Keeping Perspective While Following the Latest From Packers Training Camp

Remember my post yesterday about three players raising eyebrows at Packers training camp? Well, those players might already be yesterday’s news. The new eyebrow-raiser at camp is Mike Daniels. Mike Daniels Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press Gazette says Daniels has gotten plenty of snaps, especially in Dom Capers’ dime package. Like they do […]

Packers Casey Hayward: We Know, We know, But Just Calm Down

If you’re suddenly enamored with Packers rookie Casey Hayward, be prepared to join a very large club. Three days of training camp, and it’s obvious the kid is a player, right? At the same time, know that around here you’re very late to that party. Indulge me for a ┬ábit: Very early on during “draft […]

Packers Sign Free Agent Guard Greg Van Roten – Video Highlights Included

The Green Bay Packers’ team IQ went up a few points yesterday after signing Ivy League guard Greg Van Roten of the University of Pennsylvania. The three-time All-Ivy Selection was originally invited to the Packers rookie mini-camp, but a conflict with the Jets’ camp kept him from participating. Van Roten also attended the San Diego Chargers’ camp but received no offers from either team.

Speed and the Newest Packers: Perception vs. Reality

I want to debunk one of the myths I heard during and just after the Packers 2012 draft. I heard talk on national TV and read several articles in print that a big goal for the team this off-season was upgrading team speed. My observation two months after the draft would be that rumors to that affect were greatly exaggerated.