Morning Buzz: Guys behind the guy get a look
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 strong cup of coffee and get caught up on everything you need to know about the Packers.
We start with the controlled free agents the Packers have to make decisions on over the course of the next few weeks. Ryan Wood has the goods.
General manager Ted Thompson faces some big decisions on whether to re-sign Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agents such as guard T.J. Lang and outside linebacker Nick Perry.
Thompson also must decide how to proceed with his team’s controlled free agents. The Packers have nine of them entering the spring, more than double the four they had last year. Most of them will be easy calls, but these can become important decisions.
Our Pete Dougherty writes on Willie Davis and how the Green Bay Packers Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end supported boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
Rich Ryman, as always, has all the latest on the Titletown District.
I answered a bunch of questions from Packers fans in my latest mailbag.
Elsewhere, Jason Wilde writes on the trainers who helped Jordy Nelson become Comeback Player of the Year:
Bill Huber weighs in on the idea of cutting high-priced underperformers in his latest podcast:
Two brothers who took out an ad honoring their Packers-fan father’s memory were featured on the Today show:
Wisconsin fans are getting giddy at the possibility:
ESPN’s Rob Demovsky takes a look at the tight end position:
Over at Cheesehead TV, Dave Nicholson looks at the Packers' ability to continually take the ball away:
Pete Prisco has some advice for teams looking for interior line help:
One question that is going to be asked over and over around the NFL this offseason is “Where does Tony Romo end up?” Peter King explores that and more in his Monday Morning Quarterback:
Good Morning Football looks at the same thing:
Another quarterback who could be on the move this offseason is Jimmy Garoppolo. Could he end up in the Packers’ division?
Jordy Nelson stopped by the Badgers basketball game this weekend.
Super Bowl hero James White took in the game as well: