One of the marquee battles of training camp will be waged at tight end, where athletic Jared Cook will challenge incumbent Richard Rodgers. Who might be the most important addition to the team this season? Maybe it's not Cook. The video puts perspective on Rodgers' meager 8.8-yard average.
July 14, 2016
The Packers are set atop the tight end depth chart with Richard Rodgers and Jared Cook. Who else will make the roster? It’s a position filled with unproven performers, though quarterback Aaron Rodgers likes the potential of a group that includes holdovers Justin Perillo and Kennard Backman, practice-squad player Mitchell Henry and street free agent Casey Pierce. Based on production last season, Perillo will lead the group into camp.
July 5, 2016
By essentially replacing Andrew Quarless with Jared Cook, the Green Bay Packers appear to be much stronger at tight end than they have been the past couple of years. However, will Cook generate more big plays than he did with the quarterback-impaired Rams? Will a lighter workload mean more productivity from Richard Rodgers. And can any of the six tight ends block?
May 16, 2016