Packers linebacker Clay Matthews tweaked his hamstring in Green Bay’s Week 3 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, but the four-time Pro Bowler told reporters Thursday that he will “definitely” play Sunday against the Detroit Lions. After being a full participant at Thursday’s practice, head coach Mike McCarthy was encouraged about Matthews’ prospects for Sunday. “He […]
Packers Inside Linebackers: Now what?
While nothing has been officially announced yet, by many accounts Desmond Bishop’s days as a Green Bay Packer appear to be over. Speculation is rampant as to whether it’s strictly a “numbers” decision or if the Packers don’t believe he’ll ever be the same after a very serious injury. Bishop claims to be 100%, but […]
Nick Perry preparing for an important sophomore season
Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry faced a tough transition from a college defensive end to outside linebacker in his first NFL season. Perry showed flashes of promise throughout training camp and through the early stages of the season before a wrist injury landed him on the injured reserve. Appearing in six regular-season games, Perry recorded […]
Packers Curious Love Affair with Nate Palmer
Ted Thompson didn’t have to do it. Nate Palmer was not going to be drafted. You would be hard pressed to find him breaking the top 400 in anyone’s big board or player rankings. Yet, when the Packers’ turn came up in the sixth round, they made Palmer the 193rd player drafted. This despite the […]
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 […]