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Packers: White House Visit

Legendary senior writer jclombardi–Packers are headed to White House. While the Packers were unable to make the traditional Super Bowl champions’ visit to the White House during the NFL lockout, the Packers will now visit the White House to meet the President Obama on August 12, 2011.  On August 13th, they play their first preseason football […]

Packers: Training Camp Battles

Legendary senior writer jclombardi previews training camp position battles. (1) Rookie Derek Sherrod vs. 2nd year veteran T.J. Lang at left guard. With the beginning of training camp, first-round draft pick Sherrod got the 1st opportunity to succeed departed free agent Colledge, but he struggled in team drills looking overwhelmed. The natural tackle is simply more of the traditional […]

Packers Training Camp Notebook: News & Photos

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp notes. Highlights: Rookie WR Randall Cobb–several difficult catches throughout Monday’s practice and appears to have an early comfort level in the offense; McCarthy credits him for being a quick learner; and the key is to get more (timing) reps with QB Rodgers. OL Derek Sherrod–struggled in his first padded […]

Packers Training Camp Report: Photos & Notes

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports training camp news. Clipped from: (share this clip) Training Camp notes: THUMBS UP–Much of the buzz Sunday was over the re-signing of wide receiver James Jones. But an equal buzz should have been over the return of tight end Jermichael Finley and the potential of rookie tight end D.J. Williams. Finley is being […]

Packers: Training Camp Headlines

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp headlines. McCarthy Preaches Focus In Meeting: This message was nearly five months in the making. Charlie Peprah assured the coach’s point was made. Recalling the meeting a few hours later, Peprah used the word “mind-set” seven times in two minutes. That’s the key to repeating as Super Bowl […]

Packers: Day 1 Camp Photos & Notes

Legendary senior writer jclombardi–photos & notes training camp, day 1. Training Camp Day 1 notes: Rookie Derek Sherrod, 1st round draft choice, worked with the No. 1 offense at the LG position and also took a few snaps at LT. The No. 2 LG was T.J. Lang. At LT, Marshall Newhouse worked behind Chad Clifton. Rookie Caleb Schlauderaff was No. 2 behind RG Josh Sitton. Nick McDonald was No. 2 behind C Scott Wells. Charlie Peprah was given the […]

Packers: Jenkins Signed With Eagles

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports free agent Jenkins signed with Eagles. Breaking news: Former Packers defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.  In 2011, although playing on 11 games due to injuries, Jenkins finished No. 2 on the team with a career-high 7 sacks. As an undrafted free […]

Packers: Coach McCarthy Press Conference

Senior writer jclombardi–Packers Coach McCarthy’s pretraining camp remarks. Packers HC McCarthy’s press conference highlights: Physicals and conditioning tests.  I am pleased with results. Team will be in weight room this morning. We’re looking for more quality work to come out of gate, get practice structure established. We have limited amount of time to get ready […]

Packers: Tauscher Released & Rookies Signed

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports Tauscher released & rookies signed. Sources report that the Packers have released veteran offensive tackle Mark Tauscher. For GM Thompson , the salary cap savings for the Packers with Mark Tauscher release is $4.58 million. In all, the five veterans. including Nick Barnett, Brady Poppinga, Justin Harrell and Brandon Chillar. cut equaled $17.26 […]

Packers: Linebacker Chillar Released

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports that LB Chillar was released. Breaking News: The Packers released linebacker Brandon Chillar suffering from a serious hamstring injury in the offseason.  Since he could not pass their physical, the Packers still could have put him on the PUP (physically unable to perform list).  Yet, he apparently could come back from […]