A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Saturday, August 17.
Welcome to the Packers News Report. In three weeks time, we’ll be at the first weekend of the NFL regular season. And the Green Bay Packers’ first game is only 19 days away. Before then, the team still has two preseason games to go.
They return to practice on Sunday for the first time following their road game against the Baltimore Ravens this past Thursday evening. The next preseason game is next Thursday against the Oakland Raiders in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Today’s Packers News Report features analysis from Thursday’s preseason defeat to the Ravens.
News and notes from around FanSided
Top five players from preseason Week 2 vs. Ravens (Lombardi Ave)
Jesse Fry looks back at Thursday’s game and writes about the top five players in the defeat to Baltimore.
Jake Kumerow takes another big step towards roster spot (Lombardi Ave)
Wide receiver Jake Kumerow put in another good performance in the second preseason game, and looks set to earn a spot on the 53-man roster this season.
Winners and Losers Preseason Week 2 (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)
Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express looks at the biggest winners and losers from the second preseason contest against the Ravens.
Green Bay Packers: Three players likely to be cut after Preseason Week 2 (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)
Brian Sampson also writes about three players likely to be cut following the second week of preseason.
More news and notes from around the internet
Studs and duds from Packers’ preseason loss to Ravens (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)
Game Notes: WR battle should come down to the wire (Cheesehead TV – Zachary Jacobson)
Matt LaFleur looking for ‘more concerted effort’ with tackling (Packers.com – Wes Hodkiewicz)
Packers stock watch: Curtis Bolton, wide receivers shine in slog vs. Ravens (Acme Packing Company – Jason B. Hirschhorn)
Packers analysis: Ha Ha who? Adrian Amos, Darnell Savage provide clear upgrade at safety (PackersNews.com – Eric Baranczyk and Pete Dougherty)
Rodgers to Ravens’ Jackson: ‘Slide a little bit’ (ESPN – Jamison Hensley)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.