Posts tagged Brett Swain

Packers Cut Three To Reach 80-Man Limit

The Green Bay Packers axed three players Tuesday to get to the 80-man roster limit. We can’t say there were any surprises. Here’s the dirt and who’s looking for a job.

Packers Release Havner, Swain, Some Other Guy

Brett Swain

The Green Bay Packers got a jump on their roster cuts by axing receiver Brett Swain, tight end Spencer Havner and tackle Theo Sherman on Sunday. The team will cut three more players on Tuesday.

Donald Driver Could Be Expendable

Donald Driver

Perhaps it’s heresy to suggest, but Donald Driver may be expendable. The Green Bay Packers have a big decision to make — keep a popular, but regressing veteran with a hefty salary or keep an impressive youngster like Chastin West?

Training Camp Observations 8-22, Full Pads

T.J. Lang

We’re back at Green Bay Packers training camp, where Jermichael Finley and Jordy Nelson are killing it, several injured players have returned to action and Vic So’oto has made a move up the depth chart.

Packers Deal Wrap-Up: Sherrod, Jones, Kuhn

John Kuhn

The Green Bay Packers went on a frenzy of signing players over the weekend. They inked all of their draft picks, receiver James Jones, fullback John Kuhn, receiver Brett Swain and tight end Spencer Havner. Here are the details and how the moves impact the team.

Veteran Packers Who Should Be Worried

James Jones

The NFL Draft changes the face of every team’s roster and the Green Bay Packers are no exception, even though they’re the reigning Super Bowl champs. Several veterans will go into training camp to fight for a roster spot, while others will simply be let go during free agency. Here’s a look at which players […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jake Allen Will Be Packers Fourth Receiver

Jake Allen

The Green Bay Packers have reportedly promoted receiver Jake Allen from the practice squad. Allen, who toiled on the Packers practice squad last season as well, will replace Brett Swain as the Packers fourth receiver. Swain was placed on injured reserve this week after inuring his knee against the Cleveland Browns. With Jordy Nelson also […]

Packers Need A Pass Catcher

Jake Allen is an option

The Green Bay Packers are looking for a pass catcher following Monday’s news that receiver Brett Swain will have season-ending knee surgery and tight end Jermichael Finley will miss the Minnesota Vikings game with a knee sprain. With receiver Jordy Nelson out a couple more weeks with a knee sprain, that leaves the Packers with […]

Koren Robinson Out; Kick Returner Needed

Koren Robinson

There’s no doubt the Green Bay Packers have a log jam at receiver after drafting Jordy Nelson in the second round and that other guy in the seventh round (you know, the white kid from San Diego) of the 2008 NFL draft. Pair that with a solid, sometimes spectacular top three returning in Donald Driver, […]