Packers News: NFL preseason could be shortened to two games

Green Bay Packers, Matt LaFleur (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers news for Friday, June 12.

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The offseason has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the NFL could make changes to the preseason schedule. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the NFL and NFLPA are “discussing the possibility of shortening the 2020 preseason”.

Pelissero added that the preseason could be shortened to just two games instead of the scheduled four.

News and notes from around FanSided

Five players who deserved to be Super Bowl champions with the Green Bay Packers (Lombardi Ave – Jesse Fry)

The Green Bay Packers have had many great players over the years who didn’t win a Super Bowl. Lombardi Ave’s Jesse Fry writes about five players who deserved to win a championship during their Packers career.

Packers: Christian Kirksey adds much-needed ‘versatility’ to LB position (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)

Paul Bretl of Dairyland Express writes about Christian Kirksey’s conference call with the media earlier this week, discussing Kirksey’s role in Mike Pettine’s defense this season.

Two ways Dalvin Cook’s holdout affects the Green Bay Packers (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)

Bretl also looks at two ways how a Dalvin Cook holdout could impact the Packers this season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier this week Cook plans to hold out.

Shortening NFL preseason to two games would be for the best (NFL Spin Zone – Cody Williams)

Cody Williams of NFL Spin Zone writes about the possibility of the preseason being shortened to two games, and he believes this would be the right move.

More news and notes from around the internet

Projecting the Packers’ post-draft depth chart at interior OL (Packers Wire – Grant Matheny)

Wednesday Walkthroughs: Which Packers position group has the biggest questions? (Acme Packing Company)

Pack-A-Day Podcast – Episode 686 – All-Time Packers’ Draft (Offense) (Cheesehead TV – Andy Herman)

How Packers’ Matt LaFleur was ahead of curve (almost) every step of way (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

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We hope you enjoyed this roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers news.