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 […]

Green Bay Packers Reward Coach Mike McCarthy with Multiyear Contract Extension

Mike McCarthy is not going anywhere – at least as long as the Green Bay Packers will have him, which they showed today is for the foreseeable future. In his afternoon press conference, Coach McCarthy acknowledged the unusual move (especially for the Packers) of extending a head coaches’ contract in mid-season. No terms have been yet released. McCarthys’s […]

Cory’s Corner: Packers’ season depends on stopping the run

The Packers have reached the halfway point of the season. The moment the 2014 schedule was released on April 23, I expected a 6-2 mark at the bye. Nobody could’ve predicted that B.J. Raji and Don Barclay would be lost for the season, but a 5-3 record after playing three of the first four games […]

Cory’s Corner: Anyone want to play nose tackle for the Packers?

As soon as B.J. Raji was lost for the season this past August, my mind started to race. I wondered if general manager Ted Thompson would pick up the phone and call Ryan Pickett. After all, the 6-foot-2, 310-pound defensive tackle played eight seasons for the Packers. He started all 16 games in 2012 and […]

The Burke Blotter: Why a Losing Season is OK for the Packers

It’s only Week 4 of the NFL season but with the one quarter mark of the 2014 season coming after this weekend, now is the time fans will get either giddy or jittery about their team’s chances. Fans of the Green Bay Packers as of right now definitely fall into the latter category. The Packers […]