Posts Tagged ‘jclombardi’

Packers Training Camp News

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp. 1. RB Starks having strong camp. Starks continued what coach Mike McCarthy termed “a very good camp” with another strong day, including one of the best runs of camp thus far. Working in a short-yardage 11-on-11 period, Starks accelerated through a hole between left guard T.J. Lang and […]

Packers Training Camp News

Legendary senior writer Jclombardi highlights training camp news. 1. Bush shines: His career has seen many ups and downs. He played a vital special teams role as a core player on those units but also a fair amount of fan criticism for his mistakes and big plays allowed on defense. Now, he’s taking his game […]

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 Visiting White House August 12h

Legendary senior writer jclombardi–Packers are headed to White House. While the Packers were unable to make the traditional Super Bowl champions’ visit to the White House during the NFL lockout, the Packers will now visit the White House to meet the President Obama on August 12, 2011.  On August 13th, they play their first preseason football […]

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 & Photos

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp notes. Highlights: Rookie WR Randall Cobb–several difficult catches throughout Monday’s practice and appears to have an early comfort level in the offense; McCarthy credits him for being a quick learner; and the key is to get more (timing) reps with QB Rodgers. OL Derek Sherrod–struggled in his first padded […]

Packers: Training Camp Photos & Notes

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports training camp news. Clipped from: www.jsonline.com (share this clip) Training Camp notes: THUMBS UP–Much of the buzz Sunday was over the re-signing of wide receiver James Jones. But an equal buzz should have been over the return of tight end Jermichael Finley and the potential of rookie tight end D.J. Williams. Finley is being […]

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 […]