The latest NFL Mocks mock draft has the Green Bay Packers turning to defense in the first round.
Welcome to the Packers News Report. It’s the second weekend without football, but we’re here to bring you up to date with the latest Green Bay Packers news and analysis from around the internet.
There’s a ton of content to get to this fine Saturday morning. Let’s begin.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
2018 NFL mock draft: A surprising quarterback falls [NFL Mocks – Erik Lambert]
Erik Lambert of NFL Mocks has Green Bay going defense in the first round with edge rusher Marcus Davenport. Check out his full NFL mock draft. What are your thoughts of Davenport at No. 14?
Five things Green Bay can’t do this offseason [Lombardi Ave]
We spend a lot of time talking about what new general manager Brian Gutekunst should do this offseason, but it’s important to also note what Green Bay can’t afford to let happen. Lombardi Ave’s Tanner Nestle does just that.
Benefits of playing to win, not just not to lose [Lombardi Ave]
This is a really interesting article by Clay Shannon. Green Bay’s gameplan in Seattle three years ago backfired. Mike McCarthy was playing not to lose, and what happened? He lost. While being aggressive, especially when in a winning position, comes at additional risk, it’s often one worth taking.
Ten ways Green Bay can have the perfect offseason [Lombardi Ave]
It’s fun to speculate on how Green Bay will approach free agency and the draft this year, but the fact is none of us know what’s going to happen. With Ted Thompson we at least knew he would be conservative in free agency. With Gutekunst running the show, your guess is as good as mine. That said, what would make it a dream offseason for the Pack?
More Packers news and notes from around the internet
Why Packers aren’t likely to consider free agent CB Malcolm Butler [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]
Three potential cuts from around the league who might interest the Packers [Cheesehead TV – Tim Backes]
Improving Packers’ secondary is more important than pass rush for Mike Pettine [Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski]
Five moves all 16 NFC teams should make this offseason [ESPN – Bill Barnwell]
2017 recap: Lance Kendricks [The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink]
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