Packers Rumors & News

  • NFLPA Prez: 'We Need to Be Prepared for 2021'

    Pro Football Talk "Whatever happens after the expiration of the current labor deal, the NFL Players Association has a clear message for its members: Be prepared. “It’s not something that we can spring on them in 2020 and say, ‘You guys got to get ready for this,'” NFLPA president Eric Winston recently told Keenan..." August 22

  • Packers' Brett Hundley cementing status as potential trade chip

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As he broke the huddle, Brett Hundley knew he had a touchdown in his pocket. From the 5-yard line, the Green Bay Packers had a receiver and tight end stacked to the right, with crisscrossing routes. Running back Aaron Jones was cutting underneath, into the flat. Hundley had seen this play too..." August 22

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix honors slain police officers with their names on his shoes

    Pro Football Talk "Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix made a statement in support of fallen police officers during Sunday night’s preseason game. Clinton-Dix wrote the names of four police officers who have died in the line of duty on his shoes. Clinton-Dix said on Twitter that he wanted the families of heroes that..." August 22

  • Eagles WR fined, slammed on Twitter by Packers CB for dirty hit

    Sportsnaut "Big beefs don’t often stem from NFL preseason games. But as Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall and Philadelphia Eagles receiver Bryce Treggs have proven, it can happen. In the preseason opener between the two teams, Treggs leveled Randall with a block (which you can see here),..." August 21

  • Roger Goodell on verge of five-year contract extension through 2024

    Washington Post "Roger Goodell is close to completing a five-year contract extension to remain in place as NFL commissioner at least through 2024, according to a person familiar with the deliberations. Financial terms of the deal, which was first reported by the Sports Business Journal, were not..." August 21

  • Trevor Davis takes step backward in Packers' punt-return derby

    Packers News "Whatever progress wide receiver Trevor Davis had made toward winning the punt return job for the Green Bay Packers stalled barely a minute into Saturday’s exhibition game against Washington. Davis dropped back to field a punt after Washington went three-and-out on its opening possession. He was..." August 20

  • Packers waiting for 'cerebral' Kyler Fackrell to make plays

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "On Tuesday evening, Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers said he believes Kyler Fackrell has the requisite strength to succeed as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense. Fackrell, a third-round pick in 2016, was tossed around in training camp last year and has started slowly again..." August 19

  • Packers' blitz-happy defense making intentions clear

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The suggestion that a team would reveal some of the plays it will use in its regular-season opener during a meaningless August contest is normally met in NFL coaching rooms with coffee sprayed all over the conference table. Who would be dumb enough to tip their hand in the exhibition..." August 18

  • Veteran guard Jahri Evans transitioning from Drew Brees to Aaron Rodgers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Jahri Evans stood in his black Wigwam socks on the fringe of Ray Nitschke Field’s grass, ripped cleats on the ground. He was mostly amused, partly anxious. This was an unfamiliar scene, Evans standing off to the side while his teammates practiced combination blocks. Since arriving this spring,..." August 17

  • Ty Montgomery injury opens door for Packers rookie

    Pro Football Talk "Packers running back Ty Montgomery is still getting used to being a running back. But at the moment, he’s sidelined by an unspecified leg injury, which is creating an opportunity for some other backs on their depth chart to get some reps. Via Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin, rookie Jamaal..." August 17

  • Sure-handed Max McCaffrey making Packers' WR decision even tougher

    USA Today "If you were charting all the receptions during Green Bay Packers' training camp, the leader wouldn’t be Jordy Nelson or Randall Cobb or Davante Adams. It likely would be Max McCaffrey. “Every day in practice he’s making plays,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. Last training camp it was..." August 17

  • Packers GM on anthem protests: 'Free people can do what they like'

    247 Sports "Ted Thompson knows how hot the National Anthem topic is in the NFL. So when he had the opportunity to talk about it, he did not hold anything back. The Green Bay Packers general manager held a press conference on Thursday and he was asked about his views on players sitting during the National..." August 17

  • Olivia Munn ‘couldn’t care less’ who Aaron Rodgers is dating

    Sportress of Blogitude "Olivia Munn reportedly “couldn’t care less” who former boyfriend Aaron Rodgers might be dating amid rumors the Green Bay Packers quarterback may be involved with soccer star Marie Margolius. Rodgers was spotted dining out with Margolius on the Upper East Side, per a Page Six report. Munn, who..." August 16

  • Packers RB Ty Montgomery dealing with mysterious injury

    ALL 22 "Montgomery reportedly suffered a soft-tissue injury, although the location and degree of severity pertaining to the ailment is unknown, according to PackersNews.com’s Ryan Wood. It appears neither Montgomery nor the team will be releasing any information on the starting running back’s injury..." August 16

  • Packers’ Ty Montgomery frustrated that athletes are told to ‘shutup’

    Larry Brown Sports "Green Bay Packers wide receiver-turned-running back Ty Montgomery vented on Twitter Monday about the notion that athletes should not speak about social matters. Montgomery, who played college ball at Stanford and was drafted by Green Bay in 2015, seems frustrated and perplexed that athletes are..." August 15

  • Packers testing Geronimo Allison on special teams

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A timeless adage in locker rooms across the National Football League states that special teams is the fastest way to the 53-man roster for young players. If you perform exceptionally well on special teams, there’s a chance of making the team regardless of what happens on offense or defense. But..." August 14

  • Packers' rusty defense aims to clean up missed tackles

    Packers News "If it were two-hand touch, the Green Bay Packers' starting defense would have no problem dissecting film from their preseason opener. Over and over, tacklers were in position against the Philadelphia Eagles. They flashed to the football, but didn’t finish. On the game’s initial third down,..." August 13

  • Packers reverse course, bring back long snapper Brett Goode

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers brought in a new punter and long snapper this offseason, but they’ve reversed course on the snapper front. The team announced that they have signed Brett Goode to the 90-man roster. Goode joined the team in 2008 and played all but two regular season games for the team through the..." August 13

  • Packers claim DE Shaneil Jenkins off waivers, place TE Beau Sandland on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers claimed defensive end Shaneil Jenkins off waivers from the Seahawks, placed tight end Beau Sandland on injured reserve to make room. Jenkins, 23, originally signed with the Broncos in 2016 as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Shepherd (W.Va.) University. After being released by..." August 13

  • Mike McCarthy: Hits that concussed Dupre, Randall were illegal

    Pro Football Talk "Packers wide receiver Malachi Dupre was released from the hospital and back at the Packers facility on Friday after being taken for further observation on Thursday night. Dupre was put on a backboard and taken off the field on a stretcher after a hit from Eagles safety Tre Sullivan in the..." August 12

  • Dougherty: Packers' top pick Kevin King takes lumps but flashes ability

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Earlier this week, an NFL scout took the time to share his thoughts with me about Kevin King’s potential. The scout hadn’t heard anything about how the Green Bay Packers rookie cornerback was doing early in his first NFL training camp, but it turns out he pretty much knew anyway. “It..." August 11

  • Packers rookie taken off field on stretcher in preseason debut

    Yardbarker "Green Bay Packers rookie Malachi Dupre was taken off the field on a stretcher after being hit during his preseason debut on Thursday. Dupre was nailed by Eagles safety Tre Sullivan in the head as he was running with the ball. Dupre went down and was treated by the medical staff. He was..." August 11

  • Brett Hundley gets chance to show 'generalship' of Packers' offense

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "He’s a football junkie at heart. Comes with playing quarterback. Brett Hundley's fascination with offenses has followed him everywhere. It didn’t stop when the Green Bay Packers drafted him. Yes, Hundley buried his nose in coach Mike McCarthy’s playbook, gaining proficiency in the hybrid West..." August 10

  • Green Bay Packers: Still not a legitimate Super Bowl contender

    Yardbarker "Your opinion on the Green Bay Packers’ last few seasons probably depends almost entirely on how you define success. If you’re okay with consistent regular season success, including some truly spectacular wins and moments, coupled with eventual disappointment in the playoffs, then these last few..." August 10

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • Brett Favre thinks Aaron Rodgers has plenty of time left to win second Super Bowl

    ESPN "Brett Favre thinks Aaron Rodgers has done just about everything he could to win a second Super Bowl, but the former Green Bay Packers quarterback thinks the current one still has plenty of time left to do so. Like Favre, Rodgers has won just one title -- and it has been more than six years..." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • Letroy Guion Released by Green Bay Packers; Remains Suspended 1st 4 Games

    Bleacher Report "The Green Bay Packers released defensive lineman Letroy Guion on Tuesday following his three years with the organization. Green Bay announced the roster move on its official website. James Palmer‏ of the NFL Network noted Guion is scheduled to miss the first four games of the 2017..." August 08

  • Aaron Rodgers: Packers’ championship window will be ‘open for a while’

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers is likely well into the second half of his professional football career by now, but the two-time NFL MVP insists he does not feel any added pressure to win another Super Bowl because of it. In an interview with Peter King of The MMQB, Rodgers said he does not buy into the idea..." August 07

  • Packers sign tight end Emanuel Byrd

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers signed tight end Emanuel Byrd, the team announced Saturday. Green Bay officially moved cornerback Herb Waters to injured reserve to make room for Byrd. Byrd, 22, was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Chiefs on May 9. Kansas City released him Aug...." August 06

  • Mason Crosby has rough Saturday with new holder, snapper

    Pro Football Talk "Kicker Mason Crosby is back with the Packers for an 11th season, but the team’s decision to make changes at long snapper and punter means that he’s spending the summer making adjustments to the established way of doing things. On Saturday night, those adjustments left something to be desired...." August 06

  • Packers' young QBs reaping benefits of David Raih's new role

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "On Feb. 27, the Green Bay Packers issued a news release announcing the finalization of Mike McCarthy’s coaching staff for the 2017 season. The only changes were minor: Jeff Blasko was named assistant offensive line coach, Tim McGarigle was named defensive quality control coach and David Raih was..." August 05

  • Martellus Bennett has a rough night at Packers practice

    Pro Football Talk "In 2016, Packers tight end Martellus Bennett earned a Super Bowl ring. On Thursday night, he earned a dunce cap. “It was one of those days for me, like the damn elbow, or get caught in the turf, the ball’s coming,” Bennett said Friday, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “It was one of those..." August 05

  • Packers seeking more consistency from rookie punter Justin Vogel

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Rookie punter Justin Vogel’s impressive start early in Green Bay Packers training camp hasn’t been unblemished. Vogel, undrafted out of Miami, has showcased a booming leg through camp’s first week. Unofficially, his best punt entering Thursday night’s practice was his first against a rush in..." August 04

  • Packers rookie RB pushing Ty Montgomery

    Yardbarker "Ty Montgomery was a pleasant surprise at running back for the Green Bay Packers after transitioning from wide receiver last season. The former Stanford pass-catcher averaged 5.9 yards per rush and put up over 800 total yards. He was forced into action due to injuries to both Eddie Lacy and..." August 04

  • Packers lose Herb Waters for the season

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers have lost a potentially promising young cornerback for the year. Herb Waters is out for the year with a shoulder injury, per a source with knowledge of the situation. Undrafted in 2016, Waters converted to cornerback due to injuries at the position." August 03

  • Aaron Rodgers wants to play for Packers at age 40

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers knows exactly where he wants to be when he turns 40. "Hopefully right here," Rodgers said standing in front of his locker at Lambeau Field. "Hopefully talking to you guys right here." On the day Tom Brady turned 40, Rodgers said he not only hopes he's still playing at that age..." August 03

  • Aaron Rodgers Records Interviews With Reporters So They Can't Twist His Words Around

    The Big Lead "Aaron Rodgers joined the Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz today, and not surprisingly it was an insightful spot. Towards the beginning, Le Batard asked the Packers QB about his trust levels with the media. Rodgers responded that for a couple years, when he’s in one-on-one setting with reporters,..." August 03

  • Mike McCarthy passes on defensive comparisons

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Coach Mike McCarthy has no interest in making comparisons, no matter how much he — or players in the Green Bay Packers' locker room — appreciate the defense they will face to start the season. Mike Daniels, the Packers' defensive line leader, has made his admiration for the Seattle Seahawks'..." August 01

  • Mike Daniels wants Packers’ defense to “shut up” naysayers

    Pro Football Talk "Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Mike Daniels is tiring of hearing about it. Fair or not, when the Packers’ offense is led by Aaron Rodgers and proves to be highly productive on a yearly basis, it’s the defense that has bore the brunt of criticism for the team’s inability to get back to the..." August 01

  • Mike McCarthy high on Ty Montgomery: ‘That guy’s a stud now’

    Sportsnaut "Ty Montgomery got thrust into the role as the emergency running back for the Green Bay Packers last year, and as it turns out he loved it. He loved it so much that he wasn’t particularly interested in going back to being a receiver, which is obvious when you consider he bulked up to 224 pounds..." August 01

  • Another Packers pick joins the list of injured

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers loaded up on defensive players in the draft, using their first four picks on that side of the ball. Only one of them is still healthy. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, second-round cornerback Kevin King was on the sidelines Tuesday with a shoulder injury, joining..." August 01

  • Martellus Bennett on Jamal Adams' CTE Comments: 'I Ain't Dying for This S--t'

    Bleacher Report "New York Jets rookie Jamal Adams chimed in Monday on NFL player safety and CTE, telling a group of fans he would be fine with dying on the football field, per Rich Cimini of ESPN.com. Later that day, Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett offered a far different perspective. "Look..." August 01

  • Mike Daniels wants Packers' defense to match Seahawks' approach

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Across the Green Bay Packers locker room, the rival Seattle Seahawks are not held in warm regards. Randall Cobb called them “a bunch of front runners” last December after taking a “cheap” shot from cornerback Jeremy Lane on a kneel-down before halftime. In the same game, former guard T.J. Lang..." July 31

  • Montravius Adams missing preseason reps due to foot injury

    ESPN "First Vince Biegel. Now Montravius Adams. The Green Bay Packers lost another rookie draft pick they were counting on to bolster their defense. Adams will miss "multiple weeks" of the preseason with a foot injury, coach Mike McCarthy said before Monday's training camp practice. The third-round..." July 31

  • Packers hire former OL Grey Ruegamer as director of player engagement

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers announced they have hired Grey Ruegamer as director of player engagement. Ruegamer played 11 seasons in the NFL on the offensive line, appearing in 124 games with 17 starts during the regular season and 12 contests with two starts in the postseason. He was a third-round selection..." July 31

  • Packers seeking Raji-like inside pass rush from 2016 top pick Kenny Clark

    Packers News "When the Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl in the 2010 season, they had three bona-fide difference makers on defense: Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews and Nick Collins. But a fourth player probably deserved to be on the list for the stretch run to that championship: B.J. Raji. Raji was in..." July 30

  • Rookie punter Justin Vogel has strong start in camp

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Justin Vogel knows he’s in an enviable spot entering training camp, the only player at his position on the Green Bay Packers' roster. But the rookie punter from Miami also understands the reality of his position. No, there isn’t much job security to go around in an NFL locker room, but no place..." July 28

  • Report: NFL To Walk Away From Deal To Fund Concussion Research With $16 Million Unpaid

    Deadspin "The NFL has given the National Institutes of Health less than half of the $30 million they promised for concussion research five years ago, and after repeatedly trying to influence how their “unrestricted gift” was used, the league is letting their agreement expire with no plans to finish paying..." July 28

  • McCarthy: Packers need to 'take care' of Rodgers' arm

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers probably won’t play much this preseason; that’s nothing new for a quarterback who played only two series in one exhibition game last season. But he won’t be easing his way into training camp, either. There was Rodgers on Thursday, taking his usual snaps with the starting offense..." July 28