Packers roundup: A new approach to constructing the roster

Green Bay Packers GM Brian Gutekunst (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers GM Brian Gutekunst (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /

A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Saturday, May 18.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report. We’re under 16 weeks away from the start of the Green Bay Packers’ regular season. And the next phase of the offseason is very nearly here — organized team activities begin on Monday, and training camp kicks off in 68 days, which is little under 10 weeks from now.

In the Packers News Report today: continuing our opponent preview series by taking a look at the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions’ offseasons, Dairyland Express’ article about Green Bay’s new approach to building the roster, and more.

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

News and notes from around FanSided

2019 opponent preview: Dallas Cowboys (Lombardi Ave)

It’s been two years since Green Bay’s incredible late win over the Cowboys. With the rivalry set to continue this season, we take a look at the Cowboys’ offseason up to this point.

Green Bay Packers taking different approach to roster construction (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express writes about how Green Bay has taken a different approach to roster construction this offseason.

2020 NFL Draft: Way-too-early first-round mock draft (NFL Mocks – Nicholas Price)

Nicholas Price of NFL Mocks has Green Bay addressing the linebacker position in the first round of his early 2020 NFL mock draft.

2019 opponent preview: Detroit Lions (Lombardi Ave)

Green Bay will play all three division rivals early in the season. The final of the three games is against the Detroit Lions. Here’s our opponent preview for the Lions.

More news and notes from around the internet

Packers have several defensive third-year pros trying to make a Kyler Fackrell-like leap in 2019 (Acme Packing Company – Shawn Wagner)

The Packers should not extend anyone (Cheesehead TV – James Reynolds)

Brian Gutekunst’s SEC roots evident in Packers 90-man roster breakdown ( – Ryan Wood)

Dexter Williams feels Green Bay is ‘the perfect place’ ( – Wes Hodkiewicz)

Top 30 moments in franchise history. light. More

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