While the big news of Wednesday morning revolves around the Green Bay Packers’ finalized coaching staff, there are still plenty of other news items circling around the team. For example, while one portion of the team’s staff is going through a massive upheaval, another is staying consistent for the immediate future.
The latter is the scouting department, which now falls under the purview of new general manager Brian Gutekunst. Don’t expect any changes to that staff for the time being, however, even though there have been two high-profile departures from a group. Eliot Wolf and Alonzo Highsmith’s titles may be filled eventually, but they won’t be for the time being.
We also have some news about a great effort put forth by one particular Packers player and his wife, as they have become involved in a special and noble cause off the field. Let’s give him some props for the excellent work he is doing and will continue to do in the community.
Packers player and wife become spokespeople for Wisconsin CASA | WLUK
This is awesome - Corey Linsley and his wife Anna are taking it upon themselves to support an excellent organization that helps children in foster care and the court system get legal representation. Thanks to the Linsleys for this great work!
Packers GM Brian Gutekunst staying the course with scouting staff | Packersnews.com
The new GM has decided to stand pat with the staff he has worked with and trusts, at least until the conclusion of the 2018 NFL Draft — and Ted Thompson sticking around probably is a part of the reason for that decision. After that, however, look for the Packers to make a few changes to titles and perhaps to bring a few new individuals on board.
Brian Gutekunst says there are few ‘true’ sleepers in draft | Packers Wire
Between the widespread availability of game film and the rapid flow of information on the internet, it's a lot harder to find a good player in the draft that nobody else knows about than it once was.
Green Bay helped Morgan Burnett grow | Packers.com
Burnett is facing free agency for the first time this spring. He signed a contract extension prior to the 2013 season that bought out his first potential free agency period, so now he hits the market at age 29.
2018 NFL Draft: Can Baker Mayfield shine at the Senior Bowl? - SBNation.com
APC's Owen Riese is at the Senior Bowl and checked in with a recap from the first day of practice yesterday, but here are some of the bigger overall storylines from Mobile to keep an eye on this week.
New England Patriots to wear white in Super Bowl LII - NFL.com
The Pats are apparently believers in the odd trend that has seen 12 of the past 13 Super Bowl winners wearing their white uniforms. Remember that the only team to win wearing their primary color in that span was the Packers in Super Bowl XLV.