Is Jarrett Boykin A Replacement Player?

Wide receivers are known as the “shiny hood ornament” of the NFL because largely their production is tied to their quarterbacks; even a wide receiver like Larry Fitzgerald or Andre Johnson have had abysmal seasons with ineffectual quarterbacks behind center.  Furthermore, great/good wide receivers have left for greener pastures in free agency only to be […]

Where To Overload The Green Bay Packers Roster

I want to start off by wishing everyone a happy 4th of July!  I was supposed to be born on the bicentennial and decided to arrive early so I’m forever reminded of my need for patience on this glorious day in American history! Heading into training camp in just under a month, the Green Bay […]

The Contract Conundrum of Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb

The Packers are a passing team first and foremost, and Ted Thompson has taken Ron Wolf’s lamenting to heart and has always made getting weapons for his star quarterback a priority.  Whether its drafting or resigning his own, Thompson has always made a big effort to keep talent at the wide receiver position, which can’t […]

Packers 2014 NFL Draft – Fifth Round Pick: Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin

With their 5th round pick (176th overall) in the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin PLAYER DETAILS:  Jared Abbrederis WR Wisconsin 6’1″/195 lbs CAREER NOTES:  Won 2013 Burlsworth Trophy as nation’s top player who began his career as a walk-on … finished career tied for school record for receptions (202) […]

Is Tyrone Walker the Packers’ Sixth Man?

For at least the past three or four seasons, we have seen a player come seemingly out of nowhere and forge their way onto the Green Bay Packers roster.  In 2010, the team’s Super Bowl championship season, it was cornerback Sam Shields.  In 2011 it was linebacker Vic So’oto.  Last season, it was linebacker Dezman […]