Cory’s Corner: Early retirements send a strong message to the NFL

The NFL has to be on red-alert by now. When Jake Locker decided to step away from the game, many were surprised that the eighth overall pick in 2011 left a decent amount of money on the table. But now 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is calling it quits. This is earth-shattering news for someone that […]

2014 Packers Position Group Analysis: Inside Linebackers

Packers Inside Linebackers:  This group severely lacked playmakers. The coaching staff was forced to lean on A.J. Hawk, who has lost significant speed in the last few years. And now with the losses of Hawk and Brad Jones, the only inside linebacker on the roster is the very green Sam Barrington. Where are we now: Here […]

Cory’s Corner: Greg Hardy is risky but will reward Packers

Everyone should agree that the Packers are in a win now mode. They have the best quarterback in the game and the best tandem of receivers. General manager Ted Thompson has done well so far in free agency by bringing back Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga. Those were the team’s two biggest needs. So what’s […]

Cory’s Corner: Vanilla Ted Thompson wins frenetic free agency

This NFL free agency period has been about as active as a koi pond at feeding time. Many teams have been willing to throw life-saving manna at players in the hope that they can spark change. But Packers’ general manager Ted Thompson hasn’t taken any risks. More importantly, he hasn’t reached for anyone. Don’t tell that […]

Cory’s Corner: If Cobb is out, Thomas should be in

The longer that Randall Cobb is not a Packer, it becomes more and more likely that he won’t be wearing a “G” on his head. I think Cobb would be a great fit for the Packers. But obviously the Packers aren’t going to throw $11-$12 million at a slot receiver. It also doesn’t help that Cobb […]