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Remembering A Few Who Gave Us Joy

Remembering A Few Who Gave Us Joy

greenbaypackernation.com Updated 18 hours ago
While we all pay homage to all our fallen hero’s who gave their lives so we may live free lets also remember a few who gave us joy. Here is a list of Packers players who have died before the age … Continue reading →
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  • Packers sign rookie cornerback Travis Manning

    Packers sign rookie cornerback Travis Manning

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    The Packers have added a little more cornerback depth in advance of next week’s OTAs, signing undrafted rookie Travis Manning, the club said Thursday. The 24-year-old Manning intercepted 10 passes over four seasons at Division II Northwest Missouri Stat…
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  • Green Bay Packers rank 127th in ESPN salary survey

    Green Bay Packers rank 127th in ESPN salary survey

    ESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Green Bay Packers rank 127th in ESPN salary survey
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  • Mason Crosby: Packers will 'overwhelm' foes on special teams

    Mason Crosby: Packers will 'overwhelm' foes on special teams

    ESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Mason Crosby: Packers will 'overwhelm' foes on special teams
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  • UDFA first take, Jermauria Rasco, DE/OLB, LSU

    UDFA first take, Jermauria Rasco, DE/OLB, LSU

    greenbaypackernation.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Jermauria Rasco, DE/OLB, stands 6’3″ and weighs 252 pounds. Jermauria ran a 4.75-40 yard dash and broad jumped 9 feet, he has played most of his college career as a DE in the 4-3 but coming to the Packers he … Continue reading →
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  • Brett Favre: Lambeau return for Bears game is “right fit”

    Brett Favre: Lambeau return for Bears game is “right fit”

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    The Packers will welcome Brett Favre back to Lambeau Field on Thanksgiving night to unveil his retired jersey when they face the Bears, something that suits their former quarterback just fine. Favre faced the Bears 32 times as a starter for the Packers …
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  • Chargers sign QB Chase Rettig

    Chargers sign QB Chase Rettig

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    The Chargers have added one quarterback and waived another, signing second-year pro Chase Rettig and parting ways with rookie Cole Stoudt, the club said Wednesday. The 23-year-old Rettig spent training camp and most of the preseason with the Packers in …
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  • Packers sign Ty Montgomery, have just one unsigned pick

    Packers sign Ty Montgomery, have just one unsigned pick

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    And another team moves another step closer to having business taken care of before Memorial Day. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, the Packers have signed third-round pick Ty Montgomery, a wide receiver from Stanford. The Packers themselves describ…
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  • Green Bay’s the land of opportunity for undrafted rookies

    Green Bay’s the land of opportunity for undrafted rookies

    The Packers have the luxury of a great quarterback, and a stable roster with a number of well-paid stars. But they still have a salary cap, and that means saving elsewhere. According to Jason Wilde of ESPNWisconsin.com, the Packers are able to balance t…
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  • Broncos add Pat Bowlen to Ring of Fame

    Broncos add Pat Bowlen to Ring of Fame

    The Broncos’ owner for the last three decades is the franchise’s newest member of the club’s Ring of Fame. Denver will honor Pat Bowlen at a halftime ceremony during the club’s Sunday, November 1 game vs. the Packers, the club announced Wednesday. “Pat …
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  • Aaron Rodgers wins on Celebrity Jeopardy!

    Aaron Rodgers wins on Celebrity Jeopardy!

    Suck it, Cliff Clavin. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appeared on Tuesday’s edition of Celebrity Jeopardy! And Rodgers won $50,000 for charity. Via Chris Foran of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Rodgers outscored Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank and for…
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  • Packers sell 64,000 tickets to watch Brett Favre induction on v…

    Packers sell 64,000 tickets to watch Brett Favre induction on video boards

    yahoo.com May 12
    Nothing in the NFL compares to Green Bay. It's the most unusual place in professional sports, in a good way. The Packers are a way of life there, and there's no other NFL city (it's a stretch to call Green Bay a city, but whatever) in which this headlin…
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  • Packers sign second-round pick Quinten Rollins

    Packers sign second-round pick Quinten Rollins

    The Packers wrapped up a deal with their second-round pick Monday, signing Miami (Ohio) cornerback Quinten Rollins, per the NFL’s personnel notice. Rollins (5-11, 195) was a collegiate point guard before moving to football in 2014, and a successful tran…
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  • A look at Kennard Backman

    A look at Kennard Backman

    The Packers drafted Kennard Backman, 6’3″ 245 lb TE out of UAB with their last 6th round pick 213th overall. A four-year starter, Backman played in 48 games and made 37 starts at tight end in his career finishing with 96 … Continue reading →
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  • Draft picks don't scare Packers undrafted rookie corner LaDariu…

    Draft picks don't scare Packers undrafted rookie corner LaDarius Gunter

    ESPN.com May 9
    Draft picks don't scare Packers undrafted rookie corner LaDarius Gunter
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  • What Happens in the Cold Tub, Stays in the Cold Tub…Sometimes

    What Happens in the Cold Tub, Stays in the Cold Tub…Sometimes

    By now, Packernation knows that Josh Sitton, TJ Lang, David Bakhtiari, Don Barclay, and Clay Matthews had cameo appearances on the new movie Pitch Perfect 2 from Universal Pictures to be released on the 15th. Packers.com has had coverage from Larry McCa…
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  • Packers sign five draft picks

    Packers sign five draft picks

    Signing draft picks early is officially the NFL’s new “in” thing. The Packers officially got in on the act Friday, announcing the signings of 5-of-8 draft picks: Michigan linebacker Jake Ryan (Round Four), UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley (Round Five), Ok…
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  • Damarious Randall held out of practice with “minor” ankle injur…

    Damarious Randall held out of practice with “minor” ankle injury

    The Packers rookies took the field for the first day of rookie minicamp on Friday without the team’s first-round pick. Defensive back Damarious Randall was not on the field with his new teammates because of an ankle injury that doesn’t seem to be a majo…
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  • Packers announce 17 undrafted free agent signings

    Packers announce 17 undrafted free agent signings

    The Packers hope to end next season by raising the Lombardi Trophy and they added an undrafted free agent who has closed each of the last three years with a championship to help them in that effort. Running back John Crockett ran for more than 1,000 yar…
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  • AM Quickslant: Think Out of the Box With Brett Hundley

    AM Quickslant: Think Out of the Box With Brett Hundley

    Yesterday, the Packers signed QB Brett Hundley. Most of the Packers blogosphere, fans, and the national news media expect this to be the last we hear of the kid (as far as regular season gameplay) until he is traded or … Continue reading →
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  • Packers pass on Brett Favre flag football game because of grass

    Packers pass on Brett Favre flag football game because of grass

    Brett Favre wants to play again. And once again, the Packers aren’t letting him anywhere near Lambeau Field. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Favre will be playing in a flag football game the day after he’s inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame, …
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  • CLICK to PICK – You Grade The Selection: Ty Montgomery

    CLICK to PICK – You Grade The Selection: Ty Montgomery

    Ty Montgomery was my favorite pick of this year’s draft. In the third round at number 94 the Packers have what I view as the answer to endangering veterans on kick returns. While he still has a LOT to prove … Continue reading →
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  • Skip Bayless Left Speechless by Stephen A. Smith

    Skip Bayless Left Speechless by Stephen A. Smith

    Stephen A. Smith beats down Aaron Rodgers hater Skip Bayless in announcement that Aaron would be on celebrity Jeopardy. Sneak peak at Rodgers’ appearance at the end from Packers.com. The first minute or so, you will want to throw something … Continue re…
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  • Congratulations Mika and Andy! Getting Married TODAY!!!

    Congratulations Mika and Andy! Getting Married TODAY!!!

    I am writing to let you know about the story of myself and my fiancee, Mika McBroom. Mika is from Siren, Wisconsin, and is from a family of big Packers fans. Her entire family bleeds green and gold! In September … Continue reading →
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  • Jake Ryan's coach: 'Smart' move by Packers to draft Michigan li…

    Jake Ryan's coach: 'Smart' move by Packers to draft Michigan linebacker

    ESPN.com May 6
    Jake Ryan's coach: 'Smart' move by Packers to draft Michigan linebacker
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  • Explosion of Youth at DB

    Explosion of Youth at DB

    A couple of brand new rookie defensive backs have just joined an already very young defensive backfield. This much youth might be a problem for most teams, but not the Packers.The elder statesmen in the Packer defensive backfield are Morgan … Continue r…
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  • CLICK to PICK: You Grade the Selection – Quinten Rollins

    CLICK to PICK: You Grade the Selection – Quinten Rollins

    The first two picks for the Packers this year were defensive backs. With the departure of Tramon Williams and Davon House in free agency, this fact should reassure Packers fans who knew all along that Ted Thompson would not draft … Continue reading →
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  • Video - Most appealing NFL players 03:32

    Most appealing NFL players

    May 23
    Mark Schlereth guesses who the top five most likable NFL players are, based on a survey from the DBI index of appeal, and is surprised by the No. 1 answer.
  • Video - Packers may buck trend with two fullbacks 01:24

    Packers may buck trend with two fullbacks

    May 18
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses a strange twist in the Packers' backfield.
  • Video - Eddie Lacy's tricycle adventures 00:29

    Eddie Lacy's tricycle adventures

    May 16
    Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy leads "Walk With Me," an event held Saturday to raise funds for Next Door Milwaukee, an organization that focuses on providing young children a healthy lifestyle.
  • Video - Seattle still the team to beat in the NFC 02:37

    Seattle still the team to beat in the NFC

    May 13
    Jarrett Bell says that while Seattle is still among the favorites to win the NFC, Dallas and Green Bay are also in that group and can provide a strong challenge to the Seahawks.

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