Jacob Westendorf

Jacob Westendorf

Jacob Westendorf, who has covered the Green Bay Packers since 2015, is a writer for Packer Central, a Sports Illustrated channel. E-mail: jacobwestendorf24@gmail.com History: Westendorf started writing for Packer Central in 2023. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JacobWestendorf Background: Westendorf graduated from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where he earned a degree in communication with an emphasis in journalism and mass media. He worked in newspapers in Green Bay and Rockford, Illinois. He also interned at Packer Report for Bill Huber while earning his degree. In 2018, he became a staff writer for PackerReport.com, and a regular contributor on Packer Report's "Pack A Day Podcast." In 2020, he founded the media company Game On Wisconsin. In 2023, he rejoined Packer Central, which is part of Sports Illustrated Media Group.

Green Bay Packers QB Jordan Love reacts after a touchdown at the Dallas Cowboys in the 2023 NFL playoffs.

Quarterbacks Could Lead NFC North Takeover

The NFC North quarterback room ranks sixth out of the NFL’s eight divisions, according to NFL.com’s Eric Edholm. Perhaps not for long.

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Green Bay Packers running back Josh Jacobs (8) carries the ball during minicamp.

Josh Jacobs: ‘Sky Is the Limit’

Appearing on NFL Network, new Green Bay Packers running back Josh Jacobs had high hopes for the team as well as potential “superstar” quarterback Jordan Love.

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love (10) is shown during the team’s minicamp Tuesday, June 11, 2024 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Love Not a Top-10 Quarterback?

In a fresh set of quarterback rankings produced by NFL Draft guru Matt Miller, the Packers’ Jordan Love was behind the likes of the Eagles’ Jalen Hurts and, yes, the Jets’ Aaron Rodgers.

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Keisean Nixon at Packers OTAs

Nixon on Hafley: ‘He’s Competitive as Hell’

During an appearance on Up & Adams, Green Bay Packers defensive back Keisean Nixon discussed what new defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley has brought to the team.

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Jayden Reed and Jordan Love celebrate a touchdown against Tampa Bay.

Packers Don’t Have No. 1 Receiver; Does It Matter?

The Green Bay Packers will enter the 2024 season without an established No. 1 receiver. What they do have is an abundance of proven playmakers for quarterback Jordan Love.

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Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley

Packers’ Defense Has to Finally Live Up to Hype

For too many years, the Green Bay Packers’ defense has failed to live up to expectations. With Jeff Hafley, will this finally be the year?

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Romeo Doubs soars to celebrate Luke Musgrave's touchdown against the Rams.

The Time Is Now for Packers to be Super

With so many of their best players playing on inexpensive rookie contracts, the time is now for the Green Bay Packers to win the Super Bowl.

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A new role for Packers RB AJ Dillon?

Five Biggest Storylines for Packers OTAs

Organized team activities started this week for the Green Bay Packers. From AJ Dillon to the receivers, here are five storylines. 

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Packers coach Matt LaFleur and QB Jordan Love

‘Night and Day’: Packers’ Offense Ready To Kick Into High Gear

Could it be 2020 all over again, with Jordan Love surrounded by a deep and talented group of skill-position players?

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Michael Pratt

Three’s Company And Other Packers Draft Takeaways

From three safeties and three linebackers to a new quarterback, here is a look at an eventful NFL Draft for the Green Bay Packers.

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Jer’Zhan Newton

Green Bay Packers Day 2 NFL Mock Draft

Who will the Green Bay Packers select with their combined four second- and third-round picks on Friday? Here’s Jacob Westendorf’s mock draft.

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Cooper DeJean was not drafted on Thursday.

Here Are Day 2 Draft Fits for Packers After Picking Jordan Morgan

Focusing on the team’s biggest needs, here are many of the top players who remain available entering Friday’s second and third rounds.

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