Green Bay Packers guard Justin McCray named a “Future Five” in the NFL interior line rankings, Mike McCarthy could be under pressure, and more in the Packers News Report.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Friday, June 22.
Is Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy under pressure this season? Can Justin McCray become one of the best interior offensive linemen in the league? That, and more, is featured in the Packers News Report.
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Let’s get started with the Packers News Report. Here’s a roundup of of the latest articles from around the internet.
Packers news and notes from around FanSided
Mike McCarthy’s seat is warming up (Lombardi Ave)
It’s been eight years since Green Bay’s last trip to the Super Bowl. With a new general manager, defensive coordinator and talent on both sides of the ball, Mike McCarthy is under pressure to lead this team to a strong season. Lombardi Ave’s Derek Rasmussen believes McCarthy’s seat is warming up.
In Keegan Jackish’s latest NFL rankings — this time for interior offensive linemen — he has Green Bay’s Justin McCray listed in the “Future Five” section. McCray has a great chance to earn a starting job on the offensive line this year, and he is a player to watch.
Defense needs to get back to forcing turnovers (Dairyland Express – Brandon Carwile)
Green Bay’s defense didn’t get enough turnovers last season. As Brandon Carwile of Dairyland Express writes, that needs to change this year.
More news and notes from around the internet
Five under-the-radar players to watch at Packers training camp (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)
Don’t take McCarthy’s word on “running back by committee” approach (The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink)
Aaron Rodgers’ backup battle futile without improvement (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Rookie WR J’Mon Moore expanding his route dynamics (Cheesehead TV – Zachary Jacobson)
Packers punter JK Scott’s transition is going smoothly so far (Acme Packing Company – Evan “Tex” Western)
Ten takeaways of the NFL’s offseason heading into training camps (PackersNews.com – Mike Jones)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.