Corey Linsley 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction: Corey Linsley seemingly came out of nowhere as a rookie 5th round draft pick to become the Packers starting center in 2014. He was drafted for depth to backup new center J.C. Tretter, but was thrust into the lineup after Tretter was injured during the preseason and never abdicated his position. He went on to […]

Packers Corey Linsley, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Named to PFWA ALL-Rookie Team

The Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) announced their ALL-NFL Rookie awards today. The Green Bay Packers rookies named were Center Corey Linsley, their 5th round pick and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, their first round pick.   2014 PFWA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: WR Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants 2014 PFWA OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: […]

Cory’s Corner: JC Tretter makes the most sense at left tackle

Ted Thompson admitted two things on Monday. One, he admitted that he made a mistake with first round pick Derek Sherrod. When Roger Goodell stepped to the podium in 2011, just about everyone was surprised when he told the world that the Packers had just selected Sherrod with the 32nd and final pick of the […]

Packers vs. Chiefs – 2014 Preseason Game Four – First Impressions

Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs – 2014 Preseason Game Three – GB 34 KC 14 GAME NOTES: Corey Linsley makes his Packers debut as the starting center snapping the ball to Aaron Rodgers. Letroy Guion also debuts – his first time on the field for the Packers. Last opportunity for Matt Flynn or Scott Tolzien to […]

Packers Injuries: Here we go again?

When the Packers travel to Seattle to open the season on Sept. 4 in the NFL’s noisiest stadium against the defending Super Bowl champions, they’ll take the field without three, possibly four, preferred starters. Nose tackle B.J. Raji (arm) is lost for the season. New center J.C. Tretter (knee) is out for up to six […]