With the Green Bay Packers and every other NFL team not getting preseason games, it is assumed they’ll use some of their padded practice work on live tackling.
Asked about how much live tackling the Packers expected to do, head coach Matt LaFleur said he’s really not sure. The Packers coach seemed to have reservations about putting his veteran players through live tackling, opting instead to make sure they stay as healthy as possible heading into the regular season. LaFleur said he would more than likely put his rookies and young players through some live tackling work.
NFL teams had the number of padded practices reduced from 16 to 14 in this training camp, but LaFleur [Read more…]