Morning Buzz: Bennett not dying for this
Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here atPackersNews.com. Grab a cup of coffee (or brew some tea, if that’s your thing) and get caught up on everything you need to know about the Packers.
We start withMichael Cohen’s look at Davon House, his return to Green Bay and how he’s fitting back in to the defense that, frankly, he never should have left.
The Packers have treated House like a premier cornerback ever since he returned to Lambeau Field. They worked him into the first-team defense immediately during organized team activities and asked him to fill a leadership role for a youthful position group that includes Kevin King, the team's top draft pick. He began training camp as the No. 1 corner. He leads the way when the Packers call for individual drills.
But the flip side to that narrative is Thompson’s sizable bet on a player in need of redemption. House endured the worst season of his career in 2016 and was benched after the first four games. Jacksonville released him for a reason, and the Packers are gambling that House can rediscover himself with a better schematic fit in Green Bay, where the secondary desperately needs him.
Michael’s latest daily podcast is up as well:
Probably the biggest piece of news coming out of Monday’s practice was Mike McCarthy letting us know that rookie defensive lineman Montravius Adams would be out multiple weeks:
Pete Dougherty gives a rundown of everything that he saw during Monday’s practice in his Camp Insider:
The latest notebook leads with Mike McCarthy not wanting to make comparisons:
Ryan Wood notes that linebacker Jordan Tripp is being used extensively on special teams:
I answered reader questions after Monday’s practice over onour Facebook page:
Elsewhere, Jason McIntyre over at The Big Lead sees big things for the Packers this year:
Martellus Bennett seemed to enjoy taking some recent promo shots:
Bennett also responded to a Jets rookie about some startling comments on the latest CTE study:
It’s pretty clear Josh Jones is going to be used a lot this season, as Rob Demovsky writes for ESPN:
The Associated Press looks at the energy Mike Daniels brings to the defense:
Cheesehead TV has 5 guys who have to have good years for the Packers to do the same:
The Power Sweep is all-in on Randall Cobb returning punts:
The Packers Wire looks at McCarthy’s praise of Kentrell Brice: