Packers News: Latest NFL power rankings ahead of training camp

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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Sunday, July 22.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report.

Another football-less Sunday is here, but that won’t be the case for much longer. We’re now 49 days away from the Green Bay Packers’ regular season opener. Seven weeks from today, the new-look Chicago Bears will be visiting Lambeau Field to kickoff Green Bay’s 100th season.

But before then, the attention turns to training camp. The first practice will take place on Thursday.

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

News and notes from around FanSided

Packers at No. 7 in latest FanSided power rankings (Lombardi Ave)

Training camp is here, and with that in mind the latest FanSided power rankings have been released. Green Bay comes in at No. 7. Of all the teams that failed to reach the playoffs last season, the Pack have to be considered the most likely to return this year. The Houston Texans are also candidates to bounce back this season, but Aaron Rodgers gives Green Bay the edge.

Green Bay Packers: Five bold predictions for 2018 rookie class (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

On paper, it looks like Brian Gutekunst has put together a strong class in his first draft as general manager. Only time will tell whether that proves to be the case. Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express has made five bold predictions for the 2018 rookie class.

More news and notes from around the internet

Four reasons why Green Bay can and can’t win the NFC crown (Acme Packing Company – Shawn Wagner)

Cory’s Corner: Start talking about Blake Martinez (Cheesehead TV – Cory Jennerjohn)

Five important Packers entering a contract year in 2018 (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)

Packers’ defensive line could spearhead pass-rush attack under Mike Pettine ( – Tom Silverstein)

Tickets for Family Night on sale now (

Running back rankings: Ezekiel Elliott tops backfield renaissance ( – Gregg Rosenthal)

Davante Adams works out with Jordy Nelson ( – Brian Jones)

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