Those concerns people had about the Green Bay Packers at the safety position?
Quoth Raven Greene, “Nevermore.”
Thrown into the fire against the Miami Dolphins thanks to an injury to Kentrell Brice, Greene had a rather poe-etic performance.
He nearly made an interception early in the game and then made a crucial third down sack in the third quarter that took a field goal off the board. For an undrafted rookie who was limited to mainly special teams duty for the majority of the season, this was a stunning debut.
Greene also had an impressive run on what was probably an unnecessary fake punt and suddenly the Packers may have another versatile weapon at their disposal.
This is why the undrafted free agents matter. You never know when you’ll need them and when they might step up. The Packers needed this game and Greene was one who played a role in the victory.
There’s more on Greene plus how one of the biggest scapegoats in team history found peace after costing the Packers a shot at a Super Bowl appearance in today’s cheese curds.
Raven Greene showing ‘he’s ready for this level’--Packers.com
Greene had himself a game on Sunday and given how thin Green Bay was at safety before Brice’s injury, the undrafted rookie may be relied upon as the Packers pursue a playoff berth.
Packers receiver Davante Adams returns to Seattle as ‘a top player in this league’--Wisconsin State Journal
Adams experienced a nightmare in the final game of his rookie season but he returns to Seattle as Aaron Rodgers’ top target and one of the elite receivers in the NFL.
How Brandon Bostick found peace after botched onside kick cost Packers shot at Super Bowl--PackersNews.com
In Bostick’s defense, he owned the mistake. He talked at length about it. He accepted it. While the team and the fans will never get over that game fully, it’s good to know Bostick has come to peace with what occurred.
Kenny Clark’s ‘sledgehammer’ helps Packers to surprising sacks lead--ESPN
Raise your hand if you were stunned to see the Packers are tied for the league lead in sacks. Put your hand up, liar. It’s true, and the emergence of Clark as a bona fide superstar is a big reason for it.
Pedestrians try to cross vehicles-only bridge in bus costume--UPI
It might work in cartoons when you dress like a tree, but it won’t work in real life.