Green Bay Packers News and Rumors

  • Matthews-Peppers form a strong combo

    Matthews-Peppers form a strong combo

    ESPN.com Updated Apr 18 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Since 2010, when Julius Peppers arrived in Chicago, only two NFC North players have more sacks than him. One of them is now his teammate. That means the Green Bay Packers -- with the addition of Peppers -- have two of the top-three pa…
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  • Dating is hard, but Packers fans now have a website to find tru…

    Dating is hard, but Packers fans now have a website to find true love

    yahoo.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    It is hard being single and searching for the perfect companion. Your so-called friends try to set you up on dates with people who are only attractive to those with their eyes closed. Speed dating is the easiest way to condense a year of letdowns into a…
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  • Time to Bury the Hatchet?

    Time to Bury the Hatchet?

    greenbaypackernation.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    Word came out this week of a reunion that might have happened between Brett Favre and The Green Bay Packers last season, had not his Oak Grove high school team kept winning. It seems so many years ago that Packers GM Ted Thompson committed the unpardona…
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  • Time to find the next big-play safety

    Time to find the next big-play safety

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Pick after pick crawled across the bottom of television screens last April 25, 26 and 27 and those wondering when the Green Bay Packers would draft a safety got their answer when the 254th -- and final -- pick in the 2013 NFL draft wa…
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  • Legacy of Champions: Packers 1967 Championship

    Legacy of Champions: Packers 1967 Championship

    greenbaypackernation.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    A continuation of the Legacy of Champions series. Articles that chronicle the 13 Packer championships. If you’re just joining us, read about all the great Packer championships by clicking here. In 1967, big changes were taking place in the world of prof…
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  • Matthews: 'I'll be ready' for training camp

    Matthews: 'I'll be ready' for training camp

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When the Green Bay Packers report for the offseason program on Tuesday, don't expect linebacker Clay Matthews to put his twice-broken right thumb through any vigorous work right away. But when training camp begins in July -- and more …
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  • Clay Matthews: Julius Peppers is going to create a lot of oppor…

    Clay Matthews: Julius Peppers is going to create a lot of opportunities for me

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is feeling good on a couple of fronts these days. Matthews’ thumb is feeling better after a pair of injuries led to season-ending surgery in December and the opposite side of the Packers defense is looking more imposing …
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  • Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    As it turns out, Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman were two men for two jobs. But they could have easily reversed roles, as it turns out. Flynn decided yesterday to stay with the Packers, and Freeman just took advantage of the void in New York to agree with t…
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  • Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lamb…

    Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lambeau soon

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Brett Favre hasn’t been back to Lambeau in anything other than a Vikings uniform since he left the Packers for the Jets before the 2008 season, but president Mark Murphy said that isn’t because the team isn’t interested in honoring their former quarterb…
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  • Vikings claim Terrell Manning off waivers

    Vikings claim Terrell Manning off waivers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    It won’t make the kind of splash that signing Brett Favre did, but the Vikings have added another former member of the Packers to their roster after he spent a season playing in the AFC. The Vikings have been awarded linebacker Terrell Manning off of wa…
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  • Rodgers, Stafford, Brady among world’s highest-paid athletes

    Rodgers, Stafford, Brady among world’s highest-paid athletes

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were the three highest-paid players on American sports teams in the last year. That’s the word from ESPN’s survey of worldwide sports salaries, whic…
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  • Sharper’s former teammates shocked by allegations

    Sharper’s former teammates shocked by allegations

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper faces serious allegations of rape. For some who knew him during his time with the Packers, the charges comes as a shock. “I never, ever could have imagined seeing what has allegedly happened with Darren Sharper,” former …
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  • Chargers release linebacker Terrell Manning

    Chargers release linebacker Terrell Manning

    profootballtalk.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    Given what he’s been through, Terrell Manning’s had worse days. But he’s still unemployed. Per the league’s transaction wire, the Chargers waived linebacker Terrell Manning Monday. They had claimed him off waivers from the Packers last summer, but he pl…
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  • No News is…No News

    No News is…No News

    greenbaypackernation.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    Ok packer nation… the draft is just a few weeks away and what have we heard from Ted Thompson? Practically nothing. It’s frustrating, I know. We hear nothing about who the Packers are interested in, who has been interviewed or worked out by the Packers …
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  • Packers to use tech firm to study injuries

    Packers to use tech firm to study injuries

    ESPN.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Last month, ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert brought you the story of how GPS-based technology is being used in sports -- including by more than a dozen NFL teams -- to study injuries and aid in their prevention. Since then, one of the compan…
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  • Did Somebody Say…Football?

    Did Somebody Say…Football?

    Yeah…I know, it’s pre-season. But it is still football. The NFL announced the Packers’ pre-season opponents this week. For those who live outside the state of Wisconsin, the good news is that the game against the Raiders will be nationally televised. He…
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  • Packers waive Sederrik Cunningham

    Packers waive Sederrik Cunningham

    The Packers have waived wide receiver Sederrik Cunningham, per the NFL’s Friday transactions. The 24-year-old Cunningham was on injured reserve in 2013 after suffering a dislocated wrist in training camp. Cunningham (5-11, 192) played collegiately at Fu…
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  • Vegas likes the Packers' offseason moves

    Vegas likes the Packers' offseason moves

    ESPN.com Apr 11
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There are several ways to judge an offseason. The ESPN Insider team took one approach late last month, when it assigned grades to every team’s free-agent moves . In that project, it gave the Green Bay Packers a C-plus. Here's another …
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  • Casey Hayward thinks he’s ready for offseason workouts

    Casey Hayward thinks he’s ready for offseason workouts

    The Packers got a very limited contribution from cornerback Casey Hayward in the 2013 season as a preseason hamstring injury lingered into the season and ultimately led Hayward to injured reserve after he aggravated the injury upon his return. Hayward s…
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  • Jermichael Finley to have X-ray and MRI in coming weeks

    Jermichael Finley to have X-ray and MRI in coming weeks

    Former Green Bay Packers tight end is still on the road toward getting medical clearance after an injury to his spine and neck last season. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com, Finley is set to have another X-ray performed on Thursday with an MRI e…
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  • Jeremy Ross looking for bigger role in '14

    Jeremy Ross looking for bigger role in '14

    ESPN.com Apr 8
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- He was on a rival a year ago, unsure about his future in the NFL and not knowing whether he would have a job with the Green Bay Packers for much longer. Jeremy Ross made the roster then fumbled away his opportunity early in the seas…
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  • Packers’ Mike Daniels says Julius Peppers is still a freak at 3…

    Packers’ Mike Daniels says Julius Peppers is still a freak at 34

    In his prime, Julius Peppers was one of the most impressive physical specimens in football, a 290-pound defensive end who could run and jump like the basketball player he was at North Carolina. But at age 34, is Peppers still the same kind of player? He…
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  • Kuhn still might have something to prove

    Kuhn still might have something to prove

    ESPN.com Apr 8
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There's little reason to think veteran fullback John Kuhn won't be on the Green Bay Packers' roster when this season opens in September, but the contract he signed last week does not make that a given. Kuhn will turn 32 on Sept. 9 and…
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  • Off the Board at 21???

    Off the Board at 21???

    Packers fans are already anticipating the Packers’ pick at number 21 in the 2014 draft. Who will it be? Here are some possibilities with stats, strengths, and weaknesses. CJ Mosley: Mosley was an anchor to a two-time championship Alabama Crimson Tide an…
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  • Who's a No. 1 WR: Cobb? Nelson? Both?

    Who's a No. 1 WR: Cobb? Nelson? Both?

    ESPN.com Apr 7
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- At some point in the next 11 months -- likely sooner rather than later -- the Green Bay Packers will extend the contracts of receivers Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson. Between now and when they scribble their names on their new deals th…
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  • Kiper: Peppers gives Pack draft flexibility

    Kiper: Peppers gives Pack draft flexibility

    ESPN.com Apr 7
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The addition of the 34-year-old Julius Peppers might be a short-term fix for the Green Bay Packers' defense. But when it comes to next month's NFL draft, the Packers' most significant free-agent signing since Charles Woodson in 2006 a…
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  • Video - Which team will win the NFC? 04:09

    Which team will win the NFC?

    Apr 17
    Dave Dameshek unveils the six NFC teams that he expects in the postseason and explains why one team will have the one seed, but another will go to the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Source: Flynn To Stay In Green Bay 01:47

    Source: Flynn To Stay In Green Bay

    Apr 15
    Rob Demovsky discusses backup QB Matt Flynn's value to the Packers and why it's important for them to have him on the roster.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Packers 00:58

    NFL Nation Buzz: Packers

    Apr 4
    ESPN.com Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the possibility of Green Bay drafting a tight end.
  • Video - FB Kuhn Re-Signs With Packers 01:32

    FB Kuhn Re-Signs With Packers

    Apr 3
    Darren Woodson discusses the value that fan-favorite FB John Kuhn brings to the Packers' offense.

Sports Columnists

  • Ndamukong Suh's absence bad sign for Detroit Lions

    Apr 17
    Ndamukong Suh's absence from voluntary workouts is a bigger deal than the Lions are making it out to be, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: Examining the Jadeveon Clowney fallout; more notes ahead of the…

    Apr 15
    As mid-April arrives, and we start to really feel the drag of those two extra weeks added to draft season, here are five current stories in the NFL I just don't get ...
  • ‘You’ve Got to Take One’

    Apr 15
    RENTON, Wash. — Mike Holmgren has been where so many coaches and team architects are, 23 mornings before the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been wondering where his starting quarterback would come from. So it seemed logical to ask him Monday: Approaching a draf…
  • Eagles coach Chip Kelly could have rude awakening

    Apr 14
    Thriving without DeSean Jackson will be a lot tougher than Eagles coach Chip Kelly seems to realize, writes Jeffri Chadiha.