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Aaron Rodgers meets Packers owner (sort of) Eddie Vedder

Aaron Rodgers meets Packers owner (sort of) Eddie Vedder

profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours ago
When Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers met President Barack Obama, he was surprised to hear the Commander in Chief wanted to trade him to the Bears. But upon meeting Bears fan Eddie Vedder earlier this week at a Pearl Jam concert, he was surprised to fi…
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  • Jeremy Lane returns to practice from injured reserve for Seahaw…

    Jeremy Lane returns to practice from injured reserve for Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was designated Tuesday as having returned to practice after spending the last six weeks on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Lane nursed a groin injury into Seattle’s season opener against the Green B…
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  • Chiefs release DE Jerel Worthy from practice squad

    Chiefs release DE Jerel Worthy from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Defensive end Jerel Worthy, a 2012 second-round pick of the Packers, was released from Kansas City’s practice squad on Tuesday, according to the NFL’s transactions. A Michigan State product, Worthy (6-2, 308) appeared in 14 games for Green Bay as a rook…
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  • Packers hang with Pearl Jam

    Packers hang with Pearl Jam

    ESPN.com deadspin.com 17 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – You might have seen T.J. Lang's picture from backstage at Monday night's Pearl Jam show in Milwaukee. The Green Bay Packers right guard posted a shot of himself and teammates Matt Flynn, Corey Linsley and Josh Sitton with the band's fr…
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  • Plans for Favre’s Lambeau return in November on hold due to Bar…

    Plans for Favre’s Lambeau return in November on hold due to Bart Starr’s health

    The Packers will be retiring Brett Favre’s No. 4 and putting him in the team’s Hall of Fame next year, but Favre was planning an earlier return to Lambeau Field that now looks unlikely to happen. Favre was planning to join Bart Starr on the field for th…
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  • Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on h…

    Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on his hat (Photo)

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    After a 120-107 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday that saw them allow a Bucks club expected to rank among the NBA's very worst teams this season to shoot 60 percent from the floor, the New York Knicks knew it was time to face the music when the…
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  • Capers' open-door policy helps Packers' D

    Capers' open-door policy helps Packers' D

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Dom Capers said he has had an open-door policy ever since he became the Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator in 2009. Maybe his players have been walking through that door more often of late. Veteran cornerback Tramon Williams attr…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Packers

    The Film Don't Lie: Packers

    ESPN.com packersgab.com 23 hours ago
    A weekly look at what the Green Bay Packers must fix: It's not that the Packers' punt return game has been ineffective -- actually it's been more than respectable at 10th in the NFL in average yards per return (9.6) -- but as good as their returners hav…
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  • Sources: NFL says Kuechly ejection unjustified

    Sources: NFL says Kuechly ejection unjustified

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The NFL tells Panthers coach Ron Rivera that linebacker Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected for inadvertent contact with an official in Sunday's loss to the Packers.
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  • Jason Kidd has potential with young Milwaukee Bucks squad while…

    Jason Kidd has potential with young Milwaukee Bucks squad while Derek Fisher must wait with Knicks

    nydailynews.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Milwaukee is very different from Brooklyn for Jason Kidd, twice as lucrative and with a far greater upside in the standings. He would never admit it, because Kidd doesn’t admit much of anything, but any coach would prefer to mentor a young Jabari Parker…
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  • GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Down

    GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Down

    dimemag.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    The Knicks gave up 120 points to the Bucks tonight in a 120-107 loss and Jabari Parker didn’t even have a great game. Fortunately, expectations are low for the Knicks this season — though, not according to the people we follow on Twitter. With that in m…
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  • Broken tackles spur Eddie Lacy, Packers

    Broken tackles spur Eddie Lacy, Packers

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Running backs coach Sam Gash had the official count, but Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements did not need an exact number to know running back Eddie Lacy was a tackle-breaking machine in Sunday's 38-17 win over the Ca…
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  • What We Learned Against the Panthers

    What We Learned Against the Panthers

    greenbaypackernation.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    After a 1-2 start to the regular season, the Packers have finally hit their stride, trouncing a good Panthers team at home in Week 7. Aaron Rodgers was near unstoppable as the seven-year starter hit each of his primary targets for scores and improved hi…
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  • Aaron Rodgers says Packers offense is “getting closer”

    Aaron Rodgers says Packers offense is “getting closer”

    profootballtalk.com nytimes.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    A few weeks ago, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers showed off his spelling ability in order to tell panicky fans that they should relax when it comes to the team’s offense. That advice has proven sound over the last few weeks and Sunday’s game against t…
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  • Video - Favre's Lambeau Return Likely Delayed 02:35

    Favre's Lambeau Return Likely Delayed

    Oct 21
    Ed Werder discusses how former Packers quarterback Brett Favre's planned November return to Lambeau Field may be delayed while Packers legend Bart Starr deals with health issues that would prevent him from attending.
  • Video - Knicks Fall To Bucks 01:25

    Knicks Fall To Bucks

    Oct 20
    Despite 24 points from Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks fell to the Bucks 120-107.
  • Video - Cobb: 'We Know The Power That We Have' 00:22

    Cobb: 'We Know The Power That We Have'

    Oct 19
    Packers receiver Randall Cobb comments on his team's 38-17 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Packers Recap 03:37

    Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Packers Recap

    Oct 19
    Jim Basquil and Merril Hoge break down the Packers' 38-17 win over the Panthers.

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