Posts Tagged ‘jermichael finley’

Green Bay Packers and TE Jermichael Finley Agree on Two-Year Deal

The Packers heading into the offseason had just 8 unrestricted free agents, but that number is down to 7 after the team today came to terms with tight end Jermichael Finley on a two-year deal. According to Mike Florio at PFT, the extension is worth around $15 million. $7.5 million per year top the $7.4 […]

Last Second FG keeps Packers unbeaten in thrilling 38-35 win over Giants

Aaron Rodgers completed passes of 24, 27 and 18 yards in a lightning-quick five-play drive to set up a 31-yard field goal by Mason Crosby on the final play, and the Green Bay Packers remained undefeated and clinched a playoff berth with a 38-35 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. “Those are the fun ones when they end up […]

Jermichael Finley wants to stay in Green Bay – even if he’s slapped the franchise tag

Packers tantalizing tight end Jermichael Finley wants to stay with the Packers according to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.  In fact if he doesn’t get a new contract, he is OK with being the Packers franchise player. “If they do that, I’m down with that,” the former Longhorn said. “I ain’t going to […]

Fabulous Finley’s Three Touchdowns Propel Packers By Bears; 27-17

Good: “We just won a big division game against a rival on the road, and I think there’s a feeling that we could have played a little better,” said Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers following the Packers 27-17 triumph over the Bears.  That’s the mentality you need if you want to continue to work to improve […]

Gridiron Gab NFL Preseason Power Rankings

1. New Orleans Saints – Improved ground game for Drew Brees is scary to think about.  Mark Ingram has the best interior line in football to work with.  A loaded defensive front combined with a top-tier secondary has coordinator Gregg Williams smiling.  Gotta love Sean Payton’s aggressive play calling on offense.  Superdome is the definition […]

Packers Training Camp News

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp news. 1. Punter Matshay improving: The rage is the Australian-style drop punt and placement punting. In the padded practice, Masthay was given three punts from the 50 and two from the opponents’ 40. All five of his kicks either were downed inside the 20, fair-caught inside the 20 or out of […]

Packers Training Camp: Position Battles

Legendary senior writer jclombardi previews training camp position battles. (1) Rookie Derek Sherrod vs. 2nd year veteran T.J. Lang at left guard. With the beginning of training camp, first-round draft pick Sherrod got the 1st opportunity to succeed departed free agent Colledge, but he struggled in team drills looking overwhelmed. The natural tackle is simply more of the traditional […]

Packers Training Camp News Headlines

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp headlines. McCarthy Preaches Focus In Meeting: This message was nearly five months in the making. Charlie Peprah assured the coach’s point was made. Recalling the meeting a few hours later, Peprah used the word “mind-set” seven times in two minutes. That’s the key to repeating as Super Bowl […]