Brian Gutekunst’s top moves this offseason, analysis of the Green Bay Packers’ wide receiver depth chart, and more in the Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Thursday, May 17. We are now 115 days away from the Green Bay Packers’ regular season opener at home to the Chicago Bears. That’s no time at all, right? But before then comes the excitement of OTAs and training camp.
Thursday’s Packers News Report features a closer look at the team’s wide receivers, the top five acquisitions made by GM Brian Gutekunst this offseason and more. There’s also the latest on Dez Bryant.
Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Post-draft position review: Wide receiver (Lombardi Ave)
Green Bay currently has 11 wide receivers under contract, including three of this year’s draft picks. These receivers will likely be competing for six spots on the roster. One of those belongs to Davante Adams, and Randall Cobb probably has a spot secure too. But behind them, it gets interesting. Even Geronimo Allison will need to earn his position on the roster.
Top five acquisitions of the offseason for Green Bay (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)
New general manager Brian Gutekunst has addressed most of the team’s biggest needs this offseason, but what were his finest moves? As promised, Gutekunst was active in free agency. He was also aggressive in the draft. It’s hard not to be impressed with the work he’s done in his debut offseason as general manager.
More news and notes from around the internet
Packers not expected to pursue WR Dez Bryant (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)
Dez Bryant to Packers is intriguing, but would it work? (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Packers Profile: J’Mon Moore (Cheesehead TV – Ryan Brunner)
Blue 58 podcast episode 81 – Why the Packers didn’t really revamp their defense (The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink)
Where does the Packers’ sudden influx of receivers leave Trevor Davis? (Acme Packing Company – Shawn Wagner)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.