Posts tagged Breno Giacomini

Statistical Analysis Of Ted Thompson’s Drafts

Ted Thompson

The only thing that’s certain when Ted Thompson is at the helm of the Green Bay Packers draft is uncertainty. Thompson is rarely predictable, but looking at the statistics, some patterns do emerge. For example, Thompson likes drafting wide receivers. In his six drafts as general manager, Thompson has chosen eight receivers, the most of […]

Packers’ Road To 53

The Green Bay Packers had to release 22 players today to get to the 53-man roster limit. Perhaps the biggest surprise among those players is safety and return man Will Blackmon. Blackmon has been injured for much of training camp and that certainly didn’t help his chances of making the roster, but he was considered […]

Several Players Could Be Traded

Several members of the Green Bay Packers could be playing to impress other teams tonight. The Packers need to trim their roster by 22 players on Saturday, but it seems increasingly likely the team could make a trade. Some of the players who could potentially be on the move include tackle Breno Giacomini, guard/center Evan […]

A Look At The Packers Depth Chart

The Green Bay Packers have released their first depth chart, which gives us a good idea of who is and who isn’t performing well. It also sheds some light on who is playing where. On the offensive side of the ball there aren’t any big surprises. Most notable is that Donald Lee has regained the […]

Training Camp Observations, Aug 5, Full Pads

Atari Bigby and Morgan Burnett

Here’s a quick look at Green Bay Packers training camp from Aug. 5. Breno Giacomini running with the No. 2 offense Maybe this is due in part to T.J. Lang being a little banged up, but Breno Giacomini has been lining up with the second-string offense at right tackle and even lined up with first […]

Training Camp Observations, August 3, Evening, Full Pads

The weather man was wrong. It’s sunny and 85 degrees about an hour before practice. Quick observations: – There is a lot of talk here in Green Bay on the Brett Favre retirement. My thoughts — he stays retired until September 9th when, while mowing the lawn, he decides to drive the lawnmower to the […]

Dream Of Acquiring Ted Ginn Shattered, But Fifth-Rounders Are Priceless

Quinn Johnson

Just a quick note, since I did way too much research on the subject the other day in suggesting the Green Bay Packers and do-nothing general manager Ted Thompson could and should realistically look at acquiring Miami Dolphins’ return man/receiver Ted Ginn Jr. — Ginn was traded to the San Francisco 49ers today for a […]

Packers Offensive Line In Flux, Lang Still Doesn’t Have A Home

T.J. Lang

The Green Bay Packers have more than a few questions along the offensive line entering the season. One of them is where second-year man T.J. Lang will play. While most of us expect him to compete for and eventually take over the right tackle spot, Packers’ coach Mike McCarthy doesn’t necessarily agree. “There’s a difference […]

Most of Packers Offensive Line Under Scrutiny This Offseason

Packers offensive line

With the way the Green Bay Packers offensive line performed during the 2009 season, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that three of the five spots are likely to be in flux this offseason. Chad Clifton’s left tackle spot was a weakness for most of the season and right tackle was a major problem until […]

Packers Offensive Line Set

Daryn Colledge

True to his word the Packers offensive line wouldn’t be a work in progress like it was during the 2008 season, coach Mike McCarthy has chosen his starting unit. They are, from left to right, Chad Clifton, Daryn Colledge, Jason Spitz, Josh Sitton, and Allen Barbre. Sptiz, Sitton and Barbre are all new starters at […]

Packers Big Offseason Continues With Duke Preston Signing

Duke. Duke. Duke. Duke of...

Duke. Duke. Duke. Duke of… Yes, the Green Bay Packers have been busy this offseason. Doing what? We’re not really sure. However, they did make a splash (like the kind a pebble makes in the Pacific) late last week by signing former Buffalo Bills guard/center Duke Preston. Preston signed for two years. This follows Ted […]