Packers Rumors & News

  • Wisconsin bar served free beer until Packers scored on Sunday

    Sportsnaut "Well, this didn’t end too swimmingly for the Bavarian Bierhaus in Milwaukee on Sunday. The bar ran a promotion during the Green Bay Packers’ game against the Baltimore Ravens this past Sunday. The promotion included handing out free beers to patrons until the Packers scored a point. Ultimately,..." November 22

  • Packers RB Aaron Jones Arrest Video Released 'Yeah, I Was Smokin' Weed'

    TMZ "TMZ Sports has obtained video of Green Bay Packers rookie Aaron Jones' weed arrest ... showing the running back admitting he toked up before breakfast earlier that day. Jones was initially pulled over around noon on October 1 for going 79 mph in a 55 when the officer smelled a strong odor and..." November 22

  • Bar offers free beer until Packers score, forced to give away 300 cups during shutout

    CBS Sports "Nobody misses Aaron Rodgers more than the Green Bay Packers, who went from a Super Bowl contender to an afterthought when Rodgers broke his collarbone back in Week 6. The Bavarian Bierhaus, a pub based in Glendale, Wisconsin, is a close second. As CBC Radio reported on Tuesday, The Bavarian..." November 22

  • Agent’s Take: A look at the quarterbacks who could be available in the offseason

    CBS Sports "Quarterback stability is highly coveted in the NFL because it's a vital ingredient for sustained success. Some of the NFL's most significant transactions occur in an effort to get the position settled. The 49ers made an unexpected move at the October 31 trading deadline by acquiring Jimmy..." November 22

  • President Donald Trump criticizes idea of keeping players in locker room for anthem

    ESPN "President Donald Trump says a reported plan that would keep NFL teams in the locker room during the national anthem next season is "almost as bad as kneeling." Trump tweeted Wednesday morning about the possibility, reported by The Washington Post on Tuesday. According to the Post, some NFL..." November 22

  • Packers' reputation can't save them without Aaron Rodgers

    Sporting News "Brett Hundley was not ready to be a competent replacement for Aaron Rodgers. The Packers overall, though, were even less prepared to survive without their star quarterback. After Week 5 this season, everything was looking great as usual in Green Bay, as Rodgers had just delivered another big..." November 20

  • Packers running back Aaron Jones faces marijuana-related charge

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones was arrested in early October and faces several charges after a traffic stop in which he admitted to smoking marijuana. Jones, 22, has pleaded not guilty to counts of speeding, driving without a valid license and operating a vehicle with a controlled..." November 20

  • Roger Goodell To Soon Sign Five-Year, $200M Extension

    Real GM Football "Roger Goodell's contract extension is expected to be completed in December at the owners' meetings. Momentum to delay the deal has dissipated "meaningfully," in the estimation of one league source. Jerry Jones has been attempting to block Goodell's extension." November 20

  • Former NFL WR Terry Glenn dies in car accident

    247 Sports "Tragedy has struck the NFL. Former wide receiver Terry Glenn has reportedly passed away from injuries suffered in a car accident in Irving, TX, as reported by Matt Engel of Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Glenn left his mark on many in his 12-year NFL career. A first-round pick of the New England..." November 20

  • Packers' playoff hopes fading, but still sticking with Brett Hundley

    CBS Sports "There was a certain defiance, a hint of hubris, in the way Mike McCarthy and the Green Bay Packers dismissed the very suggestion they should try to sign the best veteran back-up possible after losing Aaron Rodgers for at least two months to shoulder surgery. They seemed to scoff at the very..." November 20

  • Devante Mays could be best of Packers' RB trio

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Nine games into the 2017 season, we still don’t know who’s best of the three running backs Ted Thompson drafted this year. But two things have changed since training camp: They’ve taken on critical roles in the Green Bay Packers’ offense with Aaron Rodgers down and so far have left reason to..." November 19

  • Packers’ Clay Matthews out with a groin injury

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers All-Pro linebacker Clay Matthews recorded his first sack in six games Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Almost immediately after taking down Joe Flacco, Matthews pulled up lame with what appeared to be a serious groin injury. He’s now been ruled out for the remainder of..." November 19

  • No feelings of nostalgia for Ravens DB Anthony Levine before return to Green Bay

    Baltimore Sun "Anthony Levine Sr.’s NFL career began in 2010 when he joined the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted rookie. He spent two years on the practice squad and even earned a Super Bowl ring when the 2010 team defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the title game. But the defensive back said he has not..." November 18

  • Difficult decision looms on injured tackle Bryan Bulaga

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Right tackle Bryan Bulaga has a long road ahead after suffering another torn ACL, but Green Bay Packers offensive line coach James Campen said he expects the veteran to bounce back. Bulaga returned from a torn ACL in his left knee that cost him all of 2013 to become one of the top right tackles..." November 18

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: Martellus Bennett 'quit on' Packers

    NFL.com "More than a week removed from Martellus Bennett's questionable departure from Green Bay, his exit has had a serious effect on his former teammates. "At the end of the day you have to think of it as a business. Me, personally? I thought he quit on us," Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix told the..." November 17

  • Ty Montgomery likely out against Ravens

    Fanrag Sports "The Green Bay Packers are unlikely to have running back Ty Montgomery for Sunday afternoon’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. While McCarthy doesn’t view the looming absence as a longterm concern, Montgomery is still suffering from a rib injury that he..." November 17

  • Packers Worked Out RB Dare Ogunbowale

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Howard Balzer, the Green Bay Packers brought in free agent RB Dare Ogunbowale for a tryout on Wednesday. Ogunbowale has worked out for a number of teams the past few months including the Colts, Redskins, Buccaneers, and Bills. Ogunbowale, 23, wound up signing a three-year, $1.66..." November 16

  • Aaron Rodgers says he will not return until collarbone is ‘completely healed’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Green Bay Packers are going to have trouble staying in the playoff hunt over the next several games without Aaron Rodgers. But even if they manage to continue fighting for a wild card spot, the star quarterback is not going to rush himself back. Rodgers suffered a fractured collarbone a..." November 16

  • Players to Goodell: We'd like a jet, lifetime insurance and $50 million, too

    ESPN "ESPN reported Sunday that commissioner Roger Goodell had asked for a salary of $49.5 million a year, lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family in negotiations for a contract extension. Here’s how NFL players are reacting to Goodell’s reported demands: Oakland..." November 16

  • Clay Matthews: Packers ‘got a good laugh’ out of Martellus Bennett situation

    ESPN "Martellus Bennett is playing for the New England Patriots now, and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews found some humor in it. The Packers cut Bennett last week with the designation that he failed to disclose a physical condition, and then Bennett fired back by saying he needed surgery..." November 16

  • Aaron Rodgers takes snaps from trainer in practice

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers doesn’t act like a man ready to shut it down for the season. The Packers quarterback took snaps from a trainer and whipped a towel in a throwing motion during Wednesday’s practice, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. It marked the first time Rodgers did..." November 15

  • Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL

    USA Today "A couple weeks after CEO John Schnatter blamed the NFL for sagging pizza sales, Papa John's is trying to tone down the vitriol. Tuesday, the company apologized, said it supports players' protests and denounced neo-nazis, via its Twitter account On the company's earnings call earlier this..." November 15

  • Brett Hundley currently expected to be fine

    Pro Football Talk "The Joe Houlihan/Hallaghan/O’Callaghan/Callahan era won’t be starting, yet. Per a league source, Packers quarterback Brett Hundley is “fine,” despite a hamstring injury that was announced after Sunday’s win over the Bears." November 13

  • Aaron Jones expected to miss time with MCL injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers got their first win since quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone when they beat the Bears on Sunday, but not all of the news coming out of the game was positive. Running back Aaron Jones hurt his knee during the contest and there are multiple reports that Jones is expected..." November 13

  • Martellus Bennett Sure Looks Like a Real Piece of Trash

    The Big Lead "Let me preface this story by disclosing that I am a Packers fan who had a dreadful experience with Martellus Bennett this season. I have no issue with his general outspokenness, or NFL players non-violently protesting the national anthem. If Bennett had backed up his talk by performing on the..." November 13

  • Martellus Bennett: I told to not claim me, but Patriots did anyway

    Pro Football Talk "It’s easy for those who believe the theory that Martellus Bennett talked his way out of Green Bay, because he left enough breadcrumbs to make not just a trail, but a sandwich. But after his return to the field with the Patriots last night, he said he had to be talked into reporting to New..." November 13

  • Packers QB Brett Hundley must trust what he sees from pocket

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brett Hundley took the snap from center and dropped back with every intention of throwing the football downfield. It was first and 10 and the Green Bay Packers were 23 yards away from scoring on their opening possession against the Detroit Lions. Hundley had gotten a clue that it was..." November 12

  • Brett Hundley hurt hamstring on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers got their first win since Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone on Sunday, but they are also dealing with another injured quarterback. The team announced after the game that Brett Hundley hurt his hamstring during the 23-16 win over the Bears. Hundley was in the game the entire time,..." November 12

  • Packers intend to seek Bennett's signing bonus

    NFL.com "New Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett is expected to play Sunday night for his new team, which is a development in itself. After being unceremoniously dumped by the Packers last week, then dumped on by Packers players on social media, it is a fitting way for a bizarre week to end. But the..." November 12

  • Rodgers backs Packers doctor following Bennett's claims

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers threw his support behind Dr. Pat McKenzie, joining teammates and former teammates in defending the Packers team doctor and surgeon. “I’ve been working with Dr. McKenzie for 13 years, and as well as being a phenomenal doctor, he’s also become a close friend,” Rodgers wrote on his..." November 11

  • Mike Shanahan says RGIII ‘really believed he was Aaron Rodgers’

    Washington Post "It’s becoming increasingly clear that the careers of former Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and quarterback Robert Griffin III will be forever linked, especially since neither can seem to stop talking about the other. Shanahan appeared on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed” on Friday afternoon,..." November 11

  • NFL fines Mike Daniels $9,115 for unnecessary roughness

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL fined Packers defensive tackle Mike Daniels $9,115 for unnecessary roughness, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports. Daniels head-butted Lions center Travis Swanson on Detroit’s third play from scrimmage Monday night. Matthew Stafford‘s pass was incomplete, which would have forced a Lions punt,..." November 10

  • Nelson: Packers have never pressured me to play with injuries

    Bleacher Report "Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson came to the defense of the team's medical staff Friday in the wake of comments from New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett. Nelson's post comes after Bennett—whom the Packers waived for failing to disclose a medical condition, per Rob..." November 10

  • Martellus Bennett Accuses Packers Of Lying About Injury: ‘They Tried To [Expletive] Over Me’

    CBS Boston "When the Packers released tight end Martellus Bennett this week, they did so with a failure to disclose an injury designation. And when Packers head coach Mike McCarthy spoke Friday, he said that his most recent conversation about Bennett involved scheduling surgery on his injured shoulder. But..." November 10

  • Packers Cut Martellus Bennett Because Of Torn Rotator Cuff, May Try To Play Through It

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Packers waived TE Martellus Bennett because he has a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder. According to Rapoport, Bennett may try to play through the injury for the Patriots, but if he’s unable to do so, New England could place him on injured..." November 10

  • Mike McCarthy not tying Martellus Bennett retirement plan to release

    ESPN "Mike McCarthy would not directly connect the dots between tight end Martellus Bennett's retirement talk and what led to his unexpected release Wednesday. Instead, the Green Bay Packers coach called it "an injury situation." The Packers waived the veteran tight end with the designation that..." November 09

  • NFL: Owners voted unanimously to extend Goodell’s contract in May

    Pro Football Talk "Perhaps the most important point regarding the ongoing effort by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to block the extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell relates to a decision that all 32 owners made in May, including Jones. “I’d say that, on the issue of extending the Commissioner’s contract that in the..." November 09

  • A reunion with Martellus Bennett could be in play

    Boston Herald "If they want it, the Patriots may have a chance to rekindle a fruitful relationship with tight end Martellus Bennett. The Packers released Bennett yesterday with a “failure to disclose physical condition” designation. He is subject to waivers until 4 p.m. today, so 31 teams have the option of..." November 09

  • Roger Goodell “Furious” Over Contract Delay

    Pro Football Rumors "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is reportedly “furious” over the league’s insistence that he accept a contract that includes performance-based incentives that could still allow him to reach his prior salaries, according to Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com. A potential Goodell..." November 09

  • Packers rule out Martellus Bennett against Bears

    Fanrag Sports "Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Wednesday that tight Martellus Bennett will be out for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears due to a shoulder injury. The veteran pass catcher is getting opinions on his injury, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Bennett is in his first..." November 08

  • Martellus Bennett disputes Packers’ claim of failure to disclose condition

    Pro Football Talk "It was a surprise when the Packers released tight end Martellus Bennett. It was a big surprise when the Packers contended that he failed to disclose a medical condition. To no surprise, Bennett disputes that he hid anything from the team. Bennett practiced throughout the offseason and..." November 08

  • Packers release Martellus Bennett

    247 Sports "Martellus Bennett is now looking for a new NFL team. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers have cut Bennett with a failure to disclose a medical condition designation." November 08

  • Roger Goodell: NFL fans don’t come to stadiums ‘to be protested to’

    Sportress of Blogitude "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell perhaps made his strongest remarks regarding the league’s national anthem protest controversy by stating, “People come to our stadiums to be entertained and have fun, not to be protested to.” Goodell was a speaker at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead Summit in New York..." November 08

  • NFL TV numbers decline infecting ESPN's 'Sunday NFL Countdown,' other pregame shows

    Sporting News "Sunday NFL pregame shows are known for their hearty laughter. But there has been little to guffaw about this season. The NFL's TV numbers slide has infected long-running pregame shows on ESPN, NBC Sports and CBS Sports. The hardest hit has been ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" (10 a.m. to 1 p.m...." November 08

  • Bob Costas on the future of football: 'This game destroys people's brains'

    USA Today "As far as longtime sports broadcaster Bob Costas is concerned, the future of football in the United States is clear — and bleak. “The reality is that this game destroys people’s brains," he said Tuesday night. Speaking at a roundtable discussion at the University of Maryland, Costas, who..." November 08

  • Packers RT Bryan Bulaga carted to locker room

    Fanrag Sports "[UPDATE]: Although no diagnosis has yet to come to light, the Green Bay Packers already fear that right tackle Bryan Bulaga suffered a significant injury, via ESPN. Green Bay Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga left Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions in the fourth quarter with an..." November 07

  • Patriots Sign Ricky Jean-Francois

    Pro Football Rumors "The Patriots have signed defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com (on Twitter). Jean-Francois became a free agent last week when he was released by the Packers for the second time in 2017. Jean-Francois didn’t see a lot of burn in his six Packers games this..." November 07

  • Packers rule out Morgan Burnett for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Packers coach Mike McCarthy offered bad news and more bad news at his press conference Tuesday. McCarthy said safety Morgan Burnett, who had just returned Monday night from a hamstring injury, won’t play Sunday against the Bears. Burnett injured his groin in the loss to the Lions, playing 43 of..." November 07

  • Packers OT Bryan Bulaga suffers torn ACL

    NFL.com "The Green Bay Packers' biggest fears Monday night were confirmed. Starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga suffered a torn ACL in his right knee, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday, per a source informed of the injury. Bulaga was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of Monday's loss..." November 07

  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy: 'Brett Hundley is not our issue right now'

    Sporting News "The Packers opened Monday's game against the Lions with a 14-play, 58-yard drive that took over eight minutes off the clock. Unfortunately, the drive ended without any points as Mason Crosby's 38-yard field goal attempt was blocked. That fruitless drive was perhaps Green Bay's best in what was..." November 07