Burke Blotter: Packers’ Mike McCarthy Shuts Up Critics

Sixty minutes. Sometimes that’s all you need to silence some of your critics. Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy did that last Sunday after the Packers defeated the New England Patriots 26-21 at Lambeau Field. It was as big of a game as you can get during the regular season with Aaron Rodgers facing […]

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 […]

Packers vs. Titans: 5 Things to Watch in Exhibition Opener

The Green Bay Packers open their exhibition season against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night. NFL exhibition games are usually about as entertaining as darning socks, but if you manage to make it through the entire ordeal, here are five things to watch from a Packers perspective: Stay healthy First and foremost — before any […]

Packers See Dramatic Turn at Tight End

At this time last season, the Green Bay Packers were preparing for training camp and the position battles that would ensue.  Tight end was not among them, as they had veteran Jermichael Finley in the fold and the annual talk about his having a “breakout” season was in full swing. In 2012, Finley had just […]