Welcome to Thursday. We're still three days from the Conference Championships, but there's plenty of Packers news and discussion going on around the internet. We've got a bunch of today's here, so take a break for lunch, kick back with an adult beverage, and enjoy the Curds.
Packers will try to maintain pattern of success at receiver - JSOnline
With Donald Driver, Greg Jennings, and maybe even Jermichael Finley's statuses still in question, the Packers will certainly need to spend a lot of time evaluating that position in the off-season.
Aaron Rodgers is not interested in running a read option offense - JSOnline
File this one under "Headlines I never thought I'd see because the basic concept is so ridiculous".
Packers approach crossroads with Woodson - Press-Gazette
I think Chuck is the biggest personnel decision this off-season, even bigger than Greg Jennings. That's mainly because Charles is still under contract, though, and the young secondary would be losing it's veteran leader.
Trgovac: Pickett 'definitely has another good year left in him' | Packersnews | packersnews.com
Funny...I actually thought Pickett was a lot older than 33. Knowing that and seeing his performance down the stretch this year, there's no question to me that he'll still be wearing Green and Gold for a few more years.
Secret Superstars: Divisional Playoffs - Pro Football Focus
Despite some his struggles this year, T.J. Lang earned a 100% pass blocking efficiency last week against San Francisco and had an awesome block on DuJuan Harris' touchdown run.
Here's some news from around the NFL:
Jaguars hire Gus Bradley as head coach, according to report - SBNation.com
Let the coaching carousel continue. Now the Arizona Cardinals are the only team left without a head coach.
San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Falcons Odds: NFC Championship Betting Preview - SBNation.com
Interesting - the 49ers opened at -3 and are now at -5. Considering the two teams' play last week, I can't say I disagree.
Enjoy your Thursday!