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Packers Free Agent List and Signing Tracker

March 11th, 3:00 PM Central Standard Time. At that time, free agency begins, and the mad dash for the top available NFL players is on in earnest. The …

The Green Bay Packers' Switch to a 4-3 Could Be Easier Than You Think

After watching the debacle Saturday that was the Green Bay Packers defense, I decided to reserve judgement until the emotions wore off.<p>Well, it's officially been over 48 hours, and I still believe the same thing—it's time for a change.<p>Dom Capers and his 3-4 defense is like a new fad diet: You have …

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Green Bay Packers: Should the Packers Draft a Tight End in the 1st Round?

The Packers have a variety of different needs to fill in the offseason, particularly on defense. The NFL draft will undoubtedly be a place where the Packers will look to fill those holes.<p>While many mock drafts have the Packers picking a defensive player, such as a safety, defensive lineman or …

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Packers by the Numbers: 2013 Stats Green Bay Must Improve in 2014

In some ways, in the offseason preceding the 2014 season, the only numbers that matter from the Green Bay Packers' 2013 season are 8-7-1.<p>However, looking back at the problems that plagued the Packers most last season can help target which areas they can improve in 2014, nipping ongoing issues …

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What We've Learned About the Green Bay Packers After the Start of Free Agency

Free agency has officially begun in the NFL, and it seems like everyone forgot to tell the Green Bay Packers about it.<p>The first 24 hours came and went, and the Packers didn't make a move. Big-name players like safety Jairus Byrd, defensive end Lamarr Houston and outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware all …

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Packers, free-agent CB Sam Shields agree to four-year, $39M contract

Cornerback Sam Shields will return to Green Bay after all.<p><b>More NFL offseason: Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Pro Days | Top free agents</b><p>A week ago, …

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1-Year Deal Gives B.J. Raji, Packers One Last Chance to Get It Right

The Green Bay Packers and defensive lineman B.J. Raji are going to give it one last try at getting it right.<p>According to Tom Silverstein of the <i>Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel</i>, the Packers and Raji agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million Friday, three days into a free-agency period that obviously …

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Packers Sign Julius Peppers: Grading the Move and What It Means for Green Bay

Desperate to add playmakers to a defense that had so few in 2013, the Green Bay Packers went the unconventional route and added a former division nemesis.<p>According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, the Packers and former Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers agreed to a three-year deal worth $30 …

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Julius Peppers and Packers Agree on 3-Year Contract: Latest Details and Analysis

<b>Updates from Monday, Mar. 17</b><p>Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has the latest on Julius Peppers' deal with the Packers:<p>The three-year deal free agent DE Julius Peppers signed with the Packers Sunday is worth $27 million and features $7.5 million in guarantees.According to a source …

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Pass-rushing specialist Julius Peppers right fit for Packers

The Green Bay Packers know what they are getting in veteran pass-rusher Julius Peppers -- they've played him twice a season for the last four years. …

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Report: Johnny Jolly Set to Return from Surgery

The Packers infamously poor fortune with neck injuries appears to changing.<p>Less than a week after head coach Mike McCarthy expressed optimism for …

Riley Cooper's Extension May Raise Price for Jones

The best indicator of what a player should expect in free agency is a similarly positioned player with comparable skill/production.<p>While there isn't …

No Shields Deal Imminent; Franchise Tag Possible?

Yesterday, the NFL finally set its salary cap for the 2014 season at $133 Million. With that number finally set, Franchise and Transition Tag values …

7 Hidden Gems the Green Bay Packers Should Have Noticed at the Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine is a great environment in which to evaluate potential NFL prospects from many different aspects. General managers, personnel people, scouts and coaches are there to get an opportunity to see the players in various drills, check their 40-yard dash time and also their …

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Time Is Right for Ted Thompson, Green Bay Packers to Spend Big in Free Agency

Don't expect Ted Thompson to display his usual reticence to spend big in free agency in 2014.<p>It's likely that the Green Bay Packers make at least one big-name acquisition before the draft on May 8, if not more.<p>More importantly, the Packers' ability to spend this offseason, cap-wise, lines up with a …

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Green Bay Packers: Why Casey Hayward Will Have a Breakout Season in 2014

The Green Bay Packers' secondary has plenty of question marks this year, and even though most of those questions involve the safety position, the status of some of their cornerbacks certainly opens up a whole new set of questions.<p>When healthy, the Packers have plenty of depth at the cornerback …

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Draft Misses and Development Failures Forcing the Packers into Free Agency?

The Green Bay Packers under general manager Ted Thompson have been a draft-and-develop franchise, using free agency only in rare instances to supplement cheaper, homegrown talent.<p>Thompson's roster-building strategies are backed up by wins, division titles and a Super Bowl Championship. Since …

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Thursday games? Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is in favor, especially Thanksgiving

INDIANAPOLIS — Coaches are naturally creatures of habit.<p>Change upsets the weekly schedule, and many of them would love nothing more than to play …

Green Bay Packers: Latest Combine News and Rumors

With the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine starting over the weekend, the Green Bay Packers got a good look at a number of prospects they could be interested in when the draft rolls around. However, it's Monday and Tuesday at the combine that should be of most interest to the Packers.<p>That's because …

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Report: Packers CB Sam Shields to test free-agent market

With a failure to reach an agreement with the Packers (so far), cornerback Sam Shields will reportedly reach free agency.<p><b>More NFL offseason: NFL Mock</b> …

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