Packers News Report: Players key to Packers’ playoff push

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 31: Tight end Jimmy Graham
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Players crucial to the Green Bay Packers’ success this season, Kentrell Brice’s role in 2018, and more in the Packers News Report.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Saturday, June 23. We are now a weekend closer to the start of the regular season. For those of you counting, the first weekend of the regular season is 11 weeks away.

Before long it will be time to begin preparations for fantasy football drafts. Be sure to check out our fantasy football page for the latest articles.

Today’s report features Clay Shannon’s article on Jim Ringo, NFL Spin Zone’s list of players crucial to the team’s success this season, Dairyland Express’ article on Kentrell Brice, and more.

Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Green Bay Packers in the Hall of Fame: Jim Ringo (Lombardi Ave)

Next up in Clay Shannon’s “Packers in the Hall of Fame” series is Jim Ringo. Read what Shannon had to write about Ringo’s NFL career and his time in Green Bay.

Green Bay Packers: Five players vital to success in 2018 (NFL Spin Zone – Randy Gurzi)

Which players are key to Green Bay’s playoff push this season? Randy Gurzi of NFL Spin Zone names the five players who are most important to the team’s success in 2018.

Kentrell Brice is ready to compete for starting safety (Dairyland Express – Brandon Carwile)

With Morgan Burnett gone, Green Bay needs its young safeties to step up. One of them is Kentrell Brice. Brandon Carwile of Dairyland Express looks ahead to Brice’s 2018 season, and believes he’s ready to make an impact in Mike Pettine’s defense.

More news and notes from around the internet

Reviewing the biggest moments of unusually busy offseason (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)

Compelling running back battle looks to be wide open (Cheesehead TV – Matt Kelley)

Packers best plays of 2017, No. 6: Rodgers finds Allison in OT to set up game-winner (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)

Favre pushing to end tackling in youth football (ESPN)

Revamped Bears bringing whole new look to historic rivalry with Packers ( – Michael Cohen)

Why Packers should give contract extension to Clay Matthews (247Sports – Brian Jones)

Next: Top 30 moments in Green Bay Packers history

We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.