Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

I’ve read a lot of about Aaron Rodgers and “trust” during the last few weeks of this painfully long and more-boring-than-usual Green Bay Packers offseason. Here’s a story about Rodgers trusting Davante Adams more. Here’s a story about what Jeff Janis has to do to gain Rodgers’ trust. Here’s one on what Janis has to do […]

Cory’s Corner: It all starts and ends up front for the Packers

Mike McCarthy isn’t big on lists and comparing one generation to another. Remember this: “This offensive line, in my opinion, in my time here, has the chance to be the best offensive line that we’ve had.” That was a proud and boastful McCarthy on July 25, 2014 — one day before starting his ninth training […]

Packing the Stats: The Packers Have Traded Deep Passes for Run Plays

Since Aaron Rodgers took over the reigns from Brett Favre in 2008 the Packers have been known as a pass-first team. Back in 2008 the NFL was still a fairly balanced league with an average 52/48 split in pass to run calls. The Packers were one of the teams that saw they could exploit defenses […]

Mike McCarthy: the Evolving Coach Not Afraid of Change and Risk

We’ve all heard the adage that the NFL stands for “Not For Long.” Either you keep up and adapt, or you find a new line of work. Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has received plenty of criticism for hanging onto loyalties and not making the change when he probably should have. The most […]

Cory’s Corner: Jared Abbrederis has his work cut out for him

Jared Abbrederis came to the Packers with plenty of promise last year. Then July 30 happened. That’s when he tore his ACL in practice, which caused the Wisconsin standout receiver to miss his first pro season. “You just have to look to the positives, try to find positives,” Abbrederis said last year after getting informed […]