Everyone has their own thing, right? NFL players who have down time in the summer all spend it differently, and over the weekend we learned about three different Green Bay Packers players who are spending their summers with a variety of people and activities.
The Packers will report to training camp next week, with just nine days remaining until the team’s report date. But for the team’s biggest star, that could mean nine more days of golf out in his home state of California. For a budding second-year pro, there are more opportunities to hang out with fans in and around Green Bay and lead yoga classes.
And for one young receiver, that’s another week of learning his craft from a legendary wideout — despite the fact that the mentor is hardly a revered figure in Green Bay. Quite the opposite in fact; however, any sensible Packers fan would recognize that working out with a Hall of Famer like Randy Moss can only be a positive for a young player.
Here’s what these three players have been up to recently.
Aaron Rodgers finishes strong in Lake Tahoe golf tournament | Packers.com
Rodgers finished in 21st place in the annual tournament, which has become a regular part of his offseason routine. It's not his best finish, however -- he finished 18th last year and 8th in 2017.
Packers CB Alexander's day includes yoga, goats and a bold prediction | Packersnews.com
Jaire Alexander isn't backing down from his All-Pro prediction for himself, but he's getting some stretching and relaxation in a few times a week - this time with baby goats from a local farm.
MVS on training with Randy Moss: ‘Couldn’t ask for a better mentor’ | Packers Wire
One 6-foot-4 receiver with blazing speed is working on his craft by hanging out with another 6-foot-4 receiver with blazing speed, the latter being a Hall of Famer.
Packers Foundation supports housing with half-million in grants | Green Bay Press-Gazette
Half of the money went to the local Green Bay Habitat for Humanity, with the other half going to Freedom House Ministries, a local homeless shelter. These types of donations really underscore just how close to the community the Packers are.
Forecasting the next three NFL seasons - 25 predictions through 2022 | ESPN
Predicting no division titles for the Packers in the next three years? I'll take the other side of that bet.
Alabama man arrested after throwing $250,000 of meth off balcony of Atlanta high rise, police say - al.com
The guy has a rap persona with a hilarious nickname -- "Mr. Alabama" -- and supposedly works as a sports agent as well. There were a whopping five kilos of meth in the street after the incident, in addition to a bunch of other interesting items seized from his home.