Packers Rumors & News

  • Packers have few obvious needs heading into the draft

    ACME Packing Company "The team's new deals for B.J. Raji and Letroy Guion reduced the need to address nose tackle in the upcoming draft. When the Green Bay Packers re-signed defensive tackles B.J. Raji and Letroy Guion on Monday, they shored up the middle of their defensive line. The moves also checked off one of..." March 31

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    #Packers and Letroy Guion have reached an agreement on a 1-year deal, per a source. Expected to be signed by tomorrow.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The one-year contract that the #Packers and DT BJ Raji have agreed to is worth roughly $3.5M, source said. He can earn up to $4M.

  • Letroy Guion remains a Packer

    ESPN.com "Letroy Guion is coming back to the Green Bay Packers on a one-year contract, according to a source. Details of the contract were finalized on Monday morning, and Guion is expected to be signed by Tuesday. The deal comes three days after the free-agent defensive tackle visited the Seattle..." March 30

  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy devising ways to keep Eddie Lacy fresh

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "At the end of Eddie Lacy's rookie season, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy sat down with him and laid out what he wanted. Work on your pass-catching and pass-blocking skills because you're not coming off the field on third downs, McCarthy told him. By most measures, Lacy took the..." March 29

  • Mike McCarthy may use pistol formation as regular part of Packers' offense

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Before Aaron Rodgers suffered an injury to his left calf last year, the Green Bay Packers had experimented with the pistol formation. But Rodgers' immobility necessitated its constant use, and now coach Mike McCarthy may be inventing ways to make it a regular option for his quarterback. To..." March 28

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Packers have said they want DL Letroy Guion back, but he did visit the #Seahawks today, source said #intrigue

  • Panthers add former Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin

    Pro Football Talk "On a day when another of their targets spurned them, the Panthers signed a guy they had in for a recent visit. The team announced they had signed former Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin to a one-year contract. Boykin spent three years with the Packers, but became a free agent when they..." March 28

  • Randall Cobb is more than just a shifty, underneath wide receiver

    ACME Packing Company "few weeks ago, we examined why Randall Cobb is "just" a slot receiver. We acknowledged that though he is probably the best slot receiver in the game of football, that inherently limits the amount of an impact he can have on the football. With that analysis came the assumption that Cobb struggles..." March 27

  • Could Packers' offense be more unpredictable in 2015?

    NFL.com "Could we be seeing more of Aaron Rodgers in the Pistol formation this year? Mike McCarthy thinks so. "I like the pistol," McCarthy told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel this week. "I think there's a lot of value regardless of the injury to Aaron. I know he likes it. There's a place for it..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • Mike McCarthy, coaches look at ways to improve defensive unit

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Now that he's free from play-calling duties, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has been spending more time with his defensive coaches working to develop the long-term consistency his offense has established. On offense, it helps when you start with Aaron Rodgers at the most important..." March 26

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    McCarthy says WR Jordy Nelson's knee surgery was a cleanup and took place after Pro Bowl. Said its 6-8 weeks and things went well. #Packers

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Darren Sharper Eligible For HOF ... Despite Rape Conviction

    TMZ.com "Despite the fact he'll be locked up for the next 9 years, convicted rapist Darren Sharper is still eligible to be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- and based on his numbers alone, there's a real possibility it could happen. TMZ Sports spoke with Joe Horrigan -- Executive V.P. of..." March 25

  • Packers free agent Letroy Guion avoids prosecution, pays $5,000 fine

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The criminal case against Green Bay Packers free-agent nose tackle Letroy Guion was closed Tuesday, according to his agent, and the veteran is now aiming to continue his NFL career. Seth Katz, Guion's agent, said Guion won't be prosecuted, and thus will not face probation or have a criminal..." March 24

  • Darren Sharper sentenced to 9 years in Arizona rape case

    The New Orleans Advocate "Former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in a plea deal with Arizona prosecutors and was immediately sentenced to nine years in prison, according to the Associated Press. Earlier Monday, TMZ reported Sharper will serve a..." March 24

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

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    MC Superior Court @courtpio

    Darren Sharper pled guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault. He was sentenced to 9 years in prison and lifetime probation.

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • Source: Darren Sharper takes 20-year deal in Louisiana rapes

    The New Orleans Advocate "Former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper will serve a 20-year prison sentence for drugging and raping a series of women in New Orleans as part of a global plea deal that was playing out with guilty pleas in various states on Monday, according to a source familiar with deal. Under the..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged

    SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • Packers, Raji 'working on deal'

    Scout.com "Almost two weeks into free agency, not much has changed between the Green Bay Packers and nose tackle B.J. Raji. Raji remains unsigned but is expected to return to the team that selected him in the first round of the 2009 draft. A league source on Sunday night said the two sides are “working..." March 23

  • Darren Sharper strikes plea deal to resolve all 5 rape, drugging cases

    The New Orleans Advocate "Ex-Saints player Darren Sharper has struck a “global” plea deal that is expected to resolve pending charges of raping and drugging women against him in all four states where he has been indicted, including Louisiana, as well as a related federal court case based in New Orleans. Terms of the..." March 21

  • Ex-Saint Darren Sharper charged with rape in Vegas

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Former Green Bay Packers safety Darren Sharper has been charged with rape in Las Vegas, the Associated Press reports. Sharper already faced sexual assault charges in Los Angeles, Phoenix and New Orleans. His attorney, David Chesnoff, appeared before a Las Vegas judge on two sexual assault..." March 20

  • Packers shouldn't bring back Greg Jennings

    PackersNews.com "Any talk of Greg Jennings returning to the Green Bay Packers should be a nonstarter. The former Packers wide receiver has been available since the Minnesota Vikings cut him March 14, and in interviews this week he's left open the possibility of a return to the franchise where he played his..." March 20

  • Packers linebacker Erik Walden charged

    ESPN.com "Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor disorderly conduct-domestic abuse following a fight with his girlfriend. Walden did not appear for a Brown County Circuit Court hearing and defense attorney Steve Richards entered a not guilty plea on his behalf...." March 19

  • Could the Green Bay Packers be Interested in Wes Welker?

    Sportsnaut "Free agent wide receiver Wes Welker did not draw any interest on the open market during the first week of the new league year. However, reports are surfacing that the Green Bay Packers may have an interest in investing in the 34-year-old slot receiver. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport had this to..." March 19

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft

    CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • Greg Jennings says he would 'definitely reconcile' with Packers

    ACME Packing Company "Greg Jennings spent the first seven years in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers, first as a deep threat for Brett Favre then later as a well-rounded, lead receiver with Aaron Rodgers at the helm. The Packers won Super Bowl XLV in part because of Jennings' clutch catches, including two touchdowns..." March 18

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Packers CB Tramon Williams has reached a three-year agreement with the Cleveland Browns, per source.

  • Tramon Williams signs 3-year deal with Browns

    SB Nation "Free agent cornerback Tramon Williams has signed with the Cleveland Browns, the team announced. The three-year deal is worth $21 million, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The 32-year-old Williams was one of the best remaining defensive backs on the market. A former undrafted free..." March 16

  • Ravens have displayed interest in Packers free-agent corner Tramon Williams

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have displayed interest in former Green Bay Packers starting cornerback Tramon Williams, according to league sources. The Ravens were in on cornerback Perrish Cox, according to sources, but wouldn't go as high as the Tennessee Titans, who signed him to a three-year, $15 million..." March 16

  • Bills offered Bryan Bulaga more than Packers

    ESPN.com "The Buffalo Bills were reportedly pursuing tackle Bryan Bulaga when he hit the free-agent market earlier this week. Bulaga quickly re-signed with the Green Bay Packers, but according to ESPN NFL business analyst Andrew Brandt, the former first-round pick turned down more money from the Bills...." March 14

  • Packers' B.J. Raji aims to regain punishing form

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Free agency wasn't 24 hours old when B.J. Raji's phone lit up with texts and calls from friends. They were refreshing their browser, glued to the television, waiting to see Raji's name. No, they didn't understand that missing an entire season has financial repercussions. A year ago, Raji signed..." March 12

  • Packers remain in play for Tramon Williams

    ESPN.com "The Green Bay Packers are still trying to re-sign free-agent cornerback Tramon Williams, according to a source familiar with their thinking. Williams visited the New Orleans Saints Tuesday and Wednesday but left without completing a deal, according to ESPN NFL Nation Saints reporter Mike..." March 12

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Source said #Packers had "a few discussions" with Terrance Knighton; nothing major. Shown interest in Guion/Raji. They'll probably wait here

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Packers free-agent CB Tramon Williams will visit the New Orleans Saints tonight, per source.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bengals signing former Packers LB A.J. Hawk.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Packers are expected to keep OT Bryan Bulaga, source says. They are closing in on a deal. High priority for them.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jaguars set to add another big-time FA: Ascending former #Packers CB Davon House is set join them at $6.25M per year

  • Davon House leaving Packers, will sign four-year deal with Jaguars

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Davon House will soon officially be a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars. After receiving offers from seven teams, House will be signing a four-year, $25 million contract offer with Jacksonville. House will receive $10 million guaranteed. Free agency officially opens at 3 p.m. CT..." March 10

  • Report: Packers expected to re-sign Bryan Bulaga to 5-year deal

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers are expected to re-sign right tackle Bryan Bulaga, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Bulaga has told a small group of teammates that he will be re-joining the Packers. Rapoport reports that Bulaga's new deal is for five years,..." March 10

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    Terry Blount @TerryBlountESPN

    Andre Johnson's brother tweeted 4 teams Andre is interested in _ Seahawks, Colys, Pats and Packers.

  • Cobb: I want to win championships

    PackersNews.com "Randall Cobb officially is back with the Green Bay Packers. The Packers announced Monday evening that the fifth-year receiver and quarterback Scott Tolzien have re-signed with the organization. In an interview with the team website, Cobb said his decision to stay in Green Bay was simple. "I..." March 09

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