free agents

Packers Will Reduce Restricted Free Agent Tenders Tomorrow

The Green Bay Packers plan to reduce the tenders to their three remaining unsigned restricted free agents tomorrow if those players don’t sign before the 12 a.m. ET deadline. This is a course of action we suggested would happen last week, and per usual, the “mainstream” media has caught on. Pro Football Talk reports that […]

Keep An Eye On June 15

On June 15 NFL teams can reduce their contract tenders to unsigned restricted free agents. The Green Bay Packers have three remaining unsigned players — safety Atari Bigby, defensive end Johnny Jolly and cornerback Tramon Williams. Bigby’s tender is for $1.759 million, Jolly’s if for $2.521 million and Williams is for $3.043 million. The Packers […]

Packers Could Get Outside Linebacker After All

Adalius Thomas

Hey, Green Bay Packers’ general manager Ted Thompson has done nothing to wow us thus far this offseason. The Packers have been silent in free agency. They haven’t made a peep on the trade market. The team’s draft made us scratch our head several times. So, with the Packers seemingly only a player or two […]

Packers’ Undrafted Free Agent Round-up

The Green Bay Packers signed several undrafted free agents following the seven-round NFL Draft. Those players are as follows. Miami cornerback Sam Shields Shields is a speed demon. He ran the 40 in 4.3 seconds at Miami’s pro day. However, he’s extremely raw as a cornerback, having played only one season at the position at […]

Packers Looking At Brian Westbrook

Brian Westbrook

A day after we told you the Green Bay Packers were looking at running backs in the early rounds of the draft, it looks like they’ve expanded that search to the free agent scrap heap as well. Greg Bedard reported today, the Packers are kicking the tires on former Philadelphia Eagles’ starter Brian Westbrook. Though […]

What’s Next For the Packers?

After signing four of their own free agents and doling out somewhere in the neighborhood of $80 million to do so, the Green Bay Packers have done quite a bit to solidify their team for 2010 and beyond. Besides getting Nick Collins, Ryan Pickett, Chad Clifton and Mark Tauscher back into the fold, the Packers […]

Tauscher Deal Reportedly Close

Word out of Green Bay is the Packers are close to a deal to resign veteran right tackle Mark Tauscher. “I feel Mark Tauscher is definitely not too far away, and hopefully we’ll have some news for you there shortly, and no different with Ryan Pickett,” coach Mike McCarthy said. “We’re focused on bringing our […]

Packers Sign Nick Collins, Ryan Pickett

Ryan Pickett

By Green Bay Packers’ standards, the team has been active during free agency. They haven’t signed a player from another team, but they’ve now signed three of their own players after inking safety Nick Collins and nose tackle Ryan Pickett today. There are conflicting reports on Collins’ contract. Per Pete Dougherty, Collins received a four-year […]

Packers Could Be Players in Phase Two of Free Agency

The first weekend of free agency is always fast paced and sees a lot of players changing teams. It also sees the biggest names signed. This year, those players were Julius Peppers, Antrel Rolle, Karlos Dansby, Dunta Robinson, etc. Now that the big names and their huge contracts are taken care of, the second tier […]

Day Two Free Agency Update

Aaron Kampman

Although it will be quieter today than it was yesterday, we’ll again keep running updates throughout the day with the latest news at the top of the page. Check out the day one free agent rundown here. ———- OK, the Aaron Kampman saga continues to get weirder. The Eagles have refuted the report below that […]

Day One Free Agency Update

We’re going to update this post throughout the day simply because there already is a lot going on and there will be a lot more in the free for all known as NFL free agency. The most recent news will be at the top. ———- Safety Antrel Rolle was the last big signing of the […]

We May Be Short Changing Aaron Kampman

Aaron Kampman

On the eve of free agency the Green Bay Packers face one of their toughest decisions on the future of defensive end/outside linebacker Aaron Kampman. The Packers have publicly stated that they want to resign Kampman, but they will have competition for his services. A week ago, it would have been fine with us if […]

The Inside Dirt on the Packers Restricted Free Agents

Nick Collins

The Green Bay Packers have submitted tenders to nine restricted free agents. The team hasn’t announced at what level they’ve tendered them, but some information has surfaced in the past 24 hours. Here’s a summary. Nick Collins – The Packers starting free safety received the highest possible tender, which is a 10 percent increase on […]

Kapinos Won’t Be Back With Packers

Jeremy Kapinos

The struggles of Green Bay Packers punter Jeremy Kapinos and the special teams as a whole have been well documented. Today, Kapinos found out he won’t return to the Packers in 2010 and to put it mildly, he’s pissed. The Packers tendered all of their restricted and exclusive rights free agents today, but Kapinos and […]

Some Interesting Free Agent Possibilities For Packers

Ted Thompson

Although there are players available – like Antrel Rolle, Dunta Robinson and Darren Sproles – who would make great additions to the Green Bay Packers in free agency, we all know who we’re dealing with here. We’re dealing with Ted Thompson and during his tenure with the Packers, Thompson has signed exactly one outside free […]

Packers Tender Blackmon, Williams; Colledge Has Competition

The Green Bay Packers used the original-round tender on cornerback Will Blackmon, who is returning from a knee injury. The tender is for $1.176 million and gives the Packers the right to match any offer Blackmon receives. If Blackmon signs with another team, the Packers would receive a fourth-round draft pick. Meanwhile, cornerback Tramon Williams, […]

Antrel Rolle Will Be Free

The Arizona Cardinals will cut safety Antrel Rolle rather than pay him a $4 million roster bonus on March 5, a move first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter. We talked about the potential of Rolle joining the Green Bay Packers, where he could replace Atari Bigby at free safety, a couple weeks ago. Now that […]

Tauscher Could Be On Browns List

Mark Tauscher

It’s hard to believe there will be much competition for a 32-year-old right tackle on the free agent market, but then, the free agent market isn’t very strong this year. So, Green Bay Packers right tackle Mark Tauscher, who will become an unrestricted free agent later this week, could have some teams kicking his tires. […]

More Tomlinson To Green Bay Rumors, But Sproles Is Now Free

After LaDainian Tomlinson was released by the San Diego Chargers there was immediately Internet speculation about him joining the Green Bay Packers. Subsequently, we told you why that makes no sense, but that didn’t stop none other than the San Diego Union Tribune’s Chris Jenkins from bringing up Green Bay as a potential destination for […]

Top-Flight Cornerbacks Available, Packers Unlikely To Act

Dunta Robinson

Make no mistake about it, the Green Bay Packers are in the cornerback market. Al Harris is rehabilitating a major knee injury and behind Charles Woodson and Tramon Williams, who ended the season as the starters, the Packers are thin. There has been speculation the Packers might be interested in acquiring San Diego’s Antonio Cromartie, […]