The Packers News Report features reaction to the NFC Championship Game, and also a look at the Green Bay Packers’ top offseason needs.
Welcome to the Packers News Report.
It’s not Victory Monday, but to many Packers fans it probably feels like it. You can thank the Philadelphia Eagles for that after they defeated the Minnesota Vikings in Sunday’s NFC title game.
But hey, everyone is going to Minneapolis.
Now the Vikings must return home and watch the city prepare for the Super Bowl.
Football can be cruel.
Monday’s Packers News Report features some of the fans’ reactions to the Vikings’ loss, a look at Green Bay’s top offseason needs, what the Pack can learn from the two championships games, and there’s also a review of Mason Crosby’s 2017 season.
Let’s dive in.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Packers fans couldn’t be happier that the Vikings got blown out [FanSided – Brad Weiss]
Some of the best tweets from Packers fans following the Vikings’ blowout defeat to the Eagles last night.
Aaron Rodgers contract top of the offseason to-do list [Lombardi Ave]
Extending Rodgers is high on the to-do list for general manager Brian Gutekunst. Rodgers has two years remaining on his contract, and will almost certainly become the highest paid player in NFL history once again.
Green Bay’s top five needs this offseason [Lombardi Ave]
What areas of Green Bay’s roster needs the most work? Ranking the team’s needs by position group, finishing up with the top five.
Draft profile: Wide receiver Calvin Ridley [Lombardi Ave]
Could Green Bay take one of the draft’s highest rated wide receivers at No. 14? With Brian Gutekunst at GM, anything is possible. Lombardi Ave’s Joe D’Aloisio spoke to Rick Serritella of NFL Draft Bible to get some insight on Ridley. Would he be a good fit in Green Bay?
More Packers news and notes from around the internet
A few quick thoughts on what Packers can learn from AFC, NFC Championship games [Packers Wire – Jack Wepfer]
Packers can easily be Super Bowl contenders in 2018 [Cheesehead TV – Chris Peterson]
2017 recap: Mason Crosby [The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink]
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.