More Green Bay Packers breakout candidates, an article on Kyler Fackrell’s role for 2018, and more in Wednesday’s Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Wednesday, May 23.
Which Green Bay Packers defensive players could be ready to take on bigger roles this year? Is the team set at safety despite losing Morgan Burnett in free agency? Also, an article on why we shouldn’t write off Kyler Fackrell just yet, and much more inside the Packers News Report.
Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Three more breakout candidates for 2018 season (Lombardi Ave)
Earlier this month, Kyle Hoffenbecker named three breakout candidates for Green Bay ahead of the 2018 season. He’s back with three more names to watch. All three of these young defensive players could become important players this season.
Position outlook ahead of 2018 season: Safety (Lombardi Ave)
A look at Green Bay’s safety depth after losing Morgan Burnett in free agency. Even without Burnett, the team looks to be in a healthy position at safety.
Why it’s too soon to give up on Kyler Fackrell (Dairyland Express – Brandon Carwile)
A third-round pick two years ago, it’s fair to say Kyler Fackrell hasn’t played well enough. Yet. That’s the key word. Brandon Carwile of Dairyland Express writes about why we shouldn’t give up on the 26-year-old outside linebacker.
More news and notes from around the internet
It didn’t take long for the injuries to begin.
Head coach Mike McCarthy said Davante Adams would be limited at practice:
Trio of former Packers to help coach team during OTAs, minicamp (PackersWire – Jack Wepfer)
Is Davante Adams a true number one receiver? (The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink)
Cory’s Corner: Mike Pettine must change a culture (Cheesehead TV – Cory Jennerjohn)
Packers must pay up to Jaire Alexander for picking him at 18 (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Five Packers under the most pressure as Green Bay kicks off OTAs (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.