The Packers were in the news on Tuesday in a rather indirect manner, as the head coaches for the teams in the AFC spoke to the media in Arizona yesterday. Numerous Packers-related angles came up, including the head man's choice to give up playcalling duties.
Also of interest on Tuesday was a critical piece for an NFC North rival team and his agent, who expressed clear intentions about his client's future in Minnesota.
NFL coaches don't question McCarthy playcalling move | Packersnews.com
Joe Philbin, McCarthy's old partner in crime, sees no problem with McCarthy's decision, while other coaches talk about the relationship between head coach and playcaller being critical to the success of a unit.
Teams confident investment in ex-Packers will pay off | JSOnline
The Browns felt they had to have another veteran cornerback so badly that they paid Tramon Williams $7 million per year. The Jaguars think Davon House is going to develop into a top-level corner. And the Bengals think A.J. Hawk still has a lot left in the tank. We'll see how those signings work out.
Green Bay Packers Letroy Guion avoids prosecution, could sign soon - ESPN
With his criminal case now behind him, according to one report, we expect the Packers to look at re-signing him in fairly short order.
Packers free agent Letroy Guion avoids prosecution, pays $5,000 fine | JSOnline
The above article was from earlier on Tuesday; later on in the evening, Guion's agent spoke to Tyler Dunne and explained the details on Guion's case and that the nose tackle "loves" Green Bay and hopes to return.
Bell: Adrian Peterson may want out, but Vikings shouldn't agree | USA Today
Well, it seems there's no backing down now. Vikings GM Rick Spielman gave one of the great cliches when asked about a potential trade, however: "We're not going to deal in hypotheticals."
Rex Ryan has no use for Darrelle Revis, is the same as ever - SBNation.com
Rex joked at the NFL meetings that in Buffalo, Revis and Antonio Cromartie "might have been backups."