Packers news today: Chandon Sullivan set for bigger role on defense

Green Bay Packers, Chandon Sullivan (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers, Chandon Sullivan (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) /

A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers news for Wednesday, August 19.

Welcome to the Packers news today.

Is Chandon Sullivan ready to replace Tramon Williams as the Green Bay Packers’ slot cornerback? Could Oren Burks be set for a big season in Mike Pettine’s defense?

Also, five takeaways from Packers practice.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Green Bay Packers have Tramon Williams’ replacement in Chandon Sullivan (Lombardi Ave)

One of the questions throughout the summer has been whether the Green Bay Packers will re-sign cornerback Tramon Williams. It’s still a possibility, but Lombardi Ave’s Christian Borman writes about why Chandon Sullivan is ready to replace Williams as the slot corner.

Reshaped Oren Burks could help reshape Green Bay Packers defense (NFL Spin Zone – Joe Kipp)

Joe Kipp of NFL Spin Zone writes about why Oren Burks can still be a difference-maker for the Packers defense this year. Burks has been unlucky with injuries in his first two seasons.

Green Bay Packers: Five takeaways from Day 2 of practice (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

What have we learned from the Packers’ practices this week? Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express has five takeaways from the team’s second practice at training camp.

2021 NFL Draft: Two-round mock draft with college football uncertainty (NFL Mocks – Sayre Bedinger)

It’s offense first for the Packers in Sayre Bedinger’s two-round 2021 mock draft for NFL Mocks.

More Packers news and notes from around the internet

Packers’ third-year players Valdes-Scantling, Burks optimistic their crossroads season will be successful ( – Jim Owczarski)

Positive mindset has Oren Burks hoping for great things in 2020 ( – Wes Hodkiewicz)

Third time’s the (injury-free) charm for Packers linebacker Oren Burks (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

Packers notebook: Confidence rising in TE Robert Tonyan (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)

Healthy Marquez Valdes-Scantling ready to put a disappointing second season behind him (Acme Packing Company – Jon Meerdink)

Pack-A-Day Podcast – Episode 755 – Positional Preview: Edge Rusher (Cheesehead TV – Andy Herman)

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