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The Packers wanted to see how linebacker Clay Matthews managed with a club on his right hand in Thursday’s practice before making a decision about whether or not he’d play against the Eagles this Sunday and it seems that he managed just fine. Matthews h…Upvote Share Tweet
Is This Dom Capers Final Season With The PackersI have finally come to peace that Rodgers is not going to play for a while. Not really, but that’s what I tell myself. The straight fact is that our offense will become one dimensional in Rodger’s absence. The defense must step to meet the challenge. Do…Upvote Share Tweet
Preview Of Packers and EaglesGreen Bay and Philadelphia. I don’t how to say it, this is back to 80’s early nineties for the Packers. You remember those dark days before Favre and Rodgers? Actually, I would rather forget them. Our quarterbacks were Jim Zorn, Rich Campbell, David Whi…Upvote Share TweetThe Milwaukee Bucks signed Zaza Pachulia to a 3-year, $15.6 million contract this summer to be their backup center for Larry Sanders and his new 4-year, $44 million extension. After Larry got embroiled in a nighclub incident, Zaza played 40 minutes duri…Upvote Share Tweet
Chance to 'show you how good we can be'Aaron Rodgers has participated in all of his normal meetings this week, including his weekly private game-planning session with Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy. Despite his presence, however, McCarthy has worked hard internally -- and to the publi…Upvote Share Tweet
Packers Pride: Green Bay Greats Share Their Favorite Memories In Stores And On-Line Now!For more than 90 years, the Green Bay Packers have been the model of excellence across the National Football League. Now, LeRoy Butler—a 12-year veteran and one of the most popular Packers ever to don the uniform—teams up with Rob Reischel to tell the s…Upvote Share TweetMatt Flynn's name surfaced Monday night just minutes after Aaron Rodgers grabbed his left shoulder, winced and walked off the field. Flynn, after all, had spent four seasons as the Packers' backup, made two impressive starts and seemed a preferable emer…Upvote Share TweetJay Cutler is back, the Green Bay Packers are reeling with the loss of Aaron Rodgers to injury, and the Chicago Bears have a chance to take control of the NFC North with a victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. What a difference a week makes in the N…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 8, 2013The metal plate was inserted into Andre Brown’s left leg when he broke his fibula last Nov. 25 against the Packers. He can’t believe the odds someone would hit the exact same spot. The Giants running back will return this weekend, after a freak preseaso…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 10 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Nov 8, 2013When Philadelphia’s defensive players look into the Packers’ backfield and see Seneca Wallace filling in for the injured Aaron Rodgers, they will not exactly be quaking in their turf shoes.Upvote Share Tweet
Ready for the NBA?Nov 8ESPN NBA Insider assesses some big-name rookies, and whether they are ready to contribute in the NBA right now.
'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Green Bay PackersNov 8With quarterback Seneca Wallace under center instead of Aaron Rodgers, can the Green Bay Packers prevail or do the Philadelphia Eagles have the upper hand?
NBA teams receive memo reminding them bullying not toleratedNov 8The NBA's 30 teams received a memo Friday from the league office reminding them that no form of bullying or hazing will be tolerated.
Hireable OffenseNov 8Hireable Offense
It’s Good to be a . . . Panther?Nov 8Steve Smith is on pace for just under 700 receiving yards, but the Panthers’ success gives him plenty of reasons to smile. (Mike McCarn/AP) Stretching after practice Thursday in Charlotte, indestructible 34-year-old Panthers receiver Steve Smith found h…
Bill Simmons on which NFL teams will claim the up-for-grabs playoff spotsNov 8Who will claim the five up-for-grabs playoff spots in the NFL? Plus, Week 10 picks.