Posts Tagged ‘NFC’

Packers: The Final Roster Preview

Previewing the final 53 man roster. QBs: (3) Rodgers, Flynn, and Harrell. Review: Super Bowl MVP Rodgers continues to look sharp in the preseason. Backup Flynn is one of the NFL’s best backup. RBs: (4) Grant, Starks, Green, and Kuhn. Review: With a talented West Coast passing game, the Packers deemphasize the run keeping only three halfbacks and one fullback. RB Grant is […]

Packers Beat Colts: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Looking at Packers preseason win over Colts. GOOD: 1. QB Rodgers–he looked sharp completing 19 of 23 passes for 204 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions for a rating of 118.1. For the preseason, Rodgers has completed 34-of-43 passes for 375 yards and 3 touchdowns. 2. TE Taylor–he is great rookie special teams player and receiver.  He […]

Packers vs Colts: Things To Watch

Previewsing the Colts game. THINGS TO WATCH: 1. Offensive Line: How well veterans LG Lang & OL Newhouse play in the game. How goes the roster battle position at center go between backups McDonald and Dietrich-Smith.  How well do rookies guard Schlauderaff and LT Sherrod play? 2. Tight Ends: How goes the interesting battle for […]

Packers LB Zombo Injured And OL Lang Named Starter

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports Packers news. The Packers have settled two positional battles in training camp. OLB Zombo suffered a broken scapula meaning he will miss significant playing time and/or may be headed to the injured reserve. With OLB Jones recovering from a bruised knee injury, OLB Walden appears to be the front runner […]

Packers: Family Night Scrimmage Highlights

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights family night scrimmage. Highlights: Thumbs up: Randall Cobb does at least one thing to impress, and Saturday night’s Family Night Scrimmage was no exception. Working with the No. 1 offense in a three-receiver set because starter Greg Jennings sat out, Cobb reeled in a 40-yard back-shoulder pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers on […]

Packers Training Camp Notebook: News

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp. 1. RB Starks having strong camp. Starks continued what coach Mike McCarthy termed “a very good camp” with another strong day, including one of the best runs of camp thus far. Working in a short-yardage 11-on-11 period, Starks accelerated through a hole between left guard T.J. Lang and […]

Packers Training Camp Notebook: News

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp news. 1. Bush shines: His career has seen many ups and downs. He played a vital special teams role as a core player on those units but also a fair amount of fan criticism for his mistakes and big plays allowed on defense. Now, he’s taking his game […]

Packers Training Camp: Notebook

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp news. 1. Punter Matshay improving: The rage is the Australian-style drop punt and placement punting. In the padded practice, Masthay was given three punts from the 50 and two from the opponents’ 40. All five of his kicks either were downed inside the 20, fair-caught inside the 20 or out of […]