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Category: ‘Safeties’

Green Bay Packers Sign Kahlil Bell, Release Jerron McMillian
December 3rd, 2013 at 3:29 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-6-1) have added a new running back to the offensive backfield and have made changes in the defensive secondary. The Packers officially signed veteran halfback Kahlil Bell on Tuesday and released safety Jerron McMillian. Bell was added to the roster after the Packers placed rookie running back Johnathan...

Green Bay Packers Morgan Burnett Dying to Return to the Field
September 13th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett missed the team’s season opener at San Francisco this past Sunday with an ongoing hamstring injury, but he is probably to play in Sunday's home opener against the Washington Redskins, as he had participated in Friday practice. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Burnett is...

Green Bay Packers Remain One of the NFC’s Best, Despite Loss to San Francisco 49ers
September 9th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
The Green Bay Packers (0-1) proved they have progressed since January. The San Francisco 49ers (1-0) were the overwhelming favorites to beat the Packers on Sunday, yet it was the Packers who had the prime opportunities to win the football game in the Bay. The Packers defensive front seven stepped up...

Green Bay Packers Confident in Burnett, Jennings, and McMillian
August 15th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
The Green Bay Packers looked to have been in serious trouble at the safety position after the team avoided selecting a safety in the 2013 NFL Draft. With the return of safeties Morgan Burnett, M.D. Jennings, and Jerron McMillian, both Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and General Manager Ted Thompson...

Green Bay Packers Sign Burnett to Four-Year Contract Extension
July 15th, 2013 at 6:05 PM
The Green Bay Packers have signed safety Morgan Burnett to a four-year, $24.75 million dollar contract extension with $8.25 million guaranteed, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Burnett, who is entering his fourth NFL season, led the Packers with 123 total tackles last season. Burnett also recorded two sacks and intercepted two...

Part II: Green Bay Packers, Life After Charles Woodson
June 23rd, 2013 at 12:31 PM
Earlier this offseason, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive back Charles Woodson. In Woodson’s absence, the Packers finished 7-2 and won the NFC North division title for the second consecutive season. Despite Woodson’s age (37 in October), the Packers are arguably weaker at the safety position without their fearless...

Head Coach McCarthy Says Woodson Will not Move to Safety
February 28th, 2012 at 7:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday that defensive back Charles Woodson will not be permanently moved to safety, but may play a few snaps there. "I think the closer Charles is to the ball the more dangerous he is and more impact he has to the offense.  He's the...

Green Bay Packers Safety Nick Collins Future to Be Determined in March
January 29th, 2012 at 1:34 PM
Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins's future in football has been up in the air since suffering a neck injury in week two against the Carolina Panthers.  According to team doctors, he will have to wait a couple more months until his future can be decided. ***PHOTO1***Collins will meet with the...

Green Bay Packers May Move Charles Woodson to Safety If Nick Collins Can’t Go
January 20th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson might be shifted to safety next year, but it all depends on the health of safety Nick Collins.  Collins injured his neck in week two and was placed on the IR, he was replaced by Charlie Peprah. "I think if (Woodson) wants to make the...