Packers News: Free agency targets, offseason priorities

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 16: Morgan Burnett
GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 16: Morgan Burnett /

A closer look at potential free agency targets, as well as priorities for the Green Bay Packers this offseason in Monday’s Packers News Report.

The weekend’s playoff action was fun to watch, unless you’re a Saints fan, of course. Stefon Diggs’ walk-off touchdown to send the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game will go down in history.

A year ago it was Jared Cook’s incredible sideline grab that set up Mason Crosby’s field goal to give Green Bay its own stunning divisional round victory.

New general manager Brian Gutekunst is tasked with preparing the roster for another Super Bowl push. He’ll have the 14th overall pick in April’s draft to help him. What are his priorities this offseason? That’s among the articles featured in the Packers News Report.

Let’s dive in.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Five players Green Bay should target in free agency [Lombardi Ave]

For the first time in years, there’s hope among fans that Green Bay will actually spend big on a top free agency target. But who could new GM Brian Gutekunst try and bring to Packers News? Here’s five names to circle.

Top five priorities for new GM Brian Gutekunst [Lombardi Ave]

We’ll find out a lot about Brian Gutekunst this offseason. What type of general manager is he? Looking ahead to the offseason, what are the top priorities for Gutekunst?

Draft profile: Boston College edge rusher Harold Landry [Lombardi Ave]

Joe D’Aloisio spoke to Rick Serritella of NFL Draft Bible to get some insight on Boston College edge rusher Harold Landry. Would he be a good fit in Mike Pettine’s defense?

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

Brian Gutekunst must build on Ted Thompson’s solid foundation [ – Tom Silverstein]

First in tackles, second in snaps for Packers linebacker Blake Martinez [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]

Will Packers management structure lead to success? [Cheesehead TV – Jason Perone]

Handing out awards for Packers’ 2017 season [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]

Packers 2017 Recap: CB Quinten Rollins [The Power Sweep – Gary Zilavy]

Next: Packers: 12 players that need to go this offseason

We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.