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Final minicamp practice notes

Posted by Mike Spofford on June 14, 2012 – 2:49 pm

The Packers wrapped up their offseason program on Thursday with their final minicamp practice at Ray Nitschke Field. Here are some notes as to what transpired.

–Specialists Mason Crosby and Tim Masthay were once again impressive, as they have been for quite some time now. With a stiff wind at his back, Crosby hit two field goals from 70 yards out during warmups, and he had another attempt from that distance hit the crossbar. Then he made one from 56 yards with plenty to spare during an actual practice period. Later, Masthay executed another perfect end-over-end pooch punt that the coverage unit downed inside the 5-yard line.

–QB Aaron Rodgers had a few pinpoint throws to some of his favorite targets. On one fourth-down play, he zipped a pass to TE Jermichael Finley through a tight window with defenders Nick Perry and Tramon Williams closing from both sides. Later, in the first snap of a red-zone period, Rodgers lofted a perfect 20-yard TD pass to WR Greg Jennings. Practice wrapped up with the two-minute drill, and Rodgers fired a bullet on a slant route to Jennings that just slipped past LB Desmond Bishop and sent Jennings into the clear for a long TD.

–LBs Brad Jones and Jamari Lattimore, who had been working at inside linebacker throughout spring workouts, were back to taking some snaps at outside linebacker. It appears they’re being cross-trained at both positions and it will be worth watching how they’re used during training camp.

–Not practicing Thursday: WR Randall Cobb, RB Alex Green, S Charlie Peprah, S Anthony Levine, S Morgan Burnett, LB Frank Zombo, DL Johnny Jones, G Jaymes Brooks, G T.J. Lang, DT Mike Daniels, T Derek Sherrod, and TE Andrew Quarless.

–With Lang out, C/G Evan Dietrich-Smith took the snaps with the No. 1 offensive line at left guard. With Burnett and Peprah out, the safeties with the first unit were M.D. Jennings and Jerron McMillian. Clay Matthews did not take team (11-on-11) snaps, so undrafted rookie Dezman Moses was paired with Perry at OLB with the No. 1 group.

“That kid is good,” Bishop said of Moses, who played in college at Tulane. “Run-stopping, rushing the passer, getting his calls in, everything. He’s smart. He’s a good player.

“He definitely impressed a lot of people, obviously. It’s going to be fun to see him out there (in training camp).”

–The players are now off for nearly six full weeks. They will report to training camp on Wednesday, July 25, with their first practice the next day at 8:15 a.m.

“You definitely need a little mental break because the season is a long haul,” Bishop said. “Once we’re in it from training camp, it’s full bore from then on. I think it’s very important to take this time to let it go a little bit.”

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7 Responses to “Final minicamp practice notes”

  1. By HEKNAH on Jun 14, 2012 | Reply

    GO PACK GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BEAT THE GIANTS AND WIN THE SUPER BOWL!!!!!

  2. By airpacker12 on Jun 16, 2012 | Reply

    IM NOT A MM OR TT HATER I THINK THAIR BOTH GOOD A WHAT THEY DO…. HOW EVER IN EITHER GIANT LOSS WE DID NOT BEAT OURSELFS….SURE TURNOVERS DONT HELP BUT WE WERE BEAT ON EVERY STAT SHEET…EVEN A REVIEWED CALL THAT WAS CLEARY WRONG;WHICH WE SCORED A TD ON LATER IN THAT DRIVE… THIS TEAM ABSOLUTLY NEEDS A RUN GAME THAT HAS EFFECT AND A DEFENSE ! CAPERS SCHEEM DOSENT KNOW WHAT A THREE AND OUT IS ….HES A GREAT 3/4 INSTALLER BUT TERRIABLE AFTER THAT.. THERES A REASON WHY PITTSBURG JETTISONED HIM AND KEPT HIS PRODIGE . I CAN TELL WHEN HES GONNA BLITZ OR DROP IN COVERAGE FROM THE TV SCREEN BECAUSE HE DOSENT DISGUISE AT ALL WHAT HES DOING…AND THAT 2 MAN D- LINE HE HAS MAKES IT SO EASY FOR O-LINEMEN TO REACT TO BLITZING LINEBACKERS ! IF THE OFFENSE FALTERS THIS YEAR HE WILL TRULY BE EXPOSED…….OTHER QUESTION ARE; IS EDGAR THE BEST MAN FOR WR COACH OR BEST FRIEND FOR IT ? HOW DOES CAMPMEN KEEP HIS JOB AS OLINE COACH ? IF HES FIRED WHOS GONNA HIRE HIM . THE THREE COACHES GB WOULD BE WISE TO SECURE FOR LONG TENURES ARE GREEN, TURK, AND SECONDARY COACH PERRY!

  3. By LoveADuck on Jun 17, 2012 | Reply

    Yes the Giants are a quality team and pay backs are great but they are not the team to beat this year. Going 15-1 in the NFL is not a fluke or luck. The Packers are a very talented team. A team with the 2011 Packers stats does not get “beat on every stat sheet” unless they seriously underperform. Underperforming is either the definition of “beating yourself” or absolutely causes it.
    We do need a running game but that needs more disguising then the defense. QB trotting towards the RB with ball outstretched in hand… really… may as well put RUN up on the scoreboard. Sure Aaron occasionally tucks in back in to throw but that sort of hides a pass not a run. I will agree that large numbers of O-Linemen waiting for something to do does nothing to help our D.

  4. By airpacker12 on Jun 17, 2012 | Reply

    love you make some good points with the o as well ! to furter it this team dosent win thair last super bowl if big ben has even an avg day !my high school qb wouldnt have thrown to an out of postion jerrit bush ! but hit the man he was suppose to be covering in the endzone !as far as the statsheet i was talking about the giant packer playoff game…every stat we were beat on….its no fluke that they handled our o and the patriots two superbows running !

  5. By Spencer on Jun 18, 2012 | Reply

    I LOVE THIS TEAM!

  6. By Cali on Jun 26, 2012 | Reply

    Is it September yet. Can’t wait to see the Pack destroy the Whiners. The whole family is whiners fans. Then to top it off is a rematch of the playoffs. This time, a different outcome. Last seasons 15-1 year wasn’t a fluke. The Pack are Back and I see another title. Go MVP RODGERS AND GO PACK GO!!!! Bein’ a Cheesehead never felt soooo good!!

  7. By Real California Cheesehead on Jun 26, 2012 | Reply

    You know what? New Year, New Beginings!

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