Green Bay Packers News: Christine Michael claimed off waivers

Christine Michael and Jeff Janis are on the same roster. I feel sorry for the other 31 teams.

If you have Michael and Janis on your fantasy team, you may as well stop playing, the championship is yours. In all seriousness, Michael might be worth an add if his owners cut him loose after he was released by Seattle.

He’ll likely see more of the ball than Knile Davis did, making him a worthwhile stash.

Let’s get into the “Titletown Report” for Thursday, starting with the Michael news.

Packers claim RB Christine Michael — Packers.com

The biggest news of the day of course comes at the running back position. If you haven’t heard by now, the Packers claimed former Seahawks RB Christine Michael, who was waived by Seattle on Tuesday. Michael has put together a solid season so far, rushing for four touchdowns.

Packers beat Vikings, at last:

If there’s one reason why it was good to lose in Minnesota Week 2, this is it. The Packers were higher in the waiver order than the Vikings, sending Christine Michael to Green Bay.

Angered by scouting report, Delanie Walker made Packers pay — Paul Kuharsky of ESPN

It appears we at Lombardi Ave may be somewhat to blame for the Packers’ loss. Our very own Kevin Culligan wrote a scouting report on Tennessee last week, and Titans TE Delanie Walker didn’t take too kindly to it. He claims Kevin’s article helped motivate him to play at a higher level. OK, Delanie, we get the point. An 124-yard, one-touchdown long point, in fact.

Can Christine Michael halt the Packers’ running back carousel? — Rob Demovsky of ESPN

Mike McCarthy wants to run the ball, that’s no secret. We may finally see some more success on the ground with Michael’s arrival. But what can he bring to the Green Bay offense?

Rodgers slams report of discord with McCarthy — Michael Cohen of Packersnews.com

Aaron Rodgers was quick to dismiss reports of tension between himself and coach Mike McCarthy. He called the criticism of McCarthy “ridiculous”.

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