Green Bay Packers linebackers Nick Barnett, Diyral Briggs and Brad Jones and safety Morgan Burnett were spotted at Tao in the Venetian earlier this week. What were they doing? Eating and partying, of course. According to Las Vegas Weekly, the group dined at the restaurant before heading to the skybox overlooking the club.
The Green Bay Packers officially put injured safety Morgan Burnett on injured reserve today and they signed linebacker Maurice Simpkins off the practice squad to take his roster spot. Simpkins is a first-year player out of Coastal Carolina who came to the Packers from the Green Bay Blizzard of the Indoor Football League. He was [...]
Green Bay Packers starting safety Morgan Burnett will be lost for the year with a torn ACL. Burnett suffered the injury early in the Packers victory over the Detroit Lions, on Sunday, and played around 10 snaps before coming off the field. He was replaced by Derrick Martin. The injury is a blow to a [...]
The Green Bay Packers have locked up third-round draft choice, Georgia Tech safety Morgan Burnett, with a four-year deal. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Burnett is expected to compete with Atari Bigby for the Packers starting strong safety spot. The team is down to two unsigned draft picks — second-rounder Mike Neal [...]
You know it’s slow in Packerland when the locals are reporting on news potentially happening. The Green Bay Packers are reportedly close to signing safety and third-round draft choice Morgan Burnett. “Before this week is out is a possibility of the deal possibly being done,” Robert Brown, Burnett’s agent, said. “You’re just trying to make sure [...]
When training camp opens, the Green Bay Packers will have few spots in the starting lineup up for grabs. The only totally open competition is at left guard, where Daryn Colledge will battle Jason Spitz for the starting job. There are other positions that may turn into competitions, however. T.J. Lang and Mark Tauscher may [...]
Veteran Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson likes what he sees from rookie safety Morgan Burnett. In fact, Woodson expressed confidence in Burnett’s ability to start for the Packers, which becomes increasingly likely the longer Atari Bigby refuses to sign his tender. “From what I’ve seen early out of him, he’s not making mistakes, or [...]
Green Bay Packers’ safety Atari Bigby has given no indication he plans on signing his restricted free agent tender and the longer he stays away from Green Bay, the less likely he is to retain his starting spot. The Packers drafted safety Morgan Burnett in the third round of this year’s draft, trading up to [...]