Analysis on Clay Matthews’ recent comments, the Green Bay Packers’ best offseason moves, and more in the Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Thursday, May 31.
We are just 101 days away from the regular season opener against the Chicago Bears. But first, the team continues its organized team activities (OTAs) this week.
What were the Green Bay Packers’ best offseason moves this spring? What should we make of Clay Matthews’ recent comments about the team’s pass rush?
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Clay Matthews adds pressure on Packers’ outside linebackers (FanSided – Joe D’Aloisio)
As Joe D’Aloisio of FanSided points out in his latest article, Clay Matthews has put his teammates on notice. Matthews talked about the team’s lack of depth at outside linebacker, putting pressure on himself and Nick Perry. It’s entirely possible Matthews made these public comments to motivate the young edge rushers on the roster. Green Bay needs its young defenders to play well.
Packers’ top five offseason additions, post 2018 NFL Draft (NFL Spin Zone – Russell S. Baxter)
Russell S. Baxter of NFL Spin Zone lists Green Bay’s top five offseason moves. He includes additions made both in free agency and the draft. Looking back, it’s hard not to be impressed with Brian Gutekunst’s work in his first offseason as general manager. Now it’s over to the players to make good on their potential in Green Bay.
More news and notes from around the internet
Offense will reap the benefits of the tight end additions (Cheesehead TV – Ryan Brunner)
Packers signing potential starter in tackle Byron Bell (PackersNews.com – Ryan Wood)
Offensive line gets deeper with Byron Bell addition (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
James Jones on Davante Adams: ‘He’s a special player’ (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)
Packers look to regain tight end productivity against NFC North foes in 2018 (Acme Packing Company – Shawn Wagner)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.