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Thoughts after week nine Chicago and Green Bay. This is getting a too familiar site. Injuries to Packer players, and now Rodgers is the latest in a long line of injuries. This injury is the most costly, you can’t rush Rodgers back. Otherwise, he could r…Upvote Share Tweet
The Horror Of Injuries Continue For The Packerspackersgab.com Nov 5, 2013I am not a huge horror movie fan. I have seen enough of them to get the idea. People run from a psychotic killer with a chainsaw, machete, or whatever lethal device the killer has in their possession. Eventually, the psycho kills everyone, nearly everyo…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 9 Takeaways: If someone had said that the Packers would commit…greenbaypackernation.com Nov 5, 2013If someone had said that the Packers would commit zero penalties and only one turnover in Monday night’s game against the Jay Cutler-less Bears, I would have predicted a blowout. Instead, an injury to Aaron Rodgers on the opening drive helped the Bears …Upvote Share TweetGreen Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers was injured on a sack in Monday’s loss to the Bears and does not know when he will return.Upvote Share TweetThe Packers have placed Jermichael Finley on season-ending injured reserve. The move wasn’t a shock considering the tight end’s injury. Finley suffered a spinal cord contusion in Green Bay’s Oct. 20 win over Cleveland. His long-term future in question, …Upvote Share Tweet
Matt Flynn clears waiversAs it turns out, the Packers weren’t being discreet about Aaron Rodgers‘ injury because they hoped to making a claim for the contract of former Packers backup Matt Flynn. Flynn, cut Monday by the Bills before Rodgers broke his collarbone, went through w…Upvote Share Tweet
Woman loses bet on Packers game, takes stun gun shot from her husbandyahoo.com Nov 5, 2013This story begins, as all good stories do, during a smoke break outside a bar, with plenty of alcohol in the bloodstream. John and Nicole Grant are husband and wife, united by love but divided by NFL fandom. John loves the Bears, Nicole the Packers. As …Upvote Share Tweet
Bears Fan Tasers Packers-Fan Wife After Monday Night Football Betdeadspin.com Nov 5, 2013John Grant is a Bears fan. His wife is a Packers fan. The two made a friendly bet before last night's game. Whoever's team won, they would get to use a stun gun on the other. It's a very NFC North love story.Read more...Upvote Share TweetThe Packers were already paying Scott Tolzien like a member of the 53-man roster. Now he’s on it. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Tolzien will be promoted from the practice squad to the active roster in the wake of the broken collarbone su…Upvote Share TweetMichael Redd, a former All-Star guard who became the fourth-leading scorer in Bucks history in a career hampered by injuries, will retire in Milwaukee on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando SalgueroEven a shoulder injury to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers couldn’t knock the unfolding saga in Miami from the top of the list of NFL stories this week, which probably made it easy to predict what the main topic would be on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Liv…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers tab Astros' Clark as next Huntsville skipperMLB.com Nov 5, 2013The Brewers have tabbed Astros first-base coach Dave Clark to be the next manager at Double-A Huntsville, pending the standard medical and background checks that could push an official announcement to the middle of this month.Upvote Share Tweet
Buzz That Was: Queasy feeling in Green BayESPN.com Nov 5, 2013Three more weeks without Aaron Rodgers? That prospect likely had Packers fans calling in sick this morning after they watched Seneca Wallace lose the battle of the backup QBs to the Bears on Monday Night Football.Upvote Share TweetBears head coach Marc Trestman made what may have been the gutsiest call of the year in the NFL when he went for it on fourth and inches on his own 33-yard line with 7:50 remaining, getting a first down that served as the Bears’ single biggest play of t…Upvote Share TweetWhile the Packers panic about the health of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the other team was playing its backup quarterback too. And the results were vastly different. Bears quarterback Josh McCown was smooth and efficient in last night’s 27-20 win over Se…Upvote Share Tweet
Wallace will need Flynn-like improvementESPN.com Nov 5, 2013GREEN BAY, Wis. – About all Josh Sitton could muster late Monday night, after the Green Bay Packers left guard watched quarterback Aaron Rodgers leave after one series in a 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears because of an apparent left shoulder injury, was…Upvote Share Tweet
Wallace To Lead PackersNov 5The "NFL Live" crew breaks down how the Packers' offense will change under Seneca Wallace.
Are the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes gone?Nov 5Did the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes go out the window when quarterback Aaron Rodgers left the field on Monday night? See if our analysts think the Packers can survive without Rodgers.
Green Bay Packers hopeful to catch a breakNov 5Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers both feeling better about Rodgers broken collarbone after speaking with doctors, Randy Moss says.
Is Seneca Wallace the answer?Nov 5With Aaron Rodgers out for a period of time, is Seneca Wallace the answer at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers? Charley Casserly gives his answer.
John Clayton's mailbag -- Offensive line depth lackingNov 5Clayton's mailbag: The league needs to address its offensive line shortage, a growing problem.
Don Banks: NFL Midseason Report: 2013Nov 5We're a stickler about these things, but Week 9 concluding means 133 of the NFL's 256 regular-season games (52 percent) are history, giving us a suitable spot to stop and reflect on the first half of 2013. You know the drill. Midseason review time. ...
Chicago Bears should play it safe with Jay CutlerNov 5The Chicago Bears should avoid the risk of playing against Ndamukong Suh and sit Jay Cutler for another week.
Buzz That Was: Queasy feeling in Green BayNov 5Three more weeks without Aaron Rodgers? That prospect likely had Packers fans calling in sick this morning after they watched Seneca Wallace lose the battle of the backup QBs to the Bears on Monday Night Football.