Packers News: Potential free agent targets for Green Bay

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Kyle Fuller
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Kyle Fuller /

Big name free agents the Green Bay Packers could target, and much more in Wednesday’s Packers News Report.

Welcome to the Packers News Report.

Free agency has become a big topic since Brian Gutekunst took over as general manager. All of a sudden the team could be in the market for big name free agents.

NFL Spin Zone looked at some of the names Gutekunst could consider in free agency this spring. That’s where we’ll begin.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Big name free agents Green Bay could target [NFL Spin Zone – Gil Alcaraz IV]

New GM Brian Gutekunst has already said he’ll be more aggressive in free agency. Who could he target? Here’s some big name targets they could look at signing.

Draft profile: Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley [Lombardi Ave]

Lombardi Ave’s Joe D’Aloisio spoke to draft analyst Rick Serritella to get some insight on Calvin Ridley. They discuss the Alabama wide receiver’s strengths, weaknesses and how he would fit into Green Bay’s offense.

Ranking the Packers’ biggest needs this offseason [Lombardi Ave]

What are Green Bay’s biggest priorities in free agency and the draft? I ranked each position group, finishing up with the team’s five biggest needs.

Davante Adams to replace Julio Jones in Pro Bowl [Lombardi Ave]

Davante Adams is finally a Pro Bowler, just as he should be. He will replace Atlanta’s Julio Jones, who has pulled out due to injury.

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

No ‘musts’ on Packers’ free-agent list after signing Davante Adams, Corey Linsley [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]

"It leaves new GM Brian Gutekunst without a must-sign player on his list of upcoming free agents."

Defense the common denominator in NFC finalists [Cheesehead TV – Chris Wanless]

Despite productive season, Packers LB Blake Martinez still has work to do [Packers Wire – Jack Wepfer]

Safeties coach Darren Perry still could stay with Packers [ – Tom Silverstein]

Morgan Burnett: 2017 recap [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.