Packers News: Reviewing Damarious Randall’s 2017 season

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 17: Damarious Randall
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 17: Damarious Randall /

A review of Damarious Randall’s third season with the Green Bay Packers, and more news and analysis in the Packers News Report.

Good morning and welcome to Thursday’s edition of the Packers News Report.

Thursday’s report features a review of Damarious Randall’s season, reasons to be optimistic this offseason and an article on why Green Bay should have interest in signing running back Doug Martin.

Let’s get started.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Roster review: Damarious Randall [Lombardi Ave]

Damarious Randall made an awful start to the 2017 season, but bounced back in a big way down the stretch. Lombardi Ave’s Kyle Hoffenbecker takes a look back at Randall’s third season in Green Bay, and also previews his 2018. Will the team decide to pick up his fifth-year option?

Nine reasons why Green Bay will bounce back in 2018 [Lombardi Ave]

After a disappointing season, Green Bay has work to do to get back on track in 2018. The team has already made a number of changes to the front office, and Mike McCarthy has reshuffled his coaching staff. Here’s nine reasons to be optimistic ahead of free agency.

Green Bay: Pre-free agency bets and odds [Lombardi Ave]

Think the Pack will go all the way and win Super Bowl 53? Lombardi Ave’s Tanner Nestle provides the latest betting advice ahead of free agency.

Green Bay should consider signing free agent Doug Martin [Lombardi Ave]

Doug Martin was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week. Lombardi Ave’s Evan Siegel believes Green Bay should have interest in the 29-year-old running back, who would add experience to the backfield.

More news and notes from around the internet

Packers poised to profit from NFL data dump [ – Pete Dougherty]

Will the Packers continue their prime time run in 2018? [Cheesehead TV – Ryan Brunner]

Blue 58 podcast episode 70: Mike McCarthy is coaching for his job [The Power Sweep]

What will Gutekunst do to improve the offense? [Acme Packing Company – Shawn Wagner]

"“For the first time in a while, the Packers seem likely to use the early rounds of the NFL Draft to fill gaps on offense.”"

Packers must fix tight end position after the Martellus Bennett mistake [ESPN – Rob Demovsky]

Packers included among most desirable free-agent destinations [Packers Wire – Zach Kruse]

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