Green Bay Packers

NASHVILLE, Tenn | AP source: LaFleur accepts offer to become Packers coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — January 07, 2019— The Green Bay Packers are turning to fast-rising offensive whiz Matt LaFleur to aid Aaron Rodgers and end a two-year absence from the postseason. LaFleur accepted Green Bay’s offer Monday to become the next head coach of the Packers, according to a person familiar with the decision. The person … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | AP source: LaFleur accepts offer to become Packers coach

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Lions beat up on Packers 31-0; Rodgers suffers concussion

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Matthew Stafford threw for 266 yards and two scores to T.J. Jones, kicker Matt Prater tossed a touchdown pass after faking a field-goal try and the Detroit Lions ended a beleaguered season on a high note with a 31-0 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. With Green Bay trailing … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Lions beat up on Packers 31-0; Rodgers suffers concussion

The Latest: Chicago Bears clinch NFC North

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 4:05 p.m. The Monsters of the Midway are back — in the playoffs. The Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North title with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field, ending an eight-year playoff drought. The Bears hadn’t won a division title since … Continue reading The Latest: Chicago Bears clinch NFC North

GREEN BAY, Wis | Green Bay Packers fire coach Mike McCarthy

GREEN BAY, Wis  — The Green Bay Packers have fired coach Mike McCarthy and made offensive coordinator Joe Philbin the interim head coach. The move announced by team president Mark Murphy came after a stunning 20-17 loss on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals, dropping Green Bay to 4-7-1. Murphy, in a statement, said the 2018 … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis | Green Bay Packers fire coach Mike McCarthy

GREEN BAY, Wis | Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

GREEN BAY, Wis — A pick, a penalty and a game-winning kick. Quite a final minute for the Green Bay Packers. Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis | Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

GREEN BAY, Wis | Jim Taylor, Hall of Fame fullback for Packers, dies at 83

GREEN BAY, Wis — Hall of Fame fullback Jim Taylor of the Green Bay Packers has died at 83. The team says a family friend told the Packers he died early Saturday. Taylor played on the great Packer teams and was the league’s MVP in 1962. He won four NFL titles and scored the first … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis | Jim Taylor, Hall of Fame fullback for Packers, dies at 83

SANTA CLARA, Calif | 49ers apologize for leaving Kaepernick photos out of gallery

SANTA CLARA, Calif — The San Francisco 49ers are apologizing for initially leaving Colin Kaepernick out of a photo gallery celebrating the team’s history against the Green Bay Packers. The team posted dozens of photos on its website of past games against the Packers before the teams meet again Monday night without at first including … Continue reading SANTA CLARA, Calif | 49ers apologize for leaving Kaepernick photos out of gallery

The Latest: Josh Rosen starts 1st game for Arizona Cardinals

The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT): 4:18 p.m. The Josh Rosen era has begun in the desert. The rookie quarterback started his first game for the Arizona Cardinals against the Seattle Seahawks. Rosen played 11 snaps in place of Sam Bradford last week against Chicago, throwing an interception in the … Continue reading The Latest: Josh Rosen starts 1st game for Arizona Cardinals

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Roughing it: Packers confident in how they go after QB

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Keep the head up. Be aware if the quarterback got rid of the ball. Wrap up. Seems like a simple enough checklist for a defender to hit the quarterback. A roughing-the-passer penalty on linebacker Clay Matthews against the Minnesota Vikings might have raised new questions with the Green Bay Packers. The … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Roughing it: Packers confident in how they go after QB

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Wide right, times two. Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Minnesota Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie with the Green Bay Packers after rallying from a late 13-point deficit on Sunday. The rookie’s final attempt went to the … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

GREEN BAY, Wis | Rodgers returns to Packers practice after injuring knee

GREEN BAY, Wis — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has taken part in practice for the first time this week after being held out with a left knee injury. Rodgers was a participant in practice on Saturday after being held out on Wednesday and Thursday to focus on rehab ahead of this weekend’s game … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis | Rodgers returns to Packers practice after injuring knee

The Latest: Aaron Rodgers returns, leads Packers comeback

The Latest on the NFL’s first Sunday of the regular season (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. The Green Bay Packers have come roaring back against the Chicago Bears behind quarterback Aaron Rodgers. A 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 9:01 left in the game has the Packers within 20-17 of the Bears. They have … Continue reading The Latest: Aaron Rodgers returns, leads Packers comeback

MILWAUKEE | Aaron Rodgers gets his new deal: $134 million extension

MILWAUKEE — Before he became the NFL’s highest-paid player again, Aaron Rodgers wore a denim suit and cowboy hat that made him look as if he were going to serve as a chaperone at a square dance. milwaukee,aaron rodgers,deal,$134 million extension, For Rodgers, it’s kind of a big deal either way. The two-time NFL MVP … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Aaron Rodgers gets his new deal: $134 million extension

MILWAUKEE | AP source: Seahawks acquire QB Brett Hundley from Packers

MILWAUKEE — The Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2018 season with new backup quarterbacks. The Seahawks have acquired quarterback Brett Hundley from the Packers, a person familiar with the deal said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn’t been announced by … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | AP source: Seahawks acquire QB Brett Hundley from Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Rodgers frustrated with effort from some younger Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Aaron Rodgers expressed disappointment with the effort from some of the Green Bay Packers’ younger players after a frustrating period at practice. It appears that some of the rookie wideouts are the focus of his displeasure. Rodgers was running the scout team during one practice session on Tuesday, a sign that he … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Rodgers frustrated with effort from some younger Packers

LOS ANGELES | Packers’ Trevor Davis accused of making false bomb threat

LOS ANGELES | April 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— Police say Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis was arrested after falsely claiming to have explosives while checking in for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport. Airport police spokesman Rob Pedregon said Monday that Davis was booked on a charge of making a false bomb threat … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Packers’ Trevor Davis accused of making false bomb threat

Kickers for final 4 NFL playoff teams each have leg up

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)(STL.News) — Touchdowns are always nice, but clutch kickers are welcome security blankets for NFL offenses, especially in the playoffs. Three of the four teams left in the postseason have seasoned veterans. And the fourth team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, has a kicker who booted a league playoff-record six field goals last week … Continue reading Kickers for final 4 NFL playoff teams each have leg up

Rodgers, Packers visit Cowboys for Prescott’s playoff debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)(STL.News) — Aaron Rodgers has been unbeatable on a seven-game run that carried Green Bay to the divisional round. So was Dallas rookie Dak Prescott for 11 straight in the regular season, a surge that ultimately benched 10-year starter Tony Romo and led to the No. 1 seed in the NFC for the … Continue reading Rodgers, Packers visit Cowboys for Prescott’s playoff debut

Rodgers tosses 2 TD passes, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

PHILADELPHIA (AP)(STL.News) — Aaron Rodgers showed Carson Wentz what an elite quarterback can do for his team. The two-time NFL MVP had a dazzling performance in a game the Green Bay Packers desperately needed to win. The rookie QB was inconsistent and made a costly mistake for the Philadelphia Eagles. Rodgers had 313 yards passing … Continue reading Rodgers tosses 2 TD passes, Packers beat Eagles 27-13