Packers News: Why trading down makes sense, free agency targets

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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Thursday, Feb. 21.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report. We’re now less than three weeks away from the start of free agency.

In the Packers News Report today: reasons for and against signing Le’Veon Bell, why the Green Bay Packers should consider trading down in the NFL Draft, potential tight end targets in free agency, predictions for where the top free agents will sign, and more.

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

News and notes from around FanSided

Free agency: Reasons for and against signing Le’Veon Bell (Lombardi Ave)

A look at reasons why Green Bay should sign Le’Veon Bell in free agency, and reasons why they shouldn’t.

Green Bay should consider trading down in 2019 NFL Draft (Lombardi Ave)

Why general manager Brian Gutekunst should consider trading down in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Three tight ends to target in free agency (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)

Paul Bretl of Dairyland Express looks at three tight ends Green Bay should target in free agency.

Five free agents the Packers should target (FanSided – Joe D’Aloisio)

Joe D’Aloisio of FanSided wrote about five players Green Bay should target in free agency.

2019 NFL Mock Free Agency: Picking where the top 30 names sign (NFL Mocks – Erik Lambert)

Erik Lambert of NFL Mocks predicts which teams the top 30 free agents will sign with this offseason.

More news and notes from around the internet

Packers putting extra emphasis on fixing broken special teams (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)

Tramon Williams may be a luxury the Packers can’t afford in 2019 (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)

‘Football tech’ to help Matt LaFleur’s decisions; Pettine’s focus on D (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

Packers 2018 Recap: Linebackers (The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink)

Analytics will help guide Packers’ Matt LaFleur on in-game decisions ( – Pete Dougherty)

Mike Pettine looking for ‘big jump’ from Packers’ defense ( – Mike Spofford)

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