As the Green Bay Packers' football operations staff continues to prepare for the start of free agency and the 2017 NFL Draft, a former player for the team is working hard to get another shot at a job in the NFL. That player was unceremoniously booted last summer, and was unable to find a significant job interview for much of the rest of the season.
In today's Cheese Curds, we examine that player, then shift our focus over to the team's fandom. The Packers inducted a new member of the teams Fan Hall of Fame this week, and there are unlikely to be any more deserving honorees than the man recognized this year. From his devotion to the team to his community service, this individual appears to be an ideal representative of Packers fans around the world, and we congratulate him.
Finally, we get a spin through some other Packers-related coverage, including some discussion of a possible free agent and much more.
Ex-Packers punter Tim Masthay eyeing NFL return | Packersnews.com
After being released by the Packers in training camp, Masthay had just one tryout in 2016, with the Falcons. Now he is working hard to try to return to the league, but has backup plans in case that doesn't happen.
Frank Lamping's passion for Packers knows no bounds | Packers.com
The newest member of the Packers Fan Hall of Fame put off surgery for prostate cancer by a couple of days so he wouldn't miss a home Packers game. However, his biggest impact comes in his community, where he volunteers nonstop and is a constantly positive presence.
Brett Favre revenge: Would Packers be interested in Adrian Peterson? - ESPN
PFF scouting report: Mike Williams, WR, Clemson | PFF
Williams has been projected to the Packers in at least a couple of mock drafts, so check out this look at his skill set.
Edelman: Garoppolo has Favre-Rodgers 'confidence' - NFL.com
Okay, Julian. I'm sure Jimmy G is a nice kid, but either this is an overstatement or he needs to start backing up that confidence on the playing field instead of the practice field.