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Packers Training Camp Update | #GoPackGo


Romeo Doubs is the next Cris Carter, Jordan Love is the next Aaron Rodgers, and the current Aaron Rodgers tripped balls. A lot is going on at Packers training camp, and we'll update you on all the news coming out of Green Bay.


Green Bay Packers Training Camp Recap

Many of the drills we witness at training camp are a glorified practice - backups are getting the reps, the playbook is stripped down, and the skill players are behind a forcefield. That won't stop us from taking everything we've seen over the past week as gospel. Go Pack Go.


O Romeo, Romeo

Day one at training camp, Romeo Doubs flustered the defense up and down the field. Day two at training camp, Doubs Moss'd Eric Stokes for a touchdown. Day four at training camp, he dusted the defender on a corner route and later excelled as a lead run blocker. Day six at training camp, Doubs hauled in a toe tapper at the back corner of the end zone.


Romeo Doubs is delivering the 12 days of Christmas in August for Packers fans. Training camp started on July 27th, and on August 9th, Doubs was still high pointing balls for touchdowns. There's no stopping the 4th round draft pick out of Nevada.



Wherefore art thou Romeo?


Romeo's in the back of the end zone, catching touchdowns, and leaving every defender who tries him Moss'd and embarrassed. Following the loss of Davante Adams, nothing could've gotten the state of Wisconsin and Packer nation harder than telling them the next Cris Carter is on their roster. During one practice Green Bay had to throw All-Pro corner Jaire Alexander on the rookie receiver to extinguish all the fires Doubs had started.

Unfortunately, Christian Watson has missed all of training camp up to this point. The Packers 2nd round receiver went under the knife to clean up a minor knee injury that was causing some discomfort but should be back before the end of the preseason. However, if Allen Lazard and Doubs continue playing at the level they're at now, the physical freak out of North Dakota State might be more of a luxury than a necessity.


Packers Defense Eats

While Doubs is stealing headlines for his jaw-dropping plays, those are the only plays the Packers' offense is making. Green Bay's defense has been living in the backfield. It's not just the known commodities like Kenny Clark and Rashan Gary either, it's everybody. Georgia rookie Devonte Wyatt, free agent addition Jarran Reed, and veteran Dean Lowry have all scheduled numerous meetings with the quarterback, making it hard for the Packers' offense to find a consistent rhythm.



Nearly every defensive back, except Jaire, has taken their turn being clowned by Doubs. However, they've also taken turns picking off both Jordan Love and Aaron Rodgers. Even after Darnell Savage went down with a hamstring injury, Vernon Scott stepped up and immediately started making plays. This is good news - The Packers are deep at corner but were a little thin at safety behind Adrian Amos and Savage.


Quay Walker has lived up to his first-round status through camp as well. He and De'Vondre Campbell make plays from sideline to sideline, making it tough for running backs to go from horizontal to vertical and get up the field. Long gone are the days of Colin Kaepernick and Adrian Peterson setting records as the Packers defense piss all over themselves to Yakety Sax.


Aaron Rodgers Becomes One with the Universe

"'Cause I'm a Packer

I'm a grinner

I'm a lover

And I'm a sinner

I throw footballs to the sun

I'm a joker

I'm a smoker

I'm a midnight toker

I sure don't want to hurt no one"


Aaron Rodgers has found his inner gap-year student and learned to love himself on an ayahuasca trip in Peru. Having recently traveled for six months through the hostels of South America myself, I've met many white guys with dreads who have taken a similar trip as Aaron - They're the worst. They also don't contribute to my favorite football team possibly winning a Super Bowl, so I'm much less forgiving when it comes to them.


Rodgers credits tripping balls in Peru as a tool that's helped him love himself, win two MVPs, forgive the Packers, and love his teammates. Next time we run into a contract dispute with a star player, we should send them to the jungle with Aaron. Maybe they'll forego a materialistic lifestyle and choose to play for free for the greater good of the Green Bay Packers.


Extra Points

  • Jordan Love has looked much better than in previous seasons. Even Matt LaFleur has mentioned this is the best he's seen Love look. He's been working through progressions and throwing dimes without getting the happy feet that plagued him last year. Rodgers drawing similarities between him sitting behind Brett Favre for three years and Love sitting behind Rodgers also got cheeseheads hot and bothered.


  • Our defense has been able to look good without Love, Doubs, and Rodgers looking bad because all the holes stem from the offensive line. It's been a rotating cast of characters, especially at the tackle positions. If the o-line doesn't get figured out, that'll spell disaster far quicker than being short on receivers. On the other hand, Green Bay has one of the best o-line development programs in the league, so there's no need to panic yet.



  • Romeo Doubs and Jordan Love will be playing in the Packers game on Friday, and it's the most excited I've been for a preseason game in a very long while.