Packers News: Time to sign a veteran backup quarterback


Is it time for the Green Bay Packers to sign a veteran quarterback to replace Brett Hundley as Aaron Rodgers’ backup?

Good morning and welcome to Saturday’s Packers News Report, bringing you the latest Green Bay Packers news and analysis from around the internet.

We’ve made it to the first weekend without football. That means we’re one closer to the start of the regular season. Right?

Let’s dive into the top articles from around the internet. What can Marcus Davenport bring to Green Bay’s defense? Should the Packers add a veteran quarterback?

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Draft profile: Edge rusher Marcus Davenport [Lombardi Ave]

What could Marcus Davenport add to Mike Pettine’s defense? Should Brian Gutekunst use the No. 14 selection to select Davenport?

Nick Foles proves importance of veteran backup [NFL Spin Zone – Hunter Noll]

Despite having three years invested in Brett Hundley, it didn’t work out this season. Should Green Bay look to add a veteran quarterback this offseason to backup Aaron Rodgers? Considering how Nick Foles played, and how the likes of Case Keenum and Josh McCown performed in 2017, it might be the way to go.

2018 NFL mock draft: Pre-Combine edition [With the First Pick]

The latest With the First Pick mock draft has Green Bay selecting linebacker Roquan Smith at No. 14. He could make an immediate impact in Mike Pettine’s defense. What would you think of this pick in the first round?

Roster review: Mike Daniels [Lombardi Ave]

A look back at Mike Daniels’ 2017 season, one that ended with a trip to the Pro Bowl. Also a look ahead to Daniels’ 2018 season.

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

Rookie RB Aaron Jones among most explosive in the NFL in 2017 [Packers Wire – Jack Wepfer]

"And while Kamara deserves the recognition and credit for a tremendous rookie season, he may not have been quite as explosive as Packers rookie running back Aaron Jones."

Mike McCarthy doesn’t have what Aaron Rodgers needs [The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink]

2018’s Packers vs. Patriots already generating buzz [Cheesehead TV – Zachary Jacobson]

Aaron Rodgers back on (the golf) course after collarbone injury [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]

Packers 2018 Free Agent CBs: Will Davon House come back for another go in Green Bay? [Acme Packing Company – Evan “Tex” Western]

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