2018 Green Bay Packers season
Head Coach Mike McCarthy
General Manager Brian Gutekunst
Home Field Lambeau Field
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The 2018 Green Bay Packers season will be the franchise's upcoming 100th season overall, 98th season in the National Football League and the 13th under head coach Mike McCarthy. After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2008, the Packers are aiming to improve their 7–9 record from last season.

On January 7, 2018, Brian Gutekunst was named the new general manager, after Ted Thompson took over as the senior advisor to football operations.[1][2]

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Coaching moves[edit | edit source]

After missing the playoffs, the Packers made several coaching changes during its offseason, in addition to selecting Brian Gutekunst as the team's new GM.[3][4] Notable coaching changes included:

Player movements[edit | edit source]

Free agents[edit | edit source]

The league year and free agency started on March 14, 2018.[10]

Position Player Free agency
tag
Date signed Team
OLB Ahmad Brooks UFA
S Morgan Burnett UFA March 20, 2018 Pittsburgh Steelers[11]
DT Quinton Dial UFA
G Jahri Evans UFA
LS Brett Goode UFA
CB Davon House UFA April 13, 2018 Green Bay Packers[12]
WR Jeff Janis UFA March 30, 2018 Cleveland Browns[13]
OT Ulrick John UFA April 23, 2018 New England Patriots[14]
TE Richard Rodgers UFA April 4, 2018 Philadelphia Eagles[15]
P Jake Schum RFA
ILB Joe Thomas RFA March 21, 2018 Dallas Cowboys[16]
WR Geronimo Allison ERFA March 14, 2018 Green Bay Packers[17]
CB Donatello Brown ERFA March 12, 2018 Green Bay Packers[18]
QB Joe Callahan ERFA March 13, 2018 Green Bay Packers[19]
WR Michael Clark ERFA March 12, 2018 Green Bay Packers[20]
FB Joe Kerridge ERFA March 14, 2018 Green Bay Packers[21]
G/T Justin McCray ERFA March 12, 2018 Green Bay Packers[22]
G/T Adam Pankey ERFA March 13, 2018 Green Bay Packers[23]
G Lucas Patrick ERFA March 13, 2018 Green Bay Packers[24]
LS Taybor Pepper ERFA
CB Herb Waters ERFA March 15, 2018 Green Bay Packers[25]
S Jermaine Whitehead ERFA March 14, 2018 Green Bay Packers[26]

Trades[edit | edit source]

March 15, 2018[27] To Green Bay Packers
DeShone Kizer
2018 4th-round pick (101st)
2018 5th-round pick (138th)
To Cleveland Browns
Damarious Randall
2018 4th-round pick (114th)
2018 5th-round pick (150th)

Additions[edit | edit source]

Position Player Former Team Date
DE Muhammad Wilkerson New York Jets March 15, 2018[27]
TE Jimmy Graham Seattle Seahawks March 16, 2018[28]
CB Tramon Williams Arizona Cardinals March 23, 2018[29]
TE Marcedes Lewis Jacksonville Jaguars May 25, 2018[30]
T/G Byron Bell Dallas Cowboys May 30, 2018[31]
DT Joey Mbu Indianapolis Colts June 11, 2018[32]

Undrafted free agent additions[edit | edit source]

Position Player College Date
T/G Jacob Alsadek Arizona May 4, 2018[33]
LB Parris Bennett Syracuse
QB Tim Boyle Eastern Kentucky
C Austin Davis Duke
S Raven Greene James Madison
LB Naashon Hughes Texas
LB CJ Johnson East Texas Baptist
DT Tyler Lancaster Northwestern
T/G Alex Light Richmond
T Kyle Meadows Kentucky
DT Filipo Mokofisi Utah
LB Marcus Porter Fairmont State
TE Kevin Rader Youngstown State
DE Conor Sheehy Wisconsin
LB Greer Martini Notre Dame May 7, 2018[34]
TE Ryan Smith Miami (OH)

Subtractions[edit | edit source]

Position Player New team Release date
WR Jordy Nelson Oakland Raiders March 15, 2018[35][36]
ILB David Talley April 13, 2018[12]
QB Joe Callahan Philadelphia Eagles April 30, 2018[37][38]
P Justin Vogel Cleveland Browns May 4, 2018[39][40]
T/G Jacob Alsadek May 30, 2018[31]
WR Colby Pearson June 6, 2018[41]

Draft[edit | edit source]

2018 Green Bay Packers Draft
Round Selection Player Position College Notes
1 18 Jaire Alexander[42] CB Louisville From Seattle
2 45 Joshua Jackson[43] CB Iowa
3 88 Oren Burks[44] ILB Vanderbilt From Carolina
4 133 J'Mon Moore[34] WR Missouri Compensatory pick
5 138 Cole Madison[34] G Washington State From Cleveland
172 JK Scott[39] P Alabama Compensatory pick
174 Marquez Valdes-Scantling[34] WR South Florida Compensatory pick
6 207 Equanimeous St. Brown[34] WR Notre Dame Compensatory Pick
7 232 James Looney[34] DE California
239 Hunter Bradley[39] LS Mississippi State From Buffalo
248 Kendall Donnerson[34] OLB Southeast Missouri State From Seattle

Draft trades

  • The Packers traded their first-round pick (14th overall) to New Orleans in exchange for New Orlean's first-round pick (27th overall), fifth-round pick (147th overall), and 2019 first-round pick.
  • The Packers traded their first-round pick (27th overall), a third-round pick (76th overall) and a sixth-round pick (186th overall) to Seattle in exchange for Seattle's 18th overall pick and a seventh-round pick (248th overall).
  • The Packers traded their fourth-round pick (101st overall), and a fifth-round pick (147th overall) to Carolina in exchange for Carolina's 3rd-round pick (88th overall).
  • The Packers traded their fourth- and fifth-round selections (114th and 150th overall), and cornerback Damarious Randall to Cleveland in exchange for Cleveland's fourth-and fifth-round selections (101st and 138th overall), and quarterback DeShone Kizer
  • The Packers were awarded four compensatory picks (133rd, 172nd, 174th and 207th overall).
  • The Packers traded linebacker Lerentee McCray to Buffalo in exchange for Buffalo's seventh-round selection (239th overall).

Staff[edit | edit source]

Green Bay Packers current staff

Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special teams coordinator – vacant
  • Special teams assistant – Maurice Drayton

Strength and Conditioning

Coaching staff
Management
More NFL staffs

Current roster[edit | edit source]

Green Bay Packers current roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Wide Receivers (cont'd)

Tight ends

Offensive Linemen Offensive Linemen (cont'd)

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers Linebackers (cont'd)

Defensive backs

Defensive Backs (cont'd)

Special Teams

Unrestricted FAs

  • currently vacant

Restricted FAs

  • currently vacant

Exclusive-Rights FAs

  • currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated January 19, 2018
Depth ChartTransactions

More rosters

Player codes[edit source]

  • Active/PUP - Active / Physically Unable to Perform
  • PUP - Reserve / Physically Unable to Perform
  • IR - Injured Reserve
  • IR/DFR - Injured Reserve / Slated for Return
  • R - Rookie (player name in italics)
  • FA - Free Agent (Restriced)
  • UFA - Unrestriced free agent
  • NF-Inj. - Reserve-Non-Football Related Injury
  • NF-Ill. - Reserve-Non-Football Related Illness
  • PS-IR - Practice Squad/Injured Reserve
  • S- Suspended
  • SI - Suspended infdefinitely
  • Did Not Report - Reserve/Did not report
  • Exempt/Left Squad - Exempt/Left squad
  • Left Squad - Reserve/Left squad
  • Susp. or Suspended- Reserve/Suspended
  • Military - Reserve/Military
  • Future - Reserve/Future
  • Exempt - Roster exemption


Standings[edit | edit source]

Division[edit | edit source]

Template:2018 NFC North standings

Conference[edit | edit source]

Template:2018 NFC standings

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Preseason[edit | edit source]

The preseason schedule was announced on April 11, 2018.[45]

Week Date Kickoff (CDT) Opponent Result Record Game site TV NFL.com
recap
1 August 9 7:00 p.m. Tennessee Lambeau Field
2 August 16 7:00 p.m. Pittsburgh Lambeau Field
3 August 24 9:30 p.m. at Oakland Oakland Coliseum
4 August 30 7:30 p.m. at Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium

Regular season[edit | edit source]

The regular season schedule was announced on April 19, 2018.[46]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Kickoff (CT) Opponent Result Record Game site TV NFL.com
recap
1 September 9 7:20 p.m. Chicago Lambeau Field NBC
2 September 16 12:00 p.m. Minnesota Lambeau Field Fox
3 September 23 12:00 p.m. at Washington FedEx Field Fox
4 September 30 12:00 p.m. Buffalo Lambeau Field CBS
5 October 7 12:00 p.m. at Detroit Ford Field Fox
6 October 15 7:15 p.m. San Francisco Lambeau Field ESPN
7 Bye
8 October 28 3:25 p.m. at LA Rams LA Coliseum Fox
9 November 4 7:20 p.m. at New England Gillette Stadium NBC
10 November 11 12:00 p.m. Miami Lambeau Field CBS
11 November 15 7:20 p.m. at Seattle CenturyLink Field Fox/NFLN
12 November 25 7:20 p.m. at Minnesota U.S. Bank Stadium NBC
13 December 2 12:00 p.m. Arizona Lambeau Field Fox
14 December 9 12:00 p.m. Atlanta Lambeau Field Fox
15 December 16 12:00 p.m. at Chicago Soldier Field Fox
16 December 23 12:00 p.m. at NY Jets MetLife Stadium Fox
17 December 30 12:00 p.m. Detroit Lambeau Field Fox

Notes

  • Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
  • Networks and times for Sunday games from Weeks 5–17 are subject to change as a result of flexible scheduling.

Game summaries[edit | edit source]

Week 1: vs. Chicago Bears[edit | edit source]

Week 1: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Week 2: vs. Minnesota Vikings[edit | edit source]

Week 2: Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: September 16
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 3: at Washington Redskins[edit | edit source]

Week 3: Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Redskins 0 0 0 0 0

at FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

  • Date: September 23
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 4: vs. Buffalo Bills[edit | edit source]

Week 4: Buffalo Bills at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: September 30
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • TV: CBS
  • Preview

Week 5: at Detroit Lions[edit | edit source]

Week 5: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Lions 0 0 0 0 0

at Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan

  • Date: October 7
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Played indoors (dome stadium)
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 6: vs. San Francisco 49ers[edit | edit source]

Week 6: San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Week 7: Bye week[edit | edit source]

No game. Green Bay will have a bye week.

Week 8: at Los Angeles Rams[edit | edit source]

Week 8: Green Bay Packers at Los Angeles Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Rams 0 0 0 0 0

at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California

  • Date: October 28
  • Game time: 3:25 p.m. CDT/1:25 p.m. PDT
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 9: at New England Patriots[edit | edit source]

Week 9: Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Patriots 0 0 0 0 0

at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

  • Date: November 4
  • Game time: 8:20 p.m. EST/7:20 p.m. CST
  • TV announcers (NBC): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya
  • Preview

Week 10: vs. Miami Dolphins[edit | edit source]

Week 10: Miami Dolphins at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: November 11
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • TV: CBS
  • Preview

Week 11: at Seattle Seahawks[edit | edit source]

Week 11: Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Seahawks 0 0 0 0 0

at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington

Week 12: at Minnesota Vikings[edit | edit source]

Week 12: Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Vikings 0 0 0 0 0

at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Date: November 25
  • Game time: 7:20 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (dome stadium)
  • TV announcers (NBC): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya
  • Preview

Week 13: vs. Arizona Cardinals[edit | edit source]

Week 13: Arizona Cardinals at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: December 2
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 14: vs. Atlanta Falcons[edit | edit source]

Week 14: Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: December 9
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 15: at Chicago Bears[edit | edit source]

Week 15: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Bears 0 0 0 0 0

at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Date: December 16
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 16: at New York Jets[edit | edit source]

Week 16: Green Bay Packers at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 0 0 0
Jets 0 0 0 0 0

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: December 23
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

Week 17: vs. Detroit Lions[edit | edit source]

Week 17: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 0 0 0 0
Packers 0 0 0 0 0

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: December 30
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • TV: Fox
  • Preview

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Packers hiring Brian Gutekunst as general manager. NFL.com. Retrieved on January 7, 2018.
  2. Thompson to transition to senior advisor to football operations. packers.com (January 2, 2018). Retrieved on January 2, 2018.
  3. "Packers' McCarthy addresses coaching staff changes", USA TODAY. (en) 
  4. "Packers announce coaching-staff changes". 
  5. "What to know about Mike Pettine". 
  6. "Packers hire Joe Philbin, Mike Pettine as coordinators", NFL.com. (en) 
  7. "Green Bay Packers: Jerry Montgomery". 
  8. "Packers hire Frank Cignetti as quarterbacks coach", ProFootballTalk, 2018-01-10. (en-US) 
  9. "Green Bay Packers: David Raih". 
  10. 2018 Important NFL Dates | NFL Football Operations.
  11. Steelers sign Burnett. steelers.com (March 20, 2018).
  12. 12.0 12.1 Packers re-sign CB Davon House. packers.com (April 13, 2018).
  13. Browns sign WR Jeff Janis and QB Drew Stanton. clevelandbrowns.com (March 30, 2018).
  14. Patriots Sign OL Ulrick John. patriots.com (April 24, 2018).
  15. Eagles and TE Richard Rodgers agree to terms on a one-year contract.. twitter.com/eagles (April 4, 2018).
  16. Cowboys Add Linebacker Depth By Signing Veteran Joe Thomas. dallascowboys.com (March 21, 2018).
  17. Packers' Geronimo Allison: Remains in Green Bay. cbssports.com (March 14, 2018).
  18. Packers' Donatello Brown: Slapped with exclusive rights tender. cbssports.com (March 12, 2018).
  19. Packers' Joe Callahan: Will return to Green Bay. cbssports.com (March 13, 2018).
  20. Packers' Michael Clark: Tendered by Green Bay. cbssports.com (March 12, 2018).
  21. Packers offer contract tenders to 9 free agents. packerswire.usatoday.com (March 14, 2018).
  22. Packers' Justin McCray: Slapped with exclusive rights tender. cbssports.com (March 12, 2018).
  23. Report: Packers tender OL Adam Pankey. 247sports.com (March 13, 2018).
  24. Report: Packers retain two potential starting guards with McCray, Patrick. wtmj.com (March 13, 2018).
  25. Packers sign Wilkerson, acquire Kizer in trade. packers.com (March 15, 2018).
  26. Packers offer contract tenders to 9 free agents. packerswire.usatoday.com (March 14, 2018).
  27. 27.0 27.1 Packers sign Wilkerson, acquire Kizer in trade. packers.com (March 15, 2018).
  28. Packers sign TE Jimmy Graham. packers.com (March 16, 2018).
  29. Packers sign CB Tramon Williams. packers.com (March 23, 2018).
  30. Packers sign TE Lewis. packers.com (May 25, 2018).
  31. 31.0 31.1 Packers sign T/G Byron Bell. packers.com (May 30, 2018).
  32. Packers sign DT Joey Mbu. packers.com (June 11, 2018).
  33. Packers sign rookie free agents. packers.com (May 4, 2018).
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.6 Packers sign six draft picks. packers.com (May 7, 2018).
  35. Packers release WR Jordy Nelson. packers.com (March 13, 2018).
  36. Jordy Nelson to sign two-year, $15M deal with Raiders. nfl.com (March 15, 2018).
  37. Packers release QB Callahan. packers.com (April 30, 2018).
  38. Eagles Sign Local Quarterback Joe Callahan. nbcphiladelphia.com (May 3, 2018).
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Packers announce roster moves. packers.com (May 4, 2018).
  40. Roundup: Saints to release tight end Coby Fleener. nfl.com (May 7, 2018).
  41. Packers release WR Pearson. packers.com (June 6, 2018).
  42. Packers sign CB Alexander. packers.com (May 15, 2018).
  43. Packers sign CB Josh Jackson. packers.com (May 17, 2018).
  44. Packers sign LB Oren Burks. packers.com (May 17, 2018).
  45. Packers' 2018 preseason opponents announced. packers.com (April 11, 2018).
  46. NFL releases 2018 regular-season schedule. nfl.com (April 19, 2018).

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