Archive for the ‘Offseason Overview’ Category

Packers: ESPY, Dynasty, Grant & Kuhn News

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights Packers news. ESPY AWARDS: Tonight, the annual 19th ESPY Awards are at 9:00 pm EST on ESPN.  The Packers are nominated in these categories: (1) Best Team–Packers, NFL (2) Best Male Athlete–QB Rodgers, NFL and (3)  Best NFL Player–both OLB Clay Matthews and QB Rodgers are nominated. Also, TE Crabtree hosts live-stream broadcast of himself watching the ESPYS on Livestream ( . […]

Packers 2011 Schedule

Senior writer jclombardi reviews Packers 2011 NFL schedule. PRESEASON: Sat., Aug. 13 @ Cleveland Browns 6:30 p.m. State Fri., Aug. 19 Arizona Cardinals 7:00 p.m. State Thu., Aug 26 @ Indianapolis Colts 7:00 p.m. CBS Thu., Sep. 1 Kansas City Chiefs 7:00 p.m. State REG. SEASON: Thu., Sept. 8 New Orleans Saints 7:30 p.m. NBC […]

Packers: Mini Headlines

Senior writer jclombardi highlights Packers headlines. Federal judge orders mediation: Judge Susan Nelson appointed Chief Magistrate Judge Boylan to preside mediation between the NFL and the players. The players got what they wanted as mediation will now occur under the umbrella of the federal litigation. Packers’ starting ROLB competition is wide open: PFW says no […]

Packers: 2011 NFL Draft Preview

Jclombardi’s first preview about Packers draft needs. The cumulative Packers mock drafts have more than 25 different players being picked including 3-4 defensive linemen, 3-4 outside linebackers, offensive tackles, interior offensive linemen, running backs, cornerbacks, wide receivers and safeties.  However, we first preview the immediate Packers needs: 1. Offensive Lineman. RT Tauscher and LT Clifton have […]

Packers: Season Team Grades

Senior writer jclombardi presents Packers team grades. PASS OFFENSE: A. Led by elite QB Rodgers, the Packers were fifth in passing yards per game (257.8), third in yards per completion (8.0), fourth (tied) in touchdown passes (31), and third in overall passer rating (98). QB Rodgers matured to elite status leading the Packers to win […]

NFC Spring News and Notes

ARIZONA:  Coming off the team’s first-ever Super Bowl appearance, Cardinals president MICHAEL BIDWILL was invited by the Navy to visit the USS Nimitz, an aircraft carrier with 5,000 crew members.  “It was truly one of the more exciting things I have done in my life,” says Bidwill.  “It was rewarding as an American to see […]

AFC Spring News and Notes

BALTIMORE:  All-Star linebacker RAY LEWIS will enter his 14th season with the Ravens after recently signing a multi-year contract.  The deal will essentially keep Lewis in Baltimore for his career.  “To be with the same team with the same fans for an entire career, that doesn’t happen in the NFL,” says Lewis.  “I don’t think […]

2009 Offseason Overview: NFC South

Carolina Panthers: -The Panthers went back to what made them so successful a couple seasons ago, and that was the power running game. With the drafting of Jonathan Stewart and Jeff Otah in the first round, as well as the emergence of former first round pick, DeAngelo Williams, John Fox and the Panthers were able […]