Fantasy Football News & Views
Packers | Marcedes Lewis signs with Green Bay Thu May 24, 06:58 PM
Free-agent TE Marcedes Lewis (Jaguars) signed a deal with the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, May 24. Terms have not yet been disclosed.
|Footballguys view: Lewis is on board with the Packers to mainly be a blocking tight end. They have Jimmy Graham and Lance Kendricks to work as receiving tight ends in the new-look passing game.|
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Packers | GB, Marcedes Lewis meeting Thursday Thu May 24, 06:17 PM
Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Marcedes Lewis (Jaguars) is meeting with the Green Bay Packers Thursday, May 24, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: I mean the Packers have yet to find a good tight end solution. Lewis is productive but probably wouldn't change that very much.|
Marcedes Lewis player page
Packers | Geronimo Allison may be No. 3 WR Wed May 23, 11:22 PM
Green Bay Packers WR Geronimo Allison appears to be the leading candidate for the No. 3 receiver job entering organized team activities.Link to story
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Packers | QB does not expect Dez Bryant with GB Wed May 23, 11:17 PM
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers said he does not expect the Packers to sign free-agent WR Dez Bryant (Cowboys) this offseason.Link to story
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Packers | Marcedes Lewis to visit Packers Wed May 23, 12:26 PM
Free-agent TE Marcedes Lewis (Jaguars) will visit the Green Bay Packers this week.
|Footballguys view: A first-round pick for the Jaguars all the way back in 2006, Lewis was released by Jacksonville about two months ago. The Packers wouldn't use him as a receiver (they've got Jimmy Graham or Lance Kendricks for that), but Lewis could be used as a blocker and give the team veteran depth.|
Marcedes Lewis player page
Packers | Lane Taylor had ankle surgery Wed May 23, 02:48 AM
Green Bay Packers OG Lane Taylor (ankle) underwent ankle surgery following the end of last season and is unlikely to do any work during OTAs. Taylor expects to be ready for the start of training camp.Link to story
Packers | Numerous Packers absent from OTAs Tue May 22, 02:39 PM
Green Bay Packers WR Trevor Davis (hamstring), WR Colby Pearson (hamstring), LB Clay Matthews (knee), LB Nick Perry (ankle), OG Lane Taylor (ankle), OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), TE Emanuel Byrd (hamstring), S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (undisclosed) and CB Tramon Williams (undisclosed) did not participate in organized team activities Tuesday, May 22.Link to story
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Packers | Davante Adams not practicing Tue May 22, 02:32 PM
Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams (hamstring) did not participate in organized team activities Tuesday, May 22.
|Footballguys view: This is just a precaution for the veteran receiver. Adams said himself after practice that the hamstring injury is no big deal.|
Davante Adams player page
Packers | Filipo Mokofisi retires Mon May 21, 03:55 PM
Green Bay Packers DT Filipo Mokofisi was placed on the Reserve/Retired list Monday, May 21.Link to story
Packers | Oren Burks signs rookie deal Thu May 17, 07:30 PM
Green Bay Packers LB Oren Burks signed his four-year rookie contract Thursday, May 17.Link to story
Packers | Josh Jackson signs Thu May 17, 11:46 AM
Green Bay Packers CB Josh Jackson signed his rookie four-year deal Thursday, May 17. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
|Footballguys view: Jackson has first-round tools, but he fell to the second round of the 2018 NFL draft. He's big, strong and able to play with a physical style at the point of attack. Jackson always finds himself around the ball, and he can be a nuisance for any receiver he's tasked with covering.|
Packers | Jaire Alexander terms Wed May 16, 10:42 AM
Updating previous reports, Green Bay Packers CB Jaire Alexander's four-year deal was worth $12.1 million with a $6.8 million signing bonus.Link to story
Packers | Jaire Alexander signs Tue May 15, 11:17 AM
Green Bay Packers first-round pick CB Jaire Alexander signed his rookie four-year deal Tuesday, May 15. Financial terms weren't disclosed, and all first-round picks have options for a fifth year.
|Footballguys view: The Packers needed help in their secondary and that's why they selected Alexander with their top pick in this draft. Alexander started only five games last year as a hand and knee injury took him out of the lineup. At 5'10" 196 pounds, Alexander is a good run defender and knows how to get his hands on the ball (22 pass break ups in two years of starting). He should immediately contribute for the Packers in 2018.|
Packers | Equanimeous St. Brown financial details Thu May 10, 02:47 AM
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Equanimeous St. Brown signed a four-year contract worth a total of $2,578,400 with a $118,408 signing bonus. St. Brown was chosen in Round 6.
|Footballguys view: St. Brown's production dipped in 2017, but that was due to the quarterback play at Notre Dame. He's got long arms to snare passes away from his frame with ease. St. Brown has the ability to make defenders miss after the catch, and he's got an extra gear to pull away from coverage on deep passes. He has the upside to become a favorite target for Aaron Rodgers in the future.|
Packers | Marquez Valdes-Scantling contract details Thu May 10, 02:43 AM
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling was signed to a four-year deal worth $2,677,552. That included a signing bonus of $217,553. Valdes-Scantling was a fifth-round selection.
|Footballguys view: Valdes-Scantling has a great size/speed combination, measuring in at 6'4" 206 pounds and timed at a 4.37 40-yard dash at the combine. In two years at USF (transferred from NC State), Valdes-Scantling was a great deep threat with 22 of his 75 catches going for 20 yards or more. Dynasty owners need to monitor his progress to see how his skill set translates to the Packers offense.|
Packers | J'Mon Moore financials Thu May 10, 02:28 AM
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR J'Mon Moore was signed to a four-year contract worth $2,912,368, which included a $452,359 signing bonus. Moore was selected in the fourth round.
|Footballguys view: Moore has good size at 6'2" 207 pounds and maintains his speed when he makes a break on his route. He was incredibly productive at Mizzou for the last two years and proved he can be reliable as a red-zone target. Dynasty owners should be very interested in his prospects, especially since he landed with Green Bay.|
Packers | Justin McCray on track to start Mon May 7, 05:40 PM
Green Bay Packers OG Justin McCray appears to be the leading candidate to start at right guard this upcoming season.Link to story
Packers | Bryan Bulaga a question mark for Week 1 Mon May 7, 05:22 PM
Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) appears to be a long shot to be ready for the start of the regular season, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Bryan Bulaga.Link to story
Packers | Ryan Smith released Mon May 7, 04:19 PM
Green Bay Packers TE Ryan P. Smith was released Monday, May 7.Link to story
Packers | Green Bay signs six picks Mon May 7, 01:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers signed fourth-round draft choice WR J'Mon Moore, fifth-round draft choices OT Cole Madison and WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling, sixth-round draft choice WR Equanimeous St. Brown and seventh-round draft choices DT James Looney and LB Kendall Donnerson to four-year contracts Monday, May 7. Financial terms were not disclosed.
|Footballguys view: The Packers have an intriguing trio of WRs here. Moore is raw as a route runner, but at 6'3" 207 pounds he can fly down the field and has soft hands to pluck the ball out of the air. Valdes-Scantling measures in at 6'4" 205 pounds and ran a blazing 4.37 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine. His game is all about going deep and making big plays. St. Brown is 6'5" 214 pounds with sweet feet. He's deceptively fast, mainly because he can change direction without losing much speed. All three of these rookies are worth monitoring in dynasty leagues.|
Packers | GB high on DeShone Kizer Mon May 7, 09:04 AM
Green Bay Packers QB DeShone Kizer has starter ability and franchise potential, according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. Kizer will compete with QB Brett Hundley for the backup job. 'In my opinion, if he was in that class this year,' McCarthy said, 'he would've been part of that group of first four guys, or first five. I always felt there were five, the five quarterbacks, first-round guys.'
|Footballguys view: Kizer would have easily been sixth out of the 'big 5' at quarterback this year. We might even rate him behind Mason Rudolph (Steelers) if Kizer was in this draft class. While he thinks he's part Cam Newton and Tom Brady, Kizer played more like JaMarcus Russell last year. Perhaps a change of scenery will do him some good.|
DeShone Kizer player page
Packers | Ryan Smith joins Green Bay Sat May 5, 05:37 PM
Undrafted free-agent TE Ryan P. Smith (Miami (OH)) signed with the Green Bay Packers Saturday, May 5, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
Packers | Cole Madison lines up at RT Fri May 4, 07:45 PM
Green Bay Packers OT Cole Madison lined up at right tackle during practice Friday, May 4.Link to story
Packers | Green Bay signs two draft picks Fri May 4, 05:24 PM
Green Bay Packers fifth-round draft choice P JK Scott and seventh-round draft choice LS Hunter Bradley signed four-year deals with the Packers Friday, May 4. Financial terms were not disclosed.Link to story
Packers | Justin Vogel done in Green Bay Fri May 4, 03:01 PM
Green Bay Packers P Justin Vogel was released Friday, May 4.Link to story
Packers | Aaron Rodgers deal imminent? Thu May 3, 12:25 PM
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are expected to agree on a new deal soon, according to general manager Brian Gutekunst.
|Footballguys view: The Packers said they were waiting on the Matt Ryan deal which just got done on Thursday (six-year, $169.25 million contract through 2023). Rodgers should be 100 percent healthy, but the team has lost a few key pieces on offense, so we will have to see how he and they adjust.|
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Packers | Joe Callahan cut Mon Apr 30, 02:53 PM
Green Bay Packers QB Joe Callahan was released Monday, April 30.
|Footballguys view: No need for Callahan after the team traded for Deshone Kizer earlier this year. We'll see Kizer compete for the backup job behind Aaron Rodgers with Bret Hundley.|
Packers | Cole Madison to work at OG Mon Apr 30, 01:06 PM
Green Bay Packers OT Cole Madison will initially be used as a guard, according to college scouting director Jon-Eric Sullivan.Link to story
Packers | Green Bay adds two UDFAs Sun Apr 29, 04:47 PM
Undrafted free-agent TEs Damon Gibson (Minnesota-Moorhead) and Kevin Rader (Youngstown State) signed undisclosed contracts with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, April 29.
|Footballguys view: Gibson is a TE/WR tweener who will make it as a passcatcher if he makes it in the NFL. He matches with the big wide receiver fetish the Packers showed the in this year's draft, with three selections on wide receivers that were at least 6'3" at the combine.|
Packers | Green Bay will sign Tim Boyle Sat Apr 28, 10:10 PM
Undrafted free-agent QB Tim Boyle (Eastern Michigan) reportedly agreed to terms with the Green Bay Packers Saturday, April 28.Link to story
Packers | Bryan Bulaga ahead of schedule Sat Apr 28, 07:23 PM
Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. Bulaga's status for the start of the 2018 season is still uncertain.
|Footballguys view: The Packers are constantly dealing with injuries on the offensive line, but losing Bulaga for the start of the season would be rough. Green Bay fans should cross their fingers and toes that this won't come to pass.|
Packers | Equanimeous St. Brown goes to Pack Sat Apr 28, 05:07 PM
The Green Bay Packers selected Notre Dame WR Equanimeous St. Brown with the 207th overall pick (Round 6) in the 2018 NFL Draft.
|Footballguys view: Green Bay is always looking for some new talent at receiver, and St. Brown's size and speed combination seems like a good fit. He can separate on his routes, play both inside and out and is faster than he looks. Unfortunately, he's not as competitive against physical corners and has never seen a high volume of throws.|
Packers | Green Bay selects J'Mon Moore Sat Apr 28, 01:42 PM
The Green Bay Packers selected Missouri WR J'Mon Moore with the 133rd overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft Saturday, April 28.
|Footballguys view: Moore has good size and speed, plus a lot of athletic ability which allows him to make plays on the ball. He's still raw and Missouri's offense made his job pretty easy so he could succeed just by being athletic, so the Packers will have to get him to refine his overall game.|
Packers | Josh Jackson joins Packers Fri Apr 27, 08:02 PM
The Green Bay Packers selected Iowa CB Josh Jackson with the 45th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft Friday, April 27.
|Footballguys view: The Packers have a very young and potentially dynamic secondary after going corner at back to back picks. Jackson is another instinctive corner with excellent ball skills.|
Packers | Green Bay selects Jaire Alexander Thu Apr 26, 10:04 PM
The Green Bay Packers selected Louisville CB Jaire Alexander with the 18th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft Thursday, April 26.
|Footballguys view: Alexander is a nice pick for a Packers team which needs secondary help. A guy who can be a ballhawk, has good instincts on jumping routes, Alexander was hurt last season and durability is a concern given his slender build. Still, could be a guy who can make plays for a Packers defense which needs that.|
Packers | Green Bay could move up Tue Apr 24, 09:41 AM
The Green Bay Packers will try to trade up in the first round of the NFL draft to take a defensive back, according to beat writer Rob Demovsky. Ohio State CB Denzel Ward, Alabama S Minkah Fitzpatrick and Florida State S Derwin James are on the Packers' radar.Link to story
Packers | Green Bay targeting secondary help? Fri Apr 20, 01:16 PM
University of Alabama CB Minkah Fitzpatrick or Iowa CB Josh Jackson are among the players 'people familiar with the situation' believe the Green Bay Packers will select with the No. 14 pick in next week's NFL Draft, according to DraftAnalyst's Tony Pauline.Link to story
Packers | Green Bay met with two prospects Thu Apr 19, 04:31 PM
UCLA OT Kolton Miller and Washington WR Dante Pettis had pre-draft visits with the Green Bay Packers, according to sources.Link to story
Packers | Connor Williams visits Packers Wed Apr 18, 08:19 AM
Texas OT Connor Williams is visiting the Green Bay Packers Wednesday, April 18.Link to story
Packers | Nine Packers re-signed Tue Apr 17, 07:03 PM
Green Bay Packers exclusive rights free-agents WR Geronimo Allison, WR Michael Clark, CB Donatello Brown, QB Joe Callahan, FB Joe Kerridge, OT Adam Pankey, OG Justin McCray, OG Lucas Patrick and S Jermaine Whitehead were re-signed Tuesday, April 17.Link to story
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Packers | Aaron Rodgers disgruntled Tue Apr 17, 09:21 AM
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is 'frustrated and emotional' about being completely cut out of discussions that resulted in departures of WR Jordy Nelson and quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt, according to sources. It is a factor in his thought process when it comes to his contract extension.
|Footballguys view: Things may not be real comfortable right now between Rodgers and the front office. It's interesting especially when you consider how the Packers may want to get an extension done with Rodgers over the summer. The superstar quarterback has two years remaining on his deal.|
Aaron Rodgers player page
Packers | GB may look at Dez Bryant Sat Apr 14, 12:34 PM
Free-agent WR Dez Bryant (Cowboys) could receive some interest from the Green Bay Packers this offseason.
|Footballguys view: The Packers moved on from Jordy Nelson (Raiders) this offseason, and Bryant could work into the mix with guys like Davante Adams and Randall Cobb.|
Dez Bryant player page
Packers | David Talley cut Fri Apr 13, 05:20 PM
Green Bay Packers LB David Talley was released Friday, April 13.Link to story
Packers | GB meets with Dane Cruikshank Thu Apr 12, 06:39 PM
Arizona S Dane Cruikshank had a pre-draft visit with the Green Bay Packers Thursday, April 12, according to a source.Link to story
Packers | Davon House agrees to terms Thu Apr 12, 03:30 PM
Updating a previous report, free-agent CB Davon House (Packers) agreed to a one-year deal with the Green Bay Packers Thursday, April 12. Financial terms were not disclosed.
|Footballguys view: It's not the total answer, but the Packers need help in the secondary and House was still looking for a job, so this move makes sense.|
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Packers | Davon House expected back with GB Thu Apr 12, 03:18 PM
Free-agent CB Davon House (Packers) said he likely will meet with the Green Bay Packers Friday, April 13. He is expected to re-sign with the Packers, but he said no deal is done at this point.
|Footballguys view: The Packers will still take a look at defensive backs for the early part of the draft, but this might ratchet down the urgent need for it.|
Davon House player page
Packers | Oren Burks visits Packers Thu Apr 12, 10:08 AM
Vanderbilt LB Oren Burks visited the Green Bay Packers Tuesday, April 10.Link to story
Packers | Ty Montgomery bigger Thu Apr 12, 09:30 AM
Green Bay Packers RB Ty Montgomery is bigger and stronger, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. Montgomery said he's focused on staying healthy this season.Link to story
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Packers | Trevor Davis arrested Mon Apr 9, 11:51 AM
Green Bay Packers WR Trevor Davis was arrested Sunday, April 8, at Los Angeles International Airport for making a bomb threat, a police spokesperson confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. Los Angeles Airport Police spokesperson Rob Pedregon said Davis and a female companion were checking in at the ticket counter Sunday morning when the ticket agent asked them if they had a list of unapproved items like aerosols, knives or explosives - a standard procedure before checking in to a flight. Davis then turned to the companion and, according to Pedregon, made 'a statement in the area of, 'Yeah, did you pack the explosives?'' Davis was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of making a bomb threat. Davis was then booked into a Los Angeles jail and released within the hour on $15,000 bail, according to online inmate records.Link to story
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Packers | Jahri Evans wants to play more Thu Apr 5, 12:22 PM
Free-agent OG Jahri Evans (Packers) is willing to reunite with the Green Bay Packers if they want to re-sign him this offseason. Evans had been contemplating retirement but recently said he wants to play a 13th season in the NFL. However, Evans said continuing his career depends on finding the right situation.Link to story