PACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

On Football Outsiders’ poor criticism of the Packers’ player acquisition

Alternate title: charts and infographics can too easily mislead their readers. I love Football Outsiders. Without them, there would be almost no analytics worth anything regarding football, and every stats-minded football fan owes them a debt of gratitude. That said, they’re not perfect, and occasionally they put something out there that just isn’t a good idea. I remember a...
Via Acme Packing Co
1 hour ago

Packers rookie RB ready for work: ‘Contact is my favorite part’

The Green Bay Packers’ fourth-round draft pick Jamaal Williams (BYU) is looking forward to a run-centric offense during training camp, and he’s ready to give his best to stand out from the pack. “I can’t wait for it,” Willaims said at the close of minicamp. “I’ve been waiting to run the ball for a while and just show the tenaciousness. I can’t wait for contact....
Via 60 Max Power O
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ted Thompson deserves to walk on his own terms

Rumors and innuendo haven’t stopped flying since Chiefs general manger John Dorsey was shockingly told to leave. Ted Thompson’s current contract expires after the 2018 NFL Draft. Thompson has been a highly successful general manager since his first NFL Draft in 2005. Why push him out or show him the door just because Kansas City made a terrible decision and made an executive...
Via Cheesehead TV
4 hours ago

Watch Green Bay Packers QB Brett Hundley throw a pass into a moving car

Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

Packers top plays of 2016, No. 6: Another Aaron Rodgers Hail Mary

This time Aaron Rodgers connects with Randall Cobb on another Hail Mary In a season filled with fascinating, incredible, and sometimes hilarious plays, we at Acme Packing Company looked back at the 2016 Green Bay Packers to determine which ones were truly the best. Over the next few days, we will reveal our countdown of the top ten plays of the 2016 season, as voted on by 13 APC...
Via Acme Packing Co
22 hours ago

What Is Matthews' Future in Green Bay?

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has made many memorable plays in his time as a Packer.   There was the time he took the ball right out of the hands of Adrian Peterson and ran it all the way in for a touchdown.  Or the time he nabbed a big pick-six against Eli Manning and the Giants to help keep the Packers undefeated late in 2011.  Of course, the most famous of them...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

The Winners and Losers at the Packers WR Position - Roster Odds

The Packers final minicamp of 2017 is in the books and now the players are off until training camp starts on July 27th. That gives us a good five weeks to think about the 2017 edition of the Green Bay Packers and what the composition of the roster might look like, Today we take a look at the Packers' crowded wide receiver position and try to lay some odds on which players will make...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Green Bay Packers: Can defensive line produce pressure?

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Chiefs part ways with GM John Dorsey

Just minutes after announcing a contract extension for head coach Andy Reid, the Kansas City Chiefs announced general manager John Dorsey was on his way out.Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt issued the following statement, via the team’s website.“I notified John that we would not be extending his contract beyond the 2017 season, and after consideration, we felt it was in his...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who will be the Green Bay Packers’ second best wide receiver in 2017?

The Green Bay Packers have a very good group of wide receivers. The group is deep, talented, and they’re catching passes from one of the best quarterbacks in the game, Aaron Rodgers. Jordy Nelson leads the group of receivers. He is Rodgers’ favorite target and he usually has the best receiving statistics on the team. However, once the regular season comes around, who will take...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Randall’s Role To Change

Let’s stop with all the nonsense. The decision makers with the Packers are moving Damarious Randall to the slot cornerback position because they’ve come to the realization he can’t get the job done on the outside. It’s as simple as that. Here’s what cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt said about the move at last week’s minicamp: “It’s a lot of what he did in college. He’s...
Via Packers Notes
2 days ago

Green Bay Packers: Defense still belongs to Clay Matthews

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Packers' Letroy Guion arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving

Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers DL Letroy Guion arrested, charged for DUI in Hawaii

Already suspended for the first four games this season, Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion was arrested Wednesday morning in Waikiki, Hawaii.According to khon2.com, Guion was “arrested and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant.”“According to sources, Guion was pulled over around 4 a.m. by police on Kalakaua Avenue. He later failed...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Damarious Randall switches positions after tough season

Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall slipped a little bit in 2016, but the Packers hope a shift to the slot cornerback spot will maximize his talents.Randall intercepted three passes in both his rookie and sophomore seasons, but two of his picks last year came in a 38-10 win over the Seahawks. He missed six games with various injuries.A safety at Arizona State, Randall...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay man takes new bride's maiden name of 'Packer'

On June 17 at Willis Tower in Chicago, a Packer wedding took place — literally. There, lifelong Green Bay Packers fan Ryan Holtan-Murphy married Marie Packer. In a decision that the groom described as a “no brainer,” he broke from tradition and took his wife’s name.“We’re the Packer family now,” he said on ABC News, via Eliza Murphy of “Good Morning America.”While...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Ranking the NFC North competition

The Green Bay Packers have won the NFC North five of the last six seasons.  Their run of division dominance has been that similar to the New England Patriots, who have won the AFC East every year, with the exception of 2008, since 2001.  All three teams in the NFC North have challenged the Packers in those six seasons, with the Vikings winning in 2015.  Which team poses the biggest...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie CB Kevin King eager to get to work for Packers

Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Green Bay Packers defense will be better in 2017

The Green Bay Packers make the playoffs every year, but their success usually comes from their high-powered offense. Their defense has struggled in recent years, but there is reason to believe that the Packers defense will be better in 2017. The Packers had a great offseason in which they strengthened the defense through free agency and the NFL Draft. They started the offseason by...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers reportedly still not speaking with family despite breakup

Aaron Rodgers still isn’t speaking with his family despite his split with Olivia Munn, according to one report.Rodgers’ strained relationship with his family has been a media talking point the past few years. The Green Bay Packers quarterback used to be close with his family, but that changed in the past few years. Many reported that change was due to Rodgers’ relationship...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers fans come to the rescue for CB Davon House after he misses flight

There may be no more frustrating feeling than being left stranded at the airport. But when you miss a flight and absolutely have to be somewhere, your options are few and far between. Fortunately for Green Bay Packers defensive back Davon House, there were Packers fans ready to answer the call when he missed his flight from Minneapolis to Green Bay.Rather than load up Uber or Lyft...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers fistfight at OTAs could pose problems for organization

It’s not uncommon to see scuffles break out between team members at NFL camps or practices—but it sounds like members of the Green Bay Packers were going all out at a recent OTA workout during a fistfight.The NFL could have something to say about the matter.According to Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, offensive tackle Jason Spriggs and linebacker Johnathan Calvin...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Montgomery doesn’t mind if running back role shortens career

Ty Montgomery would rather have a successful career than a longer one. He says that while his move to running back could shorten his career, it could lead to a more memorable one.Montgomery switched from wide receiver to running back last year because of the Packers’ rash of injuries at the position. He ran the ball 77 times for 457 yards, 5.9 yards per carry. This season, Montgomery...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers bought his offensive linemen off-road vehicles

The Green Bay Packers’ offensive linemen got some awesome Christmas gifts from Aaron Rodgers this past year, and it looks like they were well worth the wait.On Wednesday, the off-road vehicles Rodgers bought for each of the big guys who protect him were delivered. Each one was customized with the player’s number painted on the side. As you might expect, there were smiles and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Packers safety cited for driving 110 mph on way to practice

Green Bay Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead was recently pulled over for driving incredibly fast on the freeway in the wee hours of the morning, but at least he was heading to work.According to a police report obtained by Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Whitehead was cited on May 19 for driving 110 mph in a 70-mph zone. It was 3:39 a.m. at the time, and Whitehead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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