Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
Report: Packers “pessimistic” about Rodgers this weekUpdated 19 minutes ago Share TweetWhen he discussed his status yesterday, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn’t sound overly optimistic about his chances of returning this week. Others are feeling the same vibe. Ed Werder of ESPN describes the Packers as “pessimistic” about his chanc…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetA roundup of what’s happening on the Green Bay Packers’ beat. GREEN BAY, Wis. – Rest assured, Brett Favre will one day be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. It just won’t happen in the next class. The Packers Hall of Fame announced on Tue…Share TweetHere is your early betting info for Week 15 NFL; we'll update on Thursday with money lines and spread movements for these these games, and add info for Bears-Browns and Packers-Cowboys, which haven't opened yet.Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe NFC North is the NFL’s only remaining three-way division race, and it’s a race that looks like it will go down to the wire. Detroit, at 7-6 and with every tiebreaker advantage, is in control of the division. If the Lions win their final three games,…Source: profootballtalk.com
¡Ryan Braun-Larisa Fraser wedding photos!Updated 24 hours ago Share TweetThe U.K.'s Daily Mail has 'em! Wedding photos of Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun and Larisa Fraser — obviously shot through a telephoto lens at great length by a paparazzi spy. But they're online for your viewing pleasure. Braun and Fraser got marr…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetA roundup of what's happening on the Green Bay Packers' beat. GREEN BAY, Wis. -- All NFL players are not created equal. And they're not treated equally, either. Take Mason Crosby and Jeremy Ross, for example. The Packers stuck with Crosby even after the…
Brewers working multiple fronts in first-base searchUpdated Dec 9 (yesterday) Share TweetThe Brewers continued their pursuit of free-agent first baseman Corey Hart on Day 1 of the Winter Meetings while preparing for the possibility he finds a more lucrative deal somewhere else. Brewers general manager Doug Melvin engaged in conversations wi…Source: MLB.comShare TweetMets general manager Sandy Alderson met Monday with Brewers GM Doug Melvin, among others, to discuss a potential trade of first basemen Ike Davis or Lucas Duda, and the logic there is simple: whichever player the Mets deal, the other one would become th…Source: MLB.com
Finally, a strong defensive standUpdated Dec 9 (yesterday) Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers still have plenty of questions on defense, but they might have one fewer now that they figured out a way to finish off a game. Finally on Sunday, they showed they can close out a game with their defense, which pl…Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- A review of four hot issues from the Green Bay Packers' 22-21 win against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Lambeau Field: Flynn works well outside: In his first start against the Detroit Lions, Matt Flynn was unable to take advantage …Share TweetThe Packers kept their playoff hopes alive with a 22-21 win over the Falcons on a snowy day in Green Bay, but their chances of navigating the last three weeks successfully took a bit of a hit when running back Eddie Lacy injured his ankle. Lacy hurt the…Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jarrett Bush did not play a single snap on defense in the Green Bay Packers' Thanksgiving loss at the Detroit Lions. He also had an eight-game stretch earlier this season in which he played just one snap on defense, although he missed…
Finally some production from the tight endsUpdated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Before Jermichael Finley's season-ending neck injury, fellow Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless marveled at Finley's penchant for breaking tackles and dragging defenders. "When he left, I really wanted to match his inten…
Somehow, Packers still in the division raceUpdated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- In the NFC North, you can go six weeks between victories and still be in contention for the division title. Just think where the Green Bay Packers might have been had quarterback Aaron Rodgers not broken his collarbone on Nov. 4. Neve…Share TweetIn a game they desperately needed to win, the Packers did just that, shaking off a double-digit halftime deficit to win 22-21 against the Falcons at Lambeau Field on Sunday. Packers quarterback Matt Flynn connected with tight end Andrew Quarless on a tw…
Week 14 Takeaways: It wasn’t pretty but the Packers’ season rema…Updated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetIt wasn’t pretty but the Packers’ season remains intact for at least one more week. With a win over Atlanta, Detroit’s loss to Philadelphia and a pending return by Aaron Rodgers, there is reason for fans to at least be hopeful. Having Rodgers healthy in…Source: greenbaypackernation.com
Packers convert key turnover, halt skid at 5Updated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetMatt Flynn threw for 258 yards and the Packers' struggling defense forced a key fourth-quarter turnover in a 22-21 win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons to snap a five-game winless slide.
As if it wasn’t bad enough for Packers, the beer lines have frozen at Lambeau FieldUpdated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetCalling in the National Guard to Green Bay, Wisconsin ... As things have fallen completely apart for the Green Bay Packers this season, watching the Atlanta Falcons dominate them in the first half of Sunday's game might be considered bad news. But for s…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetAtlanta Falcons starting free safety Thomas DeCoud is out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers after suffering a head injury.
Packers inactives: Dietrich-Smith will startUpdated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers won’t have to shuffle their offensive line because center Evan Dietrich-Smith is going to give it a go on his sprained ankle. Dietrich-Smith was listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report after he sprained …Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Atlanta Falcons' visit to the Green Bay Packers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as well …
When should Aaron Rodgers come back?Dec 9Steve Mariucci and Brian Billick debate when Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers should return to the field after his collarbone injury.
Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Packers RecapDec 8Cary Chow and Tom Waddle break down the Packers' Week 14 win over the Falcons.
Packers Rally Past FalconsDec 8Matt Flynn connected with Andrew Quarless for the go-ahead touchdown, and the Packers held on to beat the Falcons 22-21.
Packers postgame press conferenceDec 8Packers react following game with Falcons
Clayton's mailbag -- Debate on low hits resumesDec 10Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…
The Tuesday MailbagDec 10Oh, it was cold last night? The Super Bowl’s outside, in northern New Jersey, in eight weeks. It’s going to be cold then. Maybe not Siberian cold, but cold. You had injuries to deal with last night? You think you’re not going to get more hurt by the fir…
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.