Author: McQuade Arnold

McQuade Arnold graduated from American Military University with an associates in General Studies and is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Sports Marketing. He has been active duty in the United States Navy for 9 years and is currently stationed in San Diego, CA. He is originally from Superior, WI and is a die hard Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and Bucks fan!

It has been almost two months since Davante Adams was traded to the Las Vegas Raiders.  After the draft, the Green Bay Packers essentially traded Davante Adams for wide receiver Christian Watson, and linebacker Quay Walker.  Just yesterday Ian Rappaport appeared on the Pat McAfee Show with new details involving the trade: https://twitter.com/patmcafeeshow/status/1526250189031342080?s=21&t=pkmy_mU4GsZ0dldZdzK2jg “The Packers offered Davante Adams a bigger deal over the first two years than the Raiders did … he just didn’t wanna be there,” Rapoport said. Until now we had assumed that Green Bay offered Davante Adams a mega contract.  Now we have confirmation that not only…

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The Packers tendered an exclusive rights free agent tender on WR Allen Lazard on March 16th.  At the time the Packers fully expected Lazard to sign the tender sheet offer.  Both sides reportedly wanted to get a new deal done. What is going on now with Allen Lazard? It is now two full months later, and these Packers signed their exclusive rights free agent tenders (which likely means they were in attendance for the start of the offseason program): Krys Barnes Dominique Dafney Jake Hanson Yosh Nijman Randy Ramsey Malik Taylor Allen Lazard has not yet signed his RFA deal.  Packers have…

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Aaron Rodgers has been at the center of media stories going on two years now. Social media outlets love to focus on his personal life rather than his play on the field. A quote was leaked that was rumored to be from Aaron Rodgers himself, however it was later reported the quote was fake.  The quote was mainly involving Aaron Rodgers and Kirk Cousins , but threw shade at the Lions and Bears.  The Quote:  “Kirk and I are actually good friends. He’s someone I respect a lot. We have similar beliefs and values. Each off-season his family will come…

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The Green Bay Packers have officially locked up start Cornerback Jaire Alexander.  Today he signed a 4 year, $84 Million Dollar extension with the Packers.  He now becomes the fifth player on the Packers roster that will have a $20,000,000 dollar cap hit in 2023. The Five Players Who Will Have a Massive Cap Hit: QB Aaron Rodgers: $31,623,570 LT David Bakhtiari: $30,128,014 DT Kenny Clark: $23,973,000 RB Aaron Jones: $20,013,000 CB Jaire Alexander: $20,000,000 The 2023 NFL Salary Cap is projected to hit a record $225 Million Dollars in 2023.  Still, having five players account for $127 Million Dollars…

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The Green Bay Packers have locked up one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL through the 2026 season.  Today the Packers and Jaire Alexander came to a 4 year $84 million dollar extension. Alexander’s deal includes a league minimum base salary of $1.076 million and a signing bonus of $30 million.  The signing bonus being a record-high for a defensive back. With the bonus being spread out over the next five seasons, Alexander’s cap hit for the 2022 season could be as low as $7.076 million.  This move could free up as much as $6.2 million in salary cap…

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Jaire Alexander got the bag today, as the kids might say. The Green Bay Packers and Jaire Alexander came to an agreement on a four-year $84 million contract extension. This will keep the star cornerback in Green Bay through the 2026 season.  While the official numbers have not come out yet, based on what we know so far, we have a rough estimate on how much money this can save the Packers for this off-season. Contract Number / Salary Cap Impact Alexander’s deal includes a league minimum base salary of $1.076 million and a signing bonus of $30 million.  The…

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All off-season long, one of the biggest priorities was keeping Jaire Alexander in Green Bay. Today Green Bay locked up the superstar cornerback. Jaire’s massive extension: https://twitter.com/adamschefter/status/1526208671369379842?s=21&t=W6c2HoaSs4C6lT6v9P79iw The news was reported Monday morning by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  The deal averages out to $21 million per year. It includes a $30 million signing bonus, which is a record for defensive backs.  Schefter reports that Alexander will receive $42.5 million by March. The base salary this season will be $1.076 million, which helps the Packers with the salary cap A LOT. https://twitter.com/rothchris/status/1526209950665539585?s=21&t=rn_uRdtnGm0osAm1B8p95A Not only does Green Bay lock up their star cornerback,…

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The Atlanta Falcons have reached an agreement with a former Packers and Lions wide receiver. The move comes shortly after the Falcons signed quarterback Marcus Mariota, and drafted Desmond Ridder.  With the suspension of Calvin Ridley for the entire 2022 season, the Falcons are in need of wide receiver help. Geronimo Allison to the Falcons https://twitter.com/rapsheet/status/1526200682885402625?s=21&t=W6c2HoaSs4C6lT6v9P79iw Allison played in 46 games for the Green Bay Packers, accumulating nearly 90 receptions and just over 1000 yards. He is best remembered for his clutch catch against the Cincinnati Bengals on September 24, 2017. It was a 72 yard reception in overtime that…

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We have officially reached the middle of May and the Green Bay Packers have yet to add any veteran wide receivers to their roster (outside of Watkins).  At this point most of the big name wide receivers that figured to be on the market have made amends or been traded… except for one.  AJ Brown was traded to Philadelphia.  Deebo Samuel has seemed to make amends with the 49ers.  DK Metcalf said himself that he thinks a deal will get done with Seattle.  Terry McLaurin…. contract talks have gone no where. Terry McLaurin to Green Bay: Terry McLaurin is entering…

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With Khris Middleton unable to play due to his MCL injury, the Bucks’ perimeter shooting really took a hit against the Celtics. The Celtics were 110-292 from three (37.7%) in that specific series for 330 points. The Milwaukee Bucks were 57-204 from three (27.9%) for 171 points. Milwaukee adding a shooting guard this off-season coupled with the return of Middleton would be big for another post-season run. SG Bradley Beal (Washington) Bradley Beal is an un-restricted free agent this off-season and all signs point to him not returning to Washington. Beal is an elite scorer who can hit shots off…

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