It was a busy week for the Green Bay Packers. They finished up their first week of OTAs and signed free agent tight end Marcedes Lewis. Those were the major headlines, so here’s the other news you may have missed.
The Packers began organized team activities (OTAs) last week, adding plenty of new storylines to discuss. By the end of the current week, they will have completed six practice sessions. Teams are permitted ten total practices during organized team activities.
Green Bay also signed tight end Marcedes Lewis, which gave fans a tangible piece of news to talk about. The news was a far cry from what we were accustomed to in the past – veteran free agent signees who could contribute in a meaningful way.
Throughout the rest of the weekly roundup, we’ll look back on reactions to news surrounding the Packers. Below are articles, videos and tweets from the FanSided network and around the web, detailing all you need to know from the past week.
News from FanSided Network
Joe Kipp gives us five main takeaways from the first set of OTAs:
Brandon Carwile profiles which positions on the team still need more talent:
Gage Bridgford tells us which positions will have the toughest battles this summer:
David Steger examines what new signing Marcedes Lewis brings to the Packers:
Brian Sampson shows us the NFC North power rankings at this point in the offseason:
Finally, Joe Kipp ranks the 20 greatest Packers players of the past decade:
News from around the web
Adrian Peterson was linked to the Packers again, this time by his own doing. Peterson stated in an interview with ESPN, “Green Bay wouldn’t be a bad look”.
Subsequently, CheeseheadTV writer Zach Jacobson tells us why signing Peterson would be detrimental:
Packers beat writers Mike Spofford and Wes Hodkiewicz discuss the main highlights from the first week of OTAs in their latest podcast:
Speaking of, the Tundra Effect uploaded highlights from the Packers’ first week of OTAs. From the video, “You can definitely tell who the veterans are and who the rookies are.”:
Brian Gutekunst announced a newly revamped scouting department, a vital operation to the functioning of the Packers:
Dave Rawlins gives us a visual representation of all the Packers receiving threats currently on the roster:
Former Packers wide receiver James Jones was chosen to be inducted into his alma mater’s Hall of Fame:
Finally, Aaron Rodgers spent time this weekend at the Indy 500:
Well, that’s it, all the major headlines from the past week regarding the green and gold. Make sure to check back next week for another edition of the Green Bay Packers weekly roundup.