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Green Bay signs QB Love to one-year extension

The Green Bay Packers signed quarterback JORDAN LOVE to a one-year contract extension earlier this week, essentially giving Love a two-year window to show his potential as the team’s starting quarterback.More Green Bay officially moved on from veteran quarterback AARON RODGERS last week. The Packers then proceeded to use the NFL Draft to surround Love with some new targets. Green bay added wide receiver JAYDEN REED and tight end LUKE MUSGRAVE in the second round and then added another tight end, TUCKER KRAFT, in the third round. The trio will join second-year receivers CHRISTIAN WATSON and ROMEO DOUBS to form the core of a young Packers passing game. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette


Packers QB Love short on receiving weapons

With young signal caller JORDAN LOVE set to take over the starting quarterback job in Green Bay this season, head coach Matt Lafleur said last week that the Packers would needMore “to add some bodies” to the wide receiver room for 2023. At this point, the Packers only have three receivers on the roster who have ever played in more than one NFL game. CHRISTIAN WATSON (14 games), ROMEO DOUBS (13) and SAMORI TOURE (11) are all coming off their rookie seasons. While there are still some veteran free agent wideouts available, the Packers have not been active participants in free agency thus far. Less


Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

It's a new year and a new Sunday, and the injury report are filtering in. Probably the most noteworthy involves Packers rookie wide receiver Christian Watson, who would look like a great option against Minnesota if healthy. But he's not.   more »



Packers rookie WR Watson continues scoring streak

Green Bay Packers rookie wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON had no catches on three targets shortly before halftime of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. But fear not, fantasy owners…Watson would goMore on to catch a touchdown pass before halftime and then rush for a 46-yard touchdown on a jet sweep to seal the game for the Packers late in the fourth quarter. Watson has now scored in four consecutive games for the Packers and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Factoid: Rookie receivers

I think we should all be drafting rookie receivers a little earlier. There’s risk involved, and I see plenty of slow starters, but I also see a bunch of them outperforming where there were chosen.  more »


Ian Allan: Thursday night recap

Christian Watson followed up his breakout game with 2 more touchdown catches, yet wasn’t even the most impressive rookie receiver on the field. Observations from the first game of the Week 11 slate:   more »


Podcast: November 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 10 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead to tonight's Titans-Packers matchup. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »



Packers rookie WR Watson scores 3 touchdowns

Green Bay rookie wide receiver CHRISTIAN WATSON had a breakout game on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, catching 3 touchdown passes in a surprising win for the struggling Packers. After enteringMore the day with just 10 catches for 88 yards and no touchdowns, Watson scored on passes of 58, 39, and 7 yards. He finished the game with 4 catches for 107 yards as the Packers offense came alive against the Cowboys. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mailbag: September 15, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Taysom Hill this year's sneaky tight end weapon? Stacking Bengals. Ken Walker's potential. And sifting through Green Bay's receiving corps. more »



Packers WR Lazard misses Wednesday practice

Green Bay Packers wide receiver ALLEN LAZARD missed another practice on Wednesday and his status for the season opener this weekend remains uncertain. Head coach Matt LaFleur said on Wednesday thatMore Lazard “got stepped on last week”, an unfortunate injury that has left fantasy owners scrambling. If Lazard can’t go in the season opener, the Packers would likely need more production from rookies CHRISTIAN WATSON and ROMEO DOUBS. Less

Source: Team Blog

Podcast: August 15 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Joseph Robert -- the Fantasy Football Counselor -- joins the podcast for a quick 2022 draft strategy primer ... and to help relaunch the Fantasy Index Podcast Listeners League. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »


Factoid: Green Bay

Romeo Doubs is just a fourth-round pick, but Aaron Rodgers has been talking him up. With Green Bay looking for new wide receivers, can Doubs be an unlikely factor in their offense?  more »


Around the NFL: Romeo Doubs

The Packers selected Christian Watson early in the second round, but Aaron Rodgers thus far has been more excited about a receiver they selected two rounds later. Romeo Doubs has caught his eye.  more »


Around the NFL: George Pickens

Chase Claypool picked up a shoulder injury in practice on Friday. Mike Tomlin calls him day to day, so it doesn't sound like a big deal. But coupled with some online highlights of second-rounder George Pickens making plays, it does make for some extra intrigue surrounding the rookie.   more »

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Factoid: Rookie receivers

The rookie receivers will be stepping on the field in preseason games soon, and a couple of quick thoughts as we try to make sense of what we’re seeing.  more »


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