A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Friday, August 3.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report.
Green Bay Packers regular season football is now just 37 days away, which is just over five weeks. And of course, the team’s first preseason game is now under a week away. Doesn’t it feel great to have football back?
We start today’s featured articles with the latest 53-man roster predictions a week into training camp.
So let’s get started. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
News and notes from around FanSided
We’re already a week into training camp, but a lot has changed. The biggest news of the week is of course Jake Ryan’s season-ending knee injury. How does Ryan’s injury impact the 53-man roster? I made my latest predictions on Thursday.
Five preseason breakout candidates (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)
Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express looks ahead to preseason, which begins next week. He names five potential breakout candidates for Green Bay.
Opponent preview: Minnesota Vikings (NFL Spin Zone – Kyle Hoffenbecker)
Kyle Hoffenbecker of NFL Spin Zone takes a closer look at Green Bay’s NFC North rivals, the defending division-champion Minnesota Vikings. Will the Vikings be just as strong as last year?
More news and notes from around the internet
Ahmad Thomas could be the LB to step forward with Jake Ryan’s injury (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)
Packers rookie Jaire Alexander on Aaron Rodgers’ no-look TD pass: ‘He’s special’ (PackersNews.com – Tom Silverstein)
Anthony Barr would be flagged today for Aaron Rodgers hit (ESPN – Courtney Cronin)
Another stat highlighting incredible value of Packers LT David Bakhtiari (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)
Mike McCarthy a big fan of what he sees in Marcedes Lewis (Cheesehead TV – Tim Backes)
Blue 58 podcast, Episode 92 – The eight biggest stories of training camp (so far) (The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink)
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