Jrlombardi highlights Packers headlines.
They last met on opening day 2007. It was McNabb vs. Favre that day. Now it’s Kolb-Rodgers. As on that day, the Packers QB is more experienced and the winner. Look for Packers’ defensive coordinator Capers to throw lots of looks at Kolb in his opener as the Eagles’ quarterback, and look for some of those rushes to hit home.
Following is a scouting report of the Packers opponent this week, the Philadelphia Eagles, based on interviews with several NFL scouts.
Notes: The first injury report of the year is out and the Packers are very healthy. Bishop (hamstring), Bulaga (hip), Jenkins (calf), Jones (shoulder), Matthews (hamstring) were all full participants. CB Underwood (shoulder) was listed as limited but he was not on the field during the portion open to the media. LB Poppinga (knee) did not participate.
Photos of all players on the Packers active roster.
Packers kicker Crosby will likely become one of the fastest in NFL history to amass 500 career points.
How our writers see 2010 season for the Packers & the rest of the NFL.
Tight end Finley appears ready to become an elite player and is a big reason why the Packers could be one of the two or three most explosive teams in the NFL this year.
Monday, the Packers took a look at two players who were released in the final cuts on Saturday.
Cornerback Woodson sees no reason why the Packers cant put themselves in position to make another run at a Super Bowl. Some of that will depend on his ability to repeat his 2009 performance.