Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer
It's OTA season in Green Bay.
It's OTA season in Green Bay.
Several factors have led Packers coaches to reduce the number of running plays in practice by between 6-10 percent for the organized team activities.
Rookie Josh Jones, who caught the Packers' eye early on at NC State, should bring speed and versatility to the Packers defense.
Mike McCarthy on reducing OT to 10 minutes: "I'm curious to see how the voting goes, but I don't have an opinion one way or another."
Big things are expected from last year's first-round pick Kenny Clark, and Packers coach Mike McCarthy said "Kenny is crushing it in the weight room."
Packers coach Mike McCarthy said the start of OTA's is "really focused on the passing game." Part of that is how little value there is in running-game drills without pads. "We just wanted to tilt it more toward the passing game," McCarthy said before Tuesday's practice. "The run game production is minimal in terms of the quality of work in helmets and shorts."
Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Mike Wahle joins Jason Wilde on ESPN Wisconsin's Wilde and Tausch to talk about life after football.
Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Mike Flanagan catches up with Jason Wilde on ESPN Wisconsin's Wilde and Tausch.
He still has Aaron Rodgers, but coach Mike McCarthy will have to find new leadership following the departures of several veterans via free agency.
Sophia Minnaert joins Greg Scalzo and Ben Brust, subbing for Wilde and Tausch, to discuss the Brewers and Cubs weather cancellation fiasco.
Josh Jones' rookie contract with the Packers included a $1,218,844 signing bonus and a total of $2,068,944 of the $4,233,412 is guaranteed. His base salaries are $465,000 in 2017 (fully guaranteed), $657,428 in 2018 ($385,100 of which is guaranteed), $849,856 in 2019 and $1,042,284 in 2020. The second-round pick (No. 61 overall) signed on Friday.
Among those in attendance at the Bucks' pre-draft workout on Monday were National Player of the Year Frank Mason III, Northeastern guard T.J. Williams, Marquette center Luke Fischer, Kentucky forward Isaac Humphries, North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks and UConn center Amida Brimah. Milwaukee owns the 17th and 48th selections in this year's draft.
Riding their offense, the Brewers climb three spots to just outside the top 10. However, their secret weapon could be their new closer.
Did the Cubs postpone Saturday's game for any particular reason? Will the Eastern Conference Finals go further than five games? Bryan and Dan discuss in Fact or Fiction.
A poor market for centers could play a role in whether Greg Monroe decides to pick up his 2017-18 player option or test unrestricted free agency.
In mid-February, we wondered if Eric Thames was the real deal. His scorching month of April and patience at the plate put the question to bed rather quickly.
MLB's introduction to "The Korean Babe Ruth" has earned the headlines, but Milwaukee is getting contributions from all over the lineup. Will they last?
According to projections by OverTheCap.com, the Packers should receive four compensatory draft picks in 2018, including one in the third round.
Kris Bryant hit two home runs and Jake Arrieta tossed six strong innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 13-6 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
The Cubs flexed their defending champion muscle at the plate and on the hill Sunday, battering the first-place Brewers 13-6 at Wrigley Field. Kris Bryant reached base five times, scored four runs and homered twice for his ninth career multi-homer game. Meanwhile, things keep trending in the right direction for Jake Arrieta, who went six innings with six strikeouts. The only run he allowed was unearned. Milwaukee lost first baseman Eric Thames during the game because of leg cramping.
Brewers slugger Eric Thames exited Sunday's game against the Cubs in the bottom of the fifth with cramping in his leg.