A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Monday, August 13.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report.
Another week closer to the return of regular season football, the Green Bay Packers’ attention turns to Thursday night’s preseason meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers, which takes place at Lambeau Field. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. CT.
As ever, the most important thing this week is that the team avoids too many injuries. That becomes more and more important as preseason moves on, especially now that Green Bay’s regular season opener against the Chicago Bears is just 27 days away.
Let’s get started with the Packers News Report for Monday. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
News and notes from around FanSided
Aaron Rodgers is the quarterback to own in fantasy football this (and every) season. Fully healthy following last season’s broken collarbone, Rodgers will once again be the frontrunner to lead quarterbacks in fantasy points this year. FanSided’s latest rankings agree.
NFL power rankings countdown No. 12: Carolina Panthers (Lombardi Ave)
Lombardi Ave’s Keegan Jackish continued his NFL power rankings countdown on Sunday. At No. 12 comes the Carolina Panthers.
Green Bay Packers: Five units that can give them trouble this season (Dairyland Express – Gage Bridgford)
We all know how good the Pack can be, but Gage Bridgford of Dairyland Express names five teams (or five units on those teams, in particular), that Green Bay could be concerned about entering the new season.
More news and notes from around the internet
Notes and observations from Sunday practice (Packers Wire – Marty Kauffman)
Stronger, ‘smarter’ edge rusher Reggie Gilbert impressing Packers (PackersNews.com – Ryan Wood)
Packers receive good news on pair of injured DBs (Cheesehead TV – Zachary Jacobson)
Injuries: LT David Bakhtiari returns to practice (NFL.com – Herbie Teope)
What should the Packers expect from WR Geronimo Allison? (Acme Packing Company – Bob Fitch)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.