Packers release Ryan Taylor, add WR Kevin Dorsey to 53 man roster

The Green Bay Packers released special teamer and backup tight end Ryan Taylor and promoted practice squad wide receiver Kevin Dorsey to the active roster. Taylor, a seventh round p;ick in the 2011 draft, showed little production this year on special teams, amassing only one tackle. On offense, he had only 10 snaps all season, all […]

The Returning Question: Who Will Be Kickoff and Punt Return Men for the Packers in 2014?

When the Green Bay Packers drafted Randall Cobb in the second round of the 2011 draft, it appeared they had their kickoff and punt returner of the future. However, his recent emergence in the offense necessitated others to handle the return duties. Rookie defensive back Micah Hyde filled in admirably last season, but with his […]

McCarthy Shouldn’t Ignore Stats

This past week, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy gave his season-ending press conference.  I detailed some of his responses here.  One comment that he made still resonates with me.  When asked if he was going to look at the team’s injury situation and look into why so many Packers players were lost due […]

Game Balls and Lame Calls: Lions 40, Packers 10

Aaron Rodgers may have a shot to play next week. And the fact that the Packers may have just played their last game without their quarterback may be the only positive takeaway from the team’s Thanksgiving debacle. It’s hard to remember, but at one point this season, the Packers were 5-2 with what looked like […]

Packers vs. Vikings: Keys To The Game

The Green Bay Packers bring their three-game winning streak into Mall of America Field to face the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night football.  Maybe it’s just the old school in me that “Mall of America Field” doesn’t roll easily off the tongue.  It’s the Metrodome, the Humpty Dome, The Dome or in some instances, “Hell”, […]