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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.

PFW: CB Blackmon to Miss the Start of Training Camp?

From: Pro Football Weekly Word is Packers third-year CB Will Blackmon might miss the start of training camp because of his chronic foot injury, whereas veteran DE Kabeer-Gbaja Biamila has a much better shot at being fully recovered from his offseason knee surgery.

Return Duties Up in the Air with Robinson’s Release

From: Pro Football Weekly With Koren Robinson having been shown the door in Green Bay, we hear as many as five different players — Will Blackmon, Tramon Williams, Brandon Jackson, DeShawn Wynn and Shaun Bodiford — will be in the mix for the team’s return duties later this summer.