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Articles tagged with 'packers'

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Top 3 urgent Packers needs

Published May 22, 2015

The Packers are one of the favorites to win the Super Bowl next year, but that doesn't mean they have a perfect team. As they get set to start their first OTA, here are the top three needs facing Coach Mike McCarthy

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McCarthy pleased with rookie camp, looking forward to first OTA

Published May 13, 2015

Say what you want to about OTAs (organized team activities) or training camp held at St. Norbert College in De Pere; the real start of the 2015 football season was last weekend when the Green Bay Packers held their rookie camp. The two days were for the rookies who got drafted, the undrafted rookies who had been invited as free agents, some players who were around last year and occasional other stragglers.

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Packers nab Arizona State defensive back Randall in first round

Published May 1, 2015

After losing defensive backs Tramon Williams and Davon House to free agency, Packers general manager Ted Thompson moved to shore up the secondary by selecting Arizona State's Damarious Randall with the 30th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night.

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Milwaukee favorites for someone who's coming ... or going

Published April 10, 2015

OnMilwaukee.com Sports Editor Jim Owczarski is taking off on a new adventure, leaving the Cream City after over three years. It's been fun, very memorable, and full of fun people, places, drinks and food. On his way out, he shares with you some of his favorites in all of those categories.

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Win a trip to the NFL Draft

Published March 11, 2015

A new sweepstakes will award a grand prize including a $10,000 Edvest college savings account and a trip for four to Chicago to announce the Packers' fourth round 2015 NFL Draft pick from the team's table at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University.

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Holmgren returns to Wisconsin for autograph show

Published March 2, 2015

Super Bowl winning coach Mike Holmgren, who coached the Green Bay Packers to the title in 1996, returns to Wisconsin for an autograph show on Saturday at Legends of the Field in Greenfield.

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NFL Combine is Thompson's time

Published Feb. 19, 2015

Officially, the 2015 NFL season doesn't begin until March when the league calendar flips. But the NFL Combine is this week in Indianapolis, and it's the best chance for teams to get up close and personal with future draft picks. While Packers coaches are on hand as well, this is Ted Thompson's time to shine.

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Bears, pigs and Marty McFly

Published Feb. 16, 2015

As with any good Milwaukeean, I left work and headed to a bar Thursday night - only it was a bit later since I just finished up covering the Milwaukee Bucks' victory over the Sacramento Kings - and headed to My Office. What I walked in to was a hilarious mix of Bears, pigs and Marty McFly references.

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McCarthy's surprise move sends strong message to Packers

Published Feb. 11, 2015

Coaches in any sport preach accountability, from their players and themselves. But all have an ego, and believe their way is the right way. Sometimes, it's "do as I say, not as I do." But Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has determined he needed to change in order for the Packers to win another Super Bowl. It sends a strong message.

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Packers free agency situation clouded

Published Feb. 6, 2015

Letroy Guion was arrested in his home state of Florida on Wednesday, and the free agent-to-be defensive tackle's future with the Green Bay Packers at risk. Guion's legal matter only further clouds the free agent picture for the Packers, who have big decisions to make on Randall Cobb, Bryan Bulaga and several others.