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  1. Mailbag: Is Peppers pacing himself?

    Rob Demovsky

    Each week, I will ask for questions via Twitter with the hashtag #PackersMail and then will deliver the answers over the weekend. ...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  2. Packers might have options at safety

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Thirteen months ago, the Green Bay Packers gave Morgan Burnett an $8.25 million signing bonus as part of a four-year, $24.75 million contract extension. Now, there's a chance he might not be among their top-two performers at the...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. Packers position preview: Safeties

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Between now and the Green Bay Packers' first training camp practice on Saturday, we will break down each position group. Next up, the safeties. Returning players: Morgan Burnett, Micah Hyde, Sean Richardson, Chris Banjo. G...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  4. Time to step up: Morgan Burnett

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson say it every offseason: It is not the rookies who will make the difference for the Green Bay Packers but rather the returning players. With that in mind, over the next couple o...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  5. Should Morgan Burnett feel more pressure?

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Whatever the reasons Morgan Burnett was shut out in the interception department last season, don't blame it on the $24.75 million contract extension he signed last July with the Green Bay Packers. The fifth-year safety insists h...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Ignoring safety would've been a mistake

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ted Thompson ignored the safety position last year. He did not make the same mistake again. A year after the Green Bay Packers general manager watched 22 safeties come off the board in the draft without making a move at the p...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  7. Time to find the next big-play safety

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Pick after pick crawled across the bottom of television screens last April 25, 26 and 27 and those wondering when the Green Bay Packers would draft a safety got their answer when the 254th -- and final -- pick in the 2013 NFL draft...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  8. McCarthy: Morgan Burnett is not a bust

    Rob Demovsky

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Green Bay Packers want more production from strong safety Morgan Burnett. That's no secret. But during an interview at his hotel during a break from the NFL scouting combine, Packers coach Mike McCarthy offered a defense - a...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  9. Unusual position for Ron Zook's experience

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Assistant special teams coaches in the NFL are usually neophyte coaches or former players trying to break into the business. Rarely are they 59-year-olds who have held head coaching jobs at two prominent top-level colleges and a...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  10. A look at McCarthy's coaching staff

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have four new members of their coaching staff and five existing coaches with new or expanded roles. In addition to hiring Ron Zook and Sam Gash, the Green Bay Packers hired two other new assistant coaches, ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  11. Starter Pack: More future GMs in Green Bay

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Lately, it seems like whenever a team goes looking for a general manager, their eyes turn toward the Packers. In the last four years, three teams have plucked members of the Packers' personnel staff for GM hires. In 2010, the Se...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. Capers appreciates support, plans to go on

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Dom Capers appreciated the support from his players, especially from a veteran like defensive tackle Ryan Pickett, but the Green Bay Packers' defensive coordinator knows that alone won't fix the problems that have befallen his unit...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  13. Still waiting for big plays from Burnett

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It wasn't until Nick Collins' fourth NFL season that he became a major playmaker for the Green Bay Packers. The team's former safety intercepted just four passes in his first three NFL seasons. In Year 4, the 2008 season, Col...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  14. Taylor says demotion helped toughen him

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH --Ike Taylor could not recall the game that cost him his starting job in 2006. The 11th-year veteran can still remember as if it were yesterday how badly it bruised his ego when then Pittsburgh Steelers secondary coach Darren Perry info...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  15. Emptying out the notebook

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Here are some odds and ends to wrap up the week before the Green Bay Packers play the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Lambeau Field: Kick returner by committee: The Packers didn't identify a replacement for kick returner Jeremy Ross,...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  16. Is Chris Banjo worth the height risk?

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson doesn't do everything the way his mentor, Ron Wolf, did things when he ran the Packers from 1991 to 2001. But when it comes to certain things, like height requirements for defensive...

    Blog | August 28, 2013