Author: J.J. Lahey

Jaire Alexander intercepts Kirk Cousins

The Green Bay Packers have officially exercised the fifth-year option on star CB Jaire Alexander. The talented corner is now guaranteed to make $13.294 million in 2022. OverTheCap values the 24-year old at $16,150,000 per year, making him a steal by at least $3 million. However, the cornerback market has been set significantly higher than that. L.A.’s Jalen Ramsey is set to count $23,200,000 against the 2022 cap. When the Packers negotiate a new long-term second contract with Alexander, it will likely be comparable money to Ramsey’s. Alexander had an extraordinary 2020 season, posting the best PFF score in the…

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Billy Turner

Every year, each team selects a player they feel best exemplify the values of courage and sportsmanship to name their recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award. In partnership with the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation, the Green Bay Packers have announced their choice for 2020 is offensive tackle Billy Turner. The foundation established in Ed Block’s name promotes the prevention of child abuse and has established a nation-wide network of 27 “Courage Houses”, each one affiliated with an NFL team, to help neglected and abused children. Of these Courage Houses, the Packers sponsor Family Service of Northeast Wisconsin in…

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Joe Fortunato

Once again, the Green Bay Packers put together one of the worst special teams performances in the league last year. Are you surprised? Probably not. The special teams unit under former coordinator Shawn Mennenga finished 29th in the league in the 2020-2021 season in Gosselin’s rankings, and 26th the year prior, earning Mennenga’s dismissal. He was replaced by bright young assistant Maurice Drayton, long-rumored to be head coach LaFleur’s favorite for the position last time around before the higher powers pushed for an outside hire. While the one dependable rock on the unit, kicker Mason Crosby was nearly flawless as…

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Aaron Jones announced news of his extension via Twitter.

“I’m just glad I could keep playing where I started my career. And for everybody who think they know where I was going, you guys are funny; I didn’t even know where I was going.” -Aaron Jones on Instagram Live. On the eve of the NFL’s legal tampering period, when teams are allowed to begin contract talks with free agents, Packers running back Aaron Jones tweeted a jubilant photo of himself with the caption “Let’s run it back #GoPackGo”. ESPN’s Adam Schefter was quick to confirm that the team and agent Drew Rosenhaus had come to terms on a 4-year,…

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