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The right time for a bye after all

The right time for a bye after all

CINCINNATI -- When the NFL schedule was released in April, the Green Bay Packers were surprised to see that their bye came in Week 4 -- the earliest possible date. It meant a long, 13-game run without much of a break to finish the season. That bye week …
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  • Examining the fourth-and-1 fumble

    Examining the fourth-and-1 fumble

    ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- The question perhaps shouldn’t be about Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy’s decision to go for it on fourth-and-1 from the Cincinnati Bengals’ 30-yard line late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game at Paul Brown Stadium. Rather, it m…
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  • Atypical showing by Rodgers on, off field

    Atypical showing by Rodgers on, off field

    ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- This was not what anyone is used to seeing from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- on the field or on the sidelines. Rodgers had his first multiple-interception, regular-season game in nearly three years, didn’t finish drives i…
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  • Indianapolis Colts shock the San Francisco 49ers, so should 49e…

    Indianapolis Colts shock the San Francisco 49ers, so should 49ers fans be worried at all?

    yahoo.com Sep 22, 2013
    Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers just can't figure out the San Francisco 49ers. He didn't again in Week 1 as the 49ers threw for more than 400 yards. Why does this matter in Week 3? Because it seems like everyone other than Capers has …
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  • Officials incorrectly enforce new red flag rule against Vikings

    Officials incorrectly enforce new red flag rule against Vikings

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22, 2013
    Two weeks ago, referee Bill Leavy’s crew committed multiple errors in the determination and enforcement of penalties after 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was mugged out of bounds by Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. Today, Leavy and company made an …
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  • Clay Matthews says he was pulled out of precaution

    Clay Matthews says he was pulled out of precaution

    The Packers lost 34-30 to the Bengals on Sunday and they lost several key players to injury during the game. Linebacker Clay Matthews was one of those players, but he said after the game that he was pulled out of an abundance of caution after missing fo…
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  • Vontaze Burfict Draws A Penalty With A Ball Tap

    Vontaze Burfict Draws A Penalty With A Ball Tap

    deadspin.com Sep 22, 2013
    Packers-Bengals has turned into a shootout complete with pushing, shoving, and a ball tap the officials never saw.Read more...
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  • Packers rookie Johnathan Franklin gets his shot because of inju…

    Packers rookie Johnathan Franklin gets his shot because of injury, and he has a great day … until a big fumble

    Packers running back Eddie Lacy got hurt, then James Starks got hurt, and Johnathan Franklin finally got a shot. And he looked good, until a massive mistake cost the Packers the lead. Franklin was having a fantastic game in place of Starks, who was repl…
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  • Packers' Finley knocked out with concussion

    Packers' Finley knocked out with concussion

    Jermichael Finley left Sunday's game in the first quarter after getting drilled by Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka, who appeared to lead with his shoulder and hit the Packers tight end in the head while breaking up a third-and-11 play.
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  • Big mistake on kickoff return leads to Packers’ first 14-point …

    Big mistake on kickoff return leads to Packers’ first 14-point first-quarter deficit in eight years

    yahoo.com Sep 22, 2013
    Back in 2005, or about 17 Brett Favre retirements ago, the Packers trailed by 14 points to Baltimore in the first quarter. Amazingly, according to Fox's broadcast, they had not trailed by 14 points in the first quarter in any game until Sunday. The Pack…
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  • Holmgren didn’t quit after Favre trade

    Holmgren didn’t quit after Favre trade

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22, 2013
    Former Packers coach, Seahawks coach/G.M., Seahawks coach/non-G.M., and Browns CEO Mike Holmgren recently provided a harsh critique of the trade that sent Browns running back Trent Richardson to the Colts. Holmgren didn’t like it. In fact, Holmgren’s re…
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  • Video - NFL Sunday Blitz: Packers-Bengals Recap 03:06

    NFL Sunday Blitz: Packers-Bengals Recap

    Sep 22
    Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Bengals week 3 win over the Packers.
  • Video - Bengals Rally To Stun Packers 00:48

    Bengals Rally To Stun Packers

    Sep 22
    The Bengals countered the Packers' 30 straight points with 21 unanswered points of their own to prevail for the 34-30 victory.
  • Video - Packers postgame press conference 03:57

    Packers postgame press conference

    Sep 22
    Packers react following game with Bengals
  • Video - Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy addresses quarterback Aaron Rodgers sideline argument 00:43

    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy addresses quarterback Aaron Rodgers sideline argument

    Sep 22
    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy explains his sideline argument with Aaron Rodgers during Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens turn back the clock in win over Texans

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Turns out Week 3 was a Throwback Sunday in what is shaping up as a Throwback Season in Baltimore. The Ravens are back to their old-school ways of winning with defense and special teams, and it was only fitting that they went all retro-…
  • Don Banks: NFC East hits rock bottom with winless Giants, Redskins; more S…

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight while watching Ray Lewis enter the Ravens' Ring of Honor amid an impressive Baltimore victory over Houston in Week 3 at M&T Bank Stadium. ...
  • Clayton's Last Call: AFC striking back

    Sep 22
    The AFC continued its hot start in Week 3, writes John Clayton.