Morning Buzz: Packers roster moves and more
Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com. Grab a cup of coffee (or brew some tea) and get caught up on everything you need to know about the Packers.
First up, the Packers made a couple of roster moves Monday, releasing Knile Davis and reaching an injury settlement with Chris Banjo before his release.
Bob McGinn has his weekly Rating the Packers post up this morning. Excellent stuff as always.
For 56 minutes Sunday, the Green Bay Packers were on track to post their first victory as an underdog since last November in Minnesota.
They deserved to be leading by six points against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Despite the absence of six starters, they were playing resourcefully and without a turnover.
Then the defense fell apart on the Falcons’ winning 75-yard drive after which the offense folded with the ball in Aaron Rodgers’ hands and 31 seconds remaining.
Aaron Rodgers may have found an antidote for all the man coverage the Packers tend to see. Tom Silverstein writes on Rodgers using his legs to beat defenses.
Appearing on Clubhouse Live, Ty Montgomery said it will take a collective team effort to get through this part of the season that has been riddled with injuries.
You can see a replay of the Clubhouse show below. Ty’s guest this week was ...
Clubhouse Live with Montgomery, mystery guest
I answered some Packers fans' voicemails after the loss to the Falcons.
Answering Packers fan voicemails: Week 8
After said loss to the Falcons, the Packers fell a few spots in NFL Media’s power rankings.
The Scouting Academy broke down some Falcons/Packers tape.
The Packers have been spreading the ball around on offense:
The Packers won’t have to send the Chiefs anything for Knile Davis (Tom Silverstein reported this as well):
Packers coach Mike McCarthy sees opportunities for his young players, writes Jason Wilde.
In the division, the Bears pulled off the upset last night, and in convincing fashion.
The Vikings are in trouble on offense.