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

Remember the old Loony Tunes cartoons when a giant safe (or sometimes an anvil, piano or another large object) would drop out of the sky and onto a character’s head? Nobody ever died, but they got knocked silly, usually symbolized by stars swirling around the character’s head. What if Green Bay Packers general manager Ted […]

2014 Packers Position Group Analysis – Specialists

Overview: For as lousy as the Special Teams units have been the past few seasons, the three main players in the group have been solid for the most part. Yes, we’ve now had one horrible season each from Mason Crosby and Tim Masthay, but there’s no reason to panic about either of them. With a […]

Cory’s Corner: Jones and Hawk were necessary subtractions

Inside linebacker was the bleakest Packers’ position group. Now it’s the thinnest. After the Packers cut Brad Jones and A.J. Hawk, the team now only has Sam Barrington at the position. In two seasons as a pro, Barrington has started only seven games. But even with the cloud of uncertainty hanging over 1265 Lombardi Ave., […]

2014 Packers Position Group Analysis: Defensive Line

Packers defensive line:  While we’re all clamoring for the Packers to finally fix their gaping hole at inside linebacker through the draft or free agency, let’s not forget that the defensive line needs some work, too. Potentially, a lot of work. When opposing teams decided to come at the Packers with a power-running attack in 2014, […]

2014 Packers Position Group Analysis – Tight End

Overview: For a second-straight year, the Green Bay Packers face both change and need at this position.  In 2013, they saw the mega-talented Jermichael Finley go down to a severe neck injury and lost a major part of their offensive game plan.  In 2014, Brandon Bostick wasn’t able to reach his potential and become the top starter, […]