From hockey and skiing to the NFL: The unique paths of Packers’ top picks Van Ness, Musgrave

Rob Demovsky, ESPN Staff WriterJun 25, 2023, 06:00 AM ET Close Rob Demovsky is an NFL reporter at ESPN and covers the Green Bay Packers. He has covered the Packers since 1997 and joined ESPN in 2013. Demovsky is a two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the NSSA. You can follow him … Read more

Packers’ Lukas Van Ness believes hockey background a key to NFL success

Imagine Green Bay Packers’ first round pick Lukas Van Ness playing in the NHL.  At all of 6-foot-5, 272 pounds Van Ness earned the nickname of “Hercules” at Iowa, where he became known for his massive physique combined with his athleticism and strength as a pass rusher.  Now take that frame and quick-twitch athleticism and … Read more