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Packers rule Dennis Kelly out, promote Juwann Winfree

Sat Oct 16 2021 20:19:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers announced a couple of roster moves ahead of Sunday’s game against the Bears. They downgraded tackle Dennis Kelly from doubtful to out with a back injury. Kelly is not making the trip to Chicago for the game. Kelly has only appeared on special teams this season. The Packers are hoping to have tackle [more]

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Packers place Malik Taylor on COVID-19 reserve list

Sat Oct 16 2021 01:57:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers receiver Malik Taylor did not practice Friday, listing him out with an illness. Later came word the team placed him on the COVID-19 reserve list. Taylor assuredly will miss Sunday’s game against the Bears. Taylor is a core special teams player, having seen 78 snaps on special teams and 24 on offense in five [more]

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Kevin King out for Packers

Fri Oct 15 2021 21:00:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers are getting thin at cornerback. Jaire Alexander is on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and they will face the Bears without Kevin King this weekend. King has been ruled out with a shoulder injury of his own. The Packers will likely go with first-round pick Eric Stokes, Isaac Yiadom, and Chandon Sullivan [more]

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Allen Robinson, Khalil Mack out of practice for Bears

Thu Oct 14 2021 21:21:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bears practiced without linebacker Khalil Mack and wide receiver Allen Robinson for the second straight day on Thursday. Missed practices are nothing new for Mack, who has regularly missed practices this season with a foot injury. He has played in all five games and recorded five sacks despite the injury. Robinson has not been [more]

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Brett Favre still hasn’t fully repaid Mississippi for his no-show gig

Wed Oct 13 2021 14:44:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In May 2020, word surfaced that Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre had received a $1.1 million no-show gig from the state of Mississippi, with the funding coming from welfare programs. Favre quickly said he’d pay back the money, while also claiming that he never received money for work he didn’t perform. Seventeen months later, [more]

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Matt LaFleur: Can’t put all blame for missed kicks on Mason Crosby

Tue Oct 12 2021 11:07:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers kicker Mason Crosby made a game-winning field goal in overtime on Sunday and he hit four field goals over the course of the game, but it was not one of the veteran’s best days as a professional. Crosby missed three other field goal attempts, including one on the last play of regulation and another [more]

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Joe Burrow released from hospital, throat checked out fine

Mon Oct 11 2021 16:33:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

We noted that Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow told people he was fine before going to the hospital to be checked for a throat contusion on Sunday and it appears doctors drew the same conclusion after examining him. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Burrow checked out fine in those examinations and has been released [more]

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Evan McPherson had a “weird feeling” when he realized OT field goal was no good

Mon Oct 11 2021 13:17:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Sunday’s game between the Bengals and Packers featured five missed field goals, including one from each team in overtime before Mason Crosby finally hit one to give Green Bay a 25-22 victory. Bengals kicker Evan McPherson‘s miss in overtime would have been notable under any circumstances, but it was a particularly memorable one because of [more]

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Report: Jordan Evans will miss the rest of the season with torn ACL

Mon Oct 11 2021 03:44:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bengals linebacker Jordan Evans‘ season is over. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Evans was diagnosed with a torn anterior crucicate ligament. Evans injured his right knee late in the second quarter of Cincinnati’s overtime loss to the Packers. He was carted to the training room. Evans was injured on the kickoff following Ja'Marr [more]

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Mason Crosby: You’ve got to take joy in the moments

Mon Oct 11 2021 00:11:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Sunday was not a good day for kickers around the NFL and it was a particularly bad day for kickers in Cincinnati. Bengals kicker Evan McPherson missed field goals at the end of regulation and, despite what he initially thought, in overtime. Packers kicker Mason Crosby did the same and had a third miss earlier [more]

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Joe Burrow was poked in throat

Sun Oct 10 2021 23:28:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A surprising development happened after Sunday’s overtime win by the Packers over the Bengals. Cincinnati quarterback Joe Burrow was taken to a local hospital with a possible throat contusion. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Bengals believe Burrow was poked in the throat at some point during the game. The injury didn’t [more]

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Kickers melt down, but Mason Crosby recovers as Packers beat Bengals in overtime

Sun Oct 10 2021 20:28:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It was a nightmare game for the kickers today in Cincinnati. But Packers kicker Mason Crosby finally did what Bengals kicker Evan McPherson did not, and made a field goal. Crosby’s game-winning 49-yarder gave the Packers a 25-22 overtime win, but the story of the game was the incredible stretch of missed field goals before [more]

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Joe Mixon is expected to play Sunday

Sun Oct 10 2021 13:21:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bengals running back Joe Mixon‘s ankle injury kept him out of practice all week, but it reportedly won’t keep him from playing against the Packers on Sunday. The Bengals said they would make a call on Mixon’s status after a Saturday workout and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that he is expected to be [more]

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Packers place Jaire Alexander on injured reserve

Sat Oct 09 2021 19:59:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers won’t have cornerback Jaire Alexander on Sunday at Cincinnati, and for at least the next two games. Alexander has been placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, which means he must miss at least three games before returning. The Packers also have activated defensive lineman Tyler Lancaster from the COVID-19 reserve, and [more]

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Bengals activate Ricardo Allen, place Xavier Su’a-Filo on IR

Sat Oct 09 2021 15:09:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As the Bengals prepare to face the Packers and Aaron Rodgers, they’ll be getting back one of the newest members of their defensive secondary. Safety Ricardo Allen has been returned to the active roster from injured reserve. He landed on IR after surfing a hand injury in the regular-season opener. To create a roster spot [more]

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Jaire Alexander won’t have surgery, Packers hopeful he’ll be back in a few weeks

Fri Oct 08 2021 19:27:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said Friday that cornerback Jaire Alexander will not be having surgery on his injured shoulder, but he won’t be available for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Alexander injured his AC joint last weekend and LaFleur said that the team is hopeful that it will heal on its own, but that [more]

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Bengals to decide on Joe Mixon’s status after Saturday workout

Fri Oct 08 2021 16:30:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Running back Joe Mixon hasn’t practiced at all this week because of an ankle injury, but the Bengals aren’t ruling him out of Sunday’s game against the Packers. Bengals head coach Zac Taylor told reporters on Friday that Mixon will work out on Saturday and the team will make a decision at that time about [more]

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C.J. Uzomah: Bengals can put league on notice with win on Sunday

Fri Oct 08 2021 14:22:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bengals are 3-1, but those wins have come against three teams that have a combined two wins so far this season. Sunday brings a home game against the Packers, who are also 3-1 and tight end C.J. Uzomah knows that beating them will send a different message than last Thursday’s win over the Jaguars. [more]

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Packers officially add Jaylon Smith, place Chauncey Rivers on injured reserve

Thu Oct 07 2021 21:11:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Linebacker Jaylon Smith didn’t need long to officially land a new job. Cut Wednesday by the Cowboys, Smith officially has joined the Green Bay roster. The Packers announced the transaction on Thursday. To create a roster spot for Smith, the Packers have placed linebacker Chauncey Rivers on injured reserve. The Packers also announced that Smith, [more]

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Joe Mixon remains out, Trae Waynes added to Thursday injury report

Thu Oct 07 2021 20:35:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Head coach Zac Taylor said earlier this week that he’d characterize running back Joe Mixon as more day-to-day than week-to-week with an ankle injury. But Thursday was not the day Mixon returned to the practice field. The running back was listed as a non-participant on the Bengals’ injury report, the same designation he had on [more]

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Report: Cowboys asked Jaylon Smith to waive 2022 injury guarantee

Thu Oct 07 2021 17:48:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Cowboys cut Jaylon Smith to avoid the possibility of owing his 2022 salary of $9.2 million, which is guaranteed for injury. Before pulling the plug, the Cowboys made Smith a proposal. Drop the 2022 injury guarantee, and we’ll stay the course. Clarence E. Hill, Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Cowboys [more]

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Joe Burrow: We can’t start slow against the Packers like we did last week

Thu Oct 07 2021 15:36:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In last Thursday’s game, the Bengals were down 14-0 at halftime before putting together a second-half comeback that resulted in a game-winning field goal as time expired. Cincinnati’s offense didn’t have that kind of trouble in wins over the Vikings and Steelers. But in the Week Two loss to Chicago, the unit never really got [more]

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Report: Chauncey Rivers likely heading to IR after suffering non-contact injury in practice

Thu Oct 07 2021 13:43:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers’ apparently have another injury at linebacker. With Za'Darius Smith already on injured reserve, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Thursday morning that rotational edge rusher Chauncey Rivers suffered a non-contact injury during Wednesday’s practice. Rivers is being evaluated for a potentially significant injury. The Packers listed Rivers as limited on Wednesday’s injury report with [more]

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Jaylon Smith agrees to terms with Packers

Thu Oct 07 2021 12:24:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jaylon Smith is on the way to Green Bay. Smith, the veteran linebacker who was cut by the Cowboys this week, officially agreed to terms with the Packers this morning after getting close to a deal yesterday. Smith’s agents confirmed the deal with multiple reporters. The Cowboys took Smith 34th overall in the 2016 NFL [more]

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Report: Packers are finalizing details on a deal for Jaylon Smith

Wed Oct 06 2021 21:38:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Cowboys released linebacker Jaylon Smith on Wednesday, and he soon could have a new home. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports the Packers are “the likely landing spot” for Smith. The sides are finalizing details on a contract for Smith, per Rapoport. The Cowboys owe Smith the remainder of his $7.2 million base salary [more]

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No practice for Joe Mixon Wednesday

Wed Oct 06 2021 21:02:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bengals head coach Zac Taylor refuted a report that running back Joe Mixon is week-to-week with an ankle injury earlier this week by saying that Mixon is actually viewed as day-to-day. On Wednesday, the determination was the Mixon wouldn’t be able to get on the field. Mixon was listed as a non-participant in the team’s [more]

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Jaire Alexander likely out this week, no call on surgery yet

Wed Oct 06 2021 20:34:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers are set to be without cornerback Jaire Alexander for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Alexander hurt the AC joint in his shoulder during last Sunday’s win over the Steelers and head coach Matt LaFleur said on Wednesday that he is “most likely” going to miss this week’s game. LaFleur said his availability beyond [more]

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Zac Taylor: Joe Mixon more day-to-day than week-to-week

Mon Oct 04 2021 20:39:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Earlier on Monday, an ESPN report indicated Bengals running back Joe Mixon is week-to-week with an ankle injury suffered against the Jaguars last Thursday. But speaking to reporters on Monday afternoon, Cincinnati head coach Zac Taylor disputed the report, saying Mixon is more day-to-day. “A running back with an ankle [injury], limit him early in [more]

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Report: Joe Mixon week-to-week with ankle sprain

Mon Oct 04 2021 15:17:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Bengals running back Joe Mixon wasn’t in the game during the team’s game-winning drive last Thursday and he might not be in the lineup when they return to action against the Packers in Week Five. Head coach Zac Taylor said after the game that Mixon hurt his ankle and that he didn’t think it was [more]

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Joe Haden: I wasn’t offside on blocked field goal

Mon Oct 04 2021 10:38:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

One of the key plays in Sunday’s Packers win over the Steelers came just before halftime on a field goal attempt by Packers kicker Mason Crosby. Minkah Fitzpatrick blocked the 31-yard attempt, recovered the ball and returned it for a touchdown that put the Steelers up 16-14, but the play did not stand. Officials flagged [more]

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Report: Jaire Alexander injured AC joint

Mon Oct 04 2021 00:25:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander injured a shoulder during the third quarter of Sunday’s victory over the Steelers. He rode shotgun on a cart into the locker room and didn’t return despite being listed as questionable. Alexander injured his AC joint, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. Medical evaluations Monday will determine the extent and provide [more]

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Packers dominate Steelers

Sun Oct 03 2021 23:28:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers still has it. Ben Roethlisberger does not. That’s the primary takeaway from today’s game in Green Bay, where Rodgers continued to make the kinds of deep throws that he’s made throughout his career, while Roethlisberger continued to throw short passes almost exclusively as he looked like he just no longer has the arm [more]

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Questionable offside call leads to 10-point swing before halftime in Green Bay

Sun Oct 03 2021 22:00:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Steelers blocked a field goal and returned it for a touchdown just before halftime today in Green Bay. At least, that’s how it looked. Instead, the officials flagged the Steelers for offside, and after the penalty that negated the blocked kick for a touchdown, Mason Crosby kicked the field goal from five yards closer. [more]

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Chase Claypool downgraded to out with hamstring injury

Sat Oct 02 2021 16:54:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Steelers receiver Chase Claypool was initially listed as questionable for the matchup against Green Bay after he was limited in practice on Thursday and didn’t practice on Friday with a hamstring injury. But now there’s no question about his game status. The Steelers announced on Saturday that Claypool has been downgraded to out. That Pittsburgh [more]

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Rodgers, Roethlisberger both may surpass Dan Marino Sunday on NFL career passing lists

Sat Oct 02 2021 10:25:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When Dan Marino retired from the Dolphins, he owned the NFL career records for passing yards and passing touchdowns. As NFL rules and strategies have caused passing numbers to dwarf those of the past, and Marino is no longer a record holder. And on Sunday, two different quarterbacks may pass Marino in the same game. [more]

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Aaron Jones gets jersey pocket to carry his father’s ashes on the field

Sat Oct 02 2021 02:29:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers running back Aaron Jones decided this season to wear a pendant with his father’s ashes around his neck, a nice idea that caused Jones some stress when the necklace broke and the pendant was lost during a Week Two game. Fortunately the pendant was eventually found, and now the Packers’ equipment staff has come [more]

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Za’Darius Smith had back surgery

Fri Oct 01 2021 21:02:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers placed pass rusher Za'Darius Smith on injured reserve a couple of weeks ago with a back injury and he won’t be back anytime soon. NFL Media reports that Smith had back surgery this week. He is expected to be able to return to action at some point this season, but it will be [more]

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Chase Claypool questionable, T.J. Watt is expected to play on Sunday

Fri Oct 01 2021 19:02:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Pittsburgh’s defense should get a lift on Sunday from the return of a key player. After Steelers edge rusher T.J. Watt told reporters on Friday that he’s feeling “really good,” Watt has no injury status and is expected to play against the Packers. Watt (groin) missed last week’s loss to Cincinnati but was a full [more]

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Marquez Valdes-Scantling out, Elgton Jenkins doubtful for Packers

Fri Oct 01 2021 18:48:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers will be down a wideout as they try for a third straight win this weekend. Marquez Valdes-Scantling will not play against the Steelers after missing practice all week with a hamstring injury. Valdes-Scantling had three catches for 59 yards and a touchdown in last Sunday’s win. Left tackle Elgton Jenkins didn’t play in [more]

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T.J. Watt: I feel really good with where my body is at

Fri Oct 01 2021 16:36:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After missing last week’s game with a groin injury, it sounds like T.J. Watt has a much better chance to be on the field Sunday against the Packers. Watt was listed as a full participant in Thursday’s session and told reporters he was full again on Friday. “I feel really good,” Watt said, via Brian [more]

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Matt Canada: Steelers are gonna stick with what we’re doing on offense

Thu Sep 30 2021 19:01:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said this week that the Steelers won’t hit the panic button after losing two straight games at home to the Raiders and Bengals and they won’t be making any big changes on offense either. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said on Wednesday that he believes the unit is “not that far off” [more]

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Cam Heyward: It’s time to bounce back

Thu Sep 30 2021 16:02:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When the Steelers beat the Bills in Week One, it looked as if Pittsburgh might once again be a force in the AFC North in 2021. But the last two weeks have made that season opener look like an anomaly. Part of Pittsburgh’s problem has been the absence of edge rusher T.J. Watt, who injured [more]

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Aaron Jones limited in Wednesday’s practice

Thu Sep 30 2021 00:25:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers running back Aaron Jones was limited at Wednesday’s practice by an ankle injury. The team went through a jog-through type workout, Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin reports. Jones played a season-high 46 snaps Sunday, with 21 touches for 96 yards and two touchdowns. Packers cornerback Kevin King (concussion), linebacker Krys Barnes (concussion), guard Elgton [more]

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Steelers get Zach Banner back at practice

Wed Sep 29 2021 18:04:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Steelers opened the season with a new look offensive line and they’ve stuck with it through some early season struggles, but they may have another option available to them soon. Tackle Zach Banner was designated to return from injured reserve on Tuesday. Banner tore his ACL in the first game of the 2020 season [more]

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Aaron Rodgers faces Steelers for the first time since Super Bowl XLV

Wed Sep 29 2021 17:37:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Every team will face every other team at least once every four years. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, however, will face the Steelers for the first time since Super Bowl XLV. Rodgers missed both the 2013 and 2017 games due to separate collarbone fractures. On Sunday, he’ll face the Steelers for only the second time in [more]

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Ben Roethlisberger: We can be encouraged as an offense that it’s not that far off

Wed Sep 29 2021 16:35:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Things have not looked good for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers over the last few weeks. With the team at 1-2, head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that Pittsburgh isn’t going to “push the panic button” by making wholesale changes a few weeks into the season. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Roethlisberger [more]

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Did Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers make a mistake?

Wed Sep 29 2021 14:52:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It’s one thing to opine in March that the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger will both regret giving it one more go. It’s another thing for the facts to begin to bear that out in September. Ed Bouchette of TheAthletic.com pieces together some facts from the first three games of 2021. Those facts suggest that Roethlisberger [more]

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Steelers expect T.J. Watt, JuJu Smith-Schuster to practice this week

Tue Sep 28 2021 21:14:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt wasn’t able to go against the Bengals on Sunday because of a groin injury, but the team doesn’t think he’ll have to be out of practice this week. Head coach Mike Tomlin said at his Tuesday press conference that Watt is scheduled to practice this week, but didn’t specify what level [more]

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Packers sign Tyler Davis off Colts practice squad

Tue Sep 28 2021 21:03:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Green Bay has added some depth at tight end. The Packers announced on Tuesday that they’ve signed Tyler Davis off the Colts’ practice squad. Davis was a Jaguars sixth-round pick in 2020 and appeared in eight games for the club last year. He played a handful of snaps on offense and special teams. He did [more]

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Mike Tomlin: We’re not going to push the panic button

Tue Sep 28 2021 19:12:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Steelers are now 1-2, having lost to the Bengals at Heinz Field for the first time since 2015 on Sunday. But head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that his team is going to stay the course. “We’re not going to push the panic button,” Tomlin said, via Brooke Pryor of [more]

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Report: JuJu Smith-Schuster day-to-day with bruised ribs

Mon Sep 27 2021 19:01:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Pittsburgh receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster had to exit Sunday’s game with a ribs injury, but it doesn’t look like he’ll miss much time, if any at all. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Smith-Schuster was diagnosed with bruised ribs and is considered day-to-day. Smith-Schuster exited Sunday’s loss to Cincinnati in the second half and was [more]

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NFL on Davante Adams: All concussion protocols were fully followed

Mon Sep 27 2021 14:56:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers receiver Davante Adams missed only one play in the fourth quarter on Sunday night after sustaining a hard hit from 49ers safety Jimmie Ward, which did not immediately appear to be enough time for a thorough evaluation. But Adams said after the win that medical staff could immediately see he didn’t have a concussion. [more]

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Davante Adams says medical staff evaluated him, saw “right away” he didn’t have a concussion

Mon Sep 27 2021 09:52:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When Packers receiver Davante Adams missed only one play after taking a hard hit on Sunday night, it appeared to be an example of a player not getting a thorough enough concussion evaluation. But Adams insists he was fine. Adams said after the game that the medical staff could see immediately that he didn’t have [more]

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Sunday Night Football: Packers defeat 49ers with Mason Crosby’s game-winning, 51-yard field goal

Mon Sep 27 2021 03:44:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The 49ers had just taken a one-point lead with 37 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The Packers had no timeouts. And still, that was enough time for Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offense. The Packers moved to 2-1 on the season with Mason Crosby‘s 51-yard field goal that sailed through the uprights as [more]

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Trey Lance touchdown gets 49ers on the board just before halftime

Mon Sep 27 2021 02:01:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After throwing a touchdown on one of his four snaps in the 49ers season opener, 49ers quarterback Trey Lance didn’t see the field in Week Two. But when San Francisco had to have a touchdown to close the first half against Green Bay, Lance got it done. The No. 3 overall pick took a run [more]

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Report: Leonard Fournette is expected to get the start for the Buccaneers today

Sun Sep 26 2021 14:06:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After Ronald Jones fumbled against the Cowboys in Week One and didn’t make another appearance that night, many wondered whether Jones had lot his starting job. He hadn’t. He reportedly now has. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Leonard Fournette is expected to get the start on Sunday against the Rams. In Week One, Fournette [more]

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Will Trey Lance play much (or at all) on Sunday night?

Sat Sep 25 2021 12:39:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The much-anticipated two-quarterback system in San Francisco has become four measly snaps in two games for rookie Trey Lance. When the 49ers host the Packers on Sunday night, will we see many or any plays from San Fran’s QB2? On Friday, 49ers G.M. John Lynch said that, however it plays out, coach Kyle Shanahan makes [more]

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Davante Adams watched Lamar Jackson highlights for tips on making people miss

Thu Sep 23 2021 09:16:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A wide receiver usually wouldn’t learn much from a quarterback about how to run after the catch, but Packers wide receiver Davante Adams says he benefited from watching the way Lamar Jackson moves with the ball in his hands. Adams said his 121-yard game on Monday night was inspired in part from watching Jackson’s outstanding [more]

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Kyle Shanahan: We expected a quick no from Packers on Aaron Rodgers

Thu Sep 23 2021 00:03:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers coach Matt LaFleur wasn’t mad at 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan for calling about a potential Aaron Rodgers trade. Kyle Shanahan would have been mad at himself if he hadn’t made the call — and if Rodgers had actually been available. “I thought it’d be a quick no,” Shanahan told reporters on Wednesday. “Which was [more]

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Matt LaFleur holds “no ill will” toward Kyle Shanahan after Aaron Rodgers’ trade talk

Wed Sep 22 2021 23:23:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Matt LaFleur and Kyle Shanahan first worked together in Houston in 2008. They coached together at two other stops before Shanahan and then LaFleur got a head coaching job. They remain friends today. For some reason, LaFleur was asked whether a phone call from Shanahan this offseason created a rift between the men. Shanahan talked [more]

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Aaron Rodgers complains about those who criticized his lackluster Week One effort

Tue Sep 21 2021 23:54:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The guy who reportedly wanted his team’s G.M. to be fired apparently wants some media members to lose their jobs, too. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who seems to be using his weekly visits with Pat McAfee for a Festivus-style airing of grievances, sounded off on Tuesday about those who dared to question whether his off-field [more]

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Does Green Bay Packers, Inc. try hard enough to win Super Bowls?

Tue Sep 21 2021 17:29:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As Simms and I put in perspective during Tuesday’s PFT Live the Packers’ expected victory over the Lions, we strayed into the question of whether Aaron Rodgers has a legitimate beef with the organization. We both think he does. And here’s the potential core of the problem. It’s something I’ve mentioned before, and it’s probably [more]

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Packers waiving Jace Sternberger

Tue Sep 21 2021 17:19:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers tight end Jace Sternberger has just ended a two-game suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, but he won’t return to Green Bay. Instead, the Packers are waiving Sternberger, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. A 2019 third-round draft pick out of Texas A&M, Sternberger played 19 percent of the Packers’ offensive snaps [more]

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Aaron Jones recovered pendant with father’s ashes

Tue Sep 21 2021 15:53:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

There’s good news out of Green Bay for running back Aaron Jones. The running back has recovered the lost necklace that had a pendant filled with his father’s ashes. One of the Packers’ trainers found it well after the game had ended. “[He] found it, so we’re perfect,” Jones told 97.3 The Game, via Rob [more]

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Kyle Shanahan: Jimmy Garoppolo’s footwork is the best it’s been since joining 49ers

Tue Sep 21 2021 14:47:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The 49ers are 2-0 after defeating the Eagles on Sunday, a game in which head coach Kyle Shanahan elected not to play No. 3 overall pick Trey Lance. Shanahan said Monday that San Francisco isn’t going to play Lance just to play him. But Lance’s lack of snaps in Week Two may also have to [more]

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Ifeatu Melifonwu’s thigh injury “a bad one” for Lions

Tue Sep 21 2021 05:42:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Detroit Lions lost cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu early in the third quarter of Monday night’s loss to the Green Bay Packers. Melifonwu was trailing Davante Adams on a 50-yard completion from Aaron Rodgers when he fell to the turf at the end of the play. He was listed as questionable to return with a thigh [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: Good to get the trolls off our back for at least a week.

Tue Sep 21 2021 05:11:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After a blowout loss to open the season last week against the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers quarterback said there was no reason to freak out about the performance and it was only one game. That opinion was certainly not universally shared as the Packers are expected to be a Super Bowl contender and [more]

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Aaron Jones’ four touchdowns carries Packers past Lions 35-17

Tue Sep 21 2021 03:11:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Jones caught three touchdown passes from Aaron Rodgers and added a fourth score on the ground as the Green Bay Packers avoided an 0-2 start to the season with a 35-17 victory over the Detroit Lions. Jones caught six passes for 48 yards and his three scores along with 67 rushing yards for the [more]

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Aaron Jones has four touchdowns as Packers pull away from Lions

Tue Sep 21 2021 02:36:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Jones had a big game against the Lions in Week 2 last season, with 22 touches for 236 yards and three touchdowns. That was his last three-touchdown game. The Packers running back has done one score better tonight. He has 17 carries for 67 yards and a touchdown and six catches for 48 yards [more]

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Lions lead Packers 17-14 at halftime

Tue Sep 21 2021 01:37:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers is 9-2 in his 11 starts at home against the Lions. It’s going to take a second half comeback for him to pull out this one. Austin Seibert kicked a 43-yard field goal with three seconds remaining in the second quarter — after Green Bay called a timeout before a missed field goal [more]

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Kyle Shanahan: 49ers aren’t going to play Trey Lance just to get him snaps

Tue Sep 21 2021 01:18:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Trey Lance played four snaps in the 49ers’ season opener against the Lions. He had three rushes for 2 yards and one pass attempt for a 5-yard touchdown. The expectation from outside the building was an even bigger role in Week 2. But the backup quarterback didn’t get off the sideline Sunday against the Eagles [more]

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Packers, Lions tied 7-7 after first quarter

Tue Sep 21 2021 00:48:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Aaron Rodgers has had great success in his 11 home starts against the Lions. That continued on the first drive Monday night. Rodgers went 3-for-3 for 41 yards and a touchdown. Running back Aaron Jones took a shovel pass 4 yards for the score. Jones had six carries for 30 yards and the one reception [more]

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Quintez Cephus’ touchdown gives Lions early 7-0 lead

Tue Sep 21 2021 00:27:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Quintez Cephus played football at Wisconsin and had one of the best games of his career last season in Green Bay. He caught three passes for 54 yards in Week 2 last season. He has two catches for 51 yards and a touchdown after one series in Green Bay on Monday night. Cephus caught a [more]

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Lucas Patrick, Darnell Savage, D’Andre Swift are active for Monday Night Football

Mon Sep 20 2021 23:15:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers will have safety Darnell Savage (shoulder) and left guard Lucas Patrick (concussion) in Monday Night Football. Both were questionable to play. Savage was limited in practice all week and Patrick took part in Saturday’s workout after missing the first two sessions of the week. The Packers’ inactives are tight end Josiah Deguara (concussion), [more]

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It’s wait and see for T.J. Watt

Sun Sep 19 2021 20:55:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt exited Sunday’s game with a groin injury. He didn’t return. It’s too early to know when he will. It’s not a major injury, we’re told, but it was enough to shut him down — and that takes a lot for Watt. It was a game the Steelers could have won, and [more]

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Darnell Savage, Lucas Patrick listed as questionable for Packers on Monday night

Sat Sep 18 2021 20:59:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers announced their injury designations for Monday night’s game against the Lions on Saturday afternoon. Safety Darnell Savage (shoulder) and left guard Lucas Patrick (concussion) are listed as questionable to play in the game. Savage was limited in practice all week and Patrick was able to take part in Saturday’s workout after missing the [more]

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Michael Irvin on Aaron Rodgers: If you’re thinking about retiring, you’re already retired

Sat Sep 18 2021 00:28:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Many are chalking up Green Bay’s bizarre Week One loss to the Saints as stuff happens. The question is whether that stuff will keep happening. Most think it won’t. If it does, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has an explanation for it. “This game is too hard,” Irvin told TMZ.com on Friday. “That’s why you [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: We’re in big trouble if we freak out over one game

Thu Sep 16 2021 20:41:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers famously spelled out “R-E-L-A-X” as a message to those he felt were overly panicked about a rough stretch during the 2014 season and he sent a similar message on Thursday. This one didn’t include any spelling exercises. Rodgers met the media in Green Bay on Thursday and the topic of the [more]

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Davante Adams: Loss to Saints a really good wake-up call for us

Thu Sep 16 2021 10:59:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After the Packers’ 38-3 loss to the Saints was in the books, quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he thought the team might have been a little too high on itself and that overconfidence contributed to the outcome. Rodgers said in a later interview that the team’s energy level was lacking and both comments suggest that the [more]

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Aaron Rodgers has a good excuse for one of his interceptions (actually, two)

Tue Sep 14 2021 19:16:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

With the Packers down 17-3 and driving for a touchdown that could have cut the deficit to seven, quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a red-zone interception. The miscue came from something that happened in a very different zone. “For those of you who went back and watched it,” Rodgers told Pat McAfee on Tuesday, “I don’t [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: I think loss is just a good learning lesson for us

Tue Sep 14 2021 18:33:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Sunday’s 38-3 loss to the Saints was the most lopsided loss of Aaron Rodgers‘ NFL career and it was a painful one in more ways than one. Rodgers said on The Pat McAfee Show that he took a “double nut shot” on the first of his two interceptions in the game, which was a lot [more]

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Raiders signing Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to their practice squad

Mon Sep 13 2021 19:00:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Free agent defensive back Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is signing with the Raiders’ practice squad, his representation, SportsTrust Advisors, announced. Clinton-Dix spent 20 days with the 49ers last month, signing Aug. 11. Clinton-Dix, 28, is a first-round draft choice of the Packers in 2014, and he also has played in Washington and Chicago. He signed with [more]

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Aaron Rodgers plans to “enjoy this year for all it has to offer”

Thu Sep 09 2021 02:55:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Only six weeks ago, even Aaron Rodgers wasn’t sure whether he would play in a 14th consecutive season-opening game for the Packers. Now, the star quarterback is unsure whether this will be his last season-opening game for the Packers. Rodgers is focused only on the present, but concedes “it definitely does” feel different heading into [more]

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Brett Favre believes Packers will listen to Aaron Rodgers moving forward

Thu Sep 09 2021 00:43:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It’s unclear how much longer quarterback Aaron Rodgers will play for the Packers. Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre believes that, for the duration of the relationship, the Packers will spend more time listening to the reigning NFL MVP. “What I sensed in our conversations was frustration on his part in regards to retaining players, or [more]

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Brett Favre wishes the NFL had a 17-game season when he played

Wed Sep 08 2021 22:33:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In the season that begins tomorrow night in Tampa, the NFL will expand to 17 games for the first time ever. Plenty of current players don’t like it. At least one former player would have preferred if it had been that way during his career. “I just wish that it would have happened while I [more]

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Davante Adams: “No chance” a contract extension gets done before season opener

Wed Sep 08 2021 21:26:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers receiver Davante Adams has made it clear that he’d like to be the league’s highest-paid receiver. Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst has expressed a willingness to get that done, though he noted that there are different ways of defining highest-paid. Gutekunst also has said there’s nothing to prevent contract extension talks from continuing through [more]

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Kwon Alexander tore his Achilles on Christmas, says he’s playing this week

Tue Sep 07 2021 17:07:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Linebacker Kwon Alexander tore his Achilles while playing for the Saints on Christmas Day last year, but he doesn’t plan on letting that stop him from being in the lineup against the Packers this Sunday. Alexander re-signed with the Saints in early August and avoided the physically unable to perform list, so he’s on the [more]

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Report: Saints signing Desmond Trufant

Mon Sep 06 2021 22:49:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Saints have only three cornerbacks on their 53-player roster. Thus, the reason for their search for help at the position. They worked out Desmond Trufant on Monday, and he is expected to sign, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Trufant will join Marshon Lattimore, Ken Crawley and Paulson Adebo at the position. The Bears [more]

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Saints place Wil Lutz, Nick Vannett, Will Clapp on IR

Mon Sep 06 2021 21:33:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Saints’ signings of receiver Chris Hogan and quarterback Trevor Siemian were reported earlier in the day. But the transactions report delivered more moves. The Saints also signed defensive tackle Montravius Adams. Adams, a former third-round choice of the Packers, was released by the Patriots in final cutdowns. The Saints won’t have defensive tackle David [more]

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Brian Gutekunst: I thought Jordan Love had a fantastic training camp

Wed Sep 01 2021 21:23:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

One of the Packers priorities in the 2021 preseason was to get quarterback Jordan Love as many reps as possible. A shoulder injury kept Love out for about a week, but he came back and played in the team’s preseason finale against Buffalo. Overall, Love finished the preseason 24-of-35 passing for 271 yards with a [more]

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Brian Gutekunst: The conversations I’ve had with Aaron Rodgers have been excellent

Wed Sep 01 2021 18:18:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It’s no secret that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had several issues with General Manager Brian Gutekunst before reporting to training camp. Back in early August, Rodgers said himself that his relationship with Gutekunst was “a work in progress.” Green Bay’s trade for receiver Randall Cobb may have begun the process of smoothing things over for [more]

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JK Scott, Equanimeous St. Brown among Green Bay’s cuts

Tue Aug 31 2021 22:46:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Punter JK Scott and receiver Equanimeous St. Brown were among the Packers’ cuts Tuesday. Green Bay kept six receivers — Davante Adams, Allen Lazard, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Randall Cobb, Amari Rodgers and Malik Taylor. Its new punter is Corey Bojorquez, whom the team acquired in a trade with the Rams. The Packers announced they cut defensive [more]

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David Bakhtiari to stay on PUP list into regular season

Tue Aug 31 2021 15:38:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari won’t be in the lineup for Week One. Bakhtiari tore his ACL on December 31 and was placed on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp this summer. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Bakhtiari will remain on the list into the regular season. [more]

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Patrick Mahomes finally lands at No. 1 in the NFL’s top 100 list

Sun Aug 29 2021 14:17:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Patrick Mahomes will need to find another reason to be motivated. After landing at No. 4 in each of the past two years, Mahomes has become for the first time in his career the No. 1 player on the NFL’s player-generated top 100 list. Last September, Mahomes counted to four during a victory over the [more]

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Matt LaFleur: “For the most part” Jordan Love did a nice job in preseason

Sun Aug 29 2021 11:58:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers’ preseason came to an end with Jordan Love starting at quarterback against the Bills on Sunday and it remains to be seen when he’ll next be in that role. Aaron Rodgers is set to start in the regular season with Love on hand in case of injury or a remarkable drop in effectiveness. [more]

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Josh Allen looks sharp in preseason debut

Sat Aug 28 2021 18:23:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bills didn’t use quarterback Josh Allen in either of their first two preseason games. He played on Saturday. He played very well on Saturday. Allen looked like the same guy he was in 2020, when he took a major leap in this third NFL season. He completed 10 of 11 passes on the opening [more]

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Packers sign Rojesterman Farris, cut Jake Dolegala

Fri Aug 27 2021 20:46:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers announced a roster move ahead of Saturday’s preseason finale against the Bills. They have signed cornerback Rojesterman Farris and cut quarterback Jake Dolegala. That leaves the team at 80 players with a Tuesday 4 p.m. deadline to get down to 53 players. Farris signed with the Falcons after going undrafted out of Hawaii [more]

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Packers release Devin Funchess off IR with injury settlement

Fri Aug 27 2021 20:41:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers have elected to move on from Devin Funchess. According to multiple reports, Green Bay has released Funchess from injured reserve with an injury settlement. The Packers placed Funchess on IR earlier this week. He hasn’t appeared in a regular-season game since 2019, when he played one game for Indianapolis and broke his collarbone. [more]

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Saints got a huge bargain in Jameis Winston

Fri Aug 27 2021 13:17:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Saints reportedly have a Week One starter and, as contracts go, he’s a bargain. Jameis Winston will receive $5.5 million this year, with no extra payments for starts or yardage or wins or anything else. It’s a straight and simple deal. And it was indeed a great one in hindsight for the Saints. Winston [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: We all know what’s at stake this year, “championship or disappointment”

Fri Aug 27 2021 09:01:28 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers acknowledged the importance of taking a win-now approach to the 2021 season, which appears likely to be the end of an era in Green Bay. With the strong possibility that Rodgers is playing his last season as a Packer, he said he and his teammates are putting it all on the [more]

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Aaron Rodgers says he’s vaccinated but won’t judge teammates who aren’t

Thu Aug 26 2021 18:08:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers will have one less thing to worry about than, say, the Vikings. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers told reporters on Thursday that he has been vaccinated. This means he’s not subject to daily testing, and that he therefore won’t suddenly be unavailable to play — either because of a positive result or close contact with [more]

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Josh Allen to start Bills preseason finale

Thu Aug 26 2021 15:43:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

There are only three preseason games this year and NFL coaches have come up with varying approaches when it comes to playing starters. Some teams have played starters in the first two games and will rest them for the third while others are doing the opposite. The Bills fall into the latter category. Bills head [more]

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Packers place Devin Funchess on injured reserve

Wed Aug 25 2021 20:15:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It looks like another lost season for Devin Funchess. The Packers placed Funchess on injured reserve today, meaning his season is over unless he reaches an injury settlement and goes to another team. Funchess missed the entire 2020 season after opting out because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and he was lost for the season with [more]

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Report: Nick Vannett to miss 2-4 weeks with knee injury

Wed Aug 25 2021 17:47:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Saints had a couple of tight ends get hurt in Monday night’s preseason game and Tuesday brought word that Adam Trautman avoided a serious foot injury. Wednesday brought an update on Nick Vannett. Vannett went for an MRI after hurting his knee against the Jaguars and Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that he is [more]

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Kevin King not shying away from mistakes, looking to build off them in return to Packers

Wed Aug 25 2021 06:01:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The end of the 2020 season was a sour one for the Green Bay Packers as they came up shy of making the Super Bowl with a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship game. It was a particularly sour end to the year for cornerback Kevin King, who had a couple [more]

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New replay review decision-makers must always keep the correct standard in mind

Tue Aug 24 2021 20:52:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

One of the biggest questions regarding the 2021 season arises from the significant change to the replay-review process. Al Riveron has exited the job that entails making all final replay decisions. The decisions are now expected to be made several others. That turns on the reason for centralizing the process on its head. Several years [more]

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Packers revised Za’Darius Smith’s contract in July, but he’s still likely to be cut in March

Mon Aug 23 2021 23:17:18 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In late July, at a time when Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith was believed to be upset with his restructured contract, the Packers addressed his concerns by restructuring it again. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Packers accelerated $10 million in payments to Smith that applied to the prior conversion of most of [more]

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Packers cut Daniel Crawford

Mon Aug 23 2021 21:16:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers are getting closer to the 80-player roster limit. The team announced Monday it has waived tight end Daniel Crawford. The Packers signed Crawford as an undrafted free agent on May 3. Crawford spent five years at Northern Illinois but missed all of the 2018 season with a knee injury. In all, he played [more]

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Report: Texans trade seventh-round choice for Ka’dar Hollman

Mon Aug 23 2021 21:05:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Texans have acquired cornerback Ka'dar Hollman in a trade with the Packers, Aaron Wilson of Sports Talk 790 reports. The Packers will receive a seventh-round pick in the 2022 draft from the Texans. The Packers drafted Hollman in the sixth round in 2019, and he played four games as a rookie. Hollman, 26, appeared [more]

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Jordan Love will practice on Monday

Mon Aug 23 2021 17:20:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Packers quarterback Jordan Love did not practice last week or play Saturday against the Jets because of a shoulder injury that led head coach Matt LaFleur to call him day-to-day heading into this week. Love is moving in the right direction on Monday. LaFleur told reporters that Love will be back on the practice field [more]

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Ravens tie all-time record with 19 straight preseason wins

Sun Aug 22 2021 04:08:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Ravens officially have matched the all-time record for success in meaningless games. Saturday’s 20-3 win over the Panthers gives Baltimore 19 straight preseason wins, equally the achievements of Vince Lombardi’s Packers from 1959-62. “There’s going to be people that are going to say this doesn’t mean anything,” coach John Harbaugh said after the game, [more]

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Matt LaFleur: Jordan Love wasn’t cleared to play Saturday but is day to day

Sun Aug 22 2021 00:39:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jordan Love did not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Jets. Coach Matt LaFleur announced after the game that Love was not cleared to play. The backup quarterback has a shoulder strain. LaFleur said Love is day to day, via Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and the team’s TV broadcast said Love [more]

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Zach Wilson plays most of first half, throws two TD passes

Sat Aug 21 2021 21:42:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jets quarterback Zach Wilson‘s first preseason outing ended after two possessions and didn’t feature a touchdown. Outing No. 2 went longer and it went better. Wilson capped his third drive of Saturday’s game against the Packers with an 18-yard touchdown strike to tight end Tyler Kroft. Wilson piloted the team to a field goal on [more]

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Jarrad Davis carted to Jets locker room

Sat Aug 21 2021 21:24:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Jets lost defensive end Carl Lawson for the season when he ruptured his Achilles during Thursday’s joint practice with the Packers and they saw another offseason addition to their defense go down in Saturday’s game at Lambeau Field. Linebacker Jarrad Davis went down with an apparent left leg or foot injury in the second [more]

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At Carolina, the Ravens will try to tie the all-time record for consecutive preseason wins

Sat Aug 21 2021 17:51:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As meaningless football games go, the Ravens stand on the brink of tying a meaningful record. With a win on Saturday night at Carolina, the Ravens will tie the all-time record for consecutive preseason victories. Vince Lombardi’s Packers set the current record of nineteen straight wins, from 1959 through 1962. “It means a lot,” coach [more]

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Packers sign Damon Hazelton

Fri Aug 20 2021 20:23:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers announced the addition of a new wide receiver on Friday. Damon Hazelton agreed to a contract with the team. The Packers waived cornerback Dominique Martin in a corresponding move. Hazelton signed with the Texans after going undrafted out of Missouri this year, but Houston waived him a little over a week ago. Hazelton [more]

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Aaron Rodgers “definitely” would have accepted Jeopardy hosting gig, which suddenly is open again

Fri Aug 20 2021 14:36:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The news has broken that the Mike Richards era is over as Jeopardy! host. (There was one?) Now, the producers will pivot to looking for a replacement to the replacement for Alex Trebeck. They don’t to look very far for someone who will do it. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told Adam Schein of SiriusXM Mad [more]

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Packers Everywhere Pep Rally in New Orleans canceled over COVID concerns

Thu Aug 19 2021 23:01:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers have canceled their Packers Everywhere Pep Rally, which was scheduled for New Orleans the day before the season opener against the Saints. The team announced the cancelation decision Thursday, citing “the continued surge in COVID cases and hospitalizations in Louisiana.” The Packers have scheduled pep rallies for later this season in San Francisco [more]

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Jordan Love unlikely to play Saturday

Thu Aug 19 2021 16:54:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Kurt Benkert is set to have his moment to shine as a starting quarterback for the Packers. Jordan Love “dinged” his right shoulder in the first Packers preseason game last weekend and missed multiple practices, but head coach Matt LaFleur said on Wednesday that Love would have “every opportunity” to show he was well enough [more]

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Packers unveil 1950s-inspired throwback jerseys

Thu Aug 19 2021 13:52:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers will be sporting a new throwback jersey for their October 24 game against the Washington Football Team. The team unveiled a new look inspired by uniforms they wore from 1950 to 1953 on Thursday. The Packers have worn blue and gold throwbacks from the 1940s in recent seasons, but the new ones are [more]

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Aaron Rodgers not interested in a farewell tour with Packers

Thu Aug 19 2021 06:04:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It may ultimately play out that the upcoming 2021 season is Aaron Rodgers‘ last as a member of the Green Bay Packers. But Rodgers isn’t looking for a Mariano Rivera style send off campaign should that eventuality play out. “I don’t want a farewell tour,” Rodgers said Wednesday, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. “I don’t [more]

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Zach Wilson enjoying practices alongside Aaron Rodgers

Thu Aug 19 2021 03:38:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New York Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson is getting the chance to see an idol of his practice up close this week during joint practices with the Green Bay Packers. Via Dennis Waszak Jr. of the Associated Press, Wilson is relishing the chance to see Aaron Rodgers practice in person and share the same field [more]

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Aaron Rodgers was “50/50” on retiring the weekend before training camp

Wed Aug 18 2021 22:38:01 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

On Friday, July 23, various sports books became convinced Aaron Rodgers was serious about retiring. Over that weekend, Rodgers and the Packers reached “mutually agreed upon terms” to pave the way for the quarterback’s return. So how close was Rodgers to retiring? “I mean, I felt going into the weekend before camp that I was [more]

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Jordan Love out of practice, will get “every opportunity” to play this weekend

Wed Aug 18 2021 19:40:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Packers held quarterback Jordan Love out of their first joint practice with the Jets on Wednesday, so he has not been on the practice field since getting pulled out of last Saturday’s preseason game at halftime. Love’s shoulder looked fine on an MRI, but the team is taking a conservative approach with bringing him [more]

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Aaron Rodgers: No big push from any of us to sign Clay Matthews

Wed Aug 18 2021 19:26:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was one of three Packers players to post pictures of former teammate Clay Matthews to social media last weekend and he adorned his with “BRING HIM BACK” in an apparent message to the team. Wide receiver Randall Cobb and left tackle David Bakhtiari were the others to join in the fun. On [more]

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Packers bring back QB Jake Dolegala

Tue Aug 17 2021 20:19:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

In a sign that Jordan Love may not be back from his shoulder injury soon, the Packers have brought in another quarterback. Green Bay is re-signing quarterback Jake Dolegala, his agent told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Love may miss Saturday’s preseason game, and the Packers don’t want to expose Aaron Rodgers to injury, which [more]

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Packers sending Josh Jackson to Giants for Isaac Yiadom

Tue Aug 17 2021 18:28:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

When reports surfaced about the Giants trading cornerback Isaac Yiadom to the Packers on Tuesday, there was not any immediate word about what was going back to the Giants. There is now word of that compensation and it has turned out to be a cornerback-for-cornerback swap between the two teams. Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports [more]

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Giants trade cornerback Isaac Yiadom to Packers

Tue Aug 17 2021 17:46:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Veteran cornerback Isaac Yiadom is on the move to Green Bay. The Giants have traded Yiadom to the Packers, according to multiple reports. There’s been no immediate word on what the Giants are getting in the deal. This offseason Yiadom agreed to take a pay cut with the Giants. He’s due $1.07 million this season, [more]

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