GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers’ eventful offseason included a trip to India to see the spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and a pit stop to watch his girlfriend, race car driver Danica Patrick, at Daytona. He also purchased a minority stake in the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. This week, it’s back to the practice field for the two-time NFL MVP. On-field offseason workouts have started for the Green Bay Packers. They are especially important for a team that has had a lot of change
GREEN BAY — To get back to the playoffs, the Green Bay Packers’ defense needs to improve against the pass. Adding three tall receivers to the offense for quarterback Aaron Rodgers can’t hurt either. The two-time NFL MVP got help in the passing game on the third day of the NFL draft after the Packers prioritized pass defense in the early rounds. General manager Brian Gutekunst drafted three wideouts, starting with Missouri’s J’Mon Moore in the fourth round.
A new general manager is in charge of making the picks in the NFL draft this year for the Green Bay Packers, who are stocked with new faces on the coaching staff. So many changes this offseason and yet the Packers will have familiar priorities when the draft starts tonight. Think defense, again. The secondary could use a cornerback or versatile safety. The pass rush could use another athletic presence off the edge. “There will be some different people sitting in some different chairs.