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Vikings Will Not Sign Favre

According to Yahoo Sports: The Minnesota Vikings will not sign free-agent quarterback Brett Favre(notes), a source close to the team told Yahoo! Sports on Thursday. In a phone call that took place sometime in the last day, the source said Favre told Vikings coach Brad Childress that he wanted to remain retired. Favre is expected […]

Packers w/ Interest in Kevin Carter

Word from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is that the Pack has some interest in Kevin Carter. The paper claims that the team has passed on former Dolphin Vonnie Holliday for the moment, but Carter is on the teams short list. A source also told the paper that Carter would have an interest in playing for […]

Packers to Focus on Jenkins in the Draft?

ProFootballTalk.com is reporting that the Packers are going to take a look at CB Malcom Jenkins in the draft this year. Here’s the report: With the annual NFL Scouting Combine set to launch this week in Indianapolis, the Green Bay Packers are expected to heavily scrutinize Ohio State cornerback Malcolm Jenkins. According to the Green […]

Could Mike Nolan Find His Way on the Packers Coaching Staff?

From: Pro Football Talk.com We suggested last night that former 49ers coach Mike Nolan could be the next defensive coordinator in Green Bay, due to the fact that Packers coach Mike McCarty worked as Nolan’s offensive coordinator in 2005. A league source tells us that Nolan curently is in the process of lining up a […]

Jennings Could Get a New Contract

From: Pro Football Weekly Look for Eugene Parker, the agent for Packers WR Greg Jennings, to quietly and unobtrusively lay the groundwork for a new contract for his client, using the six-year, $42 million deal that Bernard Berrian received from the Vikings as a model. Berrian’s deal included $16 million in guaranteed money.

Pack May Not Bring Back Tackle Mark Tauscher

From: Yahoo! Sports The only three players due to become unrestricted free agents are RT Mark Tauscher, DE Michael Montgomery and DT Colin Cole. Only Tauscher has been a regular starter in his tenure with the team, but there’s a decent chance the 31-year-old won’t be brought back after he sustained a torn anterior cruciate […]

Packers to Shift LB’s Barnett and Hawk?

From: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Packers have entered the past three training camps with a pretty good idea which player was going to be at each linebacker spot: Nick Barnett would man the middle; A.J. Hawk was on the weak side; and Brady Poppinga helped clog up running lanes on the strong side. No more. […]

Source: Favre Likely to Take Packers $20 Mil Offer

While the league celebrates the Hall of Fame weekend, the talk of the league continues to be Brett Favre, and what decision he is going to take – take the Packers $20 mil and stay at home, or spurn them and come back to the league and in the end play for another team.  If […]

How do Packers Players Really Feel About Favre Coming Back?

From: Pro Football Weekly Our sources in Green Bay tell us that the sentiment inside the locker room for Brett Favre to end his retirement and return to the team isn’t as strong as one might think. Word is a substantial number of the team’s younger players are looking forward to playing with Aaron Rodgers, […]

Where Does the Strong-Side LB Battle Stand?

From: Pro Football Weekly We hear Packers LB Brady Poppinga, who is competing this summer with newcomer Brandon Chillar for the starting strong-side job that was his alone last season, looked a good step quicker in the team’s most recent minicamp.