A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Saturday, August 18.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report. In today’s report, all of the latest reaction to the Green Bay Packers’ preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.
We are now one weekend closer to the return of regular season football. Halfway through preseason, we’re just three weeks away from the Green Bay Packers’ regular season opener against the Chicago Bears. The game takes place in just 22 days.
We continue to learn more about the young players on the roster throughout preseason. Thursday night was no different. The win against Pittsburgh is the focus of the Packers News Report today. What are the biggest takeaways from the game?
So let’s get started. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
News and notes from around FanSided
Positives, negatives from preseason win (Lombardi Ave)
Lombardi Ave’s Jesse Fry looks at the positives and negatives from Green Bay’s win in the second preseason game. It was another good night for Jake Kumerow, despite his injury, but it wasn’t quite as encouraging on defense.
What did we learn from the team’s victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night? Immediately following the game, Lombardi Ave’s Kevin Culligan gave his first impressions.
Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Unit grades (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)
Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express looks at Green Bay’s offense, defense and special teams, and grades them on their performance Thursday night.
NFL power rankings countdown No. 7: New Orleans Saints (Lombardi Ave)
Keegan Jackish’s NFL power rankings countdown reaches the top seven with the New Orleans Saints.
More news and notes from around the internet
Good, bad and ugly from Packers’ preseason win over Steelers (Packers Wire – Anthony Nash)
The Packers should stop wasting reps on players who clearly can’t help them (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)
Reggie Gilbert’s domineering preseason tour continues vs. Steelers (Cheesehead TV – Zachary Jacobson)
WR Jake Kumerow avoids serious shoulder injury (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)
Shoulder injury complicates Jake Kumerow’s bid for Packers roster spot (PackersNews.com)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.