In an offseason filled with free agent activity, the Packers biggest acquisition might still be defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. Hes gotten plenty of press throughout the Packers media landscape, and this week we finally get Youth Geronimo Allison Jersey to see what a Mike Pettine defense could look like in Green Bay.Pettines biggest weapon is the Packers defensive line, unquestionably the strength of the entire unit. If Pettine can push the already stellar defensive line to new heights this season, hell go a long way towards returning the defense to respectability, or at least competence.The fly in the ointment may yet be the secondary, which is largely untested. Could that be enough to prevent the Packers from meeting their goals this season? One writer in todays Curds thinks so.Packers defensive line could spearhead pass-rush attack under Mike Pettine | Packers NewsPettine has always benefited from plenty of talent on the defensive lines hes coached, and this year should be no different. His use of the Packers deep line group will be one of the fascinating storylines of this season.Why the Packers will come up short in 2018 | Lombardi AveThe defensive line will be solid, but the secondary is still a question mark. Thats one reason the Packers could fall short of the ultimate prize this season.5 important Packers entering a contract year in 2018 | Packers WireA handful of Packers starters are in contract years this season. If they all get a performance boost motivated by a pending payday, the Packers could be sitting pretty. If not, it could make decisions next spring that much easier.Aaron Rodgers deep dive into Shark Week airs Monday on Monster Tag | Packers NewsRodgers added a new use for cage free to the lexicon this offseason http://www.packerscheapshoponline.com/c … son-jersey , spending a bit of time swimming with sharks without the benefit of a protective cage. You can catch his swim tonight on the Discovery channel.Former Packers coach Mike Sherman reunites with Johnny ManzielMidway through his first season with the Montreal Alouettes, former Packers head coach Mike Sherman will be getting a boost from a familiar face. Johnny Manziel, who was at Texas A&M in 2011 with Sherman, was traded to Montreal this weekend after failing to unseat Jeremiah Masoli as the starting quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-CatsPackers at Raiders, Preseason 2018: First half game updates & discussion If you thought seeing Jordy Nelson in black and silver was weird before, you aint seen nothing yet. The former Green Bay Packers wide receiver was released this offseason and signed with the Oakland Raiders, taking him away from his longtime quarterback and good friend Aaron Rodgers. Nelson entered the NFL in Rodgers first year as the Packers starter, and the two had an impressive ten-year stretch together in Green Bay.Fittingly, Nelsons new and old teams drew a preseason matchup against one another in the preseason, meaning that their reunion will take place tonight. Of course, with a storyline like that Corey Linsley Jersey , its no surprise that NFL Network is televising the game nationally (or at least they are televising most of it, as they will show the broadcast starting a half-hour after kickoff.Now, Nelson has a younger California-native quarterback throwing him the football, as Derek Carr enters his fifth year in the NFL with inconsistent results. Look for Carr and Nelson to play some tonight, but Rodgers and the Packers starters are not expected to see any game action. Instead, well watch closely to see if DeShone Kizer gets any playing time ahead of Brett Hundley tonight.Check out our game primer to get ready, tune in, and keep it locked here at APC as we follow along with tonights exhibition contest.Game Updates from APC StaffA Twitter List by acmepackingco Game Updates from Packers MediaA Twitter List by TexWestern