Packers Rumors & News

  • Packers expect Rodgers 'will be able to' throw in 6 weeks

    CBS Sports "The Green Bay Packers saw their Super Bowl dreams go up in a cloud of smoke last week when Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone on his throwing shoulder against the Vikings, a play that Packers coach Mike McCarthy openly ripped. But there is some newfound optimism in Green Bay on Sunday,..." October 22

  • Packers promote Jermaine Whitehead

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers promoted safety Jermaine Whitehead from the practice squad Saturday. Whitehead originally signed with the 49ers as an undrafted rookie out of Auburn in 2015. He spent most of his rookie season on the 49ers’ practice squad. The Ravens signed him to their 53-player roster on Dec...." October 21

  • Packers' Aaron Rodgers has surgery on collarbone

    NFL.com "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers underwent surgery Thursday on the broken collarbone he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers confirmed the news via his Instagram account on Thursday night. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport first reported the..." October 20

  • Jake Ryan fined for horse collar tackle

    Pro Football Talk "Packers linebacker Jake Ryan likely knew he was going to be fined for a horse collar tackle the moment he pulled down Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon illegally. The league did, in fact, fine Ryan $18,231 for his illegal tackle on the final play of the first quarter." October 20

  • Packers hoping for Aaron Rodgers’ return Dec. 17

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers are hoping quarterback Aaron Rodgers can return for their Dec. 17 game against Carolina, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN. Demovsky says it “might be a long shot, but they’re hoping.” Rodgers had surgery Thursday to repair his right collarbone. The team placed him on injured..." October 20

  • Packers Discussing Long-Term Options After Aaron Rodgers' Shoulder Surgery

    Bleacher Report "The Green Bay Packers are still deciding what to do with Aaron Rodgers after the star quarterback broke his collarbone in a Week 6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Per ESPN.com's Rob Demovsky, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy made it sound like the team is considering placing Rodgers on injured..." October 20

  • Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers placed on injured reserve

    Fox 6 Now "The Green Bay Packers have placed QB Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve. The transaction was announced Friday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson. Rodgers left last Sunday’s game against the Vikings with a broken right collarbone — after..." October 20

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • Anthony Barr responds to accusations regarding hit on Aaron Rodgers: ‘I’m not a dirty player’

    Sporting News "Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr defended himself Friday against accusations that his hit that injured Aaron Rodgers was dirty or illegal, but he understands why Packers players and coaches would hold that opinion. After throwing a pass in the first quarter of last Sunday’s game at Minnesota,..." October 20

  • Aaron Rodgers is the MVP to the spread and there's no debate according to Vegas

    Covers.com "NFL MVP discussions are always fun, but in the eyes of the oddsmakers, there is no debate. No player’s absence influences his team’s odds more than Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Three different Vegas oddsmakers told us Rodgers was the most valuable player on NFL odds in the..." October 19

  • Best way for Packers to help Brett Hundley? Play Aaron Jones

    Packers News "It would be nice if Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Hundley had a veteran running back at his side when he makes his first NFL start against the New Orleans Saints. Someone like John Kuhn, who knew the offense inside and out and would help Hundley set protections and be an insurance policy..." October 18

  • Ticket prices for Packers games down 50 percent since Rodgers injury

    Yardbarker "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn’t simply an impactful player when he’s on the football field. The former NFL MVP continues to drive up interest in the team’s product in the smallish Wisconsin city. Now likely lost for the season after suffering a collarbone injury in Week 6,..." October 18

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Mike Zimmer doesn’t think Anthony Barr’s hit on Aaron Rodgers was “dirty”

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr‘s hit on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers might have been a lot of things (including season-changing for the league and the Packers). But according to Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, it wasn’t “dirty.” “We’re playing football,” Zimmer said, via Courtney Cronin of..." October 17

  • Brett Favre Is 48, But He Still Got Asked If He’ll Replace The Injured Aaron Rodgers

    Uproxx "The Green Bay Packers received terrible news on Sunday afternoon, as the team announced Aaron Rodgers may miss the remainder of the 2017 season. During the team’s Week 6 matchup against Minnesota, Rodgers was tackled and landed awkwardly on his right arm and shoulder. The Packers revealed that he..." October 16

  • Packers elevate backup quarterback Joe Callahan from practice squad

    Packers News "Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Sunday that he planned to roll with Brett Hundley and Joe Callahan as his quarterbacks and he made it official Monday when Callahan was signed from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, a source said. Hundley will take over the starting job from..." October 16

  • Clay Matthews: “Almost ridiculous” the lack of injury luck we’ve had

    Pro Football Talk "Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb called the news of quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ broken collarbone a “devastating” development after Sunday’s game in what could probably be used as a quick way to sum up the team’s overall reaction to the news. There’s no scenario where a Rodgers injury would..." October 16

  • Packers Placing CB Quinten Rollins On IR With Achilles Injury

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Green Bay Packers announced Monday that they’ve placed CB Quinten Rollins on injured reserve with an Achilles injury. As of now, the Packers are holding off on placing QB Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve. Rollins, 25, is a former second-round pick of the Packers back in 2015. " October 16

  • Aaron Rodgers to have surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers are prepared for an extended run without quarterback Aaron Rodgers and they should have a better idea about exactly how long pretty soon. Coach Mike McCarthy said at a Monday press conference that Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone at an unnamed time in the..." October 16

  • Troy Aikman starts, stops Tony Romo-to-Packers speculation

    New York Post "Could Tony Romo be the answer for the Packers? Troy Aikman thought it was at least worth mentioning. One former Cowboys quarterback turned top NFL analyst suggested the other for the Packers job after Aaron Rodgers was likely lost for the season with a broken collarbone. “Who knows, maybe..." October 16

  • Report: Aaron Rodgers has ‘chance’ to return late in season

    Larry Brown Sports "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings, and the best he can hope for is a return later in the season if the injury heals the way it did the first time he sustained it. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted on Monday that..." October 16

  • Packers coach McCarthy quiets free agent QB talk after Rodgers injury

    Sporting News "Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy appeared to put to bed talk of them signing a free agent quarterback after Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in their loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers sustained the injury in the first quarter of the 23-10 defeat on Sunday as he was..." October 16

  • Aaron Rodgers exits after landing hard on shoulder

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings have had constant quarterback health issues this year. The Packers currently have one. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers landed hard on his right shoulder on a hit from Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr, after Rodgers released a pass. Rodgers was seen jawing at the Vikings while walking off..." October 15

  • Packers fear broken collarbone for Aaron Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers left the game in the first quarter with a right shoulder injury and the first report about the severity isn’t a good one for Green Bay. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that the Packers fear Rodgers broke his collarbone when he was taken down by Vikings..." October 15

  • With Aaron Rodgers out, Packers should consider adding you-know-who

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers officially have gotten bad news regarding quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his broken collarbone. If he’ll miss the rest of the season (and the team says that he could), the Packers should consider adding a quarterback who has bedeviled them in the past. Colin Kaepernick has both run..." October 15

  • Tony Romo is an intriguing option for Packers, too

    Pro Football Talk "During Thursday’s Eagles-Panthers game, CBS showed video of Tony Romo’s last career pass, against Philly in Week 17 of last season. “Was it the last pass?” Romo said with a wry smile. Maybe it wasn’t. As the Packers try to figure out how to get through possibly the rest of the season without..." October 15

  • Aaron Rodgers could miss rest of Packers' season with broken collarbone

    USA Today "Aaron Rodgers has a broken collarbone and could miss the rest of the season, the Green Bay Packers confirmed. Rodgers was taken off the sideline on a cart early in the first quarter Sunday after taking a hard hit on the Packers' second possession. He was later ruled out for the remainder of the..." October 15

  • Packers' Montgomery expected to play without any limits

    Sporting News "Ty Montgomery is reportedly ready to play at full strength Sunday against the Vikings despite being listed on the Packers' Friday injury report with the dreaded "Questionable" tag. ESPN's Adam Schefter‏ reported late Saturday that Montgomery, who missed last week's game with multiple broken..." October 15

  • Mason Crosby cites 'rhythm issues' on missed kicks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Until he attempts another extra point or field goal, Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby won’t know for sure whether the laces will be in the right place or the timing will be perfect. It’s just something he has to trust will be right. “I can’t snap it, I can’t hold it, so I always look at..." October 14

  • Damarious Randall, Davante Adams fined for post-TD actions

    Pro Football Talk "Packers cornerback Damarious Randall insists he didn’t get an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty during last Sunday’s victory over the Cowboys, but he did and the discipline for flipping the ball at Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after returning for a touchdown extended beyond the..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • Why Lance Kendricks sat in protest for national anthem

    Packers News "You are Lance Kendricks. You are the grandson of Sgt. Thomas Kendricks, a World War II veteran. You are the nephew of Vietnam veterans Thomas Kendricks Jr. and Robert Kendricks. Before them, your family’s military history traces to the Civil War. You love this country. Your country. You cherish..." October 13

  • Packers think flak jacket will protect Ty Montgomery, won't cause fumbles

    ESPN "The flak jacket Ty Montgomery would have to wear if he's cleared to play Sunday at Minnesota is bulky and sits just below where the Green Bay Packers running back would need to tuck the ball when he runs. But coach Mike McCarthy isn't concerned that it could present a ball-security problem for..." October 13

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Packers' downfield blocking paves way for Aaron Jones' big day

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Whatever kaleidoscope of butterflies toyed with running back Aaron Jones in the buildup to his first career start surely dissipated on the second play from scrimmage for the Green Bay Packers. Jones took the hand-off from quarterback Aaron Rodgers, turned the corner off the left side of the..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Aaron Jones provides missing element to Packers' offense

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "In 2007, Ryan Grant rose from the bottom of the depth chart to provide the Green Bay Packers with the run game that had been AWOL the first half of the season. He was the missing piece that helped the Packers finish with the best record in the NFC and advance to the conference..." October 10

  • Dak Prescott is good, but he’s no Aaron Rodgers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "For the second time this year, Aaron Rodgers kicked the Dallas Cowboys in their proverbial man parts. Back in January, it was Rodgers completing a third-and-20 play to set up the game-winning field goal at AT&T Stadium to win the NFC divisional playoff game. And on Sunday, there was..." October 09

  • Kevin King out with a concussion

    Pro Football Talk "Packers cornerback Kevin King will not return after being diagnosed with a concussion. Quinten Rollins replaced him. But the Packers missed the second-round pick after he left in the first half. The Cowboys have 181 passing yards midway through the third quarter." October 08

  • Packers' Davante Adams expects to play vs. Cowboys

    ESPN "A little more than a week after he was taken off the field on a gurney, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams has been cleared from the concussion protocol and expects to play Sunday, a source told ESPN on Saturday. The source said Adams was cleared shortly before the Packers boarded..." October 07

  • Ty Montgomery doubtful against Cowboys

    Fanrag Sports "The Green Bay Packers have listed running back Ty Montgomery as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys on the team’s Friday injury report. Montgomery suffered multiple broken ribs during the Packers’ 35-14 win over the rival Chicago Bears on Thursday Night Football in Week 4. He..." October 06

  • Aaron Rodgers 'heartbroken' over Vegas shooting tragedy

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas was “very scary” to wake up to Monday. Rodgers said he saw the news on social media shortly after awakening at 6 a.m. Monday. His initial reaction, Rodgers said, was being “heartbroken” for the victims..." October 05

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • Packers' Damarious Randall 'growing up' through sideline incident

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When the Green Bay Packers returned to practice Wednesday, cornerback Damarious Randall was back on the field with his teammates, just like his coach promised late last week. Randall took part in position drills and walkthroughs as if nothing had happened, as if he hadn’t been benched against..." October 05

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • Rookie running back Aaron Jones quickly impressed Aaron Rodgers

    Wisconsin State Journal "Aaron Rodgers liked Aaron Jones right away. While the Green Bay Packers quarterback usually takes a wait-and-see approach when it comes to talking about rookies — including the three running backs the Packers drafted this spring — he’s always observing, always critiquing, always making mental..." October 03

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03