Reviewing the Green Bay Packers’ quarterbacks and running backs, and more news and analysis in the Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Wednesday, May 16.
Now that the 2018 NFL Draft is complete, we can begin to review how the roster has improved, or got worse over the course of the offseason. Today’s Packers News Report features two of our post-drat position reviews — at quarterback and running back — as well as the latest NFL quarterback rankings.
Stay tuned to Lombardi Ave this morning for our breakdown of Green Bay’s wide receivers.
Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
In Keegan Jackish’s new series, he is ranking each position group in the NFL. Can you guess who is at No. 1 of his quarterback rankings? That would be the two-time MVP, and soon-to-be two-time Super Bowl champion (right?) Aaron Rodgers. Check out his full top-15 rankings.
Post-draft position review: Quarterback (Lombardi Ave)
On the topic of Rodgers, here’s a review of Green Bay’s QBs. The team currently has four quarterbacks on the roster, but will likely only keep two on the final 53. Who is more likely to be the backup behind Rodgers: DeShone Kizer or Brett Hundley?
Green Bay Packers 2018 rookie impact predictions (Dairyland Express – David Steger)
David Steger of Dairyland Express breaks down Green Bay’s 2018 draft class. He rates the impact level we can expect from each rookie.
Post-draft position review: Running back (Lombardi Ave)
A closer look at the five running backs currently under contract in Green Bay. It’s going to be interesting to see how Mike McCarthy plans to use Aaron Jones, Jamaal Williams and Ty Montgomery this season. How will the depth chart shake out, and what is the overall confidence at the position?
More news and notes from around the internet
Packers hire Browns area scout Patrick Moore
Gambling decision could prove beneficial for Packers, Rodgers’ contract extension (PackersWire – Jack Wepfer)
Packers believe they have first-round talent in DeShone Kizer (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Gutekunst’s first offseason instills trust in new Packers staff (Cheesehead TV – Ross Uglem)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.