The Green Bay Packers have reached an agreement with safety Morgan Burnett on a four-year contract extension worth $24.75 million, according to Ian Rapoport via Twitter. Burnett’s deal includes $8.25 million guaranteed. Following the 2012-13 season, the Packers entered the offseason in hopes of signing several players to contract extensions. The team locked up Clay […]
Will Tramon Williams return to 2010 form?
Coming off a memorable postseason in 2010, Packers cornerback Tramon Williams suffered a serious shoulder injury in the first game of 2011 that still hasn’t fully healed. A year earlier, in the Packers’ run to Super Bowl XLV, Williams emerged as one of the top cover corners in football. That season, Williams started all 16 games […]
Packers News: Charles Woodson signs with Raiders
After another lengthy stint on the free-agent market, former Packers defensive back Charles Woodson has signed a one-year contract to return to the Oakland Raiders, according to the team’s official Twitter account. Woodson was the No. 4 overall pick to the Raiders in the 1998 NFL Draft. He played eight years with Oakland but had […]
Casey Hayward: What’s in store for his encore?
Packers cornerback Casey Hayward was the 62nd overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, but he was among most impactful defensive backs in football last season. According to Pro Football Focus, opposing quarterbacks had a collective passer rating of 31.1 when throwing at Hayward. And among cornerbacks who played at least 50 percent of their […]
Five potential breakout players for 2013: Who will it be?
Every NFL season begins with a blank slate and ends with a long list of newly-minted star players. Last season, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick may be the prime example of a player that took the next step and pushed his team to the next level, as San Francisco won the NFC and advanced to Super Bowl […]