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Brian Gutekunst on Davante Adams: Different ways to determine highest-paid receiver

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams didn’t hold back when it came to discussing his contract desires on Wednesday. Adams said that he has earned the right to be the highest-paid receiver in the NFL and that he will not settle for a deal that doesn’t satisfy that goal. At a Thursday press conference, Packers General [more]

Packers announce trade for Randall Cobb

Aaron Rodgers is back, and Randall Cobb is now back, too. The Packers have announced the trade that brings Cobb from the Texans to Green Bay for the eleventh season of his career. Cobb left the Packers after 2018, spending a year with the Cowboys and then a year with the Texans. The Packers reportedly [more]

Packers told Aaron Rodgers they’d trade him, and then didn’t

To the extent that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to Green Bay with a verbal promise that they will consider trading him after the season, Rodgers has reason to doubt whether the Packers will actually do it. As Paul Allen of KFAN said during my weekly spot with him on Wednesday morning, and as Chris [more]

Packers are expected to sign Dennis Kelly

Green Bay is adding some depth for its five up front. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports offensive tackle Dennis Kelly is expected to sign with the Packers, according to Kelly’s agent Casey Muir. Kelly spent the last five seasons with the Titans. He started all 16 games for the club at right tackle last [more]

Bruce Arians: Aaron Rodgers’ return makes Packers “one of the top four” NFC teams

Now that Aaron Rodgers has returned for the 2021 season, the Packers are back to being NFC North betting favorites. His presence also makes the Packers one of the teams the defending Super Bowl champions will have to contend with this season. The Bucs beat the Packers 31-26 in the NFC Championship Game last season [more]

Texans will pick up $3M of Randall Cobb’s salary, pick up sixth-round pick

Aaron Rodgers wanted wide receiver Randall Cobb back in Green Bay and now we know what it will cost the Packers to bring the veteran back to the team. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Packers will send a sixth-round pick to the Texans in order to make the trade happen. Draft pick [more]

With Aaron Rodgers at camp, Packers are back to being NFC North betting favorites

For a brief time over the weekend, the sports books were beginning to believe that Aaron Rodgers really might retire from the Packers, with sports books either taking Packers bets off the board entirely, or shifting the odds significantly. Now that Rodgers has put that speculation to rest, the Packers are back to being the [more]

Christian McCaffrey leads the way in Madden 22 running backs

No running back starts Madden 22 with a 99 rating. Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey comes the closest. Despite not playing much in 2020, McCaffrey has a 97 rating, best of any NFL running back in the game. Next comes Titans running back Derrick Henry, whose 2,000-yard season got him only a 96. Browns running [more]

Davante Adams: I’ve earned right to be highest-paid receiver

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ press conference was the marquee event in Green Bay on Wednesday, but it wasn’t the only one that dealt with the uncertain future of a Packers offensive star. Wide receiver Davante Adams is in the final year of his contract and word after Rodgers reported to camp was that he’s open to [more]

Aaron Rodgers opens up about his issues with the Packers

Aaron Rodgers has returned to the Packers. At some level, the Packers may be wishing he hadn’t. Rodgers has swapped months of (mostly) silence for complete and unvarnished candor about his concerns. In his first press conference of 2021 training camp, Rodgers reviewed his issues with the organization. At the core, and as widely believed, [more]

Brian Gutekunst: Aaron Rodgers has same input, working to incorporate it

Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst met with the media on Wednesday morning and the topic of conversation was quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ presence at training camp after working out a revised contract with the team. Gutekunst didn’t delve into the details of those changes because nothing has been finalized, but said that he became confident that [more]

Randall Cobb announces return to Green Bay

The much-discussed return of Randall Cobb to Green Bay is officially happening. Cobb himself announced on Twitter that he is “COMING HOME,” with a picture of himself in a Packers uniform. It has not yet been reported what the Packers are giving up to acquire Cobb in a trade with the Texans. Packers quarterback Aaron [more]

NFL’s obsession with ending holdouts could backfire on some teams

The latest labor deal makes it harder than ever for players under contract to hold out. As a result, this year’s ritual of players reporting to training camp has included, so far, not a single player under contract holding out. Here’s the question: With unhappy players unwilling based on the terms of the current labor [more]

Packers put David Bakhtiari on PUP list

Aaron Rodgers is set to practice with the Packers after reporting to training camp on Tuesday, but left tackle David Bakhtiari is not in the same boat. Bakhtiari was placed on the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday. He is recovering from the torn ACL he suffered during practice on December 31. Bakhtiari said [more]

Packers cut Jake Dolegala, too

Aaron Rodgers shows up, and Packers backup quarterbacks disappear. Blake Bortles wasn’t the only quarterback the team cut Tuesday. Joe Buscaglia of TheAthletic.com reports the Packers have waived Jake Dolegala, too. That leaves Rodgers, Jordan Love and Kurt Benkert on the roster at the position. The Packers signed Dolegala on June 10 with Rodgers sitting [more]

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