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Life around football prepares Gutekunst for Packers GM job

GREEN BAY, Wis./January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — The son of a college football coach, Brian Gutekunst has an idea of the kind of scrutiny that he’ll receive as the new general manager of the Green Bay Packers. Gutekunst watched his father, John Gutekunst, take heat during six-plus seasons at the University of Minnesota that ended in 1991. The … Continue reading Life around football prepares Gutekunst for Packers GM job

Vikings shut out Packers 16-0, keep eye on 1st-round bye

GREEN BAY, Wis. /December 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Case Keenum stopped one last time before heading up the tunnel at Lambeau Field, clapping his hands above his head while Minnesota Vikings fans chanted “Skol! Skol!” The Vikings’ defense felt right at home Saturday night in Titletown. A 16-0 victory over the injury-depleted Green Bay Packers … Continue reading Vikings shut out Packers 16-0, keep eye on 1st-round bye

Packers’ Rodgers says he’s been medically cleared to return

GREEN BAY, Wis. /December 13, 2017 (STL.News)- Aaron Rodgers has been “medically cleared to return” to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the Green Bay Packers quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night. Rodgers was hurt during a loss to Minnesota on Oct. 15 and had surgery four days later. He returned … Continue reading Packers’ Rodgers says he’s been medically cleared to return

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

MINNEAPOLIS/October 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Aaron Rodgers has engineered many a last-minute comeback for the Green Bay Packers. He has a dozen victories over the rival Minnesota Vikings in 10 years as the starter. This time? No chance. Rodgers was long gone, and so was Green Bay’s division lead. Harrison Smith led the Minnesota defense’s … Continue reading With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Packers persevere through more injuries, beat Bears 35-14

GREEN BAY, Wis./September 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Packers, Bears:  Two more key players hurt. A starting cornerback benched. The Green Bay Packers even had to weather a lightning storm delay. But they just keep finding ways to win. Aaron Rodgers threw four short touchdown passes, and the injury-riddled Packers converted three of Bears quarterback Mike … Continue reading Packers persevere through more injuries, beat Bears 35-14