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Collins puts closure on his Packers' career

Collins puts closure on his Packers' career

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 16 hours ago
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Six months ago, former Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins was holding out hope of returning to the NFL. On Tuesday, he officially gave up the dream. Collins, who turned 31 last Saturday, announced his retirement from the NFL on Twi…
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  • Fiers and Brewers Dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 Win

    Fiers and Brewers Dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 Win

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    Mike Fiers pitched seven dominant innings and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez each had a pair of doubles as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.
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  • Henderson undergoes shoulder surgery

    Henderson undergoes shoulder surgery

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    At least Brewers reliever Jim Henderson had a smile on his face Tuesday as a tough 2014 season came to a formal end.
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  • Packers Camp Report: Day 17

    Packers Camp Report: Day 17

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp: Most people think the Packers signed Julius Peppers to rush the quarterback, and they did. But don't underestimate his worth to the run defense. That was …
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  • Packers' starting lineup appears to be set

    Packers' starting lineup appears to be set

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy has not named a starting center, tight end or free safety. But Green Bay Packers training camp is in its fourth week, and the coach has not made changes at any of those positions where there was a new starter to be found…
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  • Packers to waive injured rookie TE Lyerla

    Packers to waive injured rookie TE Lyerla

    Colt Lyerla's unconventional path to the NFL has taken another turn after the Green Bay Packers told the rookie tight end they will waive him injured on Tuesday.
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  • Losing Streak on Defensive Draft Selections Sends Mixed Message…

    Losing Streak on Defensive Draft Selections Sends Mixed Messages

    greenbaypackernation.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    The trade of Jerel Worthy to the Patriots last week triggered widespread realization amongst fans that the Packers 2012 draft class hasn’t amounted to much. Outside of proven contributors Casey Hayward and Mike Daniels, the only remaining draft pick of …
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  • Packers buy in to science of modern NFL

    Packers buy in to science of modern NFL

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Maybe you've seen the picture from Super Bowl I, when Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson was photographed in full uniform, sitting on a chair in the locker room and taking a drag off a cigarette during halftime of the game agai…
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  • Packers Camp Report: Day 16

    Packers Camp Report: Day 16

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp: Maybe Monday will be remembered as the day the light went on for first-round pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. After going 15 straight practices without an intercep…
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  • Rookie Jayrone Elliott no longer just No. 91

    Rookie Jayrone Elliott no longer just No. 91

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- To many around the Green Bay Packers locker room, rookie outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott was known not by his name, which, by the way is pronounced JAY-rone. "Usually you walk around, and they'd be like, "What's up 91?' o…
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  • Shields cracks top 100 defensive player list

    Shields cracks top 100 defensive player list

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields broke in to the top 100 on ESPN's #NFLRank project, but just barely. It remains to be seen how many cornerbacks will check in higher than Shields as the rest of the list is unveiled over the ne…
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  • Bostick injury timeline puts Week 1 in doubt

    Bostick injury timeline puts Week 1 in doubt

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The lower leg injury Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick sustained on Saturday against the St. Louis Rams likely will keep him out for the remainder of the preseason. That also could leave his availability for the Packers' reg…
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  • Rams give free tickets to kids from Ferguson

    Rams give free tickets to kids from Ferguson

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    Amid the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, over teenager Michael Brown's killing, the St. Louis Rams provided three local high school football teams with free tickets to Saturday night's preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.
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  • Breaking down Packers' offensive snaps

    Breaking down Packers' offensive snaps

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Here's a look at the snap counts from the Green Bay Packers' 21-7 preseason win over the St. Louis Rams on Saturday: Total offensive snaps (70) Quarterbacks Scott Tolzien: 29 Aaron Rodgers: 24 Matt Flynn: 14 Chase Rettig: 3 Notes: Runn…
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  • The Grand Slam: Lucroy keys Brewers sweep of Dodgers

    The Grand Slam: Lucroy keys Brewers sweep of Dodgers

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Every student of popular culture knows that the TV show "Happy Days" went over the top when The Fonz ventured from Wisconsin out to Hollywood and literally "jumped the shark." Along those lines,…
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  • Giants top Phillies, gain ground in NL West

    Giants top Phillies, gain ground in NL West

    MLB.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)
    The Giants' 5-2 victory against the Phillies on Sunday was the team's second consecutive at AT&T Park, where they hadn't won back-to-back games since a five-game home win streak May 27-June 8. With the Dodgers getting swept by the Brewers in Los Ang…
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  • Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

    Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

    dimemag.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)
    July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…
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  • Packers who hurt themselves vs. Rams

    Packers who hurt themselves vs. Rams

    ESPN.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)
    Halfway through the preseason schedule, the Green Bay Packers' roster and depth chart is starting to take shape. Here's a look at who hurt their chances during Saturday’s 21-7 victory at the St. Louis Rams: 1. Derek Sherrod: A week ago, the Packers were…
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  • Quickslant: Yes, I’m gonna Rant

    Quickslant: Yes, I’m gonna Rant

    greenbaypackernation.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)
    It so peaceful this Sunday morning. After a great night’s sleep following a Packers win, I awoke to the birds singing and early morning cool streaked with sunshine. All is right with the world… So why would I choose right now to go on a tirade? Well, in…
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  • Braun, Gomez shots off Kershaw back Gallardo

    Braun, Gomez shots off Kershaw back Gallardo

    MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 17 (4 days ago)
    The Brewers defeated the great Clayton Kershaw.on Saturday at Dodger Stadium, where Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez hit home runs and Yovani Gallardo outperformed the consensus best pitcher in baseball. Those efforts produced a 3-2 Brewers victory.
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  • Video - Packers Could Be Without Bostick 01:16

    Packers Could Be Without Bostick

    Aug 19
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky says Green Bay might have to replace injured tight end Brandon Bostick.
  • Video - Brewers Capture Fifth Straight Win 00:52

    Brewers Capture Fifth Straight Win

    Aug 19
    The Brewers defeated the Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.
  • Video - Rams Provide Tickets To Ferguson Area HS Teams 02:57

    Rams Provide Tickets To Ferguson Area HS Teams

    Aug 18
    Nick Wagoner discusses the decision by the St. Louis Rams to provide football players from Ferguson area high schools with tickets to a Rams preseason game.
  • Video - Brewers Complete Sweep Of Dodgers 00:40

    Brewers Complete Sweep Of Dodgers

    Aug 17
    Jonathan Lucroy drove in five runs to lift the Brewers to a 7-2 win against the Dodgers.

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