Packers Defensive Line Entering Big Contract Year

In the wake of the Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews contract extensions, many of us have been wondering how the Green Bay Packers will utilize their remaining cap space. How they use it will depend a lot on the current players who will be free agency following this season. Not counting the recent restricted free agent tenders and offseason signings, there are a total of fourteen Packers players entering their final year of a multi-year contract.

Packers 2013 NFL Draft: Day 3 Grade and Analysis

Entering the final day of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers were slated to make ten selections. But when it was all said and done, the Packers added only nine players to the team. Their first two selections of the day were offensive linemen David Bakhtiari and J.C. Tretter. Bakhtiari was a three-year […]

Packers 2013 NFL Draft: Day 1 Grade and Analysis

The first 32 picks of the 2013 NFL Draft are in the books, and the Packers struck gold (and baby blue?) by grabbing UCLA defensive end Datone Jones at No. 26. Jones was a popular pick among mock drafts, and he was my selection for the Packers in my final mock draft released Thursday. At […]

2013 NFL Mock Draft: One week until Draft Day

One week until the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. That’s seven days. One-hundred and sixty-eight hours. However you want to look at it. Last week, I posted a mock draft and said that I never project trades. But this time, I’m breaking one of my own rules because there’s one that simply makes […]

2013 NFL Draft: Trade-Down Scenarios for Packers GM Ted Thompson

Packers general manager Ted Thompson covets his draft picks like nothing else. He often trades down, gets the player he’s targeting and adds late-round picks in the process. And at first glance, this draft appears tailor-made for Thompson. The Packers hold the 26th overall pick in this year’s draft, and the team will certainly have […]