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Randall Cobb: Great things happen when I come back from injuries

Fri Jan 21 2022 16:36:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is set to return to the team’s lineup for Saturday night’s game against the 49ers after missing more than a month after core muscle surgery and that could turn out to be a very good thing for the Packers. Cobb missed 10 games during the 2013 season with a leg [more]

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David Bakhtiari questionable, Marquez Valdes-Scantling doubtful

Thu Jan 20 2022 22:41:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Left tackle David Bakhtiari‘s return to the Packers’ lineup in Week 18 offered promise about his availability for the postseason. Two weeks later, however, Bakhtiari’s status is in question. Bakhtiari, who played 27 snaps against the Lions in the regular-season finale in his return from a torn ACL last season, missed practices Tuesday and Thursday. [more]

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Texans claim Kingsley Keke off waivers

Thu Jan 20 2022 21:43:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Defensive lineman Kingsley Keke started this week as a member of the Packers with a chance to win a Super Bowl. Now he’ll start the offseason program on a team that currently doesn’t have a head coach. Via Field Yates of ESPN, the Texans have claimed Keke off waivers. The Packers cut him on Wednesday. [more]

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David Bakhtiari, Marquez Valdes-Scantling aren’t practicing Thursday

Thu Jan 20 2022 18:35:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari sat out practice for “load management” reasons on Tuesday and worked on a limited basis Wednesday, but he’s back on the sideline Thursday. Bakhtiari tore his ACL at the end of last season and had arthroscopic surgery during the season that delayed his regular season debut until Week 18. The [more]

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Mike McCarthy doesn’t see his future with the Cowboys as a question

Wed Jan 19 2022 23:44:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Cowboys were the only home team to lose in the wild-card round of the postseason. They were the only betting favorite to lose. As much as they seem to want to blame officials for their loss to the 49ers, the Cowboys have only themselves to blame. With 14 penalties, a turnover, five sacks allowed, [more]

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Marquez Valdes-Scantling doesn’t practice, David Bakhtiari returns

Wed Jan 19 2022 21:46:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers had a couple of changes to their participation levels at Wednesday’s practice and one of them was a move in the wrong direction. Wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling was a limited participant on Tuesday because of a back injury, but he was out of practice entirely on Wednesday. Thursday will bring another practice session [more]

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Kyle Shanahan: We need Trey Lance to “let it rip” in practice to prepare for Aaron Rodgers

Wed Jan 19 2022 14:24:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The 49ers got a close look at Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earlier this season, so they have some idea what to expect when they hit the field in Green Bay for Saturday’s divisional round game. Practices this week will be focused on getting the defense ready for those things and that means backup quarterback Trey [more]

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David Bakhtiari misses practice for “load management”

Wed Jan 19 2022 01:43:23 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Left tackle David Bakhtiari was the only Green Bay player to miss practice Tuesday. Coach Matt LaFleur called it “load management” rather than a setback with Bakhtiari’s knee. Bakhtiari made his season debut with 27 snaps against the Lions on Jan. 9. “He’s coming off a major injury, so you always want to be mindful [more]

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Jimmy Garoppolo says he will feel his injuries but is confident of playing

Wed Jan 19 2022 01:14:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jimmy Garoppolo was asked Tuesday whether his thumb or his shoulder hurt worse. “Yes,” he answered to laughter. The 49ers quarterback entered Sunday’s game with a torn ligament in his right thumb. He left with a slight sprain of his throwing shoulder. Garoppolo injured his shoulder in the second quarter of the win over Dallas [more]

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For Monday and Tuesday, no active players landed on COVID-19 reserve

Wed Jan 19 2022 00:02:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In the final weeks of the regular season, the pandemic resulted in hundreds of players landing on the COVID-19 reserve list. As the final eight teams prepare to play in the divisional round, the week has begun with (checks notes) zero active players testing positive. On Monday, no players from the remaining eight teams were [more]

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Packers hopeful about Za’Darius Smith, Jaire Alexander, Whitney Mercilus playing this week

Tue Jan 18 2022 18:20:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers defense may be getting several reinforcements for Saturday’s game against the 49ers. Edge rushers Za'Darius Smith and Whitney Mercilus both returned to practice last week after extended stays on injured reserve. Cornerback Jaire Alexander was activated a few weeks ago after his own stint on the list, but landed on the COVID-19 reserve [more]

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Vikings interviewed Nathaniel Hackett, interviewing Catherine Raîche Monday

Mon Jan 17 2022 15:37:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings continue to make their way through the searches for their new head coach and General Manager. The team announced that they completed an interview with Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett on Sunday. With the Packers on a bye this week, Hackett also spoke with the Bears and Broncos about their openings in recent [more]

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Bears announce interviews with Jim Caldwell, Nathaniel Hackett, Monti Ossenfort

Sun Jan 16 2022 03:04:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears didn’t have any playoff obligations on Saturday, so they spent the day trying to find a new head coach and General Manager. The team announced the completion of three interviews on Saturday night. Former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell and Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett interviewed for the head coaching job [more]

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Vikings want to interview Nathaniel Hackett, Dan Quinn, DeMeco Ryans, Jonathan Gannon

Sat Jan 15 2022 15:31:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings’ early list of head coaching candidates features a number of popular names in this year’s hiring cycle and one newcomer. Shortly after word of their request to interview Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles came on Saturday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reported that they also want to interview Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, [more]

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Broncos complete interview with Luke Getsy

Sat Jan 15 2022 02:04:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Broncos have completed an interview with Packers quarterbacks/passing game coordinator Luke Getsy, the team announced Friday night. He is the second candidate to interview after Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn talked to General Manager George Paton and the Broncos’ search committee Thursday. The Broncos have eight more candidates to interview, with Packers offensive coordinator [more]

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Aaron Rodgers bests Tom Brady as first-team All-Pro quarterback

Fri Jan 14 2022 17:12:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In what becomes the clearest hint at the outcome of the voting for the Associated Press MVP award, which will come from the same 50 voters, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named on Friday the first-team AP All-Pro over Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. The vote was 34 for Rodgers, 16 for Brady. It’s hard to [more]

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PFT’s 2021 MVP: Aaron Rodgers

Fri Jan 14 2022 01:02:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The woke mob has no power here. Yes, Aaron Rodgers lied about being vaccinated, in order to avoid being criticized for not being vaccinated. Sure, he held the franchise and its fan base hostage with an offseason mystery regarding whether he’d retire, an effort that may have been as much about getting attention as sending [more]

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Whitney Mercilus back at practice for Packers

Thu Jan 13 2022 16:55:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When Packers pass rusher Whitney Mercilus suffered a torn biceps in November, he was thought to be out for the season. But he may not be. Mercilus has been designated to return from injured reserve and was back at practice in Green Bay today. That doesn’t necessarily mean he’s healthy enough to play or will [more]

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PFT’s 2021 coach of the year: Mike Vrabel

Thu Jan 13 2022 00:15:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

This was a tough one. Tougher than most of the others we’ve had to make this year. Four or five guys can make the case for the coach of the year prize.  PFT’s winner is the man whose steady hand guided his team to the best record in a top-heavy conference — despite not having [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: Fractured toe should be 100 percent by next week

Wed Jan 12 2022 19:28:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers has been dealing with a fractured toe since coming off the COIVD-19 list back in November. It hasn’t impacted his performance much, as Rodgers completed 70 percent of his passes for 2,221 yards with 20 touchdowns and one interception in the eight games since his return. And that interception was in his first [more]

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Aaron Rodgers sounds off on Super Bowl boycott prank

Wed Jan 12 2022 18:13:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

On Friday, Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti fell victim to a prank regarding the notion that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers would boycott the Super Bowl over the NFL’s COVID protocols. On Tuesday, Rodgers sounded off about the fact that the prank made its way to the light of day in his weekly appearance with Pat [more]

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Packers open practice window for Za’Darius Smith

Wed Jan 12 2022 17:07:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

One Packers’ edge rusher teased his return in an Instagram post earlier this week and now it’s official. Head coach Matt LaFleur told reporters in his press conference that Za'Darius Smith will return to practice on Wednesday, opening his 21-day window to be activated off of injured reserve to the 53-man roster. Smith has been [more]

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Report: Bears request permission to interview Eliot Wolf for G.M.

Wed Jan 12 2022 16:30:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears are looking at a member of the Patriots’ front office to potentially be their next General Manager. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Chicago has requested permission to interview Patriots scouting consultant Eliot Wolf. Wolf has been with the Patriots since March 2020 after spending a pair of seasons as the Browns’ assistant General Manager. [more]

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PFT’s 2021 NFL offensive player of the year: Cooper Kupp

Tue Jan 11 2022 15:00:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Rams have made a lot of big swings for marquee names like Matthew Stafford, Jalen Ramsey, Von Miller, and Odell Beckham in recent years, but one of their most significant acquisitions came with a lot less fanfare. Wide receiver Cooper Kupp arrived in the third round of the 2017 draft and that’s proven to [more]

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Bears request interviews with Byron Leftwich, Nathaniel Hackett, Matt Eberflus

Tue Jan 11 2022 14:58:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears are continuing to add names to their list of head coaching candidates Tuesday and three popular names in this hiring cycle have joined the group. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that they have requested an interview with Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that they have also requested [more]

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Broncos request interview with Packers QBs coach Luke Getsy

Tue Jan 11 2022 13:47:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Broncos appear to be casting a wide net in their search for a new head coach. Per Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, Denver has put in a request to interview Packers quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator Luke Getsy. While Getsy coached for several college programs, he’s spent all of his NFL coaching career [more]

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Broncos want to interview Eric Bieniemy, Nathaniel Hackett

Mon Jan 10 2022 20:39:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Broncos were across the field from Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy on Saturday and they’d like to be across the table at an interview with him in the near future. According to multiple reports, the team has requested an interview with Bieniemy for their head coaching vacancy. Reports also have Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel [more]

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Za’Darius Smith is expected back at practice this week

Mon Jan 10 2022 20:27:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers may be getting a big defensive piece back for their playoff opener. Edge rusher Za'Darius Smith posted a video captioned “guess who’s back” to his Instagram account on Monday. Word that Smith was expected to be designated for return from injured reserve surfaced earlier in the day. Smith went on injured reserve in [more]

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David Bakhtiari played most of the first half, felt good in first game action in more than a year

Mon Jan 10 2022 13:59:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari did not play a single football game in 2021, tearing his ACL late in the 2020 season and finally returning to the field yesterday in Detroit. He felt good being back. “Long, long journey,” Bakhtiari said. “I was expecting to be back earlier. It was tough. Definitely wore mentally on [more]

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NFL playoff schedule 2022: Bracket, dates, times, TV channel info for Wild Card round games

Mon Jan 10 2022 05:30:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 postseason begins on Saturday, January 15 with fourteen teams in the hunt to win the 2022 Super Bowl. Teams in the NFL playoffs this year include: Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Las Vegas Raiders, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh [more]

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Aaron Rodgers gives way to Jordan Love in second half

Sun Jan 09 2022 19:45:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers‘ likely MVP regular season has come to an end. Rodgers played the first half today in Detroit but has now gone to the bench, and Jordan Love is in to replace him. The Packers were playing to win in the first half and Rodgers went 14-for-18 for 138 yards, with two touchdowns and [more]

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NFL Week 18 early inactives: David Bakhtiari returns, Aaron Jones will sit

Sun Jan 09 2022 16:36:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari last took the field in a regular season game in Week 16 of last season, but his long wait to get back on the field will finally [more]

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Boomer Esiason got pranked, apparently, regarding Aaron Rodgers Super Bowl boycott

Sat Jan 08 2022 16:36:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Twitter exploded on Friday, after the @BackAftaThis (a/k/a Funhouse) account posted a clip from the Morning Show with Boomer & Gio on WFAN in New York that pushed the idea that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will threaten to boycott the Super Bowl over the NFL’s COVID protocols. Apparently, it was all a prank. Gregg Giannotti, [more]

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Aaron Rodgers pokes fun at “report” of Super Bowl boycott

Fri Jan 07 2022 22:47:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Well, we didn’t have to wait for Tuesday afternoon for Aaron Rodgers to respond to the claim that he’ll boycott the Super Bowl over the NFL’s COVID protocol. Rodgers, retweeting the @BackAftaThis clip of Boomer Esiason suggesting that a trusted source has told him that Rodgers would take a stand by sitting out the Super [more]

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Boomer Esiason has a source who says Aaron Rodgers will threaten Super Bowl boycott

Fri Jan 07 2022 20:46:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Hub Arkush may have some company in the Aaron Rodgers “absolute bum” category. (I’ve been there for about a decade. You get used to it.) Via the @BackAftaThis Twitter account, Boomer Esiason shared this morning on his WFAN radio show a text from a source who claims that Rodgers will threaten to boycott the Super [more]

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Report: Buccaneers wanted Antonio Brown to seek “mental help”

Fri Jan 07 2022 14:46:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

An ugly few days between the Buccaneers and receiver Antonio Brown mercifully ended on Thursday, when the Bucs finally released Brown. So what took them so long? Some (many) think that they wanted to come up with a way to ensure that he won’t end up playing for a team that the Buccaneers may face [more]

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Nathaniel Hackett to interview with Jaguars during Packers’ bye week

Fri Jan 07 2022 12:02:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Word last weekend was that Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett would not interview for the Jaguars’ head coaching vacancy before the end of the regular season and this week has unfolded without Hackett speaking to the team. Hackett isn’t going to wait until the Packers are totally done playing, however. He told reporters on Thursday [more]

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AP won’t be taking away Hub Arkush’s vote

Thu Jan 06 2022 21:29:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

If Aaron Rodgers thinks Hub is a bum, Rodgers necessarily feels the same way about the Associated Press. The AP won’t be stripping Hub Arkush of his vote in the organization’s annual NFL awards, even though Arkush admitted that he won’t vote for Rodgers for MVP because he’s the “biggest jerk in the league,” along [more]

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Davante Adams bites his tongue when asked about possible franchise tag

Thu Jan 06 2022 20:49:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Davante Adams is scheduled to become a free agent in the offseason. The Packers surely want to keep the star receiver. If the sides can’t get a long-term deal done before free agency begins in March, the Packers have the franchise tag available to use on Adams. That did not sound like a satisfactory option [more]

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Aaron Rodgers practiced Thursday

Thu Jan 06 2022 19:20:04 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Early this week, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said that his mindset was to play the team’s starters in Week 18 because he didn’t want them going multiple weeks without playing before the divisional round of the playoffs. There’s been no indication that LaFleur has reconsidered that approach and the team had a key starter [more]

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Matt LaFleur: David Bakhtiari did “great work” at practice, Packers discuss playing him Sunday

Thu Jan 06 2022 17:54:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers may finally get left tackle David Bakhtiari back on the field on Sunday. He has already returned to the practice field, more than a year after suffering a torn ACL, and coach Matt LaFleur said Bakhtiari looked excellent. “Dave had great work yesterday,” LaFleur said today. LaFleur said the plan is for Bakhtiari [more]

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Aaron Rodgers sounds like a guy who is content to stay where he is

Thu Jan 06 2022 11:45:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Wednesday’s press-conference diatribe directed at MVP voter Hub Arkush obscured other comments from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers that are far more significant to his future career prospects. As Simms and I have discussed recently, Rodgers may have a hard time finding a better situation than his current one in 2022. Appearing on SiriusXM’s The Adam [more]

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Hub Arkush issues written apology for speaking about his plan to not vote for Aaron Rodgers

Thu Jan 06 2022 01:14:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

On Wednesday afternoon, Hub Arkush returned to the airwaves of 670 The Score in Chicago with a qualified apology regarding his comments from Tuesday articulating his intention to not vote for Aaron Rodgers for NFL MVP for reasons other than his on-field performance. More recently, Arkush has reduced that apology to writing. But he continues [more]

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Aaron Rodgers on Hub Arkush: “I think he’s an absolute bum”

Wed Jan 05 2022 20:35:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Longtime reporter and Associated Press MVP voter Hub Arkush started a firestorm by saying in a radio interview on Tuesday that he wouldn’t vote for Aaron Rodgers for reasons unrelated to his on-field performance. Arkush admitted on Wednesday that he “made a big mistake” in disclosing his voting plans. But Rodgers himself had plenty to [more]

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Hub Arkush acknowledges a “big mistake” in talking about his MVP voting plans

Wed Jan 05 2022 17:19:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Hub Arkush created a firestorm on Tuesday by admitting that he won’t vote for Aaron Rodgers for MVP for reasons unrelated to Rodgers’s football performance from Week One through Week 18. Appearing Wednesday on 670 The Score in Chicago the day after the eruption, Arkush acknowledged an error not with his reasoning but with his [more]

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NFL declines to comment on the Hub Arkush/Aaron Rodgers MVP voting situation

Wed Jan 05 2022 15:27:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Hub Arkush, one of only 50 people who hold ballots for the annual Associated Press NFL awards, admitted on Tuesday that he won’t vote for Aaron Rodgers for MVP, not because of Rodgers’s performance but because of personal considerations. It remains to be seen whether the AP will strip Arkush of his vote; the annual [more]

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Would anyone sign Antonio Brown?

Wed Jan 05 2022 14:34:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The fact that the Buccaneers said on Sunday that receiver Antonio Brown is no longer on the team, coupled with the fact that he remains on the team, has sparked growing speculation that the team is indeed trying to keep Brown from landing elsewhere. This presumes that someone would claim Brown on waivers or sign [more]

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Darnell Savage, three others activated from Packers COVID reserve

Tue Jan 04 2022 21:40:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers announced the return of four players to their active roster on Tuesday afternoon. Safety Darnell Savage, defensive lineman Kingsley Keke, tackle Dennis Kelly, and wide receiver Amari Rodgers have been activated from the team’s COVID-19 reserve list. They also placed right tackle Billy Turner on the COVID reserve list. Turner has been sidelined [more]

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Matt LaFleur, Zac Taylor become co-favorites for coach of the year

Tue Jan 04 2022 16:42:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

An unexpected worst to first by the Bengals has tied the team’s head coach for first place in the odds for the NFL’s coach of the year award. Sunday’s win over the Chiefs has vaulted Zac Taylor to +155 (via PointsBet), matching Packers coach Matt LaFleur. Last week, LaFleur led the way at +125, with [more]

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Lions place Taylor Decker, Penei Sewell on COVID-19 list

Tue Jan 04 2022 16:30:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As the Lions prepare to finish their season against the Packers on Sunday, they may not have both of their offensive tackles for the game. Detroit placed left tackle Taylor Decker and Penei Sewell on the COVID-19 list on Monday. Because of the timing, both players have a chance to be on the field in [more]

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Report: No consideration of NFL discipline for Antonio Brown

Tue Jan 04 2022 00:11:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Buccaneers are done with receiver Antonio Brown. Unless they aren’t. As ESPN reported earlier today, the Buccaneers didn’t release Brown today, due to “ongoing discussions” with the league regarding “how to move ahead.” Via Mark Maske of the Washington Post, there is no consideration of league-imposed discipline for Brown as a result of Sunday’s [more]

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David Bakhtiari is expected to practice this week, could play Sunday

Mon Jan 03 2022 23:16:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said that he’s planning to “play our guys” against the Lions in Week 18 and one of those guys could be left tackle David Bakhtiari if all goes well this week. Bakhtiari has not played in a game this season as he’s had an extended recovery from last year’s torn [more]

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Matt LaFleur: Right now, the mindset is we’re going to play our guys against Detroit

Mon Jan 03 2022 21:18:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After clinching the NFC’s No. 1 overall seed with their victory over the Vikings on Sunday, the Packers don’t really have anything to play for in Week 18. But there’s still a game scheduled against the Lions. And at least for now, head coach Matt LaFleur is planning on having his starters participate in it. [more]

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Joe Burrow makes a late charge at MVP

Mon Jan 03 2022 15:52:51 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Every week, the MVP odds shift and change. And while Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers seems to be strengthening his position after his team clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC on Sunday night, an intriguing option is emerging. Yes, PointsBet has Rodgers as the clear favorite at -400. But Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: No issues with toe Sunday night

Mon Jan 03 2022 11:44:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has spent most of the second half of the season dealing with a toe injury, but it doesn’t sound like it will be a problem for him in the playoffs. After the Packers’ 37-10 demolition of the Vikings on Sunday night, Rodgers said that he made it through the night without [more]

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Sunday Night Football: Packers clinch NFC’s No. 1 seed with 37-10 victory over Vikings

Mon Jan 03 2022 04:32:51 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The NFC’s road to Super Bowl LVI will go through Lambeau Field. The Packers clinched the conference’s top seed — including home-field advantage and the NFC’s only first-round bye — with their 37-10 victory over the Vikings on Sunday Night Football. Though the Packers got off to a slow start, they had clear control of [more]

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A.J. Dillon’s 4-yard touchdown gives Packers 27-3 lead

Mon Jan 03 2022 03:29:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers have just about wrapped things up on Sunday Night Football. After Minnesota started the second half with another three-and-out, Green Bay used a patient, methodical seven-play, 37-yard drive to increase the lead to 27-3. The drive got started in Vikings’ territory after returner David Moore brought a punt to Green Bay’s 48-yard line [more]

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Sunday Night Football: With Davante Adams’ 118 yards, Packers lead Vikings 20-3 at halftime

Mon Jan 03 2022 02:57:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers are on their way to clinching the NFC’s No. 1 seed. Through two quarters, Green Bay leads Minnesota 20-3 on Sunday Night Football. The Packers got off to a bit of a slow start, scoring two field goals and turning it over on downs in their first three red-zone trips. But then quarterback [more]

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Allen Lazard’s 20-yard touchdown catch gives Packers 13-0 lead

Mon Jan 03 2022 02:33:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Entering Sunday’s game, the Packers didn’t seem like they would have much trouble beating the Vikings. Now in the second quarter, receiver Allen Lazard has given Green Bay a 13-0 lead — which could be insurmountable. On second-and-5, quarterback Aaron Rodgers had pressure in his face when he tossed up a 50-50 ball to Lazard [more]

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Game official has to exit Packers-Vikings, crew operating with six members

Mon Jan 03 2022 01:55:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

For the second time in Sunday’s slate of games, an NFL official has had to exit a contest. In the first quarter of Sunday night’s matchup between the Packers and Vikings, umpire Fred Bryan bent over and then went to the Packers’ sideline to be examined in Green Bay’s medical tent. After a few minutes, [more]

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Sunday Night Football: Cameron Dantzler inactive for Vikings-Packers

Mon Jan 03 2022 00:15:30 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings’ secondary is officially even more depleted for Sunday’s game against the Packers. Cornerback Cameron Dantzler is inactive for the contest after he entered the weekend doubtful with a calf injury. He didn’t practice on Thursday or Friday. Defensive tackle Michael Pierce is also inactive after he was declared out with an illness. But [more]

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Will someone else give Antonio Brown his latest second chance?

Sun Jan 02 2022 22:47:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Nothing secures second chances like talent. And Buccaneers receiver Antonio Brown still has plenty of it. So with Brown’s time in Tampa Bay over, will he get another second chance? If/when the Buccaneers officially release Brown, he’ll be exposed to waivers. Any team can then claim the balance of his 2021 contract. If he clears [more]

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Report: Packers preparing to franchise tag Davante Adams

Sun Jan 02 2022 19:13:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

He signed a long-term deal just before the expiration of his rookie contract. Now, with his second contract soon to expire, the Packers could soon be exercising their right to keep receiver Davante Adams in place. The Packers are preparing to apply the franchise tag to Adams, in order to keep him from hitting the [more]

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Five Packers cleared from COVID list to play on Sunday night

Sun Jan 02 2022 17:28:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers activated five players from their COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday with eyes on having them play on Sunday night against the Vikings, but they needed final clearance from doctors to be able to rejoin the team in time for the game. That clearance came on Sunday morning. The Packers announced that punter Corey [more]

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Aaron Rodgers will appear on this week’s Manningcast

Sat Jan 01 2022 23:41:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers is leaving his safe space. In the latest sign yet that the woke mob that supposedly wants to “cancel” the Packers quarterback is failing miserably, Rodgers will be one of the four guests on Monday night’s Peyton and Eli show on ESPN2. The likely 2021 MVP bats cleanup, behind Bill Cowher, Roger Goodell, [more]

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The report that Kirk Cousins “self-reported” symptoms is irrelevant

Sat Jan 01 2022 15:28:35 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

There’s an important nugget that got overlooked in Friday’s news that Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins tested positive for COVID-19. The information is irrelevant, but the motivation for the leaking of it has significance. Cousins reportedly self-reported symptoms to the Vikings before his positive test. Because he’s unvaccinated, the self-reporting of symptoms doesn’t matter. He’s tested [more]

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Jaire Alexander out for Packers Sunday

Fri Dec 31 2021 20:20:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When the Packers activated cornerback Jaire Alexander from injured reserve this week, word was that he might still need some more time to recover from his shoulder injury before he’s ready for game action. That has turned out to be the case. Alexander has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Alexander has [more]

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Mike Zimmer: Sean Mannion will start on Sunday night with Kirk Cousins out

Fri Dec 31 2021 18:41:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced today that Sean Mannion will be his starting quarterback on Sunday night against the Packers. Kirk Cousins tested positive for COVID-19 and will not play Sunday. Cousins is unvaccinated. Mannion was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list this week, but Zimmer said Mannion has been cleared to return and there [more]

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Vikings activate Sean Mannion off COVID-19 list

Fri Dec 31 2021 16:44:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

With Kirk Cousins out, Sean Mannion is tagging in. The Vikings announced on Friday that Mannion has been activated off the COVID-19 list, which puts him in line to start Sunday’s game against the Packers. Cousins tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and as an unvaccinated player has a mandatory five-day absence. That rules him [more]

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Kellen Mond’s unvaccinated status puts him at risk for a close-contact absence

Fri Dec 31 2021 16:27:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins vowed to ensconce himself in plexiglass, in order to avoid testing positive for COVID-19. It didn’t work. Now that the Minnesota unvaccinated quarterback has tested positive, the question becomes whether an unvaccinated backup will end up being deemed a close contact. For unvaccinated players, any close contact with an infected person [more]

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Kirk Cousins has COVID-19, out Sunday night

Fri Dec 31 2021 15:58:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins will miss Sunday night’s game against the Packers. According to multiple reports, Cousins has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be on the COVID-19 reserve list. Cousins is unvaccinated, and even though the NFL recently changed its COVID-19 protocols to make it easier for unvaccinated players to return faster, he won’t [more]

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Vikings place Nick Vigil on COVID-19 reserve list

Fri Dec 31 2021 01:37:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings placed linebacker Nick Vigil on the COVID-19 reserve list, the team announced Thursday. Vigil has appeared in all 15 games this season, starting 11. He joins quarterback Sean Mannion, guard Oli Udoh, tackle Rashod Hill and defensive end Patrick Jones III on the team’s COVID-19 reserve list. Blake Lynch likely replaces Vigil on [more]

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No practice for Aaron Rodgers, again

Fri Dec 31 2021 00:45:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As the Packers close in on another No. 1 seed and as quarterback Aaron Rodgers sets himself up for another MVP award, he continues to miss practice due to a lingering toe problem. Rodgers officially didn’t practice on Thursday, after a teammate aggravated the condition by stepping on it during Saturday’s 24-22 win over the [more]

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Randall Cobb, Marquez Valdes-Scantling practicing for Packers

Thu Dec 30 2021 18:57:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers got a pair of wide receivers back on the practice field Thursday. Reporters at the open session of practice in Green Bay noted that Randall Cobb and Marquez Valdes-Scantling were both working with the team. Cobb has been out since Week 12 after having core muscle surgery. He returned to the Packers in [more]

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On the future of Aaron Rodgers, the ball is likely in Green Bay’s court

Thu Dec 30 2021 14:31:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

On Wednesday, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made it clear that he’ll make an early decision regarding whether he’ll retire. The decision that precedes his decision likely will have a major influence on the eventual decision. Rodgers has made his feelings clear. He has made his value even more clear. He’s making $33.5 million per year. [more]

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Aaron Rodgers is the NFC offensive player of the month

Thu Dec 30 2021 13:38:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers mused about retirement on Wednesday and he has set himself up to go out on top if he does hang up the cleats. Rodgers was the NFL MVP last season and his work in December has made him a leading candidate to take home the prize again this year. Rodgers went [more]

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Davante Adams says Aaron Rodgers’ situation could affect his own free agency decision

Thu Dec 30 2021 11:48:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams is slated to become an unrestricted free agent in March, and he says his decision on whether to re-sign with Green Bay will be affected by whether Aaron Rodgers returns. Rodgers hasn’t made any decisions about whether he’ll be retiring, remaining in Green Bay or going elsewhere in 2022, and [more]

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Aggravation of toe injury knocks Aaron Rodgers out of practice on Wednesday

Thu Dec 30 2021 03:50:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The fractured pinkie toe on the foot of Aaron Rodgers was feeling good. Until it wasn’t. A teammate stepped on the quarterback’s foot during Saturday’s win over the Browns. As a result, Rodgers once again didn’t practice on the Wednesday in advance of a Sunday game. It’s no surprise, based on Rodgers’s post-game comments. He [more]

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Packers place four active roster players on COVID-19 reserve list

Wed Dec 29 2021 21:45:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers began the day with 12 players on the COVID-19 reserve list. They added five more players to the list Wednesday, including four from the active roster. “That list is continuing to get longer, unfortunately, but it is what it is,” Packers coach Matt LaFleur said, via Kassidy Hill of packersnews.com. Defensive lineman Kingsley [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: Playing next year will definitely be part of my thought process

Wed Dec 29 2021 20:17:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ plans for the future were a major storyline during the offseason leading into the 2021 season and his return to the team has gone well on the field, but it hasn’t led to any decisions about what he’ll do in 2022. Rodgers told reporters on Wednesday that he has not made [more]

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Packers activating Jaire Alexander from IR

Wed Dec 29 2021 17:34:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers have a Wednesday deadline to activate cornerback Jaire Alexander from the injured reserve list or shut him down for the season and head coach Matt LaFleur revealed their decision at his press conference. LaFleur said that Alexander will be activated. He has missed 11 games with a shoulder injury. The move does not [more]

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Vikings activate Dalvin Cook off COVID-19 list

Wed Dec 29 2021 17:12:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings will have Dalvin Cook for the entire practice week as they get ready to face the Packers on Sunday. Cook has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list, Minnesota announced on Wednesday. Cook, who is reportedly unvaccinated, missed last week’s game against the Rams after testing positive for the virus. He was placed on [more]

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Packers place Oren Burks, Marcedes Lewis on COVID-19 reserve

Wed Dec 29 2021 02:01:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers placed linebacker Oren Burks and tight end Marcedes Lewis on the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday, the team announced. Green Bay now has 12 players on the COVID-19 list, including two practice squad players and two players on injured reserve. Lewis has started all 15 games this season and has totaled 23 catches for [more]

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Jaguars request to interview Nathaniel Hackett

Tue Dec 28 2021 20:45:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Jaguars are casting a wide net when it comes to their search to replace fired head coach Urban Meyer. The latest name added to their list of candidates comes from NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero, who reports Jacksonville has requested to interview Green Bay offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. Hackett served as quarterbacks coach and then [more]

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Aaron Rodgers continues his surge in MVP odds

Tue Dec 28 2021 16:39:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The woke mob has fallen asleep at the switch. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, whose post-COVID diatribe included a prediction that the media won’t give him MVP votes, continues to surge in the MVP odds. Currently, PointsBet has Rodgers at -225 to win the NFL’s MVP award for the fourth time in his career. He’s now [more]

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Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams declare Rasul Douglas to be a “superstar”; Douglas disagrees

Sun Dec 26 2021 13:39:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Well-traveled cornerback Rasul Douglas has found a home, thanks to developing a knack for huge plays. It started in Week Eight to seal the Thursday night classic at Arizona, with an end-zone interception. It continued in Saturday’s Christmas Day win over the Browns, with a pair of interceptions including the one that iced the 24-22 [more]

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Aaron Rodgers hopes getting his toe stepped on (again) won’t be a “major setback”

Sun Dec 26 2021 13:03:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers felt great before Saturday’s game, with his toe not bothering him enough to require numbing. At halftime, it did. After the 24-22 win over the Browns, he addressed the situation, which included a teammate inadvertently stepping on his toe during the second quarter. “This was the best I’ve felt in weeks,” [more]

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Browns cut Packers lead to 24-22

Sun Dec 26 2021 00:12:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers were up two scores at halftime and remained up by at least nine points throughout most of the second half, but the Browns have drawn within two points with under five minutes to go in the game. Baker Mayfield capped an eight-play, 76-yard drive by hitting wide receiver Anthony Schwartz in the end [more]

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Packers up 21-12 at half after third Baker Mayfield interception

Sat Dec 25 2021 23:02:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers set a new Packers franchise record with his 443rd career touchdown in the first quarter of Saturday’s game against the Browns and he’s up to 445 after one half of play at Lambeau Field. His third touchdown pass of the half was a one-yard toss to Davante Adams with 12 seconds left in [more]

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Packers, Browns trade TDs; Packers up 14-12

Sat Dec 25 2021 22:31:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers followed Baker Mayfield‘s first interception on Saturday with a touchdown and they did the same after his second score. Mayfield threw a pass over Jarvis Landry‘s head with the Browns in field goal range late in the first quarter and cornerback Chandon Sullivan picked the pass off to set the Packers up for [more]

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Aaron Rodgers sets Packers record with 443rd career TD pass

Sat Dec 25 2021 22:01:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers is now the Packers’ all-time leader in touchdown passes. Rodgers entered Saturday’s game against the Browns with 442 career touchdown passes, which had him tied with Brett Favre for the franchise record. Rodgers broke that tie on the team’s second possession of the game. Rodgers found Allen Lazard up the right sideline and [more]

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Browns start fast, lead 6-0

Sat Dec 25 2021 21:40:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Browns have quarterback Baker Mayfield back in the lineup and their offense wasted no time getting into the end zone on Saturday afternoon. Mayfield hit running back Nick Chubb with a screen pass that Chubb took for 41 yards on the second play of the game and Chubb plunged into the end zone from [more]

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Packers place Kevin King on COVID-19 reserve list

Sat Dec 25 2021 20:46:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Cornerback Kevin King was not on the Packers’ inactive list for Saturday’s game against the Browns, but he will not be in the lineup for Green Bay. The Packers announced that King has been placed on the team’s COVID-19 reserve list. Safety Innis Gaines was called up from the practice squad as a COVID replacement [more]

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Myles Garrett, Malik Jackson active for Browns

Sat Dec 25 2021 20:17:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski called defensive end Myles Garrett 50-50 to play against the Packers on Christmas due to a groin injury, but Garrett said he’d be playing when he spoke to reporters late in the week. Garrett made good on that prediction. He is in the lineup for the Browns and he’ll be [more]

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Packers activate Kenny Clark off COVID-19 list

Fri Dec 24 2021 21:28:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers are getting a boost to their defense for the Christmas matchup against the Browns. Defensive lineman Kenny Clark has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list, Green Bay announced on Friday afternoon. Clark went on the list last Thursday and missed Green Bay’s win over Baltimore in Week 15. Clark has recorded 42 total [more]

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Browns activate Baker Mayfield off COVID-19 list

Fri Dec 24 2021 20:35:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Browns made several moves in advance of their matchup against the Packers on Saturday and they’ll officially have their starting quarterback. Cleveland has activated quarterback Baker Mayfield, the team announced on Friday. Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski previously mentioned that he expected Mayfield to clear the COVID-19 protocols in time to start on Saturday. [more]

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Browns placing kicker Chase McLaughlin on COVID-19 list

Fri Dec 24 2021 17:50:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Earlier this week, Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski didn’t entirely rule out making a change at kicker after Chase McLaughlin missed another field goal in Cleveland’s loss to Las Vegas. But now Stefanski’s team has to switch things up due to COVID-19. According to multiple reports, McLaughlin will be placed on the COVID-19 list and [more]

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Saints signing Blake Bortles

Fri Dec 24 2021 16:41:51 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Boat is docking in New Orleans. With quarterbacks Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian testing positive for COVID-19 this week, the Saints are signing Blake Bortles, according to Jeff Duncan of The Times-Picayune. Bortles was most recently with the Packers to back up Jordan Love for the team’s game against the Chiefs in November. He [more]

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Myles Garrett: I feel like I’ll play, I don’t have a choice but to be great

Thu Dec 23 2021 22:00:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Browns listed defensive end Myles Garrett as questionable to face the Packers on Saturday and head coach Kevin Stefanski called him 50-50 during a Thursday press conference, but Garrett doesn’t think he’ll be a flip of the coin come gameday. Garrett told reporters that believes that he will “play regardless of how I feel” [more]

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Packers rule Billy Turner, Malik Taylor out for Saturday

Thu Dec 23 2021 21:38:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Right tackle Billy Turner will miss another game for the Packers. Turner started the first 13 games of the season, but he has been ruled out for the second week in a row due to a knee injury. Dennis Kelly will likely start in his place on Christmas against the Browns. Left tackle David Bakhtiari [more]

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Wink Martindale: Ravens won’t need to double Ja’Marr Chase like we did Davante Adams

Thu Dec 23 2021 18:08:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After last week’s Packers-Ravens game, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers said the way the Ravens were double-teaming Davante Adams constituted the greatest respect a defense could show a receiver. Suffice to say the Ravens don’t have the same level of respect for Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase. Ravens defensive coordinator Wink Martindale said today that [more]

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JC Tretter tests positive for COVID-19

Thu Dec 23 2021 17:22:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Browns center JC Tretter announced today that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Tretter, who serves as president of the NFL Players Association, was involved in the negotiations last week that led to his team’s game against the Raiders being delayed and led to new COVID-19 protocols across the league. But today it became personal [more]

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Browns are still without Baker Mayfield

Thu Dec 23 2021 14:48:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In two days, the Browns face the Packers at Lambeau Field. The Browns still don’t have starting quarterback Baker Mayfield in the building. Mayfield landed on COVID reserve last Wednesday with a positive test despite being vaccinated. Although the NFL and NFL Players Association agreed on Thursday to change the protocols to make it easier [more]

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Chiefs, Packers can be NFL’s first pair of repeat No. 1 seeds since 1982-1983

Thu Dec 23 2021 11:41:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Chiefs and Packers were the No. 1 seeds in the AFC and NFC playoffs last year, and with three weeks left in the season each team has a one-game lead in its conference for the No. 1 seed this year as well. That means they could accomplish a rare feat. If the Chiefs and [more]

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Kevin Stefanski clears COVID-19 protocols, Browns activate two off COVID-19 list

Wed Dec 22 2021 17:19:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Browns have a quick turnaround to play the Packers on Sunday after Monday’s loss to the Raiders. But the team is starting to get individuals through the COVID-19 protocols, including the head coach. Cleveland announced Kevin Stefanski is back in the building after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer [more]

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Aaron Rodgers is the NFC offensive player of the week

Wed Dec 22 2021 13:35:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has taken over as the favorite in betting for the NFL MVP award and he picked up a smaller prize on Wednesday. The NFL announced that Rodgers has been named the NFC offensive player of the week in recognition of his performance in a 31-30 win over the Ravens. It’s the [more]

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Browns place Takk McKinley on IR, sign Porter Gustin to 53-man roster

Tue Dec 21 2021 21:39:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After defensive end Takk McKinley tore his Achilles during Monday’s loss to the Raiders, the Browns have made a roster move to officially end his season. Cleveland has placed McKinley on injured reserve, the team announced. As a corresponding roster move, the Browns have signed Porter Gustin off their practice squad to the 53-man roster. [more]

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Packers put Marquez Valdes-Scantling on COVID-19 reserve

Tue Dec 21 2021 21:07:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Coming off a big game on Sunday, Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling will now have to isolate from the team. The Packers announced today that they placed Valdes-Scantling on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Although the new NFL protocols make it easier for players to return, the Packers play the Christmas afternoon game in four days, and [more]

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Aaron Rodgers takes over at MVP favorite

Tue Dec 21 2021 18:06:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Tommy’s bad Sunday night was very good for Aaron Rodgers. The updated MVP odds posted at PointsBet show that the Packers quarterback has surged into the pole position, with odds of +110. Tom Brady, the Tampa Bay quarterback, has slipped from -170 after Week 14 to +250. Here’s the most surprising development. Colts running back [more]

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Myles Garrett: It’s completely up for grabs still

Tue Dec 21 2021 11:14:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Browns couldn’t hold onto a 14-13 lead in the fourth quarter against the Raiders on Monday night and the loss had a major impact on their place in the AFC playoff picture. A win would have put them in first place in the AFC North, but they now sit in 12th place with three [more]

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John Harbaugh: If there was any more time left on the clock, we would have kicked

Mon Dec 20 2021 20:28:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh’s decision to go for two after cutting the Packers’ lead to 31-30 with 42 seconds left in Sunday’s game remained a main topic of conversation at his Monday press conference. Harbaugh said he thought about the decision all night and understood the criticism that came his way after Tyler Huntley‘s [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: Ravens’ double coverage showed “greatest respect” for Davante Adams

Mon Dec 20 2021 17:27:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams had only 44 receiving yards on Sunday against the Ravens, but Aaron Rodgers said Sunday’s game may have shown more than ever what a great player Adams is. Rodgers said the Ravens focused their coverage on Adams to a greater extent than he’s previously seen from any opponent, a sign [more]

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The Ravens’ decision to go for two presented various factors

Mon Dec 20 2021 17:17:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

For the second time in three Sundays, the Baltimore Ravens scored a late touchdown that brought them within one point of the opposition. Coach John Harbaugh decided to go not for a one-point tie but a two-point lead. The decision sparked a social-media firestorm that requires much more than 280 characters for full and proper [more]

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Tyler Huntley “took a big step” on Sunday

Mon Dec 20 2021 15:12:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After Sunday’s 31-30 loss to the Packers, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said that he anticipates having Lamar Jackson back in the lineup to face the Bengals in Week 16. Harbaugh also made it clear that he’ll have no qualms about going into the game without Jackson. Tyler Huntley threw two touchdowns and ran for [more]

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John Harbaugh on going for two: Thought our chances to win better there than OT

Mon Dec 20 2021 01:15:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

For the second time in the last three weeks, the Ravens faced a decision about going for two after a touchdown late in the fourth quarter put them one point behind their opponents. The Ravens went for two and failed against the Steelers two weeks ago. Head coach John Harbaugh made the same call against [more]

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Packers survive and beat Ravens as Aaron Rodgers and Tyler Huntley have great QB duel

Mon Dec 20 2021 00:31:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When the Ravens-Packers game was put on the schedule, you could have circled it as a great matchup of two great quarterbacks. And it was. Even if it wasn’t the precise matchup we expected. Ravens backup quarterback Tyler Huntley had a tremendous game in place of the injured Lamar Jackson, but the Ravens came up [more]

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Roughing the passer penalty on Ravens helps set up Packers’ touchdown

Sun Dec 19 2021 22:09:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ravens fans will not be happy with the officials after a call went against them today against the Packers. Ravens rookie pass rusher Odafe Oweh gave a slight push to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers after Rodgers threw an incomplete pass, and the officials flagged it for a personal foul. Two plays later, the Packers scored [more]

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Lamar Jackson inactive, Tyler Huntley starts for Ravens

Sun Dec 19 2021 20:03:04 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Ravens are without quarterback Lamar Jackson today against the Packers. Jackson was officially declared inactive and won’t suit up after suffering an ankle injury last week. Tyler Huntley will start for Baltimore. Huntley played fairly well last week after Jackson went down, going 27-for-38 for 270 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions. The [more]

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Report: Tyler Huntley likely to start for Ravens

Sun Dec 19 2021 02:24:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Ravens listed Lamar Jackson as questionable Friday, holding out hope their starting quarterback could play against the Packers. It appears, though, that the Ravens will start backup Tyler Huntley. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Jackson’s availability for Sunday is not looking good. Jackson sprained his ankle in the loss to the Browns last [more]

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Ravens lose Sammy Watkins to COVID-19 reserve

Sun Dec 19 2021 01:22:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Ravens may not have quarterback Lamar Jackson on Sunday, due to an ankle injury. They definitely won’t have receiver Sammy Watkins. Watkins has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list, and he will miss the game. In 10 games during his first season with the Ravens, Watkins has 27 catches for 394 yards and [more]

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Lamar Jackson listed as questionable, “has a chance” to play

Fri Dec 17 2021 21:28:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson didn’t practice at all this week, but the team isn’t ruling him out of Sunday’s game against the Packers. Jackson has been listed as questionable to play with the ankle injury he suffered in last Sunday’s loss to the Browns. Tyler Huntley will start if Jackson does not play and head [more]

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Lamar Jackson remains out of practice Friday

Fri Dec 17 2021 17:01:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has missed practice time at various points this season, but he didn’t miss an entire week of practice for the first 14 weeks of the regular season. That’s changed in Week 15. Reporters at the open portion of Ravens practice have sent word that Jackson is out of practice once again [more]

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Aaron Jones out of practice Thursday

Thu Dec 16 2021 21:53:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Running back Aaron Jones went from limited participation in Packers practice on Wednesday to out of it altogether on Thursday. Jones was listed with a knee injury on Wednesday and had an illness added to his entry on the injury report. The Packers will practice again on Friday and Jones’ participation level will help determine [more]

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Ravens put Chuck Clark on COVID-19 reserve list

Thu Dec 16 2021 21:19:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Ravens announced a couple of additions to their COVID-19 reserve list on Thursday afternoon. Safety Chuck Clark is the new member of the active roster on the list. If he’s vaccinated, he’ll have a chance to test off of the list in the coming days and new protocols in place allow for a player [more]

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Lamar Jackson not practicing on Thursday

Thu Dec 16 2021 18:55:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Earlier, offensive coordinator Greg Roman said whether or not quarterback Lamar Jackson plays could go “down to the wire.” It might have to. According to multiple reporters on the Ravens beat, Jackson is not practicing on Thursday due to his ankle injury. Thursday is usually one of Baltimore’s heaviest work days of the week. That’s [more]

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Jordan Love running Packers’ offense at practice with Aaron Rodgers resting injured toe

Thu Dec 16 2021 18:38:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Jordan Love is getting plenty of work on the practice field. Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur said today that Love is handling all the quarterback reps while Aaron Rodgers rests his injured toe. Love hadn’t been at practice for several days because he tested positive for COVID-19 last week, but the Packers [more]

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Packers place Kenny Clark on COVID-19 list

Thu Dec 16 2021 18:16:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers are unlikely to have one of their key defenders for Sunday’s game against the Ravens. Head coach Matt LaFleur told reporters at his Thursday press conference that defensive lineman Kenny Clark has been added to the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. If Clark tested positive and is vaccinated, then he would need a pair of [more]

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Greg Roman: Whether Lamar Jackson plays on Sunday could go “down to the wire”

Thu Dec 16 2021 17:19:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson did not practice on Wednesday and he may not practice on Thursday with the ankle injury suffered in last week’s loss to the Browns. But according to offensive coordinator Greg Roman, Jackson is doing everything he can to get back on the field as quickly as possible. “He’s getting treatment around [more]

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Davante Adams on offensive pass interference flag: If you did a DNA test, there’s nothing on him

Wed Dec 15 2021 23:11:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams was flagged for offensive pass interference on Sunday against the Bears. To say he did not agree with the call would be an understatement. Adams said today that he never touched Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson, even suggesting a forensic analysis should be performed. “I let the ref know that and [more]

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David Bakhtiari listed as limited at Packers practice, Aaron Rodgers doesn’t participate

Wed Dec 15 2021 22:33:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Left tackle David Bakhtiari hasn’t played a down for the Packers this season, but the team hasn’t shut him down for the season and he took a step back toward the lineup on Wednesday.Bakhtiari was listed as a limited participant in practice for the first time since he had arthroscopic knee surgery in late November. [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: Toe is not going to be a problem

Tue Dec 14 2021 20:19:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After Sunday’s win over the Bears, quarterback Aaron Rodgers told reporters that his fractured toe felt worse after suffering a setback. But from his Tuesday comments on the Pat McAfee Show, it still doesn’t sound like Rodgers is going to get surgery on the toe. “Toe was definitely hurting after the game, but it is [more]

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Packers signing Juwann Winfree to active roster

Tue Dec 14 2021 19:24:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers had a couple of wide receivers pick up injuries on Sunday night and they’re adding another receiver to the active roster on Tuesday. Agent Mike McCartney announced that his client Juwann Winfree is being signed off of the team’s practice squad. Winfree appeared in three games earlier this season and caught four passes [more]

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Packers will do whatever Aaron Rodgers needs for him to be his best on Sunday

Mon Dec 13 2021 21:09:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been dealing with a toe injury for several weeks and he said things took a turn for the worse during Sunday night’s 45-30 win over the Bears. Rodgers said he suffered a “setback” and would meet with doctors on Monday to figure out the best course of action. Rodgers has [more]

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Ravens planning on Lamar Jackson playing this week

Mon Dec 13 2021 20:00:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson left Sunday’s loss to the Browns with a sprained ankle and head coach John Harbaugh gave an update on his condition Monday. Harbaugh said that Jackson did not suffer a high-ankle sprain, which he called “good news” because it means that Jackson is not ruled out of starting against the Packers [more]

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What are the “internal things” that Baker Mayfield referenced?

Mon Dec 13 2021 17:05:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Often candid to a fault, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield opened up a fault line in Cleveland with his comment to NFL Network that there have been “a lot of internal things” along with outside noise. So what are the “internal things”? Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer took a stab at listing them. [more]

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Matt Nagy: Teven Jenkins will be just fine

Mon Dec 13 2021 12:39:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears traded up to take Teven Jenkins in the second round of this year’s draft, but the offensive tackle’s debut was delayed by a back injury. Jenkins made his regular season debut on special teams in Week 13 and he finally got snaps at left tackle against the Packers in Sunday night’s 45-30 loss. [more]

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Aaron Rodgers says his toe feels worse, had a setback vs. Bears

Mon Dec 13 2021 09:27:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The toe injury plaguing Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got worse on Sunday night. Rodgers said after the Packers beat the Bears that his toe was hurting him more than before. “It feels worse,” Rodgers said. “I don’t know what kind of setback that I had tonight but we’ll look at it tomorrow. But definitely, definitely [more]

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Sunday Night Football: David Montgomery, Allen Robinson, De’Vondre Campbell all officially active

Mon Dec 13 2021 00:07:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It was expected after the practice week, but the Bears will officially have a pair of important offensive contributors for their Sunday matchup with the Packers. Running back David Montgomery (shoulder/groin/glute) and receiver Allen Robinson (hamstring) are both active for Chicago. Robinson hasn’t played since the Week Nine loss to Pittsburgh. He has 30 receptions [more]

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Lamar Jackson has a sprained ankle; tests are coming on Monday

Sun Dec 12 2021 21:44:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Ravens have lost two in a row, and they play the Packers next weekend. Whether they can stop the skid may depend on whether they can get back quarterback Lamar Jackson. Coach John Harbaugh told reporters on Sunday that Jackson has a sprained ankle. Harbaugh added that Jackson will have more tests on Monday. [more]

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Aaron Rodgers’ 21-5 record vs. Bears has Packers owning the lead in the all-time rivalry

Sat Dec 11 2021 11:41:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers said this week that he has no regrets about yelling, “I own you” toward Bears fans when leading Green Bay to a win in Chicago earlier this season. It’s easy for Rodgers to feel that way, because he’s right. The Packers are 21-5 against the Bears in games started by Rodgers (plus 1-0 [more]

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De’Vondre Campbell off COVID-19 reserve, listed as questionable for Sunday

Fri Dec 10 2021 21:33:04 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Linebacker De'Vondre Campbell will be able to play for the Packers against the Bears this Sunday, but the team hasn’t ruled him in for the Week 14 game yet. The Packers list Campbell as questionable and cite his recent illness as the reason for the designation. He was limited in his return to the practice [more]

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No injury designations for David Montgomery, Allen Robinson

Fri Dec 10 2021 19:36:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said this week that he plans to return to the lineup after missing the last three games with a hamstring injury and Friday’s injury report shows that the team has the same plan in place. Robinson moved from limited practice participation to full participation on Friday and he does not [more]

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Aaron Rodgers practicing on Friday

Fri Dec 10 2021 18:31:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers played without practicing the last time that the Packers took the field, but he will have a little on-field preparation under his belt for Sunday night’s game against the Bears. Rodgers is on the practice field for the first time since the Friday before Green Bay’s Week 11 loss to the Vikings. [more]

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Randall Cobb had core muscle surgery

Thu Dec 09 2021 23:52:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers receiver Randall Cobb‘s core muscle injury required surgery, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports. Cobb is expected to miss several games, and his season could be finished. Cobb underwent surgery last week during the team’s bye week after injuring himself against the Rams in Week 12. He had four catches for 95 yards and a [more]

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Allen Robinson planning to play against Packers on Sunday

Thu Dec 09 2021 18:45:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It sounds like Chicago’s offense won’t just receive a boost from quarterback Justin Fields‘ return this week. Receiver Allen Robinson told reporters on Thursday that he’s planning to be in the lineup as the Bears play the Packers at Lambeau Field for Sunday Night Football. “Everything is trending in the right direction,” Robinson said, via [more]

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Matt LaFleur: Randall Cobb will be out for a while with core muscle injury

Thu Dec 09 2021 18:17:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers receiver Randall Cobb caught four passes for 95 yards in the first half of Green Bay’s Week 12 victory over the Rams. But Cobb wasn’t able to finish that game as an injury kept him out of the second half. Now even after the bye, it sounds like Cobb is going to be out [more]

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Aaron Rodgers has no regrets over yelling “I still own you!” at Bears fans

Wed Dec 08 2021 20:49:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Back in mid-October, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers caused a bit of a stir when he yelled, “I still own you!” at some Bears fans after scoring the game-clinching touchdown in Chicago. Bears head coach Matt Nagy was asked about Rodgers’ comments on Wednesday and said simply, via Jason Lieser of the Chicago Sun-Times, “We’re aware [more]

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Jaire Alexander back at Packers practice

Wed Dec 08 2021 19:19:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Cornerback Jaire Alexander is moving toward a return to the Packers lineup. Alexander has been on injured reserve since injuring his shoulder in a Week Four win over the Steelers, but he is practicing with the Packers on Wednesday. Designating Alexander to return from injured reserve opens a 21-day window for Alexander to practice with [more]

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Justin Fields medically cleared, will start for Bears on Sunday

Wed Dec 08 2021 18:42:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Consider Justin Fields back. Bears head coach Matt Nagy told reporters in his Wednesday press conference that the rookie quarterback has been medically cleared from his cracked ribs and is set to start against the Packers this week on Sunday Night Football. Fields has missed the last two games after exiting in the third quarter [more]

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Aaron Rodgers not practicing Wednesday; Kurt Benkert to take all QB reps

Wed Dec 08 2021 18:23:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

With Aaron Rodgers fractured pinky toe still an issue and Jordan Love on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Kurt Benkert will get an opportunity to show what he can do. In practice, at least. Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said in his press conference that Benkert will take all of the reps for Wednesday’s session. Benkert was [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: The toe is improving and we’ll see how it feels later in the week

Tue Dec 07 2021 20:04:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said on Monday that to his knowledge, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was still not planning to have surgery on his fractured pinky toe. Rodgers has now confirmed that at least for now, that is indeed the case. In his weekly appearance on the Pat McAfee Show, Rodgers said he went to [more]

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Justin Fields’ status an “ongoing discussion” for Bears this week

Tue Dec 07 2021 12:20:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bears quarterback Justin Fields has missed the last two games with cracked ribs and it remains up in the air whether he’ll be able to make it back into the lineup against the Packers this week. Head coach Matt Nagy said on Monday that the Bears are “never going to put him at risk medically” [more]

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Packers place Jordan Love on COVID-19 reserve list

Mon Dec 06 2021 21:15:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Jordan Love made his first NFL start earlier this season when Aaron Rodgers went on the COVID-19 reserve list and now Love will be spending some time on the list. The Packers announced that Love has been placed on the list on Monday afternoon. Love has told reporters in Green Bay that he [more]

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Career day puts T.J. Watt in very elite company, gives him shot at single-season sack record

Mon Dec 06 2021 14:26:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As of late Friday afternoon, it was widely believed that Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt would miss Sunday’s game against the Ravens due to a positive COVID test from a week ago. As of late Sunday afternoon, Watt was creating havoc. Unexpectedly cleared after an absence of only five days, Watt had a career-high 3.5 sacks [more]

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Aaron Donald fined $10,300 for unnecessary roughness

Sat Dec 04 2021 22:02:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald didn’t get penalized for grabbing Packers guard Lucas Patrick‘s throat in last Sunday’s loss, but he did hear from the league this week. Donald has been fined $10,300 for unnecessary roughness as a result of the play, which escaped notice on the field but video of it circulated widely on [more]

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Happy 38th birthday, Aaron Rodgers

Thu Dec 02 2021 14:45:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

One of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history is officially another year older. Happy birthday, Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers truly is one of the all-time greats. And the latest anniversary of the day he arrived caps one of the most eventful years of his professional career. He won the NFL’s MVP award for 2020. His team [more]

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Aaron Rodgers suggests Packers coaches are blabbing about his broken toe

Wed Dec 01 2021 14:49:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Every Tuesday during football season (and on at least one very memorable Friday), Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appears with Pat McAfee and A.J. Hawk on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio. Rodgers almost always says something that creates news and/or raises eyebrows, often through the voicing of complaints. This week, Rodgers complained about reports regarding his broken [more]

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Brian Kelly’s Notre Dame departure dusts off tale of free labor from Matt LaFleur, Robert Saleh

Wed Dec 01 2021 02:01:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

With Brian Kelly abruptly bolting Notre Dame for LSU, it’s open season on Kelly. As if it’s the first time a college football coach has left his team in a lurch in the name of getting a better job. As if it’s the first time Kelly left his team in a lurch in the name [more]

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Packers place De’Vondre Campbell on COVID-19 list

Tue Nov 30 2021 22:48:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers have placed starting linebacker De'Vondre Campbell on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced on Tuesday. Green Bay has its bye in Week 13, so it’s possible Campbell won’t miss a game. It’s currently unclear whether Campbell tested positive or is a close contact. It’s also currently unclear whether or not he’s vaccinated. But [more]

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Aaron Rodgers hoping to avoid toe surgery, but will make a decision early next week

Tue Nov 30 2021 19:45:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is still contemplating whether or not to get surgery to repair his fractured toe. A Monday report from NFL Media stressed that Rodgers had decided not to undergo surgery “at this time,” meaning the quarterback could change his mind if the toe did not improve on its own with rest and [more]

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Report: Aaron Rodgers not planning to have toe surgery at this time

Mon Nov 29 2021 19:33:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told reporters after Sunday’s victory over the Rams that he would decide whether to have surgery to repair his fractured toe in the morning. A choice has apparently been made. According to NFL Media, Rodgers will not undergo surgery at this time. With the Packers’ bye this week, Rodgers will rest [more]

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Matthew Stafford “feeling fine” physically after Sunday’s loss

Mon Nov 29 2021 11:31:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford did not appear on the injury report this week, but a report on Sunday morning indicated that he probably should have popped up on the list. Stafford is reportedly dealing with back, elbow, and ankle issues, but those ailments didn’t keep him from making the start agains the Packers in Green [more]

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Odell Beckham Jr. scores first Rams touchdown, L.A. still down 36-25

Mon Nov 29 2021 00:06:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Down by 19, the Rams needed a big play and got one from Odell Beckham Jr. Quarterback Matthew Stafford hit Beckham for a 54-yard touchdown, to put the Rams within two possessions. Beckham got behind the defense and went 20 yards after the catch for the score. It was Beckham’s first touchdown catch for Los [more]

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Randall Cobb out with groin injury, Packers lead 27-17

Sun Nov 28 2021 23:27:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Receiver Randall Cobb made a significant impact in the first half, catching four passes for 95 yards with a touchdown. But he won’t be able to add to that total in the last 30 minutes. Cobb has been ruled out with a groin injury, the Packers announced at the start of the third quarter. It’s [more]

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Rams plan to play Odell Beckham “very extensively” at Packers

Sun Nov 28 2021 17:20:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Rams receiver Odell Beckham Jr. participated in only 15 snaps during his Rams debut. Today, that will change. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that Beckham will be a lot more involved against the Packers at Lambeau Field. “They are gonna play him and play him and play him, very extensively,” Glazer said on the [more]

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Matthew Stafford reportedly has various injuries, even if he’s not on the injury report

Sun Nov 28 2021 17:07:30 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Rams emerge from their bye today, and their quarterback officially is healthy. Unofficially, he’s a mess. According to Dianna Russini of ESPN.com, Stafford “has been dealing with pain in his throwing arm, his elbow, a sore ankle, and chronic back pain, per sources. He will play today.” It’s a given that he’ll play; he’s [more]

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His ankle a “non-factor,” Von Miller hopes the Rams can get to Aaron Rodgers with only four rushers

Sat Nov 27 2021 18:34:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The debut of Von Miller with the Rams was overshadowed in many respects by the OBJ factor. The fact that the L.A. defense found itself overpowered by the 49ers in their Week 10 game didn’t help. Now, after the bye week for the Rams, Miller is ready to make more of an impact. The ankle [more]

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Odell Beckham Jr. “may get a few more snaps” in his second game with the Rams

Sat Nov 27 2021 14:10:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New Rams receiver Odell Beckham Jr. got 15 snaps in his debut two weeks ago. So what will happen on Sunday at Green Bay? “I may get a few more snaps,” Beckham told reporters on Friday. Beckham said he spent the bye week going over the playbook and working on his overall health and condition. [more]

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High winds truncate Thursday practice for Rams

Sat Nov 27 2021 13:31:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As the Rams emerge from their bye on a two-game losing streak and with a trip to Lambeau Field up next, their preparations were impacted by the combination of: (1) high winds; and (2) the lingering absence of an indoor practice facility. On Thursday, the Rams were forced to limit their on-field work due to [more]

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After the season, the Saints will have some interesting quarterback decisions to make

Fri Nov 26 2021 15:47:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Saints have a bird in the hand with Taysom Hill. After the season, it will be interesting to see whether and to what extent coach Sean Payton and company go looking for a major upgrade. The return of Drew Brees to the Superdome on Thursday night served as a clear reminder of what the [more]

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Matt LaFleur: We’ll see how Aaron Jones progresses this week

Thu Nov 25 2021 17:09:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When Packers running back Aaron Jones sprained his MCL in Week 10, word was that he’d miss a week or two as a result of the injury. Jones missed last Sunday’s loss to the Vikings and it looks like this week will be in play. Jones was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’s light [more]

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Aaron Rodgers calls out wrong reporter for “disinformation”

Thu Nov 25 2021 01:43:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has spoken repeatedly in recent days about his toe injury. On Tuesday, he specifically used the term “COVID toe” in reference to the condition. On Wednesday, Rodgers went on the attack regarding those who dared to take him at his word — as if we haven’t already learned we should never [more]

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Packers’ Adrian Amos: Matt Stafford was always good, he just played for the Lions

Wed Nov 24 2021 20:33:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In his seven-year NFL career, Packers safety Adrian Amos has faced Matthew Stafford 11 times. But he expects Sunday’s meeting to be different. That’s because Amos has always played Stafford when he was a Detroit Lion. On Sunday, Amos and the Packers are facing Stafford in his first trip to Green Bay as a Los [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: I have a fractured toe, not COVID toe

Wed Nov 24 2021 20:30:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Consider the mystery of Aaron Rodgers‘ toe injury solved. In his Wednesday Zoom press conference, Rodgers told reporters that he was, in fact, just joking during his Tuesday appearance on the Pat McAfee Show when he said he had “COVID toe.” “I mentioned yesterday that it’s worse than turf toe and it must be a [more]

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Matt LaFleur: Aaron Rodgers will have a similar practice schedule to last week

Wed Nov 24 2021 18:32:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will continue not to practice much as he deals with a toe ailment. Green Bay coach Matt LaFleur said Rodgers’ practice schedule this week will look like last week, when Rodgers didn’t practice on Wednesday or Thursday because of his toe. “I would say it’ll be similar to last week. Certainly [more]

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Does Aaron Rodgers actually have “COVID toe”?

Wed Nov 24 2021 14:41:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

During his most recent appearance with Pat McAfee, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said that he has “COVID toe.” We thought he was joking. Not everyone did. The Wall Street Journal has published an entire article based on the premise that Rodgers definitely has COVID toe. It’s a real complication of the infection, but it’s a [more]

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Sean McVay: OBJ packages are a “work in progress”

Wed Nov 24 2021 00:02:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Rams didn’t pay in Week 11, giving them more time to get receiver Odell Beckham Jr. up to speed in the offense. Rams coach Sean McVay was asked earlier this week to explain the effort to further incorporate Beckham into the offense. “I think that’s a work in progress,” McVay told reporters. “I think [more]

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Matt LaFleur: Packers will “absolutely not” replace kicker Mason Crosby

Mon Nov 22 2021 22:57:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers kicker Mason Crosby is just 2-for-6 on field goals over the last three weeks, but his job is not in jeopardy. That’s the word from Packers coach Matt LaFleur, who said today that his team will “absolutely not” replace Crosby. Crosby made a 54-yard field goal in Sunday’s loss to the Vikings, but he [more]

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Packers “borrowed” end around to Equanimeous St. Brown from Rams

Mon Nov 22 2021 18:10:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Good coaches constantly look for play ideas from other teams. Packers coach Matt LaFleur found one that the Rams used, and LaFleur dialed it up on Sunday. It happened in the third quarter, when the Packers trailed 23-10. On a play that began at the Minnesota 22, quarterback Aaron Rodgers faked a handoff. Receiver Equanimeous [more]

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Vikings outlast Packers for 34-31 win

Sun Nov 21 2021 21:08:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings and Packers played a wild final few minutes on Sunday and the Vikings were on top when the dust settled. Greg Joseph‘s 27-yard field goal as time expired made them 34-31 winners over their NFC North rivals. The winning kick was set up by a couple of big completions to Justin Jefferson and [more]

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Vikings, Packers trade TDs for 31-31 tie in Minnesota

Sun Nov 21 2021 20:54:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Vikings left Aaron Rodgers and the Packers plenty of time to tie Sunday’s game in Minneapolis, but Green Bay didn’t need much of it. Aaron Rodgers hit Marquez Valdes-Scantling for a 75-yard touchdown one play after Justin Jefferson put the Vikings back on top of their divisional rivals. Dalvin Cook‘s two-point conversion put the [more]

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Packers take 24-23 lead, but lose Elgton Jenkins

Sun Nov 21 2021 20:35:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers were down 13 points before taking their first snap of the second half, but they’re now in the lead with just under eight minutes left to play. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers hit wide receiver Davante Adams for an 18-yard touchdown to tie the score and kicker Mason Crosby‘s extra point gave them a 24-23 [more]

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Aaron Rodgers returns with Packers down 23-10

Sun Nov 21 2021 19:59:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers is back in at quarterback for the Packers and he’s dealing with a bigger deficit than when he took his last snap of the first half. Rodgers went to the locker rook after throwing a touchdown to Josiah Deguara with 30 seconds left in the half. The Packers got the ball back after [more]

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Aaron Rodgers throws TD, heads to locker room before halftime

Sun Nov 21 2021 19:31:30 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers took their time finding the end zone in the first half of Sunday’s game in Minnesota, but they got there just before time was up in the second quarter. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers hit tight end Josiah Deguara for a 25-yard touchdown that allowed the Packers to shave the Vikings’ lead down to 16-10 [more]

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Vikings up 9-3 after Dalvin Cook touchdown

Sun Nov 21 2021 18:40:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Justin Jefferson just missed a touchdown on a long pass from Kirk Cousins, but the Vikings were still able to find the end zone. Running back Dalvin Cook plunged into the end zone from a yard out to score the first touchdown of Sunday’s game against the Packers. Kicker Greg Joseph missed the extra point, [more]

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Rashan Gary inactive for Packers Sunday

Sun Nov 21 2021 16:56:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers edge rusher Rashan Gary hoped he would be able to play through an elbow injury this week, but it won’t happen. Gary is on the team’s inactive list for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. The Packers placed Whitney Mercilus on injured reserve this week and Za'Darius Smith is already on that list, so they’re [more]

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Vikings activate Patrick Peterson to play vs. Packers

Sat Nov 20 2021 21:19:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson is ready to return on Sunday against the Packers. The Vikings activated Peterson from injured reserve today. Peterson has been out since suffering a hamstring injury against the Panthers in Week Six. After 10 seasons with the Cardinals, Peterson signed with the Vikings this year. He started the first six games [more]

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Packers’ stock now available for purchase in Canada

Sat Nov 20 2021 01:42:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers officially are going international. The only team that hasn’t played a regular-season game outside the United States (there are rumblings that they’ll “host” a 2022 game in Germany), the Packers will make the currently ongoing sale of their stock available to fans in Canada. “Upon announcing our sale in the United States, we [more]

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Aaron Rodgers back at practice, “looked good” throwing the ball

Fri Nov 19 2021 19:46:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said on Wednesday that he is definitely playing against the Vikings despite missing practice and missing another practice on Thursday did nothing to change that outlook. Rodgers returned to practice on Friday for the first time since testing positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks ago. Head coach Matt LaFleur said [more]

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The “no criticism” language in the Packers’ stock offering hasn’t been enforced against a shareholder (yet)

Fri Nov 19 2021 18:28:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers’ latest stock offering includes broad language that prohibits every shareholder from criticizing any NFL team, the management of any NFL team, the employees or coaches of any NFL team, or any football officials employed by the NFL. Punishment for a violation includes, according to the document, a fine from the Commissioner of up [more]

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Aaron Rodgers out of practice again on Thursday

Thu Nov 18 2021 19:10:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers remained out of practice on Thursday. Rodgers has been listed on the Packers’ injury report with a toe injury since being activated from the COVID-19 reserve list last Saturday and he said earlier this week that it is “a little painful.” After sitting out on Wednesday, Rodgers said it was a [more]

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Matt LaFleur: I sure hope David Bakhtiari can play at some point

Thu Nov 18 2021 18:12:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers activated left tackle David Bakhtiari from the physically unable to perform list last week, but he didn’t play in their win over the Seahawks and it’s not looking like he’ll be playing against the Vikings this weekend either. Bakhtiari missed his third straight practice on Thursday, which head coach Matt LaFleur said is [more]

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