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  • Green Bay Packers' projected roster

    Green Bay Packers' projected roster

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated 2 hours ago
    Examining the Green Bay Packers' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Aaron Rodgers Matt Flynn Scott Tolzien If the Packers keep only two quarterbacks, bet on Tolzien being the backup while Flynn would be left out. But the more likely scenario is they keep both, an…
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  • It’s Game Week! Three Keys to Victory Against the Former Champs

    It’s Game Week! Three Keys to Victory Against the Former Champs

    The Packers v. Seahawks game is a week away! I have to hand it to the NFL for creating a winning matchup in week one. The reigning Super Bowl Champions play host to a team that a LOT of people have slated for the Super Bowl this year. This is an importa…
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  • NFL Officials Could Not Be More Ready For The Preseason To End

    NFL Officials Could Not Be More Ready For The Preseason To End

    deadspin.com 3 hours ago
    Very late in the third quarter of last night's Chiefs-Packers game, KC's Joe McKnight just got the ball into the end zone. It took officials a few seconds to sort things out, but not long enough for referee Terry McAulay's taste.Read more...
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  • No red flags in Corey Linsley's first start

    No red flags in Corey Linsley's first start

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Things will be much different next week in Seattle. For starters, there will be 68,000-plus trying to break the sound barrier at CenturyLink Field. And in the middle of it all, rookie Corey Linsley will be trying to snap the ball to G…
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  • Al Harris to Return to Lambeau

    Al Harris to Return to Lambeau

    Well, Al Harris may have cut his long hair, but he has not cut his ties with the NFL. The two-time pro-bowler and former Packers shutdown bump-and-run corner will return to Lambeau tonight, this time as assistant d-backs coach for the Kansas City Chiefs…
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  • Injury causes Matthews to fall in #NFLRank

    Injury causes Matthews to fall in #NFLRank

    ESPN.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There is no doubting the impact that linebacker Clay Matthews has when he is on the field for the Green Bay Packers. According to ESPN Stats & Information, when Matthews was on the field over the past two seasons, the Packers had …
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  • Mike McCarthy: Jarrett Boykin has taken the next step

    Mike McCarthy: Jarrett Boykin has taken the next step

    profootballtalk.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    The Packers felt comfortable letting James Jones go in free agency because they thought Jarrett Boykin was ready to move up the depth chart after a strong showing while filling in for the injured Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson at different points in 2013…
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  • Kansas City Chiefs team bus involved in accident in Wisconsin

    Kansas City Chiefs team bus involved in accident in Wisconsin

    profootballtalk.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    The Kansas City Chiefs arrived in Wisconsin on Wednesday ahead of their preseason finale with the Green Bay Packers Thursday night. However, they ran into an issue on their way to the team hotel. According to the Associated Press, a vehicle containing t…
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  • Packers Camp Report: Day 21

    Packers Camp Report: Day 21

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp: For the final practice of camp on Wednesday, the Packers went through their new day-before-the-game practice in helmets and shorts. It lasted 61 minutes. …
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Green Bay Packers

    Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Green Bay Packers

    Some people are fans of the Green Bay Packers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Green Bay Packers. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
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  • Dressed to impress at the #Packers Welcome Back Luncheon. pic.t…

    Dressed to impress at the #Packers Welcome Back Luncheon. pic.twitter.com/nLgQT7xUSb — Green Bay Pac

    deadspin.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Dressed to impress at the #Packers Welcome Back Luncheon. pic.twitter.com/nLgQT7xUSb — Green Bay Packers (@packers) August 27, 2014 Read more...
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  • Packers think Eddie Lacy can lead the league in rushing

    Packers think Eddie Lacy can lead the league in rushing

    profootballtalk.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    Last year Packers running back Eddie Lacy started his rookie season slowly but finished as one of the best backs in football. This year, the Packers think he can be the best back in football. Packers running backs coach Sam Gash says there’s no question…
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  • Rankings show Nelson still ascending

    Rankings show Nelson still ascending

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- How many 29-year-old NFL players are still ascending? Count Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson among the small group that can make that statement. Nelson, who turned 29 on May 31, jumped 32 spots to No. 34 among all offensive pla…
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  • Packers put B.J. Raji on injured reserve, get down to 75

    Packers put B.J. Raji on injured reserve, get down to 75

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    Injury-related roster moves got the Packers down to 75 players on their roster before today’s deadline. The biggest move related to veteran defensive lineman B.J. Raji, who was placed on injured reserve after suffering a torn bicep. Five other Packers w…
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  • Green Bay Packers cut-down analysis

    Green Bay Packers cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers reached the mandated 75-player roster limit on Tuesday by placing six players on injured reserve. Two days earlier, they waived seven players. Most surprising move: When the Packers used to hold their offseason p…
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  • Assessing Packers' rookies: Most will stick

    Assessing Packers' rookies: Most will stick

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It often takes an injury or an unusually poor preseason showing for a Green Bay Packers draft pick to get cut at the end of his rookie training camp. Take last year's class as an example. Of the 11 players picked, eight made the openi…
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  • Next Man Up: The Packers have already been bitten by the injur……

    Next Man Up: The Packers have already been bitten by the injur…

    greenbaypackernation.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    The Packers have already been bitten by the injury bug. How telling that player interviews include linemen saying that they are “used to” it…that injured starters are expected on this team. Somethin’s not right Packernation. Mike McCarthy is as good at …
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  • Packers finally give Bradford at shot inside

    Packers finally give Bradford at shot inside

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In perhaps a last-ditch effort to see if Carl Bradford is worth keeping on the roster, the Packers moved the fourth-round pick to inside linebacker on Monday. It was the first time the rookie has lined up anywhere other than outside l…
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  • Packers finally get Letroy Guion in the mix

    Packers finally get Letroy Guion in the mix

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers signed Letroy Guion this offseason because they liked what he showed during his six seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. If they're going to keep him on their roster, it might have to be for the same reason. The 6…
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  • Rodgers: 'Not vitally important' to play

    Rodgers: 'Not vitally important' to play

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Unless coach Mike McCarthy changes his course, there's a good chance the Green Bay Packers will open the season with a center-quarterback combination that has no game experience -- not even in the preseason -- together. And that's app…
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  • Age question follows Julius Peppers

    Age question follows Julius Peppers

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- You might think Julius Peppers would bristle at the question by now. After all, he has heard it more than once since he signed with the Green Bay Packers in March. Still, the veteran pass-rusher appears to take it in stride every time…
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  • Packers Added Dimension

    Packers Added Dimension

    greenbaypackernation.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Well with the regular season just 11 days away, Packernation is starting to set its sites on the Seattle Seahawks. This week’s preseason game will be one last chance for the young guys to show that they belong on this team but the cuts have already begu…
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  • Green Bay Packers' projected roster

    Green Bay Packers' projected roster

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Examining the Green Bay Packers' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Aaron Rodgers Matt Flynn Scott Tolzien This might be the hardest call of them all, whether to keep both Flynn and Tolzien. And if the answer is no, then which to keep? Flynn is a proven winner as…
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  • Video - Packers Cruise Past Chiefs 00:43

    Packers Cruise Past Chiefs

    Aug 28
    The Packers beat the Chiefs 34-14 to improve to 3-1 in the preseason.
  • Video - NFC Super Bowl Chances 01:53

    NFC Super Bowl Chances

    Aug 28
    Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless debate which NFC teams have the best chance to reach the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers plan without B.J. Raji 00:55

    Green Bay Packers plan without B.J. Raji

    Aug 25
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport addresses the impact of B.J. Raji's injury on the Green Bay Packers defensive strategy.
  • Video - Packers Lose Raji For Season 00:33

    Packers Lose Raji For Season

    Aug 23
    John Clayton breaks down the impact of losing nose tackle B.J. Raji for the season after he sustained a torn right biceps in a preseason game against the Raiders.

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