This is the December 21, 2012 news archive. View today's Packers rumors and news.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Evan Dietrich-Smith would start at center against the Titans on Sunday, Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. Moments later at his locker, five-time Pro Bowler Jeff Saturday - who didn’t practice Wedne
Bears’ receivers coach says Alshon Jeffery is fragile right nowUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetBears receiver Alshon Jeffery has not been a happy camper this week after three offensive pass interference penalties were called against him in Sunday’s loss to the Packers. Bears receivers coach Darryl Drake is worried that Jeffery is going to beat hi
Brandon Marshall fined $5,250 for throwing ball into the standsUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetAfter Bears receiver Brandon Marshall scored a touchdown on Sunday against the Packers, a fan at Soldier Field came away with a souvenir. And Marshall got a fine. Marshall threw the ball into the stands after scoring, which is against NFL rules. And the…Share TweetThe Packers ruled safety Charles Woodson out again this week because of his broken collarbone, but Woodson hopes they’ll give him the green light to play next week. Woodson is still waiting for final medical clearance to come back, something that almost
NFC North Week 16 programming noteUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetWhere to go? What to do? Follow the Green Bay Packers' pursuit of home-field advantage in the playoffs? Witness the Chicago Bears' attempt to end a 1-5 slump and remain in the playoff hunt? Join Adrian Peterson's chase of the NFL's single-season rushing…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetWith a major snowstorm hitting Wisconsin on Thursday, the Packers need to remove the stuff from their stadium in advance of Sunday’s game against the Titans. And so one-day workers will gather on Friday to swing a shovel for $10 per hour. Interested par
Packers hopeful James Starks can return for playoffsUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetWith the Green Bay Packers running game finally starting to find some consistency, the team is hopeful they can regain another weapon in the backfield when the playoffs begin in three weeks. According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Pa…
'Playbook': Tennessee Titans vs. Green Bay PackersDec 21Will the Green Bay Packersâ€™ defense be able to limit big gains Sunday? "Playbook" talks about Clay Matthews' impact on the Packersâ€™ defense and how he can help them in the playoffs.
Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday benchedDec 21Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has benched veteran center Jeff Saturday for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans. Listen to what Saturday had to say about his coach's decision.
NFL playoff picture shaking out -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 21The usual suspects are returning to the NFL playoffs this season, ending a long streak of postseason turnover.
Peter King: Peterson grasps at history after remarkable recoveryDec 21The next two games of Adrian Peterson's life will be historic, whether he breaks Eric Dickerson's all-time rushing record or not. Peterson needs 188 yards to become the seventh player ever to rush for 2,000 yards in a season ... and he'd be the first to…
The Sports Guy goes through his inbox, plus Week 16 picksDec 21It's the end of the world as we know it, so the Sports Guy is cleaning out his inbox while making his Week 16 picks.