The debate rages: how can the Packers refrain from a decline in its player personnel compared with last season – or perhaps even have personnel improvement in 2021? Given the team’s salary cap woes, it might seem impossible. But what if a number of Green Bay players on last season’s roster play considerably better this […] The post Will (Not Can) Preston Smith Bounce Back? … [Read more...] about Will (Not Can) Preston Smith Bounce Back?
The NFL was deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Games were postponed or rescheduled. Some games had reduced live audience, whereas in some cases there was no live audience at all. Moreover, all the preseason games were canceled. After so much uncertainty and disappointment, it’s refreshing to see that things are going back […] The post All You Need to Know About … [Read more...] about All You Need to Know About the NFL Preseason Schedule
Drew Brees An icon has retired from the game, but not before adding to some of his all-time NFL records. Drew is currently the all-time passing yardage leader, at 80,358 yards. Tom Brady, however, needs only about 1,100 additional yards to surpass him. No one else has exceeded 72,000 yards. Peyton Manning is third (71,940), […] The post Various and Sundry Offseason Observations … [Read more...] about Various and Sundry Offseason Observations
Before Brian Gutekunst hands in his selections for each of the Packers 10 draft picks, he will be looking at the remaining players ranked on the Packers “Big Board.” As the 19th pick in the first round approaches and the Washington Football Team nears being, “on the clock” the Packer draft team will assess who […] The post Options for a Packer Mock Draft appeared first on Total … [Read more...] about Options for a Packer Mock Draft
Shakespeare couldn’t have had the Packer’s plight in mind, back around 1595, when he gave this title to one of his lesser-known comedies. Regardless, if Green Bay doesn’t heed his words, they will have squandered last season’s first round draft choice – they even traded up in order to select Utah State quarterback Jordan Love. […] The post Love’s Labour’s Lost? appeared first … [Read more...] about Love’s Labour’s Lost?
Total Packers may not be the most highly-credentialed Packers’ news source, but I’ll put our record, as prognosticators and truth tellers, up against any of the-renowned media organizations and on-line sites. I’ve gone back about a month on the TP site, and we’ weren’t the guys who day after day ran long articles or podcasts […] The post Thoughts on Media Coverage, Salary Cap … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Media Coverage, Salary Cap Realities, the GM, and Kevin King
If I recall correctly, one of our commenters recently made the point that almost all the league’s top rushers played on teams that didn’t make the playoffs – evidence that running back is one of the more overrated NFL positions. Someone even went so far as to say that paying a running back $12 million […] The post It’s Time to Dispel Some Running Back Myths appeared first on … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Dispel Some Running Back Myths
Sports fans come in many shapes and sizes. Some love anything competitive – from tennis to NFL, hockey to basketball, curling to judo. Others are fans of specific sports. Some may be enamored completely by the cricket but find other forms of competition boring; but, generally, sports fans have the base interest to be turned onto […] The post How Can the NFL Gain Soccer Fans? … [Read more...] about How Can the NFL Gain Soccer Fans?
I think it’s fair to say the Packers’ offensive output shocked us all last season. Sure, the optimists among us expected improvement over 2019, but who would have predicted the Pack would be the top scoring team in the league? The Packers finished last season with the following rankings: 5th in total offensive yards; 9th […] The post Packers Will Field a Veteran, Talent-laden … [Read more...] about Packers Will Field a Veteran, Talent-laden Offensive Juggernaut in 2021