Packers Rumors & News

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Packers OT Bryan Bulaga suffered a sprained ankle in last night's game, source said. There was no break. It's painful but considered minor

  • For Jay Cutler, 17-13 win vs. Packers is 'huge'

    Chicago Sun-Times "On the fifth day, Jay Cutler planned to rest. He’d done enough this week: play Sunday, welcome a baby daughter Monday and then, on Thursday, finally, beat the Packers in their stadium. Forget Thanksgiving and prime time and Brett Favre: the Bears’ 17-13 victory was the quarterback’s first..." November 27

  • Packers had players-only meeting, apparently over excessive video games

    Pro Football Talk "On a day made famous by John Madden’s Turducken, a Green Bay defeat to cap the game during which Madden’s favorite player was honored may have been fueled in part by an addiction to Madden’s billion-dollar video game franchise. “They had a little players-only meeting this past couple weeks ago..." November 27

  • Brett Favre's retired number unveiled by Packers

    ESPN "The Packers celebrated not one but two legendary quarterbacks from their storied history Thursday night: Brett Favre by unveiling his retired No. 4 on Lambeau Field's north end zone facade, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bart Starr, who returned to the iconic stadium for the first time since..." November 27

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    Jason Wilde @jasonjwilde

    #Packers inactives QB Brett Hundley DB Micah Hyde RB Alonzo Harris LB Andy Mulumba C Corey Linsley WR Jared Abbrederis WR Ty Montgomery

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

  • Brett Favre's return to Lambeau: A reunion to be thankful for "He held up his right thumb as though it were an artificial appendage, or some sort of grotesque contraption one finds in a costume store just before Halloween. Glancing at the swollen, fleshy, misshapen digit, Brett Favre told me matter-of-factly, "When I broke it earlier in the season, I lost my..." November 24

  • Vikings' task now is to get over Packers loss quickly

    ESPN "After Minnesota Vikings players departed on Monday following the team's debriefing from a 30-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers, coach Mike Zimmer gave them some homework: Watch film of the Atlanta Falcons before you return to the facility on Wednesday. That's partially because the Vikings have..." November 23

  • Packers WR James Jones' hoodie was legal, Mike Pereira says

    ESPN "Fear the hoodie. It already has its own Twitter account, unofficial as it is at this point. Given that Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones caught six passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings, all while wearing a green, hooded sweatshirt under..." November 23

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • McCarthy: 'So far, so good' on Lacy playing Sunday "Will Eddie Lacy help the Packers this weekend? Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Friday that the team's demoted running back "looked good" Thursday in "one of his better practices" of the year, saying: "So far, so good." Set to practice again Friday, Lacy assured writers this..." November 20

  • Aaron Rodgers didn’t want to admit shoulder, leg injuries

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers didn’t want to admit being hurt, because he thought it sounded like an excuse. But when his name appeared on the injury report Wednesday, as being limited with a shoulder injury, he could no longer deny it. “It’s not an excuse. It’s a source of pride. I think that’s the..." November 20

  • McCarthy not concerned about Rodgers' shoulder "Packers coach Mike McCarthy spoke to the media on Thursday. Here are some highlights: On concern over Aaron Rodgers’ right shoulder for Sunday’s game: No concern. On throwing full speed today: We’ll see. He’s banged up. We’ll see how he does. He looks good so far. On Eddie..." November 19

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Olivia Munn calls out ESPN for Aaron Rodgers speculation

    Pro Football Talk "I usually love the smell of ESPN vs. ESPN crime in the morning. Today, I’ll have to settle for ACN vs. ESPN. In an effort to explain why Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suddenly is struggling, Rob Demovsky of recently put together a list of five potential reasons for it. The first..." November 19

  • McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers is 'banged up' "On Eddie Lacy’s groin injury: Eddie Lacy is going to practice today. We’re going to see how he does coming off of the groin injury and missing Sunday’s game. On Jared Abbrederis’ rib injury: Jared Abbrederis, he’s going to be several weeks. I don’t have specifics for you, but he’s not going to..." November 18

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • McCarthy won't call plays, despite Packers' struggles "The Green Bay Packers' offense has looked discombobulated, wayward and often times anemic in recent weeks. No more so than during Sunday's 18-16 loss to a Detroit Lions defense that entered the weekend ranked second-to-last in the NFL in scoring. "We needed 19 points to win today, you would..." November 16

  • Aaron Rodgers Calls Out Fan Who Yelled Anti-Muslim Comment During Moment of Silence for Paris

    Complex "As American football resumed on Sunday, many of us headed to our favorite team's stadiums or settled in to our couches, looking for a brief respite from the horrors that befell Paris on Friday night. A moment of silence was held ahead of each NFL game this afternoon, a gesture to pause and..." November 16

  • The streak is over! Lions finally win in Green Bay

    Detroit News "The streak is over. For the first time since 1991, the Lions won at Lambeau Field, beating the Packers 18-16 in a game that came down to the final play. Green Bay kicker Mason Crosby missed a 52-yard field goal as time expired. After an incredibly disappointing first half of the 2015 season,..." November 15

  • Eddie Lacy inactive for Packers vs. Lions "Eddie Lacy got demoted during the week and is officially inactive Sunday. The Green Bay Packers' running back was questionable with a groin injury and won't see the field versus the Detroit Lions. Coach Mike McCarthy announced this week that James Starks took over the No. 1 running back..." November 15

  • Packers upgrade two, downgrade one

    Pro Football Talk "On pretty much every Saturday of the 2015 regular season, the Packers have tinkered with their otherwise final injury report. This week, three changes were made — two upgrades and one downgrade. Receiver Ty Montgomery (pictured) is now doubtful with an ankle injury. He had been listed as..." November 14

  • 15d
    Michael Cohen @Michael_Cohen13

    RB Eddie Lacy (groin), LB Mike Neal (hip), WR Ty Montgomery (ankle) and CB Sam Shields (shoulder) are questionable for Sunday's game.

  • Eddie Lacy: I’m not hurt, I’m not overweight, I don’t know what it is

    Pro Football Talk "Why is Packers running back Eddie Lacy playing so badly? Some people say his ankle is bothering him. Others say he’s overweight. Lacy says neither of those is the case. Shortly after coach Mike McCarthy announced that James Starks has been promoted above Lacy on the depth chart, Lacy told..." November 12

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    Weston Hodkiewicz @WesHod

    McCarthy said he believes Eddie Lacy (groin) will be a full go today at practice #Packers

  • James Starks tabbed ahead of Eddie Lacy as Packers' lead RB vs. Lions

    ESPN "Eddie Lacy will still have a role in the Green Bay Packers' offense, but he's no longer their starting running back. That job belongs to James Starks, at least for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday that Starks "is our No. 1 back right now..." November 11

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Packers RB Eddie Lacy missed time Sunday with a groin injury, and I’m told it’s just a pull. Will be monitored, but might not miss a game

  • Owner of banner ripped down by Cam Newton notified police, report says

    Sporting News "The Packers fan who owns the banner that was ripped down and carried off the field by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton reported the theft to police and wants his banner back, according to the Fayetteville Observer. The banner that read "North Carolina Cheesehead" with a Packers logo in the..." November 09

  • Packers' Clinton-Dix apologizes for outburst on sidelines in loss to Panthers

    The Score "Green Bay Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix apologized for his role in a sideline scuffle with teammate Julius Peppers, during Sunday's 37-29 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Clinton-Dix was caught on FOX's broadcast yelling at Peppers after the Panthers took a 37-14 lead. Defensive tackle B.J...." November 09

  • Carolina Panthers survive, move to 8-0 with 37-29 victory over Packers

    Charlotte Observer "The Carolina Panthers seemed well on their way to continuing their undefeated streak, but they had to make it interesting. Up 37-14 in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers, the Panthers had a late-game scare for a second consecutive week. But this week Carolina didn’t need overtime..." November 08

  • Julius Peppers, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, B.J. Raji in sideline altercation

    SB Nation "The Packers are in full-on meltdown mode in Carolina. The Green Bay defense hasn't been able to stop Cam Newton all afternoon and following the Panthers' third passing touchdown, things started to explode. HaHa Clinton-Dix got in the face of linebacker Julius Peppers, screaming at the veteran..." November 08

  • Randall Cobb blames himself for Packers offensive issues

    Larry Brown Sports "The Green Bay Packers have had some issues on offense this season, and Randall Cobb holds himself responsible. The Packers picked up just 77 passing yards last Sunday against Denver and rank 28th in total yards this season, an unusual spot for a typically high-powered offense quarterbacked by..." November 08

  • Packers make multiple modifications to injury report

    Pro Football Talk "More often than not, the Packers tinker with their injury report on Saturday. This week, they’re tinkering more than usual. Three players have been downgraded to doubtful: Receiver Ty Montgomery (ankle), cornerback Quinten Rollins (neck), and cornerback Sam Shields (shoulder; pictured)." November 07

  • Packers, Mike Daniels making no progress on a new contract

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Defensive lineman Mike Daniels has made little headway in negotiations with the Green Bay Packers on a new contract. Daniels was earmarked by the Packers this year to be their top target among the 14 players scheduled to become unrestricted free agents in March. After months of on-again,..." November 07

  • Wade Phillips meant no harm in dig against Green Bay

    Denver Post "Wade Phillips is everything his age is not. He is 68 going on 18. He coaches young, emphasizing aggressiveness, attitude,while allowing for individuality within the team scheme. He enjoys Twitter on his @sonofbum account. He drew attention after last Sunday's victory when he appeared to be..." November 05

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

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    Matt Vensel @mattvensel

    The #Vikings game with the #Packers at TCF on Nov. 22 has been flexed to 3:25 p.m. CDT.

  • 26d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Packers CB Sam Shield’s shoulder injury is not believed to be serious, I’m told. He’s considered to be day-to-day.

  • Mike McCarthy: Packers' loss to Broncos already bitterly memorable

    ESPN "The scoreboard said the Green Bay Packers lost 29-10 on Sunday night. Coach Mike McCarthy came up with a better way to describe what the Denver Broncos did to his team. "That's a humbling loss," the 10th-year head coach said. "I haven't had my ass kicked like that in a long time." Neither..." November 02

  • Broncos running game keys upset victory over Packers

    Denver Post "C.J. Anderson stood out two weeks ago because he stood firm in his beliefs. The running game was reliable. The Broncos found their heartbeat in Cleveland, and they would attack Sunday night until their lungs burned. He promised. A nation snickered. The perception was that the Broncos were..." November 02

  • Wade Phillips wins Twitter with jab at Packers after Broncos dominate

    CBS Sports "Wade Phillips is awesome in a lovable, cuddly way and our thoughts haven't changed after he took to kindly trolling the Packers on Twitter. The Broncos' defensive coordinator has his unit playing some dominant football, so much so that they made Aaron Rodgers look like Matt Cassel during a Sunday..." November 02

  • Packers official tried to intimidate journalist over Letroy Guion story

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It made no difference to me that the Green Bay Packers made no financial commitment to Colt Lyerla a year and a half ago. Once the Packers signed the former Oregon tight end as a free agent in May 2014, the blunt truth was the organization would and did compromise its standards on character..." November 01

  • Packers' Raji, Randall upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Broncos; Montgomery doubtful

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers made some adjustments to their injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, seemingly clearing defensive tackle B.J. Raji and cornerback Damarious Randall to play. Both players had been listed as questionable Friday, but were upgraded to probable..." October 31

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    McCarthy said James Starks looked good in practice. "Hope he plays." #Packers

  • Eddie Lacy: Weight 'none of my concern' until Packers say it should be

    ESPN "Eddie Lacy doesn't care what the pictures look like. He only cares what the scale says. And the Green Bay Packers running back said that hasn't been a problem despite rumblings -- and unflattering photos -- saying he's overweight. "I'm not the smallest person," Lacy said Thursday. "Brandon..." October 30

  • Packers receiver Davante Adams aims to return to field Sunday

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Since Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams reinjured his left ankle against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sept. 28, the interview sessions outside his locker conformed to the most predictable of patterns. Adams would express his frustration over missing multiple games. He would explain that..." October 29

  • NFL could change personal conduct discipline without CBA extension

    CBS Sports "Lost amid the actual football on the field is the ongoing lawsuit between Tom Brady and the NFL. The league lamented in its appeal filing Monday the "unfathomable" and "inexplicable" decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman to vacate Brady's suspension. All of this further underlines the..." October 27

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    McCarthy on if Davante Adams is ready to play: "I would think so."