Packers: Coffee Headline News
Legendary senior writer, Packers lead blogger & NFC North columnist jclombardi presents Packers headlines.
Has Finley done enough to stay with Packers?: The profile of tight end Finley whose five seasons saw many ups and downs. Will he stay? Finley says, “I don't think I even scratched it. I've poured it all out, but I don't think consistently for 16 games. You've got to have opportunities, too. I'm not saying they're not coming to me."
Packers try to maintain pattern of success at receiver: For wide receivers Donald Driver, Greg Jennings and Jermichael Finley, their playing days may be over in Green Bay. In 2013 season, wide receivers Cobb, Jones, and Nelson appear to be the core receivers corps. "All of those guys haven't reached their full potential yet," the Packers wide receivers Edgar Bennett coach said. "They all have more to give. Knowing what's at stake, I think they will continue to do that because it's all about helping this organization win the Super Bowl.”
Packers QB Rodgers to miss Pro Bowl: Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not playing in the 2013 Pro Bowl due to injuries. "I'm not going," Rodgers said. "I don't know if this is hot off the wire, but I didn't pass my physical. I didn't want to get into too much of the details but there's multiple lower extremity injuries.”
Packers are seeking leading man at running back: The Packers have several options for a lead running back including RB Benson and RB Harris. Yet, the 2013 season may see the emergence of a new lead back.
Packers defense must get bigger, faster, meaner: After a lopsided playoff loss, the offseason talk is about the necessary offseason acquisitions, draft and free agency, to make the defense bigger, faster, and tougher.
Packers season by the numbers: In the 2012 season, the Packers did not give the ball away, but the failure of the defense to get takeaways stood out.
A look at the wide receiver culture: GM Thompson's development of the offense and its deep receiving corps.
Offense unable to match record-setting 2011: In the 2011 season, the Packers had the greatest prolific offense in franchise history. In 2012, the offense showed a big drop-off.
Pickett still part of Packers' plans on defensive line: Veteran defensive lineman Pickett has maybe another year or two left to play on the front line.