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Green Bay Press-Gazette -  The Packers donated $1 million to establish the COVID-19 Relief Funds in Brown County as well as $500,000 to relief efforts in Milwaukee.

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Bulaga says, no hard feelings. Its just business

https://packerswire.usatoday.com/2020/03/24/bryan-bulaga-no-hard-feeling-about-departure-from-packers/

“I wish everyone there well. I hope they have a great year this year. I still have a lot of really good friends that I want to see do well and have success.
All the best to the Packers going forward,” Bulaga said.

 

Thanks for everything Bryan

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Acme Packing: NFL Draft 2020: Identifying Packers wide receiver targets despite limited testing data

Using the tools at our disposal, we can start to parse this with receivers. Using the traditional standards Green Bay tends to follow, a scant five guys check every box:

Denzel Mims
Michael Pittman Jr.
John Hightower
Gabriel Davis
Freddie Swain

Of that group, only Mims projects to be a first-round player, though Pittman’s combine opened eyes and he’s making a push to be a top-50 player. Meanwhile, Hightower and Davis look like likely Day 2 picks with Swain a possible Day 3 sleeper. For a team like Green Bay in need of some juice, this list doesn’t leave much flexibility. It’s no wonder the Packers reportedly covet Mims. In terms of players at the combine, this leaves 50 guys on the outside looking in.

That puts the available pool of likely receivers here with their projected draft slot:

Henry Ruggs — 1st
Justin Jefferson — 1st
Denzel Mims — 1st
Brandon Aiyuk — 1st/2nd
Michael Pittman Jr. — 2nd
Chase Claypool — 2nd
Donovan Peoples-Jones — 2nd/3rd
Gabriel Davis — 3rd
John Hightower — 3rd
Antonio Gibson — 3rd/4th
Joe Reed — 7th round/UDFA
Tyrie Cleveland — 7th round/UDFA

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Acme Packing - In Kiper’s third mock draft for this year, he is picking a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers at pick number 30.

However, he has gone through three different receivers now at that selection, with the latest being an example of a Combine workout driving a player up the board. Immediately following the end of the college football season, Kiper projected Penn State’s KJ Hamler to the Packers, then switched to Justin Jefferson from LSU before the Combine.

Now, he has Notre Dame’s Chase Claypool as the pick, coming as the seventh wide receiver off the board. Here’s Kiper’s explanation:

Green Bay cut Jimmy Graham and hasn’t added any receiving help this offseason, so I’m sticking with a wide receiver for its pick, though it’s the third different wideout in my three mock drafts. Like Denzel Mims, Claypool had an electrifying combine, running a 4.42 40 and putting up a 40.5-inch vertical at 6-foot-4, 238 pounds. This might be a slight reach, but a team could fall in love with his traits, and he produced last season, catching 66 passes for 1,037 yards and 13 touchdowns. He could be a matchup nightmare for Aaron Rodgers.

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5 minutes ago, OneTwoSixFive said:

Does anyone pay any attention to Mel Kiper anymore ?

 

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Ben Fennell -   Favorite 2020NFLDraft Sleepers

WR Chris Rowland - Tennessee St
RB Tra Minter - South Alabama
CB Will Sunderland - Troy
WR Kirk Merritt - Arkansas St
OLB Mantriel Reaves - Towson
CB Travis Reed - South Alabama
S Mason Gray - Robert Morris
RB Pete Guerriero - Monmouth
WR Chris Rowland - Tennessee State YAC, Slot, Gadget, Speed Demon Lines up in backfield too.
Reminds me quite a bit of Andy Isabella from last year's class.

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Just now, vegas492 said:

Must love Rowland if he listed him twice.

I think the last entry was just to provide some of the player's characteristics. Since he didnt do that with any other player? Yeah. Could mean he likes him more than the others.

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PackersWire - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is back in California after scrambling out Peru amidst the coronavirus crisis currently afflicting the world.

Rodgers told Pat McAfee and A.J. Hawk that he and three others with him barely got through a crowded, panic-stricken airport and onto a private plane before the airport closed down indefinitely.

“We made it by about 15 minutes,” Rodgers explained.

 

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On 3/24/2020 at 5:43 PM, Leader said:

Acme Packing: NFL Draft 2020: Identifying Packers wide receiver targets despite limited testing data

Using the tools at our disposal, we can start to parse this with receivers. Using the traditional standards Green Bay tends to follow, a scant five guys check every box:

Denzel Mims
Michael Pittman Jr.
John Hightower
Gabriel Davis
Freddie Swain

Of that group, only Mims projects to be a first-round player, though Pittman’s combine opened eyes and he’s making a push to be a top-50 player. Meanwhile, Hightower and Davis look like likely Day 2 picks with Swain a possible Day 3 sleeper. For a team like Green Bay in need of some juice, this list doesn’t leave much flexibility. It’s no wonder the Packers reportedly covet Mims. In terms of players at the combine, this leaves 50 guys on the outside looking in.

That puts the available pool of likely receivers here with their projected draft slot:

Henry Ruggs — 1st
Justin Jefferson — 1st
Denzel Mims — 1st
Brandon Aiyuk — 1st/2nd
Michael Pittman Jr. — 2nd
Chase Claypool — 2nd
Donovan Peoples-Jones — 2nd/3rd
Gabriel Davis — 3rd
John Hightower — 3rd
Antonio Gibson — 3rd/4th
Joe Reed — 7th round/UDFA
Tyrie Cleveland — 7th round/UDFA

Hell to the no...
https://www.nfl.com/prospects/freddie-swain?id=32195357-4108-6661-a1b9-6c0262d1d23d

I'd love to see us drafted Hightower as a second, developmental WR. Dude just needs to bulk up a bit. The other guys all lack explosion and creativity to their routes and releases.

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9 hours ago, Leader said:

PackersWire - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is back in California after scrambling out Peru amidst the coronavirus crisis currently afflicting the world.

Rodgers told Pat McAfee and A.J. Hawk that he and three others with him barely got through a crowded, panic-stricken airport and onto a private plane before the airport closed down indefinitely.

“We made it by about 15 minutes,” Rodgers explained.

 

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/28964015/packers-aaron-rodgers-details-frenzied-departure-peru

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In that same interview with Pat McAfee Rodgers was pretty happy with the signing of Funchess.

Most of it is BS talk, much about nothing. A little about the CBA. How he feels the Packers window to win is now and that he wants to play out the remainder of his 4 years on this contract which takes him to 40 and see if he can get another contract. Wants to only play for the Packers.

Actually a waste of an hour really, it was Pat licking Aaron balls, very little football talk and just shooting the breeze.
 

 

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Of course Rodgers would wait until the last possible minute to get out of a country.

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