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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for June 7, 2013

We discuss impending free agents, Packer running backs, and why our head coach is great off the field as well as on it.

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Mike Ehrmann

Happy Friday, everyone! I'm stuck delayed in an airport thanks to the rain, but that just means that I get to sit at the bar and have a few drinks during lunchtime on your behalf as we wrap up the work week. Now get out there and do something fun for lunch if you are someplace where the weather doesn't suck.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy puts heart into helping sick kids - JSOnline
I love having people like McCarthy and Rodgers as the heart and soul of this team.

Packers running backs are a variety of sizes, shapes and styles - JSOnline
And I expect Mike McCarthy and company to use each according to his strengths.

Roster Review: Quarless, Mulligan look to improve tight end depth - Press-Gazette
The PG does their post-minicamp look at the depth chart. As far as tight ends go, I expect to see either or both of Ryan Taylor and D.J. Williams absent from the opening week roster.

Notebook: Lacy guaranteed $1.4 Million in rookie contract - Press-Gazette
That's $3.392 million total over four years, with just under $850k in a signing bonus.

NFL free agency 2014 preview: A look at the biggest names on offense -
James Jones and Jermichael Finley obviously make appearances on this list.

2014 NFL free agency preview: Looking at the top defensive players -
Hey, look, it's B.J. Raji and Sam Shields! But Major Wright mentioned over Morgan Burnett though? Hmm...

Jerry Jones unconcerned about Cowboys' leaked NFL Draft board -
LOL, Jerry. Good luck spinning that one in a way that doesn't make you look silly.

Enjoy your Friday and keep an eye out for our lunch break post coming up soon.

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