It's official; NFL teams will now be snapping the ball from the 15-yard line when they attempt an extra point in 2015 and beyond. What does that mean for the Green Bay Packers? As you'll see in today's Cheese Curds, it probably means very little.
While that was the big story of the day yesterday around the NFL, we also have interviews from and analysis on more Packers rookies, this time with a heavy focus on the new players selected early in the draft. Enjoy!
Christian Ringo has Packers connections | Packers.com
The sixth-round rookie doesn't really look up to Mike Daniels, whom he resembles, or Hall of Famer Jim Ringo, who shares his name; no, it's Reggie White that Ringo really wants to emulate.
PAT rule change shouldn't impact Green Bay Packers | ESPN.com
That's because under Mike McCarthy, the Packers are noticeably worse than the average NFL team on two-point conversions, converting under 40%, while Mason Crosby has had no issues hitting field goals of 33 yards.
The NFL made extra points more difficult, but not by much - SBNation.com
Sigh. This reminded me that the Packers had two PATs blocked last year.
Plans for inside linebacker drafted a bit later | JSOnline
The Packers addressed their main issues early in the last few drafts. This year, they waited until day three, but they have a number of intriguing prospects waiting in the wings. Comments from Jake Ryan and Carl Bradford help to shed some light on the battle to come this summer.
Henry hopes to be next undrafted success story | Packersnews.com
Though Green Bay boasts great success with undrafted offensive linemen, they have brought several tight ends in who have had meaningful roles over the past decade as well. Henry hopes to be the latest in that series.
Ty Montgomery: 'I can compete anywhere, at any point in time' | FOX Sports
Montgomery may recognize that he isn't likely to start this season at receiver, but he's determined to prepare as if he will and justify the Packers' selection of him in round three.
Packers Xs and Os: The Randall and Rollins "Mirror" Defense | AllGBP.Com
Here's a great look at how the Packers might use their top two draft picks as complements to each other in sub packages.