturday, August 15. At least, that’s what head coach Matt LaFleur...

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7 hours ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

APC Podcast, 8/5: Packers’ players and coaches see big things for Allen Lazard

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports With a little bit yet to go before practices start, Zach and Tex discuss roster rules in the season of COVID. As we inch closer and closer to something resembling football, so too does the podcast. After a few weeks of twiddling our thumbs — not unlike the NFL itself, it...

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8 hours ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Thursday Cheese Curds: Opt-out deadline today; projecting the Packers’ 2020 offense

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports While players decide whether to commit to the 2020 season today, It’s tough to tell what to make of the Packers’ offense heading into Matt LaFleur’s second season. 4:00 PM Eastern this afternoon. That is the official deadline for NFL players to opt out of the 2020 season,...

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11 hours ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Best cornerbacks from 2019 feature some unfamiliar names and up-and-coming stars

Richard Sherman still belongs among the game’s elite at the cornerback position. | Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images Cornerback is a notoriously tricky position to evaluate with statistics. We use our analytics index to identify the best players from last season, a list that includes some names you’ll...

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1 day ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Five ‘glue guys’ who will be critical to Packers’ 2020 season

Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images These five players may not be the team’s “stars,” but they make up valuable pieces of the Packers’ 2020 title hopes. The countdown to Thursday’s 4 p.m. (ET) NFL COVID opt-out deadline could be compared to an ominous hovering black cloud. Some teams such as the New...

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1 day ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Reporting as Eligible Podcast: NFL’s COVID plan, Packers’ offensive shift & Rodgers’ weirdness

Paul and Ryan discuss the NFL’s plan to deal with the elephant in the room, the team’s likely shift to heavy personnel, why exactly Aaron Rodgers is better when he can’t move and is in mortal danger, and whether any of these tight ends are any good.  Several Acme Packing Company contributors have...

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1 day ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Wednesday Cheese Curds: Packers’ Adams & Bolton are all-in; Big Ten still plans to play football

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports With the opt-out deadline looming, several Packers who would seem to be potential candidates remain committed to football in 2020. Curtis Bolton’s second NFL training camp will be very different from his first. Last year at this time, he was riding kids’ bicycles to practice....

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1 day ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Davante Adams Says 'Everyone' Expected Packers to Take WR in 2020 NFL Draft

The Green Bay Packers ' draft came and went without general manager Brian Gutekunst choosing a wide receiver, a fact that surprised the Pack's No. 1 wideout, Davante Adams...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Green Bay Packers

The NFL must change its course on COVID for the 2020 season to happen

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Given what we’ve seen in MLB, the NFL’s safety protocols are a joke. If they want to play, they need to take more drastic action. The NFL has a major benefit in being the last major American sport to return in the COVID-infected world. The league has been able...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Packers DT Kenny Clark: Lack of props from peers 'messes with my mind'

Packers DT Kenny Clark: Lack of props from peers 'messes with my mind'

At just 24 years old, Green Bay Packers DT Kenny Clark tied for sixth last season among the NFL's interior linemen in sacks and was fourth in tackles.        

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2 days ago, USA Today, Green Bay Packers

Who is Green Bay’s WR2?

With the news of off-season acquisition Devin Funchess opting out, the fantasy football community erupted into a frenzy regarding who would be Davante Adams' right hand man. At one time, the second option in the Green Bay passing game was a fantasy asset. From 2013 to 2016, Aaron Rodgers' WR2 saw an...

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2 days ago, Razzball, Fantasy, Green Bay Packers

Former Packers, Cardinals OL Tootie Robbins dies after contracting COVID-19

Former Green Bay Packers offensive tackle Tootie Robbins, who played in the NFL for more than a decade, died at the age of 62 after contracting COVID-19. Robbins, who began his career with the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals as a fourth-round pick, before ending his career with the Packers, played in...

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2 days ago, Sportsnaut, Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals

Packers 2020 Opponents Preview: Jaguars counting on youth for improvement

Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images After trading away a veteran leader, the Jaguars loaded up on defense in the draft and free agency. But will that lead to a better result in 2020 than they had in 2019? This is the second installment in a series that will examine each of the Green Bay Packers’ scheduled...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars

NFL opt-out deadline set for August 6th, with limits on post-deadline decisions

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images The players agreed to a sooner decision time frame with limits on post-deadline opt-outs, getting some added protections while the NFL adds roster flexibility. After several days of discussions between the NFL and NFLPA about how to allow football players to...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Multiple tight end packages can offer intriguing options for Packers

Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images Getting multiple tight ends on the field can give the Packers interesting options for attacking defenses. Recently, Acme Packing Company’s Paul Noonan made what I thought was a fairly compelling case for the Packers running less 11 personnel. In short, as common as...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Tuesday Cheese Curds: Kenny Clark has faith in Kingsley Keke, the XFL sees new life

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Kenny Clark believes Kingsley Keke will be key for the defense and the XFL officially has a new owner. In the world of sports, plans for sports teams, and even sports league are changing every day. Injuries, retirements and now, a pandemic can change the path of an entire...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Aaron Rodgers discusses opt-outs, COVID protocols, & empty stadiums in 2020

Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images The Packers’ quarterback hit on most of the main questions about the upcoming NFL season in his first media availability of training camp. A day after Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst and head coach Matt LaFleur spoke to the media about the start of...

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2 days ago, Acme Packing Company, Green Bay Packers

Aaron Rodgers Responds to Matt LaFleur's Comments on QB's Future with Packers

It was fair to wonder about Aaron Rodgers ' long-term future with the Green Bay Packers when the NFC North team drafted Jordan Love, and the starting quarterback reflected on what he can control Monday...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Green Bay Packers

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