Packers roundup: Roster breakdown, free agents to target

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 Monday, Sept. 2.

Welcome to the Packers News Report, and welcome to Week 1 of the NFL regular season. The time for waiting is over. Free agency and the draft feels like a long time ago. OTAs and minicamp, too. And now training camp and the preseason are complete.

It’s now time for the real football to begin. And in just three days, the Green Bay Packers will kick off their 2019 season, and the first game led by new head coach Matt LaFleur, up against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. What a game it should be.

In the Packers News Report today: analysis of Green Bay’s 53-man roster, five bold predictions for the 2019 season, players the team should consider signing, and more.

News and notes from around FanSided

Five breakout players set to shine in 2019 (NFL Spin Zone – Joe Kipp)

Joe Kipp of NFL Spin Zone looks at five players who could have breakout seasons for Green Bay this season.

Three free agents to consider (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express takes a look at three players the team should consider signing.

53-man roster: Breakdown of every position (Lombardi Ave)

Following the announcement of the initial 53-man roster, I took an in-depth look at each position group.

Five bold predictions for 2019 season (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)

Paul Bretl of Dairyland Express makes five bold predictions for Green Bay in the 2019 season.

More news and notes from around the internet

Musings on Melvin Gordon, backup QB and more after Packers’ roster cutdown ( – Pete Dougherty)

Cory’s Corner: Tim Boyle has earned the job (Cheesehead TV – Cory Jennerjohn)

Why the Packers will get the better end of the Adrian Amos-Ha Ha Clinton-Dix swap (Acme Packing Company – Paul Noonan)

Packers getting ‘locked in’ for Week 1 ( – Mike Spofford)

Quick takeaways from the Packers’ initial 53-man roster (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)

More. Top 30 moments in franchise history. light

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