Packers Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Changes loom for Green Bay Packers' special teams

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "There are going to be changes on the special teams unit this week, but how deep they penetrate into both personnel and scheme is something Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy must decide. On Monday, McCarthy expressed his concern that the weaknesses the Packers showed Sunday against the..." December 16

  • Packers RB Eddie Lacy listed as probable for Week 15

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Packers running back Eddie Lacy was officially designated as probable for Sunday's game against the Bills, despite dealing with a hip injury, per the team's official website. Although he's listed as probable, his workload is still yet to be determined. According to coach Mike McCarthy, it appears..." December 13

  • Darren Sharper, 2 others indicted in New Orleans rape cases

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Former Saints safety Darren Sharper and two other men could face life sentences after being charged Friday in a nine-count grand jury indictment stemming from multiple rape allegations in New Orleans. Sharper was indicted on two counts of aggravated rape stemming from accusations that he..." December 13

  • Eddie Lacy status in question for Packers in Week 15 "The Green Bay Packers could be without one of the NFL's hottest running backs for this week's game at Buffalo. Limited to "ball drills" in Thursday's practice, Eddie Lacy acknowledged the hip injury sustained in Monday's victory over the Falcons could leave his status up in the air for Sunday's..." December 12

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Mike McCarthy says he doesn't have high concern over Eddie Lacy's hip injury. See how players respond tomorrow on short week.

  • Favre draws ovation in return to Green Bay "His official return to Lambeau Field won't happen until next season but if Monday's event was any indication, Brett Favre will be welcomed back by Green Bay Packers fans. Favre, who spoke during a fundraiser Monday at a local restaurant that bears his name, ended a 30-minute presentation along..." December 08

  • Packers' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix earns praise from teammates, coaches

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "On the fourth day of training camp, Green Bay Packers veteran safety Morgan Burnett rolled an ankle and missed practice the following day. Two days after that, he strained an oblique and missed three more days of practice plus the exhibition opener against the Tennessee Titans. As the team's..." December 08

  • Wounded Bears fan: Scuffle started after nice words were said about Packers

    Chicago Tribune "A Bears fan attacked outside Soldier Field says police have it all wrong: He and his buddy weren't attacked by Cowboys fans, they were stabbed by fellow Bears fans for saying something nice about the Packers. "We were just idiots," said the 21-year-old man from Oak Lawn, still nursing a cut to..." December 06

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    Green Bay Packers @packers

    McCarthy: Sam Shields had a concussion. We'll go through the protocol. Jamari (Lattimore) felt better today than yesterday. #Packers

  • Barrington takes much of Hawk's playing time

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Against the highest-scoring offense in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers decided they were better without linebacker A.J. Hawk in the middle. In a concession they have hesitated to make with the longest-tenured starter on defense, the Packers put Hawk on the bench in favor of second-year..." December 01

  • Sam Shields out with a concussion

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers continue to lead the Patriots in the second half of their game at Lambeau Field, but they’ll need to hold on the rest of the way without cornerback Sam Shields. Shields left the game in the first half and he has been ruled out for the remainder of the contest because of a..." December 01

  • Packers' offense dictates its own attack against Patriots

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When they were destroyed in the season opener against the defending champion Seattle Seahawks, the Green Bay Packers let someone else dictate how the game was going to be played. In a Week 13 matchup with the hottest team in the NFL on Sunday at Lambeau Field, the Packers didn't make that..." December 01

  • How do Packers stop Rob Gronkowski? "He's 6-foot-6, 265 pounds and a natural nightmare for most NFL defensive coordinators. In the coming days, it's going to be Dom Capers' charge to figure out exactly how the Green Bay Packers' defense is going to counteract the enigma that is New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. The..." November 25

  • Packers victory over Vikings sealed by running game

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Someone as prideful as Mike Zimmer wasn't going to let another of his football teams get "run over," as he put it following the Minnesota Vikings' defensive debacle seven weeks ago at Lambeau Field, in the rematch on a gray, windless 49-degree Sunday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. For 56 ½..." November 24

  • Aaron Rodgers counting on health routine to keep him on top for years

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aaron Rodgers possesses NFL records, a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy. He's on fire this season, leading the Green Bay Packers to an NFL-best 33 points a game. But he's always looking to evolve, as a person and as a quarterback, and by tweaking a few health and wellness habits in the last..." November 19

  • Another rout puts Packers 5-0 at home

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As long as the Green Bay Packers aren't peaking early, their brethren in the NFC should be very, very worried. The Packers still must prove they can beat the top teams on the road. Their chances to do that might not come until the playoffs. However, they certainly have the look of..." November 17

  • Packers roll to another easy victory over Bears

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears have been playing professional football against each other for 94 years. On Sunday night, the Packers beat the Bears worse than they have in every game but one in the 190-games series. As shameful as the Bears' performance was, the Packers' showing was..." November 10

  • Packers downgrade Morgan Burnett to questionable

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers said all week that they expected injured safety Morgan Burnett to return from a calf injury and play on Sunday night against the Bears. Now they’re not so sure. The team announced on Saturday afternoon that Burnett has been downgraded and is now listed as questionable. There’s no..." November 08

  • Pack expect to have Aaron Rodgers "The availability of Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers for Sunday night's game against the Chicago Bears isn't an issue, but the Packers' two starting guards were listed as questionable. Rodgers went through a week of practice as a full participant upon returning from the bye week, which he..." November 07

  • Packers offering limited standing-room-only tickets "As part of a trial run, the Green Bay Packers are selling a limited number of standing-room-only tickets for its game Sunday against the Chicago Bears and Nov. 16 against the Philadelphia Eagles. The tickets will be priced $75 and located behind section 434S in the South End, where standard..." November 06

  • Morgan Burnett on playing Sunday: 'I'm ready to go. That's my plan'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Safety Morgan Burnett (calf) expects to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears, and that's good news for a Green Bay Packers secondary that struggled mightily without him at New Orleans. “I’m ready to go," Burnett said. "That’s my plan. I’m out there practicing so I’m ready to roll.” This has..." November 05

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy signed to new contract "The Green Bay Packers have signed Head Coach Mike McCarthy to a new multi-year contract, team Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson announced Monday. McCarthy, who is in his ninth season as head coach, has guided the Packers to six playoff..." November 04

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    Jason Wilde @jasonjwilde

    #Packers have activated @JCTretter from IR-DTR as expected. Not as expected: Team cut 2011 first-round pick @dsherrod78 to do so. Wow.

  • Former Packers punter Don Bracken dies

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Don Bracken, one of the Green Bay Packers' longest-tenured punters, died Thursday in Billings, Mont. According to the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, Bracken, 52, had contracted a MRSA infection that had hospitalized him in Billings. An online fundraiser established to help pay his doctor bills..." November 02

  • Packers could be without two starting DBs "For the second straight week, the Green Bay Packers spent Friday facing the possibility of playing without two of their four starting defensive backs. Last Sunday against Carolina, they got one of them back -- cornerback Tramon Williams -- but played without cornerback Sam Shields. A week..." October 24

  • Randall Cobb a favorite target when Aaron Rodgers scrambles

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When the Green Bay Packers offense gathers for the initial passing game meeting in training camp, the first thing addressed isn't play-action or shotgun or seven-step drops or red zone. That has to wait. The first step is installing the scramble play. If you're the Denver Broncos or New..." October 24

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Brett Favre postpones Lambeau Field return because of Bart Starr’s health "Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre told ESPN that the plan he initiated to make his first appearance at Lambeau Field since his retirement is now unlikely to happen because of Hall of Famer Bart Starr's health problems. While the specifics of the plan still were being formalized,..." October 21

  • Chicago fan Eddie Vedder proposes Cutler-Rodgers trade at Pearl Jam concert

    Fox Sports "Pearl Jam played at Milwaukee's Bradley Center on Monday night and apparently put on a show so epic the home crowd didn't seem to mind that lead singer Eddie Vedder attempted to filch one of their own from right under their noses. Apparently, the fact that Vedder is a Chicago-area native and..." October 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Packers secondary has answered the call to improve defense

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The awakening of the Green Bay Packers' defense can be traced almost exclusively to the clear-cut improvement of the secondary. It's certainly not scheme. The so-called "quad" base defense, or 4-3, basically lasted two games. It's not the defensive line. The Packers still can't stop the run,..." October 19

  • Sam Shields out against Panthers "At best, the Green Bay Packers will have only one of their two starting cornerbacks for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. And even that is only a 50-50 proposition. Coach Mike McCarthy on Friday ruled out Sam Shields and listed fellow starting cornerback Tramon Williams as..." October 18

  • Packers hold out hope for Williams to play "The Green Bay Packers will be lighter at the cornerback position on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. The question is how light? Packers coach Mike McCarthy ruled out Sam Shields after he strained a knee in last Sunday's 27-24 win over Miami, but held out hope for fellow starting..." October 18

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Packers CB Sam Shields “probably” misses Sunday vs. CAR due to knee injury; CB Tramon Williams likely “game-time decision” with ankle injury

  • Aaron Rodgers has a new weapon

    SB Nation "There are going to be a lot of defensive coordinators who watched the Packers offense against Miami from this weekend and start throwing shit around their office, or promptly go out and get a drink. Why, you ask? Well the Packers have given their All-World starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers..." October 16

  • Clay Matthews' struggles may be tied to read-option

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Over the course of his career, Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has faced double-team blocks, chipping tight ends and running backs, and designed circumvention from opposing offenses. Through it all, he has still managed to be the defense's biggest game-changer, racking up 50 sacks,..." October 16

  • The Cowboys are no longer America's favorite team

    Sporting News "Is it time to remove the "America's Team" moniker from the Cowboys? According to the latest Harris Poll results, the Cowboys have been vanquished by the Broncos after six years as the No. 1 team in America's hearts. In the annual poll, the Broncos jumped ahead two spots from third in 2013...." October 15

  • Aaron Rodgers: NFL allows too many cameras and microphones on the field "Watching an NFL game from 12 different angles can be fun for the fan. Listening to a mic'd up player on the field can also be interesting. However, some players don't like the intrusion that those extra cameras and microphones bring. Take Aaron Rodgers for example, he hates them. During an..." October 14

  • Packers CBs Sam Shields, Tramon Williams depart with injuries

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers had both starting cornerbacks suffer injuries in the second half of Sunday’s game at Miami. Sam Shields (knee) and Tramon Williams (ankle) both are officially questionable to return to the game, but neither has re-entered as the Dolphins hold a 24-20 lead late in the fourth quarter." October 12

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    #Packers inactives: WR Jarrett Boykin QB Scott Tolzien CB Demetri Goodson LB Carl Bradford LB Sam Barrington C Garth Gerhart DE Datone Jones

  • Jermichael Finley to file claim on insurance policy "Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley hasn't given up on playing again. But the former Green Bay Packers standout is moving forward with his backup plan. Finley is filing a claim on his $10 million insurance policy, which can be paid out as soon as Oct. 20 – one year to the day after he..." October 12

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10