Packers news today: Reasons why fans should be excited about 2020

Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) /

A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers news for Sunday, August 9.

Welcome to the Packers news today.

The Green Bay Packers’ first scheduled game of the regular season is only five weeks away.

Considering the Packers are yet to have their first training camp practice, and the strange offseason we’ve had due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s somewhat surprising how close the season actually is.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Green Bay Packers: Seven reasons to be excited about 2020 season (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)

Ahead of the new season, what are the biggest reasons why Packers fans should be excited? Paul Bretl of Dairyland Express has given seven reasons in his latest article.

Green Bay Packers: WR best and worst case scenarios (Dairyland Express – Kenny Jilek)

Kenny Jilek of Dairyland Express takes a look at the best- and worst-case scenarios for the Packers at the wide receiver position this season.

What’s the expiration date on Aaron Rodgers? (FanSided – Steven Kubitza)

By drafting Jordan Love in the first round, the Packers have put Aaron Rodgers on the clock, whether that was the intention or not. Steven Kubitza of FanSided writes about how long Rodgers could continue to play in Green Bay for.

Green Bay Packers: Ten free agents to consider signing ahead of 2020 season (Lombardi Ave)

I wrote about 10 available free agents that the Packers should consider signing ahead of the season.

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

Packers still ‘hopeful’ for fans at Lambeau Field later in 2020 season (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)

Za’Darius and Preston Smith are looking forward to big second seasons in Green Bay (Acme Packing Company – Jon Meerdink)

Packers ‘back to square one’ with their WRs unless … Antonio Brown, anyone? (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

Pack-A-Day Podcast – Episode 745 – Who is 2020’s Surprise Roster Cut? (Cheesehead TV – Andy Herman)

For Packers’ relentless Smiths, the challenge is to ‘carry the culture’ they started ( – Jim Owczarski)

Packers expecting young receivers to ‘step up’ in 2020 ( – Wes Hodkiewicz)

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