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Packers Release Three

The Packers announced that three players have been placed on waivers. In addition to undrafted rookie offensive tackle Theo Sherman, third-year tight end Spencer Havner and wide receiver Brett Swain have been released. A seventh-round pick out of San Diego State by the Packers in 2008, Swain appeared in 22 games during his time in […]

The Final 53 With Last Five Cuts

By Billy Needham Ted Thompson and company have some very big decisions coming before final cuts are due September 3. He has a championship caliber roster, which currently stands at 86, so 33 guys are going to get the ax very soon. The team lost eight players (Colledge, Bigby, Jackson, Jenkins, Lee, Wilheim, Spitz, and […]

As Expected – Pack Part Ways with LB Hawk, TE Lee Cut Also

The Packers Wednesday released three players, with the big name being linebacker A.J. Hawk, who was set to make $10.5 million. Also released were safety Derrick Martin and tight end Donald Lee. Don’t be so fast through to write off Hawk in a Packers uniform, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports there are some who believe […]

Packers release DE Michael Montgomery

The Packers today dumped defensive end Michael Montgomery, a move that could allow them to promote one of their players from the physically unable to perform list. Montgomery was inked on October 15th, this after he was a 6th round pick by the team back in 2005. Cornerback Al Harris and safety Atari Bigby are […]

Packers: Tender Offers

Jclombardi reviews Packers tender offers. Guest senior writer jclombardi @ http://lombardiave.com  The Packers announced offers to all restricted free agents who will receive tenders including safety Bigby (2nd), cornerback Blackmon (right of first refusal), guard Colledge (2nd) , safety Collins (1st & 3rd) , defensive end Jolly, offensive lineman Spitz (2nd), fullback Kuhn (right of first refusal), and cornerback Williams (1st). Also, the Packers announced that […]

Pack Releases Guard Nevin McCaskill

From Packers.com – The Green Bay Packers have released G Nevin McCaskill. The transaction was announced Wednesday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson. McCaskill was signed by the Packers on Dec. 11 and was inactive for the final three games of 2008.

Pack Signs Cornerback Tramon Williams

The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that the team today announced the signing of corner Tramon Williams. Here’s the report: Cornerback Tramon Williams has signed a one-year deal with the Packers, the team just announced. No terms were immediately available. Williams previously had refused to sign his exclusive-rights tender, but had taken out an insurance policy […]

Pack Sign Punter Adam Graessle and Tackle Dane Randolph

The Green Bay Press Gazette reports today that the Pack have signed punter Adam Graessle and tackle Dane Randolph to free-agent contracts, their agents confirmed this morning. Graessle (6-foot-5, 215 pounds), who was Pittsburgh’s punter from 2004 to ’06, was one of two punters who participated in this past weekend’s rookie orientation camp on a […]

Bigby Placed on Injured Reserve; Toribio Signed to Active Roster

The Packers today put safety Atari Bigby on injured reserve, sidelining him for the final two games of the season. Bigby, a former practice squad player who became one of the team’s most pleasant surprises last season, has been slowed by injuries for most of 2008 and has played in only seven games. His most […]

Pack Signs New Punter Jeremy Kapinos

The Packers have themselves a new punter, as the team has signed Jeremy Kapinos.  He worked out on Tuesday and Wednesday, and won the battle to be the new teams punter over three others.  He will take over for Derrick Frost, who was unimpressive with the Packers and was released.  “That’s what we’re going to […]