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Shawn Slocum Named Associate Head Coach at Arizona State

Shawn Slocum Named Associate Head Coach at Arizona State

Former Green Bay Packers special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum has landed on his feet at Arizona State, the university announced on Monday:

Railbird Central Podcast: Packers Special Teams Focus

Railbird Central Podcast: Packers Special Teams Focus

Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports joins the show to share his thoughts on Ron Zook.

Report: Ron Zook Looks to Become Next Packers Special Teams Coordinator

Report: Ron Zook Looks to Become Next Packers Special Teams Coordinator

It would appear the former head coach at Florida and Illinois will be promoted by the Packers.

Packers Sign First-Year Punter Cody Mandell

Packers Sign First-Year Punter Cody Mandell

The Packers brought in competition for incumbent punter Tim Masthay on Monday.

Packers Finish Last in Annual NFL Special-Teams Rankings

Packers Finish Last in Annual NFL Special-Teams Rankings

The Packers are ranked 32nd in the NFL by the Dallas Morning News.

Green Bay Packers 2014 Report Card Grades: Coaches & Specialists

Green Bay Packers 2014 Report Card Grades: Coaches & Specialists

Teacher plays the role of pupil as Mike McCarthy and the rest of the Packers coordinators receive their report card grade for the 2014 season from Cheesehead TV.

Packers Use Padded Practice to Work on Field Goal Protection

Packers Use Padded Practice to Work on Field Goal Protection

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy made his weekly appearance on 620 AM WTMJ in Milwaukee Friday morning to preview the upcoming football...

Read Between the Lines: Randall Cobb Is the New Packers Kick Returner

Read Between the Lines: Randall Cobb Is the New Packers Kick Returner

Cobb appears poised to take over kick return duties for a Packers team ailing on special teams.

Point of Veau: Only a Super Bowl Should Save Shawn Slocum's Job

Point of Veau: Only a Super Bowl Should Save Shawn Slocum's Job

The Packers have allowed six blocked kicks and two touchdown returns this season, putting the special teams coordinator's job in jeopardy.

Point of Veau: Don't Rule Out a Packers Punt Return Rotation

Point of Veau: Don't Rule Out a Packers Punt Return Rotation

There's no reason Green Bay can't use both Randall Cobb and Micah Hyde as return specialists this season.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2014 Packers Specialists

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2014 Packers Specialists

In our best-case scenario Mason Crosby is named to the Pro Bowl, but in the worst-case scenario, he's back to his old struggles.

DuJuan Harris Lines Up as Kick Returner at Packers Minicamp

DuJuan Harris Lines Up as Kick Returner at Packers Minicamp

Harris tries out a new position he hasn't been used at in Green Bay.

Packers Reportedly Part Ways with Special Teams Assistant Chad Morton

Packers Reportedly Part Ways with Special Teams Assistant Chad Morton

Assistant strength and conditioning coach Zac Woodfin has also reportedly left the Packers to become the head strength coach at UAB.

Green Bay Packers Report Card Grades: Coaches and Special Teams

Green Bay Packers Report Card Grades: Coaches and Special Teams

Mike McCarthy gets a 'B-' and Dom Capers gets a 'D' in our annual report card grades. Find out what the rest of the coordinators and the specialists got inside.

Crosby Makes Biggest Conversion of His Career

Crosby Makes Biggest Conversion of His Career

Mason Crosby has silenced his doubters with a solid start to the season. Not many kickers would have gotten this kind of second chance, and he's making the most of it with a spectacular season.

Mason Crosby on Doorstep of First $400,000 Bonus

Mason Crosby on Doorstep of First $400,000 Bonus

The Packers kicker will earn his first bonus this season if he's on the 46-man game-day roster for this Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

The Skinny on Packers Practice Squad Signee Reggie Dunn

The Skinny on Packers Practice Squad Signee Reggie Dunn

The Utah product was ranked as the No. 2 return specialist in this year's draft class by Cheesehead TV.

Packers Try Out Potential Kick Return Replacements

Packers Try Out Potential Kick Return Replacements

From Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers tried out Indoor Football League player B.J.

Packers Release WR/KR Jeremy Ross

Packers Release WR/KR Jeremy Ross

Ross was released after muffing a kickoff that led to a turnover on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Chasin' Mason: Lowering the Bar

Chasin' Mason: Lowering the Bar

So, Mason Crosby's amazing 2011 season is now his benchmark for success this year? Let's go inside the numbers and see just how impressive that season really was.

Green Bay Packers Cut Kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

Green Bay Packers Cut Kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

The release of Tavecchio leaves the Packers with two kickers on their roster: Mason Crosby and Zach Ramirez.

It's Time for Mason Crosby To Go

It's Time for Mason Crosby To Go

After a 3-for-8 performance on field goals at Family Night, some folks are concerned about Mason Crosby. I'm beyond concerned. It's time for Crosby to go.

Pump the Brakes on Cobb Being Taken off Return Duties, Especially Punts

Pump the Brakes on Cobb Being Taken off Return Duties, Especially Punts

Johnathan Franklin and Jeremy Ross have the potential to replace Cobb on returns, but the Packers have to be able to trust them if that's going to happen.

Packers Special Teams, Slocum Overcome Crosby's Kicking Woes

Packers Special Teams, Slocum Overcome Crosby's Kicking Woes

Considering kicker Mason Crosby ranked last in the NFL in field goal percentage in 2012, the Packers special teams performed rather admirably.

Packers Reportedly Sign Free-Agent Kicker

Packers Reportedly Sign Free-Agent Kicker

The word on social media is that the Packers have signed street free agent kicker Giorgio Tavecchio.

Lambeau Field Record Holder Tries to Keep His Kicks and Head on Straight

Lambeau Field Record Holder Tries to Keep His Kicks and Head on Straight

San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers is trying to persevere through a difficult season, similar to Mason Crosby of the Packers.

Green Bay Packers 2012 Report Card Grades: Coaches and Special Teams

Green Bay Packers 2012 Report Card Grades: Coaches and Special Teams

There were no A grades given out among the coaches or the specialists, but head coach Mike McCarthy was given a B.

Point of Veau: Football is Not Golf

Point of Veau: Football is Not Golf

Time isn't on the Packers' side. Mason Crosby shouldn't be allowed to work through his struggles as golfers do.

Packers Daily Links: House Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Packers Daily Links: House Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Cornerback Davon House was honored for his blocked punt this past week against the Jaguars. That and more in today's Daily Links...

The Packers Excel at the Surprise Onside Kick

The Packers Excel at the Surprise Onside Kick

The Packers are quietly becoming the surprise onside kicking team of the NFL.

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