Green Bay Packers News and Rumors

  • Packers sign punter Cody Mandell

    Packers sign punter Cody Mandell

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated 6 hours ago
    The Packers have added a punter to their offseason roster. Green Bay has signed Cody Mandell, who appeared in one preseason game for Dallas in 2014. An Alabama product, the 22-year-old Mandell signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in May. H…
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  • Packers’ Sam Shields admits he thinks Dez Bryant made the catch

    Packers’ Sam Shields admits he thinks Dez Bryant made the catch

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    Packers cornerback Sam Shields was covering Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant on his infamous overruled catch when their teams met in the playoffs. At the time, Shields said the ref made a good call in reversing the catch. Now Shields admits that’s not how he…
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  • HistorySource: Before the Bowl Was Super

    HistorySource: Before the Bowl Was Super

    nytimes.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)
    The first A.F.L.-N.F.L. showdown didn’t sell out, and the Packers won in a rout — much to Vince Lombardi’s relief.
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  • Totaling the Packers' fines from this season

    Totaling the Packers' fines from this season

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – When Clay Matthews was fined $22,050 for his blindside block on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in Sunday's NFC Championship Game, it closed the door on the Green Bay Packers' fines from the 2014 season. There were a total …
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  • Veteran linebackers among Packers' possible salary-cap cuts

    Veteran linebackers among Packers' possible salary-cap cuts

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- This week, we looked at the Green Bay Packers' upcoming free agents on both the offensive side of the ball and the defensive side and noted that general manager Ted Thomson has some difficult choices to make. He's also facing some dec…
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  • Imprisoned Cowboys Fan Sues NFL For $89B For Reversing Dez Brya…

    Imprisoned Cowboys Fan Sues NFL For $89B For Reversing Dez Bryant Catch

    deadspin.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)
    Terry Hendrix, currently incarcerated in Colorado and a serial filer of frivolous lawsuits, has finally struck upon a real injustice. He's suing the NFL for nearly $89 billion for the officiating decision to overturn Dez Bryant's reception in the Cowboy…
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  • Prisoner sues NFL for $88 billion over Dez Bryant's overturned …

    Prisoner sues NFL for $88 billion over Dez Bryant's overturned catch

    yahoo.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)
    Were it not for Deflate-Gate, we'd probably still be talking about Dez Bryant's overturned catch, the one that helped the Packers defeat Bryant's Cowboys two weeks ago in the NFC Divisional playoffs. But one man, at least, hasn't forgotten, and this man…
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  • Michael Bidwill on Larry Fitzgerald: We’ll get this worked out

    Michael Bidwill on Larry Fitzgerald: We’ll get this worked out

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)
    When people were worrying about the Packers Offense early in the 2014 season, quarterback Aaron Rodgers spelled out the word “relax” as a message to those who were losing their faith. Cardinals president Michael Bidwill didn’t do any spelling Thursday, …
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  • Matthews fined $22K for block on QB Wilson

    Matthews fined $22K for block on QB Wilson

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    The NFL docked the Packers' Clay Matthews $22,050 for an illegal blindside hit on Russell Wilson in the NFC Championship Game.
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  • Packers can't gripe about Seahawks' onside kick; formation was …

    Packers can't gripe about Seahawks' onside kick; formation was legal

    ESPN.com Jan 22 (5 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For a short time on Thursday morning, the Twitterverse was abuzz over the idea that the Seattle Seahawks had lined up in an illegal formation on their onside kick in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. Dean Blandino, the NFL's vice presid…
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  • Packers’ meltdown may cost special teams coach his job

    Packers’ meltdown may cost special teams coach his job

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (5 days ago)
    Two of the costliest plays in the Packers’ loss to the Seahawks on Sunday came on special teams, as Green Bay gave up a touchdown on a fake field goal and blew an opportunity to recover an onside kick. As a result, the Packers’ special teams coach may s…
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  • Packers coach McCarthy's brother dies at 47

    Packers coach McCarthy's brother dies at 47

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Mike McCarthy's season-ending press conference was postponed Wednesday after the Green Bay Packers coach learned that his brother, Joe McCarthy III, died at age 47.
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  • Super Bowl Injury Report: Earl Thomas held out of practice Wedn…

    Super Bowl Injury Report: Earl Thomas held out of practice Wednesday

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas did not practice Wednesday after suffering an injured left shoulder in Sunday’s NFC Championship victory over the Green Bay Packers. Thomas was injured in the second quarter when he landed hard on his left side while …
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  • Packers Seahawks Game Review

    Packers Seahawks Game Review

    packersgab.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    I am huge Packer fan. That’s why my blog this week was late. I couldn’t come to grips with the loss. I was angry and frustrated like most of Packer nation. How do you lose a game with five minutes left? I want to give out game balls to those who perform…
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  • Improbable Rally Gives Seattle Edge in Super Bowl: Marino

    Improbable Rally Gives Seattle Edge in Super Bowl: Marino

    nytimes.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino said on Wednesday that the Seattle Seahawks' improbable comeback over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game gives the defending champions an edge in the Super Bowl.
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  • Aaron Rodgers has game; Olivia Munn had no idea who he was

    Aaron Rodgers has game; Olivia Munn had no idea who he was

    yahoo.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    I'm not an NFL quarterback, but I imagine that life goes something like this: Say you're an NFL quarterback, land the gorgeous girl. This goes with decades of beautiful tradition, from Joe Namath to Tom Brady. I assumed that's how Green Bay Packers quar…
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  • DeMarco Murray understands the Cowboys may have to choose him o…

    DeMarco Murray understands the Cowboys may have to choose him or Dez Bryant

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    A day after the Cowboys season ended with a playoff loss to the Packers, running back DeMarco Murray said that he wasn’t thinking about his impending free agency yet. Murray’s had a little time to decompress and said Wednesday that he’s “thought about a…
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  • 2-point quake bigger than Lynch's Saints run

    2-point quake bigger than Lynch's Saints run

    ESPN.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Earthquake experts with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network have analyzed the CenturyLink Field shaking during the Seahawks' win over the Packers in Sunday's NFC title game.
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  • Packers free-agent breakdown: Offense

    Packers free-agent breakdown: Offense

    ESPN.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's not as long of a list as last year, when the Green Bay Packers had 19 players headed toward free agency, but general manager Ted Thompson still has plenty of decisions to make about which players to try to keep and which ones to …
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  • Are the Seahawks the greatest defense in NFL history? (Video)

    Are the Seahawks the greatest defense in NFL history? (Video)

    yahoo.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    With the pain and misery of the Packers' NFC Championship collapse fading in the distance, we can now turn our attention to one of the marquee elements of this year's Super Bowl: the Seattle Seahawks defense. Led by the Legion of Boom secondary, the Sea…
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  • Aaron Rodgers Doesn't Think God Is A Football Fan

    Aaron Rodgers Doesn't Think God Is A Football Fan

    deadspin.com Jan 21 (6 days ago)
    Lots of people talkin' about God and football these days! Just a day after Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson blamed his four-interception NFC Championship game performance on God , Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who was vanquished by Wilson (and p…
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  • Green Bay Packers season report card

    Green Bay Packers season report card

    ESPN.com Jan 21 (6 days ago)
    Was this the start of another run of great chances to get back to the Super Bowl or something that could begin a downward spiral? How the Green Bay Packers come back from the stunning end to this season, the NFC Championship Game collapse against the Se…
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  • Video - #WithDad:  Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhood 02:00

    #WithDad: Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhood

    Jan 26
    Former All-Pro LB Clay Matthews Jr. discusses growing up in a football household.
  • Video - Brees Finds Nelson For TD 00:14

    Brees Finds Nelson For TD

    Jan 25
    Pro Bowl QB Drew Brees connects with Jordy Nelson for a touchdown.
  • Video - Clay Matthews Conversation 03:09

    Clay Matthews Conversation

    Jan 25
    Packers LB Clay Matthews talks about Green Bay's loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship Game, being a five-time Pro Bowler and former coach Pete Carroll's praise.
  • Video - Rodgers Upset Refs Take Air Out Of Balls 03:26

    Rodgers Upset Refs Take Air Out Of Balls

    Jan 20
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky breaks down Aaron Rodgers' comments about the refs taking air out of footballs.

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