Author: Greg Bates

Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers New York Jets

Fifty-eight of the first 79 NFL Drafts were held in New York City. When the NFL decided to open the draft up for various NFL cities to host starting in 2015, that piqued the interest of the Green Bay Packers. The league’s second-oldest active franchise wanted to get in on hosting the biggest event the NFL has every offseason. After seven years of tireless effort and endless pitches to the NFL, Green Bay was awarded the 2025 NFL Draft. It was announced on May 22, and local leaders met at Lambeau Field on May 24 to discuss the news with…

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Breaking Down the Packers’ Draft With ESPN’s Rob Demovsky

Rob Demovsky has covered the last 26 NFL Drafts. The longtime writer is an encyclopedia of Green Bay Packers history. As for Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst, he’s in his sixth year running the draft in Green Bay. Gutekunst, who reflects some of the same tendencies as his successful predecessors Ron Wolf and the late Ted Thompson, has started to reveal his selection style. With the Packers selecting Iowa linebacker Lukas Van Ness with the team’s top pick at 13th overall, Gutekunst stressed the importance of an edge rusher for the franchise. Van Ness was the first of five defensive…

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Green Bay Packers, Kenny Clark

After the rigors of a long NFL season in 2022, Kenny Clark needed to unwind. The Green Bay Packers’ defensive lineman got a chance to relax, spend valuable time with his young daughter, engrain himself further as a Wisconsin role model to young students and become an international traveler. The offseason was good for Clark, who enters his eighth season in the league. “I went to go experience some things and really enjoyed my offseason,” Clark told Wisconsin Sports Heroics. “I usually just go straight back home (to California) and then take a month off and then get back to…

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