Green Bay Packers 2011 free agency tracker:
The Green Bay Packers backfield became a little less crowded when news broke Thursday night that Brandon Jackson signed with the Cleveland Browns. The deal was reportedly for two years and $4.5 million. Jackson was good in pass protection and figured to see plenty of action on third downs if he remained with the Packers. […]
One of the little quirks that set the Packers apart from any other team in the league at the moment is the Packers’ extensive use of fullbacks. Where else but Green Bay can a fullback have the fans screaming his name every time he gets on the field?
With NFL owners set to meet Tuesday in Chicago, a very important week in the sport’s labor situation is about to unfold. Optimism is starting to take hold in this lockout, and while I’d hesitate to say an agreement is imminent, things are finally starting to look like football will be played next season without interruption.
In this second installment of our 2011 Draft Prep series looking at the Green Bay Packers’ needs by position, we are going to analyze how the running back positions (HB and FB) currently stand. Strengths, weaknesses, depth, and uncertainties will all be examined to determine the urgency of need in regards to next season.