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Packers players react to OC Nathaniel Hackett taking over the Denver Broncos

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“One of the absolute best human beings and smartest coaches around.”

Former Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, seemingly a locker room favorite, is closing on a deal to become the Denver Broncos’ next head coach. This has spawned reactions from current and former Packers players about Hackett, which Acme Packing Company will update throughout the day. To say the least, it seems like Hackett will be missed in Green...

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Denver Broncos hire Nathaniel Hackett to be their next head coach

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Hackett has been the Packers offensive coordinator for the last three years

According to Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union, the plan for Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett on Thursday was to take a trip to Jacksonville for his second interview for the Jaguars’ head coaching vacancy. Instead, per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, contract negotiations heated up with Hackett and the Denver Broncos late on Wednesday,...

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Broncos Take First Step Toward Landing Aaron Rodgers

The Denver Broncos entered the offseason needing a new head coach and a franchise quarterback. They accomplished the first part Thursday morning by reportedly hiring Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett as the next head coach of the franchise.

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Nathaniel Hackett to Broncos won't quiet the Aaron Rodgers-to-Denver talk

Are the Broncos hoping having Hackett on staff will help lure Rodgers? Judging from what the QB has said about the coach in the past, it won't hurt.

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Reporting as Eligible - Bojo’s Tiny Pants

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Surely, special teams won’t be THAT important. Right? Right?

Several Acme Packing Company contributors have joined forces for a Packers-focused podcast: Reporting As Eligible. If you’ve ever wondered what Paul Noonan or Matub sound like in real life, tune in as they join JR Radcliffe of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel for discussion and banter about the Packers and whatever else is going on out there.

On this melancholy...

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Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett hired as Broncos head coach

Hackett drew interest from a number of teams. He was scheduled to interview with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, which is part of the reason the Broncos moved quickly to hire him.

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Broncos hire Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett as next head coach

Hackett has been the Packers offensive coordinator since 2019 and prior to that, he served in that role for the Buffalo Bills in 2013 and 2014, and the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2016 through 2018.

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Broncos hire Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett as head coach

Hackett, 42 has been the offensive coordinator in Green Bay since 2019. While he hasn’t handled play-calling duties during that time, he is credited to a large degree with the high level of play QB Aaron Rodgers.

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Jaguars schedule second interview with Packers' Nathaniel Hackett for HC job

A Jacksonville landing would be quite interesting for Hackett, who worked as the Jags’ OC from 2016-18.

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Eli Manning thinks Aaron Rodgers should stay put: 'It's not always greener on the other side'

Eli Manning spent his entire 16-year NFL career with the Giants, and he thinks Aaron Rodgers should do the same with the Packers.

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Packers DL Kenny Clark will not play in Pro Bowl due to injury

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Clark is replaced by Eagles DL Javon Hargrave

The Philadelphia Eagles announced today that their defensive tackle Javon Hargrave will play in this year’s Pro Bowl in the absence of Green Bay Packers nose tackle Kenny Clark. Clark played 47 of 54 snaps (87 percent) on defense against the San Francisco 49ers in last week’s 13-10 divisional-round loss. That was good for the fifth-most on the defense and the most of any line of scrimmage...

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Brett Favre: Gut Feeling Aaron Rodgers Won't Return to Packers for 2022 Season

NFL Hall of Famer and former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre thinks Aaron Rodgers won't be with the Packers come the 2022 season. "I think we may...

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Packers sign DL Jack Heflin to futures contract

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Green Bay also added two non-Packers via futures contracts

Last summer, undrafted free agent rookie defensive lineman Jack Heflin went from a relative unknown to a preseason fan favorite. With only one year of Power Five experience after a transfer to Iowa, few had high expectations for Heflin when he signed with the Green Bay Packers post-draft. That changed in the preseason when the little-known rookie turned his “trash can...

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Aaron Rodgers wins PFWA’s MVP for the 2021 season

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Former Wisconsin Badger T.J. Watt won defensive player of the year

When the Associated Press named their All-Pro team and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earned 34 of the 50 votes for the first-team’s signal-caller, it became obvious that he had the inside track for the Most Valuable Player Award. Despite dissenting opinions, like the one of Hub Arkush, nothing was going to stop Rodgers from bringing home hardware...

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UnPack Podcast: What do we hope the Packers learned this year?

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Offering lessons we hope the Green Bay Packers can take into future seasons.

If you’re dialing in for Packers podcasts in the days following a stunning playoff loss, you’re either a glutton for punishment or an eternal optimist. Either way, welcome!

On today’s episode of the UnPack Podcast, the crew gathers for catharsis and tries not to give too much of a postmortem on the game. Rather we’ll...

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Aaron Rodgers intends to make decision on future before free agency

Aaron Rodgers isn’t interested in sticking around for a Packers rebuild. However, out of respect for his teammates, Rodgers says he will make a decision sooner rather than later.

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Eli Manning: 'It's Probably Going to Be Worse' If Aaron Rodgers Leaves Packers

Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning warned Aaron Rodgers that leaving the Green Bay Packers may not yield the desired results. Manning, who played...

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3 Contracts Packers Must Prioritize in 2022 Offseason After Playoff Loss

The Green Bay Packers ' offseason could go in two directions at the quarterback position. Aaron Rodgers detailed that he would like to have a decision made on his future in Green ...

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NFL Rumors: Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams 'Would Love' to Leave Packers for Broncos

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams reportedly have interest in teaming up on the Denver Broncos. Jordan Schultz of...

ESPN.com - Green Bay Packers

Legacy, egos and sunsets: Eli, Kurt, others debate why Aaron Rodgers should(n't) stay with Packers

As Rodgers ponders his future, former QBs who faced the same decision offer insight and advice.

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