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Packers Focus On Their Own Players as Free Agent Frenzy Set to Begin

Packers Focus On Their Own Players as Free Agent Frenzy Set to Begin

After about a month of waiting, rumors and speculation, the NFL Free Agency Frenzy finally begins on Tuesday at 3:30 PM EST, meaning we will finally  get some answers on who will and who won’t be a Green Bay Packer in 2014. Fortunately, the Packers got their most important work done before free agency began… Read more

Packers: Will Ted Thompson Change His Ways in Free Agency

Packers: Will Ted Thompson Change His Ways in Free Agency

Historically, the Green Bay Packers have not been very active in the free agency under the leadership of general manager Ted Thompson, as the former NFL veteran and scout, has built the Packers through a draft and develop philosophy. For the most part, Thompson’s strategy is simple. Draft players, develop them and then sign them… Read more

Packers Will Regret Letting Sam Shields Test Free Agency

Packers Will Regret Letting Sam Shields Test Free Agency

The Green Bay Packers have made a calculated decision with free-agent cornerback to be Sam Shields and after it was reported over the weekend that Shields is going to test the free agent market, it may be the one that the team ultimately regrets. According to numerous reports, the two sides have been in ongoing… Read more

Green Bay Packers Should Sign D’Qwell Jackson

Green Bay Packers Should Sign D’Qwell Jackson

I know, I know, Ted Thompson and the Green Bay Packers never spend money on free agents, especially on free agents over the age of 30. But I believe that to be successful you need to be flexible and sometimes you need to go against your own rules, sometimes there are special circumstances. In the… Read more

Green Bay Packers: Projecting Chris Banjo’s Role in 2014

Green Bay Packers: Projecting Chris Banjo’s Role in 2014

The Green Bay Packers are going to be busy this offseason with over $30 million in cap space and 17 unrestricted free agents. Yet, the team got started on some offseason work earlier this week by re-signing exclusive rights free agent Chris Banjo to a one-year deal for the 2014 season. Banjo, who joined the… Read more

Packers: Ryan Pickett More Likely to Return to Green Bay than B.J. Raji

Packers: Ryan Pickett More Likely to Return to Green Bay than B.J. Raji

While many followers of the Green Bay Packers have assumed that defensive lineman B.J. Raji and Ryan Pickett would be allowed to leave the team as unrestricted free agents this offseason, Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is reporting that may not be the case. So far this offseason it has been reported that the Packers, looking… Read more

Packers Prepared to Move on From Free Agent WR James Jones

Packers Prepared to Move on From Free Agent WR James Jones

The Green Bay Packers have a number of difficult decisions to make this offseason and one of them appears to be made already as the Packers are reportedly prepared to allow wide receiver James Jones sign elsewhere as a free agent this offseason. This should not come as a surprise to anyone who follows the Packers. Green… Read more

Green Bay Packers Franchise Tag Predictions

Green Bay Packers Franchise Tag Predictions

Today, NFL teams can officially begin using the franchise tag or transition tag on players that are set to become unrestricted free agents, so it seemed like a perfect time to examine whether the Green Bay Packers will use either of their tags this offseason. At first thought, my prediction is that the Packers will… Read more

Green Bay Packers: Making a Case to Re-Sign Mike Neal

Green Bay Packers: Making a Case to Re-Sign Mike Neal

Mike Neal hasn’t had a great career with the Green Bay Packers, in fact if a grade were given — it would be an incomplete. The powerful defensive end/linebacker was drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft and was viewed by many as the long-term replacement for Cullen Jenkins. Ideally, he would be… Read more

Packers: Jermichael Finley to be Cleared by Steelers Doctor, Future Uncertain

Packers: Jermichael Finley to be Cleared by Steelers Doctor, Future Uncertain

The signs surrounding Jermichael Finley’s recovery are all good and despite concerns that he would never play again, it seems almost a sure thing now that he will be cleared to play football again this week. In fact, according to his agent,  Blake Baratz Finley has a 99.9% chance of being cleared for action. Baratz, who… Read more