leap.The old coaching maxim says “the best thing about freshman is they become sophomores.” The same is largely true about NFL players. The best thing about rookies is they’re eventually done being rookies.For several young Packers players Davante Adams Jersey , a year of seasoning could mean big things. Oren Burks and Josh Jackson both faced high expectations coming into their first season, and for various reasons both fell a bit short. But a year later, both could be ready to play more significant roles, hopefully with better results.On offense, J’Mon Moore is the most obvious example of a player who could benefit from a year of experience, but really Ray Nitschke Jersey White , each of the Packers’ second-year receivers should reasonably be expected to be sharper in their second go-round. Receiver presents a steep learning curve, and a year of learning could represent a significant improvement.Given the construction of the Packers’ roster, a jump from the younger end of the roster could be a key benefit headed into 2019.Second-year jumps from Josh Jackson, Oren Burks to play pivotal role in Packers’ defensive improvement | Packers WireJack Wepfer dives deep on how improvement from two young players mentioned above could affect the Packers’ defense.Packers rookie Elgton Jenkins deflects attention like he does opposing pass rushers | Packers NewsHe’s yet a rookie, but Elgton Jenkins could provide a versatile option up front.Darnell Savage wants to learn it all | Packers.comNoted for his physical attributes and athleticism, Darnell Savage thinks of himself as an intellectual player. Heading into his first season Aaron Rodgers Jersey White , he wants to grow his knowledge of the game however he can.Davante Adams and then who? Questions remain about Packers WRs | ESPNAs our fearless leader writes, Geronimo Allison offers an answer to this question. But it’s fair to wonder who will play the biggest role this year behind Davante Adams.Lightning suddenly strikes during woman’s video | UPIIf you are even moderately afraid about the (highly unlikely) possibility of being struck by lightning, this is fairly close to a nightmare scenario. The Packers saw kicker Mason Crosby miss five kicks in Sunday’s 31-23 loss to the Lions and coach Mike McCarthy made an obvious point on Monday when he said it would have been “a different game” if that was not the case.McCarthy also pointed out that Crosby’s track record of good performances in Green Bay is a long one and ultimately affirmed his faith in the veteran kicker despite the dreadful day.“He’s got to make those kicks,” McCarthy said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. “He’s a proven highly successful kicker, and I believe in him but he’s got to make those kicks.”Heading into Sunday’s game Womens Ray Nitschke Jersey , Crosby had made just over 80 percent of his field goal tries for the Packers since joining the team in 2007. He failed to reach that figure in 2017, however, and any further struggles might make the present outweigh the history when it comes to Crosby’s future with the team.