Packers News: Benson out for remainder of season

The Packers announced Thursday that running back Cedric Benson will remain on injured reserve for the rest of the 2012 season. Just two days ago, there was speculation that Benson may be out for the rest of the season, and that suspicion became a reality today. Benson suffered a Lisfranc injury Oct. 7 in the […]

Despite not Meeting Fan Expectations, These 2012 Packers are still damn good

The current Green Bay Packers are not ready for a Super Bowl run.┬áIn fact, the team that was just annihilated by the New York Giants last Sunday night would likely struggle to make the playoffs. Decimated by injuries, the Packers have been forced to plug inexperienced young players into key roles and shuffle veterans into […]

Pro Football Focus Grades: Packers rookies stepping up on defense

After finishing dead-last in total defense last season, the Packers put an emphasis on improving their defense last offseason. Packers general manager Ted Thompson used the 28th overall pick on USC outside linebacker Nick Perry, before trading up twice in the second round to help bolster the Pack’s struggling defense. Thompson is stingy when it […]

Packers News: Van Roten promoted to active roster

After Cedric Benson was placed on the Injured Reserve list with a Lisfranc injury, the Packers had an open spot on their 53-man roster. But instead of turning to the free agent market to add another runner, the Packers have promoted offensive lineman Greg Van Roten to the active roster. Van Roten, an undrafted rookie […]

Packers News: Nick Perry fined $15k for hit on Luck

In the latest edition of players getting fined for playing football, Packers linebacker Nick Perry was fined $15,000 for his hit on Colts quarterback Andrew Luck this past Sunday. According to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Perry plans to appeal the fine. On the play, the official referred to Luck as a “defenseless […]