Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com.
We'll start with Rob Reischel writing for ForbesSports about five Packers who failed to meet high expectations last season and have the most to prove in 2019.
Some saw their play decline due to age. Others experienced slippage because of injury.
One thing is certain, though: their careers are all at a crossroads today.
Now, these five Packers have a lot to prove in 2019 if Green Bay is going to snap out of a funk that’s seen it go 13-18-1 over the last two years.
The list: Aaron Rodgers, Kevin King, Geronimo Allison, Mike Daniels and Jimmy Graham. You can check out Reischel's reasoning for choosing each player here:
Former Packers GM Ted Thompson revealed he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder, as first reported by Tom Silverstein:
Well-wishes for Thompson abounded on the internet:
Jason Wilde writes about Rashan Gary's shoulder issues for the Wisconsin State Journal:
David Bakhtiari quenches his thirst at the Bucks-Celtics game Wednesday:
The Bucks minority investor of course was on hand as well:
More evidence that Bakhtiari is without peer at left tackle:
Andy Herman breaks down the tape on Packers seventh-round draft pick Ty Summers:
Cheesehead TV looks at four Packers who are on the roster bubble:
Kenny Clark's versatility makes it essential that the Packers lock up his services with a long-term deal:
And finally: Former Packers edge rusher (and all-around good guyJulius Peppers gets a front-office job with the Panthers:
Contact Stu Courtney at (920) 431-8377 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at @stucourt