Green Bay Packers 2012 NFL Draft: The Reasons Behind the Picks Part II

So here is part II of the reasons behind the draft picks (see part I here) ¬†Again, I’m not assigning grades to the draft or to the players because I don’t believe you can tell whether or not a player will pan out within the first 30 something days. ¬†What I am interested in is […]

Report: Green Bay Packers to Release Chad Clifton

According to a report from Adam Schefter and ESPN.com, the Green Bay Packers are releasing veteran offensive tackle Chad Clifton. Clifton was drafted by the team in 2000 in the second round out of Tennessee. Clifton was a remarkable player for most of the past 12 seasons, but found his body beginning to betray itself […]

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

  If you missed the three-hour ESPN special unveiling the NFL schedule, congratulations. I was open minded enough to give it a shot, but only managed to last about five minutes before trying to leap through my living-room window.   Three hours to unveil the NFL schedule?! I allow the NFL and the Green Bay […]

Packers 2012 Offensive Line Scenarios

Injuries to Chad Clifton, Josh Sitton and Bryan Bulaga meant that the Packers offensive line never really gelled last season. Guys like Marshall Newhouse and Evan Dietrich-Smith did a decent enough job filling in, but the line never got rolling like I thought it would. This might be a little tricky to attempt before the […]

All you Need to Know About Day 1 of NFL Free Agency and the Green Bay Packers

It’s 11:30 p.m. central time on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. I’m going to read a few pages in my book and go to bed. By the time this publishes around 7 a.m. central time on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, a bunch of other stuff might have happened and the news contained in this post might […]