The big winner this weekend as far as the Green Bay Packers were concerned was of course Jerry Kramer. The legendary guard finally got his bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a wait of more than four decades. By all accounts, Kramer’s speech was an all-time great, which should come as no surprise to anyone who is familiar with him, his interviews, or his personality.
Meanwhile, the current Green Bay Packers were practicing at Lambeau Field in front of over 60,000 fans, and they got some great performances from a few young players under the lights. In today’s curds we’ll look at a few of those impressive moments, which should have Packers fans salivating over the potential of the defensive line even more.
Sure, the starting trio of Mike Daniels, Kenny Clark, and Muhammad Wilkerson looks to be an elite group. However, there’s depth emerging here, and hopefully the players behind the starters can provide productive snaps in relief when called upon.
With the Packers’ preseason starting up this week, there are two more open practices — today and Tuesday — as the team tunes up to play the Titans on Thursday night.
Inbox: There was something special about each moment | Packers.com
Mike Spofford, like our own Kris Burke, was in Canton for Jerry Kramer's Hall of Fame induction and he took some questions this morning about it. He also revealed that the Packers plan to put Kramer's name on the Ring of Honor at Lambeau Field in week 2 against the Vikings.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018: Highlights of the enshrinement ceremony - SBNation.com
Ray Lewis wore a headset mic -- a sign that things were going to get crazy -- Brian Urlacher's HOF bust is bald, and more.
DL Montravius Adams dominates during Packers’ scrimmage | Packers Wire
Adams dealt with a foot injury in camp last year that sapped much of his effectiveness as a rookie. Now healthy and stronger, he's impressing this summer and he had a great practice on Saturday.
Also, Kenny Clark did this to prospective starter Justin McCray:
Kenny Clark is a monster who's not even old enough to rent a car. pic.twitter.com/EevzHVGAYv— My name's Matt, but call me Matub (@CallMeMatub) August 6, 2018
That’s a bad man.
J’Mon Moore gets his first taste of Lambeau Field | Packers.com
It was a night of fun and festivities at Lambeau on Saturday, but rookie wideout J'Mon Moore had the evening's best highlight with a great leaping touchdown reception.
Green Bay Packers linebacker Ahmad Thomas finds birth parents | Packersnews.com
This is a cool story; after years of not pursuing his birth parents, Thomas finally reached out to his biological mother several months ago. She tracked down his father and together they met Thomas and his wife in Green Bay this offseason; and now Thomas is chasing a roster spot with the Packers.
Bills GM: Trade for Corey Coleman a 'low-risk' move - NFL.com
Coleman has been a bust so far in Cleveland, but he hasn't exactly had a sterling cast of quarterbacks throwing to him.