Packers Rumors & News

  • Rodgers sets Pack completion record in win over Bears

    The Sports Xchange "GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With the Green Bay's top two running backs injured, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took matters into his own hands Thursday. With the Chicago's top two quarterbacks injured, the Bears had no chance. Rodgers fired a barrage of short passes, finishing 39 of 56 for..." October 21

  • Packers’ Don Jackson questionable to return with hand injury

    Today's Pigskin "Green Bay Packers rookie running back Don Jackson is questionable to return to Thursday night’s game against the Chicago Bears after sustaining a hand injury. Jackson, who was on the team’s practice squad earlier in the week, was named the team’s starting running back after injuries to Eddie Lacy..." October 21

  • Mike McCarthy says 2011 CBA is cause of increase in injuries "The Bears listed 13 players on Wednesday's injury report and the Packers listed 10, with seven of them -- a full inactive list's worth -- already ruled out, and yet Mike McCarthy only shrugged because of how usual that's become. "Today's NFL, man," the Packers' coach told as he tried to..." October 20

  • Eddie Lacy headed to IR, needs ankle surgery

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers will forge ahead without running back Eddie Lacy, who was reportedly placed on the IR with an ankle injury, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. The ankle injury suffered a couple weeks ago turned out to be more than just a simple sprain. Surgery is now needed to repair the..." October 20

  • Greg Jennings points to sensitivity, arrogance of Aaron Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "The quarterback who is so sensitive that he’s even sensitive about being called sensitive has something else to be sensitive about. Former teammate Greg Jennings, appearing earlier this week on Colin Cowherd’s show, has attributed the struggles of the team’s quarterback to his sensitivity and..." October 20

  • Eddie Lacy has reportedly gained back all the weight he lost in the offseason

    CBS Sports "Remember all the offseason stories about Eddie Lacy doing P90X and dropping all that weight before training camp? It was a sight to behold. Well, six weeks into the season it appears that the Packers running back is back to square one. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, Lacy..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • No final decision yet on Eddie Lacy "Amidst media reports that Packers RB Eddie Lacy is going to be out multiple weeks with his ankle injury, Head Coach Mike McCarthy said on Wednesday that discussions are ongoing with GM Ted Thompson and team physician Dr. Pat McKenzie to sort through all the information regarding his..." October 19

  • Packers Could Move On From CB Sam Shields Next Year?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rob Demovsky of ESPN writes that while Packers CB Sam Shields has said that he plans on continuing his NFL career, despite sustaining a concussion that has kept him out since Week 1, Green Bay may have to consider moving on from him next year for a number of reasons. Shields has reportedly..." October 19

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Eddie Lacy Expected To Be Out “Several” Weeks

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Packers are expected to be without workhorse RB Eddie Lacy for “several” weeks. According to Rapoport, Lacy has more than just a sprained ankle. This explains why the Packers traded for Chiefs backup RB Knile Davis earlier in the day. It’s still..." October 19

  • Are Packers to blame for Aaron Rodgers' struggles?

    Fox Sports "Aaron Rodgers' struggles have plenty of people perplexed. Rodgers says "I'm just a little bit off", but the star QB has gone from MVP to MIA, and FS1's Nick Wright is among the many asking "What happened to Aaron Rodgers?" Former Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings told Jason Whitlock..." October 19

  • Packers place Sam Shields on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers acquired running back Knile Davis in a trade with the Chiefs on Tuesday and they need to open a spot on the 53-man roster as a result. It appears that move will involve placing veteran cornerback Sam Shields on injured reserve. Shields suffered his fourth concussion in the last six..." October 18

  • Eddie Lacy likely out on Thursday night

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers may get an immediate return on their investment in Knile Davis. Via Ed Werder of, the Packers are concerned that running back Eddie Lacy won’t be able to play on Thursday night against the Bears, due to an ankle injury. “I can’t see him playing,” an unnamed source told..." October 18

  • Aaron Rodgers: I’m just a little bit off

    Pro Football Talk "Through six games this season, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is posting career lows in completion percentage, yards per attempt and quarterback rating. He wasn’t too much better down the stretch last season and the extended drop in his performance has led to plenty of thoughts about what..." October 18

  • Eddie Lacy's ankle injury has Packers worried about status for Thursday night

    ESPN "The Green Bay Packers are concerned about the health of running back Eddie Lacy and his availability for Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bears, according to a source. Lacy was the only active halfback for the Packers in their 30-16 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. He was playing..." October 18

  • Packers nab RB Knile Davis from Chiefs in trade "Green Bay acquired running back depth. The Packers traded for Kansas City Chiefs reserve running back Knile Davis, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday, per a source informed of the swap. The Kansas City Star first reported the news. Green Bay was in desperate need of..." October 18

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Could the Packers actually fire Mike McCarthy?

    Fox Sports "The Green Bay Packers are 3-2 with losses to teams with a combined 10-1 record. They have a fairly easy schedule over their final 11 games, and though they probably won't catch the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North, the playoffs are a good possibility, which should come as no surprise -- the..." October 18

  • Packers would like to add another running back

    Pro Football Talk "The big focus in the aftermath of the Packers’ side of their 30-16 loss to the Cowboys has been on the play of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who had a couple of turnovers and missed several passes over the course of the afternoon. Rodgers’ play has been a discussion point stretching back into last..." October 17

  • Aaron Rodgers says his response to Pack's loss will include scotch, film

    ESPN "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had a two-part plan to deal with the Pack's loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. "Have a glass of scotch and chill out a little bit [and] watch the film," Rodgers said after the Packers' 30-16 loss at Lambeau Field. "I'm my biggest critic, and I look at this..." October 17

  • Packers' James Starks: Out with knee surgery

    CBS Sports "Starks had knee surgery Sunday morning and will be out multiple weeks, Fox's Jay Glazer reported Sunday morning." October 16

  • Damarious Randall questionable to return after aggravating groin injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers are running low on cornerbacks in Sunday’s game against the Cowboys. Damarious Randall returned to the lineup after missing last week’s game with a groin injury, but it wasn’t long before Randall’s injury resurfaced. He left the game in the second quarter after making a tackle and..." October 16

  • Prescott outduels Rodgers as Cowboys top Packers

    The Sports Xchange "GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Dallas Cowboys' record-setting rookies ran roughshod over the Green Bay Packers in a key NFC showdown on Sunday. With Dak Prescott breaking Tom Brady's NFL record for most consecutive passes to start a career without an interception and Ezekiel Elliott becoming the..." October 16

  • In case of emergency: Randall Cobb, Ty Montgomery ready for running back duty

    ESPN "Randall Cobb hasn't had to worry about his emergency quarterback duties, although the Green Bay Packers receiver could probably do it since he began his college career as the University of Kentucky's quarterback. Running back, however, is another story. Cobb already has carried five times..." October 15

  • Packers RB James Starks out with meniscus injury

    ESPN "James Starks not only was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys, but the Green Bay Packers running back may miss several weeks because of a knee injury suffered this week. Starks was downgraded from questionable to out following practice on Saturday. The veteran backup reported..." October 15

  • Rodgers not worried about Packers' passing game

    ESPN "Then, a pause, before pivoting the conversation. “I missed some passes. Those guys shouldn’t be worried about me, either,” Rodgers continued. “We’re going to get better. We’re not going to have inconsistent performances like that.” It wasn’t quite R-E-L-A-X, but the message was clear: While..." October 15

  • Eddie Lacy unsure of status for Week 6 against Cowboys

    Larry Brown Sports "Not even Eddie Lacy knows if Eddie Lacy will suit up for the Green Bay Packers’ Week 6 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. The ex-Pro Bowl running back, who is dealing with a left ankle injury, said on Thursday that he’s unsure of his status for Sunday’s showdown at Lambeau Field, per Rob..." October 14

  • Packers list Eddie Lacy, James Starks as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "We know the Cowboys and Packers will square off at Lambeau Field on Sunday afternoon, but we don’t know who will be in the backfield for the Packers when the game kicks off. The team has listed running backs Eddie Lacy and James Starks as questionable for the matchup of one-loss teams. Lacy..." October 14

  • Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers and the birth of a strained relationship

    Bleacher Report "Throughout Brett Favre's 13 seasons in Green Bay, an endless stream of quarterbacks had come and gone. Once, when Mark Brunell rose from the bench in 1994, there was a (relatively slim) possibility of Favre being replaced. Otherwise, every signal caller brought to town was there solely to provide..." October 14

  • Eddie Lacy limited in practice; playing status for Sunday uncertain

    ESPN "Eddie Lacy doesn't know whether he's going to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, but the Green Bay Packers running back knows there's one major part of the rehab process from last week's ankle injury that he doesn't like. "A cold tub, which I really despise, I've just got to tell you all..." October 13

  • NFL changes Week 8 game times for Packers-Falcons, Cardinals-Panthers

    CBS Sports "For the first time this season, the NFL has made a change to the 2016 schedule. The league has switched the times for two games that will kickoff on Oct. 30. The Cardinals' game against the Panthers in Carolina, which was previously scheduled to kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET, will now kickoff at 1..." October 13

  • Mike McCarthy upset about questions regarding Packers offense

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is not one to hold back from getting into a tussle with the media. It’s been his MO since taking over the sidelines at Lambeau. But a recent interaction with Packer beat writers makes us wonder if all is okay in McCarthy-land, as the Packers look to..." October 13

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Aaron Rodgers surprises fan on 'Ellen' who gave kidney to 4-year-old student "Packers QB Aaron Rodgers made a surprise appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' TV show on Monday. In a pre-taped video message, Rodgers surprised a teacher from Madison, Wis., who is donating a kidney to her 4-year-old student." October 12

  • Vikings Fan Living in Packers Country Stabbed 7 Times While Defending Inflatable Yard Decoration

    Complex "A Vikings fan living smack dab in the middle of Packers country was stabbed seven times with a box cutter on Sunday after confronting a Green Bay fan who was attempting to destroy a giant inflatable Vikings player he has in his yard. Dave Moschel, the 36-year-old owner of the inflatable, claims he..." October 11

  • Banged-up Green Bay defense dumps Giants

    The Sports Xchange "GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There were no theatrics from Odell Beckham Jr. No fireworks by Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning. Just a surprising defensive effort from the Green Bay Packers. With starting cornerbacks Sam Shields and Damarious Randall inactive, the Packers and their 29th-ranked pass..." October 10

  • Mike McCarthy doesn’t think Eddie Lacy has a serious injury

    ESPN "With the Dallas Cowboys and rookie running back sensation Ezekiel Elliott next on the schedule, the Green Bay Packers probably need their No. 1 rusher Eddie Lacy more than ever. Especially the way Lacy ran in Sunday night’s 23-16 win over the New York Giants. The problem is Lacy couldn’t..." October 10

  • Randall Cobb on big SNF hit: ‘I thought I had died’

    Packers News "Randall Cobb rolled over near the Green Bay Packers' sideline, pain shooting through his neck and upper back. Outside linebacker Jayrone Elliot hovered over him. Receiver Davante Adams, guard T.J. Lang and center JC Tretter hustled over. Cobb had just secured the Packers’ 23-16 win against the..." October 10

  • Jordy Nelson calls his dropped passes ’embarrassing’

    Larry Brown Sports "Jordy Nelson caught just four passes against the New York Giants Sunday night despite being targeted 13 times, and a lot of that was his own fault. Nelson dropped multiple passes, one of which led to an interception. Let’s just say he doesn’t need a lecture from the coaching staff. After the..." October 10

  • Julius Peppers: ‘Sky’s the limit’ for Packers defense

    The Sports Daily "Their MVP quarterback still hasn’t found his stride, but at least the Green Bay Packers can lean on a defense that is starting to look championship caliber. Veteran Julius Peppers is seeing all the right pieces for a dominant defense. “I think the sky’s the limit,” Peppers said, via ESPN...." October 10

  • Packers-Vikings Christmas Eve game a cheaper ticket

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "What could be the most important game on the Green Bay Packers' schedule this season also has the cheapest home-field tickets. It's early, but it's fair to expect the Minnesota Vikings and the Packers will play for the NFL North Division title on Christmas Eve at Lambeau Field. It is the..." October 09

  • Could tonight's Presidential debate drop SNF to its lowest rating ever?

    Awful Announcing "With tonight’s New York Giants-Green Bay Packers game airing opposite the second Presidential debate in St. Louis, the NFL, the once-800 lb. ratings gorilla, could see another hit for Sunday Night Football on NBC. The NFL has been taking hits this season with lnumbers down 11% across the board...." October 09

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Packers' young secondary seeks consistency

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "His first batch of congratulatory texts arrived late in the afternoon on Sept. 18, a few hours before the Green Bay Packers kicked off against the Minnesota Vikings. The messages, which were sent by his former teammates, praised cornerback Casey Hayward for his first interception with the San..." October 07

  • Packers’ CB Sam Shields and TE Jared Cook ruled out

    Today's Pigskin "The Green Bay Packers will definitely be without cornerback Sam Shields, who has been ruled out of this week’s game with a concussion. They also won’t have tight end Jared Cook, who is questionable with an ankle injury. In addition, they may have to go without corner Damarious Randall. He has been..." October 07

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Packers' Jared Cook: Won't play in Week 5

    CBS Sports "Cook (ankle) will not play in Sunday night's game against the Giants, ESPN's Rob Demovsky reports. Cook suffered a high-ankle sprain prior to the Packers' bye week and was seen still sporting crutches in the locker room when the team reconvened Monday." October 03

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29