Packers Rumors & News

  • Will Packers make it rain for Randall Cobb?

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It's every player's dream scenario, even though they might not admit it publicly. Enter a contract year, produce like never before, then have 32 teams potentially banging on your door. From the timing is everything department, meet Randall Cobb. Green Bay's fourth-year wideout entered the..." January 28

  • Packers sign punter Cody Mandell

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers have added a punter to their offseason roster. Green Bay has signed Cody Mandell, who appeared in one preseason game for Dallas in 2014." January 26

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    New #Redskins GM Scot McCloughan is hoping to add #Packers senior personnel executive Alonzo Highsmith to his front office, source said.

  • Green Bay's John Kuhn ponders past, future at Pro Bowl

    Arizona Republic "Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has a theory as to why fullback John Kuhn is so popular in Wisconsin. It centers around the "Kuuuuuuuuhn" chant that has become a staple at Lambeau Field. "It starts with his last name," Matthews said. "Guys with the last name of 'Kuhn' or the first..." January 24

  • Packers blocked Jaguars from Alex Van Pelt interview "The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up hiring Greg Olson as their new offensive coordinator to replace the fired Jedd Fisch, but many fans wondered if all the names of the candidates were made public. Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell made mention that some candidates they wanted to interview were..." January 24

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Clay Matthews was fined $22,050 for the illegal blindside hit on Russell Wilson after an interception in NFC Championship Game.

  • Aaron Rodgers likes his footballs inflated

    The Score "Not every quarterback likes their footballs deflated. Green Bay Packers pivot Aaron Rodgers is one that would rather throw a football filled with air and isn't a fan of officials deflating balls prior to the game. "I have a major problem with the way it goes down, to be honest with you,"..." January 21

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Rodgers said calf would have been ready to go in two weeks for the Super Bowl. Without having to play on it, should be good in 6 weeks.

  • Randall Cobb, Sam Shields are Pro Bowl-bound

    Pro Football Talk "A pair of Packers are late additions to the Pro Bowl roster. Wide receiver Randall Cobb and cornerback Sam Shields are set to make their first appearances in the game, the Packers announced Monday. Cobb’s spot opened with Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant withdrawing because of an injury, while..." January 19

  • Packers OC Tom Clements on Cleveland Browns radar for OC vacancy

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements, who's coming off a crushing 28-22 overtime loss to the Seahawks in Sunday's NFC Championship Game, is on the Browns' radar for their offensive coordinator vacancy. The Browns are not believed to have asked permission to interview him yet, but might..." January 19

  • Mike McCarthy: 'I'm not questioning' play-calling "The Green Bay Packers are going to be sitting at home for the next two weeks rather than getting ready for the Super Bowl after blowing a 19-7 lead in the final minutes of the NFC Championship Game. There's plenty of places to lay the blame for why that's the case: Brandon Bostick for dropping..." January 19

  • Packers G Josh Sitton: 'I'd have rather not even made the playoffs'

    Fox Sports "Pro Bowl guard Josh Sitton is struggling with the agony of defeat after the Packers' stunning loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. The Packers led 16-0 at halftime and held a 19-7 lead with about four minutes remaining when the Seahawks, bumbling and stumbling to that point, came storming back..." January 19

  • Aaron Rodgers does not seem happy with play-calling

    Pro Football Talk "Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he wasn’t going to question his team’s play-calling, primarily since he’s the one that called them. He might be a lonely member of that club, because even quarterback Aaron Rodgers was questioning the way the Packers took their foot off the gas and allowed the..." January 19

  • Brandon Bostick: 'It wasn't my job at all, I was supposed to block'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Many players will have many regrets from this NFC Championship Game loss in Seattle. But the one play that will be discussed most for weeks, months, years will be the failed onside kick recovery with 2 minutes and 9 seconds left by tight end Brandon Bostick. Bostick attempted to make the..." January 19

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Rams also sent in a request to speak with #Packers QB coach Alex Van Pelt for their OC opening, source said.

  • Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT for NFC title

    Seattle Times "From unbelievably disappointing to simply unbelievable. That was the Seahawks Sunday as they scored 15 points in the final 2:09 to force overtime and then scored the winning points in shocking fashion to advance to the Super Bowl for a second straight season. Russell Wilson hit Jermaine..." January 18

  • Packers have to hope Russell Wilson’s fumble luck runs out

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has done something extraordinarily lucky this season: He hasn’t lost a fumble. It might sound unfair to call it “lucky” that Wilson hasn’t lost a fumble. After all, some quarterbacks are good at protecting the ball and some quarterbacks aren’t, and the ones..." January 18

  • Mike McCarthy won’t countenance the idea of the Packers as underdogs

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers are sizable underdogs to the Seahawks — the biggest underdogs they have ever been in any of quarterback Aaron Rodgers’s starts. Moreover, the line has gone up since it opened Sunday night. Seattle, which was initially installed as a touchdown favorite, is now a consensus 7.5-point..." January 18

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Randall Cobb told me he spent 3 hours in hospital in Seattle last night & 1 pt was so bad thought was going to have to get appendix removed

  • Packers QB Rodgers, RB Lacy listed as probable for NFC title game

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Packers announced Friday quarterback Aaron Rodgers (calf) and running back Eddie Lacy (knee) are both listed as probable for Sunday's NFC title game at Seattle. Defensive end Josh Boyd (ankle) and guard Josh Sitton (toe) are also probable." January 17

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    #Packers injury report: Boyd (ankle): Probable Lacy (knee): Probable Rodgers (calf): Probable Sitton (toe): Probable

  • Earl Thomas "not buying" Aaron Rodgers' leg injury "Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas has heard all the talk about Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers being limited because of his torn calf muscle. “I'm not buying into this leg issue,” Thomas said. “I saw him scramble close to the goal line on the Cowboys, so he's not fooling me with..." January 16

  • Pete Carroll: Clay Matthews one of my biggest misses "When the Green Bay Packers travel to Seattle on Sunday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will have the luxury at least six or seven defensive players developed into stars capable of taking over the NFC Championship Game. One of his biggest coaching regrets, though, will be stationed on the opposing..." January 16

  • McCarthy says Rodgers 'getting better' "Just like last week, the timetable for Aaron Rodgers' on-field participation in advance of the NFC Championship Game won't be determined until Wednesday. Coach Mike McCarthy provided an encouraging report Monday on how the Green Bay Packers' star quarterback was holding up 24 hours after the..." January 13

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Rodgers on his calf on @ESPNMilwaukee: "It's good. No better. It was worse than when I started the game. .. Tired of talking about it."

  • Since 'Fail Mary,' ex-ref Lance Easley says he is battling post-traumatic stress disorder

    Yahoo! Sports "As the 2012 Russell Wilson pass that would soon be known as the "Fail Mary" floated through the Seattle air, Lance Easley was still an anonymous NFL replacement referee. In his regular life, he was a vice president with Bank of America, a family man, a devout Christian and someone who for..." January 12

  • Garrett on Dez reversal: Loss not due to refs

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said it looked to him like Dez Bryant had made a season-saving catch on his fourth-down grab in the fourth quarter that was later overturned on replay, but his team's loss to the Green Bay Packers wasn't due to officiating. Bryant's leaping, bobbling catch at..." January 12

  • Packers and QB Aaron Rodgers turn it on to top Dallas, 26-21

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Theatrics were expected between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. Theatrics were delivered. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers played through a calf strain, DeMarco Murray was a challenge as expected and — as many of these postseason games do — it came down to two, three critical plays. Next..." January 11

  • Sources: Slight tear in Rodgers' calf muscle "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' calf muscle has a slight tear in it in addition to being significantly strained, according to league sources. The injury is not expected to prevent Rodgers from playing in Sunday's divisional playoff against the Dallas Cowboys, but it could impact..." January 09

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    Green Bay Packers @packers

    McCarthy: I plan on Aaron (Rodgers) playing Sunday. Today's schedule was for him to stay exclusively in the training room. It's day-to-day.

  • Rodgers' calf 'better,' will be examined Wed. "There may be angst over how much work Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will get in practice this week to prepare for Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. But it's not coming from him. He's expected to have his strained left calf examined on Wednesday,..." January 06

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    So for today, Barrington (illness) returned. Rodgers (calf), Goodson (illness), Nelson (personal reasons) out. Team was in pads.

  • Ekblad ties Panthers franchise record "Aaron Rodgers might have only one full-fledged practice to get ready for the Green Bay Packers' NFC divisional playoff game on Jan. 11. Coach Mike McCarthy said Friday that his All-Pro quarterback probably won't practice until late next week because of his lingering left calf injury. Rodgers..." January 03

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

  • Packers trying to lock up Letroy Guion "Dom Capers didn't even want to think about where the Green Bay Packers would be without defensive tackle Letroy Guion. At first, he chuckled at the suggestion, and then he turned serious. "I'm just glad he filled a real need for us," the Packers defensive coordinator said this week. "One..." January 01

  • Seattle DT: Suh ruling shows QB favoritism "Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Michael Bennett weighed in on the Ndamukong Suh situation, saying defensive linemen are treated differently than other players in the NFL. Suh, a defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions, had his one-game suspension for stepping on the leg of Green Bay Packers..." January 01

  • Aaron Rodgers feared aggravated calf was 'popped' Achilles'

    Sporting News "Aaron Rodgers, who aggravated his calf injury in the first half of the Packers' 30-20 win over the Lions on Sunday, initially feared he'd suffered a far worse injury. "My initial thought was I popped my Achilles'," the Green Bay quarterback said Tuesday on his weekly ESPN Milwaukee radio show...." December 30

  • Rodgers Fights Green Bay To 30-20 NFC North Win

    ACME Packing Company "Aaron Rodgers gritted out a calf injury and helped lead the Packers to a 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions Sunday. Aaron Rodgers didn't let an injured calf stop him from leading the Green Bay Packers to an NFC North title. After re-aggravating his calf near the end of the second quarter, Rodgers..." December 29

  • McCarthy on Suh: 'No place for it' "Whether intentional or not, Ndamukong Suh stepped on Aaron Rodgers' lower leg twice, and the Green Bay Packers weren't happy about it. It happened in the fourth quarter of the Packers' 30-20 win over Suh's Detroit Lions on Sunday at Lambeau Field, and it just so happened to be the same leg that..." December 29

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    UPDATE: Aaron Rodgers has a calf injury. His return to the game vs Lions is questionable.

  • On the house: Bar offers free tab if Lions win against Packers "A bar in a Detroit suburb is going all-in on the Lions. The Pour House in Madison Heights, Michigan, is offering to comp patrons their entire bill if the Detroit Lions beat the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. "There's a lot of excitement around here about the Lions making the playoffs, possibly..." December 28

  • 2015 Pro Bowl: Complete roster "The rosters for the 2015 Pro Bowl, which will be Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIV, were announced Tuesday. Like last year, it's the unconferenced format with players selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and..." December 24

  • Mike McCarthy says Clay Matthews is playing his best football

    Pro Football Talk "Clay Matthews was named NFL defensive player of the year in 2010. But his coach thinks he’s playing even better this year. Matthews has given the Packers a boost since adding inside linebacker to his list of responsibilities and Packers coach Mike McCarthy appreciates it. “I think Clay..." December 23

  • Mike McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers 'upbeat and positive' about calf injury "Aaron Rodgers said Sunday after he pulled his left calf muscle that it would "definitely take a lot to hold me out of the game," referring to this week's regular-season finale against the Detroit Lions -- a game that will decide the NFC North title and determine playoff seeding for both..." December 23

  • Packers beat Buccaners to advance to post season

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aaron Rodgers came in battling the flu and strained a calf in the second series. The opposing defense was playing with Super Bowl zeal. You really never know in the National Football League, especially on the road. The Green Bay Packers needed a default man, the player all of his teammates..." December 22

  • Packers T Bulaga upgraded to probable "Green Bay Packers tackle Bryan Bulaga was upgraded to probable for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers." December 20

  • 'Very blind' Eddie Lacy won't use goggles "No offense to Eric Dickerson, but Eddie Lacy would rather not wear goggles on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Green Bay Packers running back has an irritated left eye that he said was from his contact lens. He's had to go with just one contact this week but hopes to be able to..." December 19

  • All quiet on Randall Cobb's contract talks "Randall Cobb talked more about his contract situation at his locker on Thursday than he has with the Green Bay Packers, apparently. Three months away from hitting free agency, the fourth-year receiver said he's no closer to getting a long-term deal done with the Packers than he was back in..." December 18

  • Packers name playoff captains "It's playoff time for the Green Bay Packers -- at least it's time for them to start thinking that way. That's why coach Mike McCarthy announced Wednesday that the Packers have selected their six playoff captains -- something that's normally not done until the postseason begins. McCarthy put..." December 17

  • Aaron Rodgers 'baffled' by Kromer's Jay Cutler comments "Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler are rivals on the field, but they are also friends who happen to be members of a relatively small fraternity. And as a franchise quarterback who credits a supportive and open environment for helping him thrive with the Green Bay Packers, Rodgers was appalled by what..." December 17