Cory’s Corner: Packers’ passing game needs its tight ends

Jordy Nelson put the Packers’ receiving corps on his back in Sunday’s 31-24 comeback win over the Jets. But Green Bay cannot rely on Nelson to come through with 209 receiving yards — good for fourth best in franchise history — every week. The position that would really open things up for other receivers is […]

Cory’s Corner: Packers offense is counting on its tight ends

One of the biggest question marks when the Packers unpacked their duffel bags at the end of July was tight end. And that hasn’t changed much. Only now, it may be a bit of a battle in terms of which guys the Packers keep. Everyone, myself included, had Andrew Quarless slotted to trot out Week […]

Cory’s Corner: Jermichael Finley’s future is not as a Packer

Perhaps the news that Jermichael Finley has been medically cleared is a clear vision of great things to come. But the moment I heard the news, I merely shrugged my shoulders. It’s great that Finley, an athletic marvel at the tight end position, was able to get his C3 and C4 vertebrates fused. I was […]

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

The following is a transcript of a hidden camera conversation from Packers GM Ted Thompson’s office on the opening day of NFL free agency. (Knock on the door. The Packers front office team enters Thompson’s office. Thompson is watching “True Detective” on his office television) Thompson: Why did nobody tell me about this “True Detective” show […]

Cory Corner: Ted Thompson’s loyalty will pay dividends

Ted Thompson is proving that devotion and dedication mean more than stats. The Packers general manager has stuck to his draft and develop philosophy. He has signed four free agents in Sam Shields, Mike Neal, Andrew Quarless and even B.J. Raji to come back and play their home games at Lambeau Field. I’ve seen and […]