Posts tagged Brandon Jackson

Marshawn Lynch Will Not Be Joining The Packers

The Seattle Seahawks completed a deal to acquire Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch for a fourth-round pick in 2011 and a conditional pick in 2012, today. The Packers seemed to be the obvious destination for Lynch since Ryan Grant went down with a season-ending injury in week one and much speculation and rumor followed, […]

Predictions: Packers vs. Lions

Steffen: After what feels like decades of ineptitude (oh wait, it has been decades) the Detroit Lions’ offseason roster moves had many prognosticators predicting marked improvement over last season’s two-win season. Indeed the Lions are an improved team. Led by rookie dynamo Jahvid Best, the offense has more firepower and fellow rookie defensive tackle/tank Ndamukong […]

There Is No Problem With The Packers Running Game

See what I did with that headline right there? I toed the company line. Do I believe it? Well, I’m not an idiot, so no. Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, on the other hand… Look, I don’t want to get into what a complete turd I think McCarthy is again, so let me get […]

Welcome Back, Mike McCarthy’s Team

Devin Hester

Let’s be realistic. The better team did not win on Monday Night Football. Forget that the Green Bay Packers have no running game. Forget that the defense played their usual bend-but-don’t-break brand of football. The Green Bay Packers lost to the Chicago Bears 20-17 on Monday night because they exhibited the same stupid, aggravating play […]

Lynch Talk Isn’t Dead Yet

The talk of the Green Bay Packers trading for Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch isn’t quite dead yet, despite reports last week the Bills would not move him. Late Monday, The Buffalo News reported talks for Lynch were intensifying. Lynch was the featured back in the Bills 34-7 loss to the Packers last Sunday, […]

Packers Do What They’re Supposed To With The Bills

Clay Matthews

I’d like to say we learned a lot about the Green Bay Packers after they defeated the Buffalo Bills 34-7 on Sunday, but I can’t. The Packers let the Bills hang around in the first half, but ultimately did exactly what they were supposed to do — dominate one of the worst teams in the […]

Predictions: Packers vs. Bills

Steffen: The Vegas oddsmakers have the Green Bay Packers favored by how much again? 13.5 points?  There are plenty of folks out there who’d tell you that isn’t nearly enough. Don’t count me among them. Like last week, this game will be much closer than it needs to be. Obviously, the biggest question mark for […]

Let The Marshawn Lynch Speculation Begin… And End

When the Green Bay Packers lost running back Ryan Grant to an ankle injury, there were more than a few questions and suggestions focused on who the team could trade for. Thus far, the Packers have remained true to form by sticking with backup Brandon Jackson and grabbing some nobody off the Atlanta Falcons practice […]

Grant’s Injury Isn’t The End Of The Line

The Green Bay Packers aren’t as strong as they were now that running back Ryan Grant has been put on injured reserve, but it isn’t time to throw in the towel just yet. Grant may not have run for 1,200 yards in each of the past two season by accident, but the Packers have always […]

Ryan Grant Out For The Year

Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant is out for the season and will go on injured reserve after tearing two ligaments in his ankle during the Packers victory over the Philadelphia Eagles — a story first reported by Jay Glazer. The injury will require surgery and Grant is expected to be on crutches for […]

Ryan Grant Could Be Out Several Weeks

Ryan Grant

We don’t have a definitive answer yet, but Green Bay Packers starting running back Ryan Grant looks like he’ll be out several weeks with an ankle injury coach Mike McCarthy called significant. Grant, who termed his status as week-to-week, has already been ruled out of the Packers next game against Buffalo. Brandon Jackson will start […]

Packers Not Exactly Dominant In Season-Opening Win

Kevin Kolb

Maybe it’s time to table the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl talk for a bit. The defense, led by linebacker Clay Matthews, was the biggest reason the Packers were able to escape Philadelphia with a 27-20 win over the Eagles. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense wasn’t close to firing on all cylinders, but […]

Nelson, Williams The Packers Primary Returners

The Green Bay Packers will go into their week one game with the Philadelphia Eagles with receiver Jordy Nelson and cornerback Tramon Williams as their primary return men after cutting safety Will Blackmon, Saturday. Nelson will return kicks and Williams will return punts. Running back Brandon Jackson will also be in the mix as a […]

Observations From Packers 17-13 Loss To Chiefs

Arrowhead Stadium

The Green Bay Packers fell to the Kansas City Chiefs 17-13, Thursday night in their preseason finale. The game wasn’t easy to watch. The starters played only one series and veterans Aaron Rodgers, Ryan Grant, Donald Driver, Chad Clifton and Charles Woodson were healthy scratches. There were some interesting developments in the game, however, and […]

Observations From Packers 59-24 Victory Over Colts

Peyton Manning

The Green Bay Packers offense is potent, we knew that, but in their longest outing of the preseason against last year’s AFC champs, they put any doubts to rest. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who I have a hard time believing isn’t on his way to becoming the best player in the NFL, cut up the Colts […]

Return Game Outlook: Hazy

Will Blackmon

Green Bay Packers training camp is pretty boring if you’re looking for real competition. The biggest and closest competition is at punter and the only real positional battle, at least for a starting spot, looks to be between Brandon Chillar and Brad Jones for the left outside linebacker spot. Not terribly exciting stuff. So, if […]

Training Camp Observations, Aug. 3, Morning Shells

Nick Collins

I’m here at the early practice once again. It’s 70 degrees, overcast, and very humid. Quick observations: Team drills – Brandon Chillar gets the nod at OLB with Brad Jones still out. – Looks like we’ll have a long portion of team drills. Not much to report during those. Game situation, offense vs defense – […]

Is Westbrook Still An Option In Green Bay?

Earlier in the offseason, the Green Bay Packers expressed interest in free agent running back Brian Westbrook. The former Philadelphia Eagles star has had injury problems his entire career and missed eight games with concussions in 2009, but when healthy, Westbrook has been a force, twice rushing for 1,200 yards. Now 30, Westbrook appears near […]

Ahman Green Goes Back To Nebraska

As was expected, former Green Bay Packers’ running back Ahman Green signed with the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks, today. Green grew up in Omaha and played collegiately at the University of Nebraska. “I can not wait to put on a Nighthawks uniform,” Green said. “Doing what I do best in the town where I grew up […]

Packers Involved In Sexual Assault Flap

From the You’re A Rich Athlete, Watch Your Ass Files comes this number: several members of the Green Bay Packers were interviewed as part of the investigation of two alleged sexual assaults at a Lake Delton condo. The incident apparently took place early Saturday morning, after The McGovern Charity Golf Tournament held in nearby Wisconsin […]