Who says there’s no such thing as exciting free agent news in Green Bay? Former Packers outside linebacker Erik Walden raised some eyebrows today by reaching an agreement with the Indianapolis Colts on a contract worth $16 million over four years. Walden, 27, expects to be a starter opposite Robert Mathis, according to Bob McGinn […]
Adam Czech usually puts together this post on Sunday, but he had other commitments this week, so I’ll do my best to pick up the slack. Last Sunday, Adam called into attention the injury woes of the Packers’ recent first-round picks. Bryan Bulaga, Derek Sherrod and Nick Perry missed a combined 33 regular-season games last […]
Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: ILB Alec Ogletree Player Information: Alec Ogletree, ILB Georgia 6-2, 242 pounds Hometown: Newnan, Georgia STATS: College stats NFL Combine: 40-yard dash: 4.70 seconds Bench press: 20 reps Vertical jump: 33.5 inches Broad jump: 122 inches 3-cone drill: 7.16 seconds 20-yard shuttle: 4.39 seconds News and Notes: Suspended the […]
Let’s talk Linebackers, inside and outside. These positions in the 3-4 are what can make it a dominating defense or just another also ran. The roles of the ILB and OLB really quite different then any other scheme. The OLB’s are more like a right side DE in the 4-3 then the OLB in the […]
In 2012, the position group that suffered the most was by far the linebacker corps. If you compare this season’s final roster to last year’s, the differences are striking. Clay Matthews and A.J. Hawk didn’t go anywhere, despite Matthews missing a few games; however, the losses of Desmond Bishop and D.J. Smith were huge.