Thursday, August 31, 2017

2017 Training Camp • Final Practice

It’s time for one last grand post of 2017 Training Camp photos. These are from August 29th, the final day for public open practices. The crowd was very large, as the fans catch one last glimpse of their 2017 team at work. The day started out cloudy, but became warm and sunny later.

A group of defensive backs milling about before practice began.

DE Dean Lowry was back on the field as a full participant after suffering a knee injury during the preseason game against the Washington Redskins.

Synchronized linebackers — Blake Martinez (#5), and Jake Ryan (#47).

Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers giving his charges some instruction during early-practice drills.

S Morgan Burnett acts as a WR, going against CB Josh Hawkins.

The offense comes out of the Don Hutson Center, with the two quarterbacks competing for the No. 3 spot, Taysom Hill (#8) and Joe Callahan (#6) in red jerseys.

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) joins his teammates on the field.

Defensive backs line up to catch balls from the JUGS machine.

CB Damarious Randall (#23).

CB LaDarius Gunter (#36).

2017 first draft pick CB Kevin King (#20)

2017 draftee S Josh Jones (#27).

The rookie RBs: Aaron Jones (#33), Kalif Phillips (#34), Davante Mays (#32).

FB Aaron Ripkowski (#22) hits the tackling dummy.

WR Max McCaffrey (#13) tackles a donut, or a tackling ring, as it’s formally called.

DT Christian Ringo (#99) gets attention from a staff member.

RB Ty Montgomery (#88) and TE Lance Kendricks (#84) watching the offense.

All of the quarterbacks and their coaches.

Recent signee DT Calvin Heurtelou (#72) hits the stationary blocking platform.

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) looking to pass.

Rodgers talks with QB Brett Hundley (#7).

WR Randall Cobb (#18) getting some instruction.

Drills being held on the south end of Ray Nitschke Field.

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) and QB Brett Hundley (#7) throwing to two receivers at the same time.

GM Ted Thompson, always at practice, looking toward the crowd.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy walks with an intern.

Some players who need a spark to make the team: WR Trevor Davis (#11), WR Malachi Dupre (#19), WR DeAngelo Yancey (#16) and WR Montay Crockett (#9).

Not all of the fans in attendance figured out that WR Jordy Nelson (left) and WR Jeff Janis (right) switched jerseys for the day.

Close-up running backs: Aaron Jones (#33), Kalif Phillips (#34), Davante Mays (#32), and FB Aaron Ripkowski (#22).

RB Ty Montgomery (#88).

There’s a ballcarrier in there somewhere.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) looking for a receiver in the pocket.

RB Devante Mays (#32) gets some daylight.

TE Martellus Bennett (#80).

It was a beautiful day for Packers practice.

T David Bakhtiari shares a laugh with C Corey Linsley (#63) and G Jahri Evans (#73).

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) takes the snap during scrimmage time.

RB Ty Montgomery (#88) gets through the defenders.

The defense awaits the next play.

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) looks over the defense before the snap.

With good protection, QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) sets to throw.

WR Jeff Jan-- er, Jordy Nelson (wearing #83), at the line of scrimmage.

More good protection for QB Aaron Rodgers (#12).

Special teams blocking time.

CB Josh Hawkins (#28) covers CB Lenzy Pipkins (#41), who is acting as the opposing punting team.

P Justin Vogel (#5) punts during special teams drills.

QB Joe Callahan (#6) gets off a pass from the pocket.

Blocking up front during scrimmaging.

An unidentified RB gets stopped for no gain.

QB Joe Callahan (#6) with perfect hand-off form.

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) fakes the hand-off to RB Ty Montgomery (#88), and gives it to WR Davante Adams (#17) on a reverse.

QB Aaron Rodgers (#12) launching a long ball into the end zone.

RB Ty Montgomery (#88) gets out of this and scoots around the left end for a 20-yard TD.

WR Jordy Nelson (wearing Jeff Janis’ #83), WR Davante Adams (#17), and WR Randall Cobb (#18) watch the rookie WRs getting their turn.

Tradition has the players coming over to the stands to thank the fans on the final day of Training Camp. This year was no exception.

We got to get a high-five (or actually a low-five) from QB Aaron Rodgers (in white shirt).

Players thanking the fans.

Players thanking the fans.

Players thanking the fans. That’s it from 2017 Green Bay Packers Training Camp. It’s on now to the regular season following tonight’s final preseason game.