Packers Rumors & News

  • Packers Release Tight End Colt Lyerla with Injury Designation

    ACME Packing Company "Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla came into the Green Bay Packers' rookie tryout camp in the spring with more fanfare than any other undrafted free agent in recent memory. The athletic tight end earned a rookie contract out of the tryout, and spent the offseason and the early part of training camp with..." August 19

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    Brandon Bostick @Bostick11

    No Worries. I'm Good. God Has My Back!

  • Packers rookie Jayrone Elliott gets three sacks in four plays against Rams

    Pro Football Talk "St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis may need a sizable ice pack after repeated encounters with Green Bay Packers rookie linebacker Jayrone Elliott. The undrafted rookie out of the University of Toledo sacked Davis three times in four plays in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game. Elliott..." August 17

  • Aaron Rodgers and Packers sharp in preseason win over Rams "All of those months of injury rehab paid off for Sam Bradford, who showed no signs of a season-ending knee injury last November. Aaron Rodgers looked pretty polished, too. Bradford and Rodgers each threw a touchdown pass in their preseason debuts in the Green Bay Packers' 21-7 victory over..." August 17

  • Michael Sam records first career sack "History was made Saturday afternoon in St. Louis for Michael Sam the Football Player, as the Rams defensive lineman recorded the first sack of his NFL career." August 17

  • Colt Lyerla has torn knee ligaments "Now that the Green Bay Packers know the severity of tight end Colt Lyerla's knee injury, they will have a difficult decision to make on his future. The highly publicized undrafted rookie has tears of both his medical collateral ligament and posterior collateral ligament, according to sources..." August 15

  • Scott Tolzien, Matt Flynn competing for No. 2 spot

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The No. 2 quarterback job in Green Bay is up for grabs. During the off-season program, Packers quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt said Matt Flynn was Aaron Rodgers top backup, "and deservedly so" based on his performance last season. Three weeks into training camp, it looks like a horse race..." August 14

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    Jason Wilde @jasonjwilde

    When Jeff Janis finds consistency, he's going to be a player. Full extension layout catch in 11-on-11 after two drops in individual drills.

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Aaron Rodgers' preseason goals: Don't get hurt, produce points

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Aaron Rodgers stood on the sideline during the Green Bay Packers' preseason opener last weekend wearing a sweatshirt and sweatpants. Observing the game was pretty much the extent of his involvement. That will not be the case again Saturday in the Packers' second preseason game, as Rodgers will..." August 12

  • Brandon Bostick making a bid to start "If Brandon Bostick's 23-yard catch and run in the second quarter of the Green Bay Packers' Saturday preseason opener at the Tennessee Titans looked familiar, there's a reason. Roll video from last season's Week 2 game against the Washington Redskins, and you'll see the same route out of the..." August 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Patriots are trading for #Packers DE Jerel Worthy, source says. Former 2nd round pick. Late-round pick going back

  • Peppers disappoints in preseason debut for Packers "Two years ago, you could see in the Green Bay Packers' Family Night scrimmage and first preseason game that free-agent center Jeff Saturday was hitting the wall. Saturday was 37 at the time and got pushed around too much. It was an early sign of issues to come, and by the end of the year he'd..." August 11

  • Scott Tolzien gains some ground in No. 2 QB competition

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "During this wild mad dash for the ball, one thought crossed Scott Tolzien's mind. "It was a bad feeling when your arm goes forward and it gets really light," Tolzien said. "But at that point, you literally see the ball laying on the ground and your life flashes before your eyes to get that..." August 10

  • Titans learn little in soggy preseason win over Packers

    Tennessean "Ken Whisenhunt's head coaching debut with the Titans was a wet one. As for the game itself, well, it was forgettable despite an entertaining finish. Let's face it: Preseason games reveal very little in the NFL. The best players don't see much action, if any. Throw in monsoon-like conditions..." August 10

  • Brett Favre: 'You'll see me more in Green Bay' "Seven years after he last took a snap in Green Bay, the Packers will honor Brett Favre by inducting him into the club's Hall of Fame and retiring his No. 4 jersey. It's a move approved by current quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who said he's been at the forefront of trying to get Favre's number..." August 10

  • Brett Favre on Packers rift: “It’s over, it’s done”

    Pro Football Talk "As Brett Favre begins the process of healing his rift with the Packers, he says he wouldn’t change a thing. Favre, who finished his career with the Vikings and with some hard feelings toward some folks in Green Bay, said on WTMJ in Milwaukee today that he doesn’t think there is anything he..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Packers' Randall Cobb holds future in his hands

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Jordy Nelson, judged by performance and now by contract, is unquestionably the No. 1 wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. Where that leaves Randall Cobb bears watching. After closely observing Nelson and Cobb during the first two weeks of training camp, it's become clearer than ever that..." August 07

  • Rodgers: I think it’s important to bring Favre back in the fold

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers hasn’t always had a great relationship with the quarterback he first backed up and then replaced, Brett Favre. But Rodgers is glad to hear that the Packers will retire Favre’s number next year. Rodgers says he was talking to the higher-ups within the Packers organization to..." August 07

  • Barclay suffers torn ACL in Tuesday's practice "Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Don Barclay suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during Tuesday afternoon's practice at Nitschke Field, according to a league source. Barclay, the team's swing tackle, was carted off the practice field after falling awkwardly on his right knee. After..." August 06

  • Packers offensive lineman Barclay suffers torn ACL in Tuesday's practice "Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Don Barclay suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during Tuesday afternoon's practice at Nitschke Field, according to a league source. Barclay, the team's swing tackle, was carted off the practice field after falling awkwardly on his right knee. After..." August 05

  • Packers to induct Favre, retire No. 4 "Nearly six years after he was traded by the Green Bay Packers, Brett Favre and his former team will come together for the first time on Monday, in what is being billed as a joint announcement by the former quarterback and the Packers Hall of Fame. The announcement will be that Favre will be..." August 04

  • Raji avoids injury, Lyerla not as lucky "On the same day that rookie receiver Jared Abbrederis learned that his season was over because of a knee injury, the Green Bay Packers had two other injury scares during their annual Family Night event at Lambeau Field. One of them, to rookie tight end Colt Lyerla, was potentially..." August 03

  • Report: Packers fans booking rooms for Favre’s possible HOF induction in 2016

    Pro Football Talk "Brett Favre can first gain enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016. And some fans are reportedly banking on just that. Canton hotels have already started to receive reservations from Packers fans, Todd Porter of the Canton Repository reported Sunday. (A hat tip to Judy Battista..." August 03

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Colt Lyerla says he suffered a "leg injury" and won't elaborate. Raji isn't concerned, hopes to be back Monday.

  • Aaron Rodgers: Refs will boost passing offenses this year

    Pro Football Talk "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers expects passing offenses around the NFL to be even more productive this season than they were last season, thanks to a stricter emphasis on illegal contact, pass interference and defensive holding. Rodgers said after officials worked a Packers practice that the..." August 03

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    Jared Abbrederis @abbrecadabra

    I know there has been a lot of talk going around about my injury. The acl injury was confirmed this morning and is only a small setback.

  • Packers fearing worst about WR Abbrederis' knee

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers were hoping for the best but fearing the worst Friday on knee damage suffered by wide receiver Jared Abbrederis of Wisconsin Thursday in practice. A source told the Journal Sentinel that the diagnosis of the team's medical staff early Friday morning was a torn anterior..." August 01

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Packers know Mike Daniels can disrupt. Now starting in base, he's getting more work vs the run. Nice stop of Starks at the line just now.

  • Packers still need production from recent first-round picks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Only four teams in the National Football League have used a first-round pick in each of the last three seasons on a defensive player. Only one of those teams has gotten almost nothing out of it. If you guessed that team was the Green Bay Packers, you're right. General manager Ted Thompson..." August 01

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Lots of work for Bostick with the starters today. I'd say he delivered.

  • Raiders G.M.: Khalil Mack is like Clay Matthews

    Pro Football Talk "It’s early, obviously. And it might be wishful thinking. But the Raiders clearly have high expectations for first-rounder Khalil Mack. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie is comparing his newest linebacker to one of the best..." July 28

  • Randall Cobb: Haven't done enough "Now that the Green Bay Packers have receiver Jordy Nelson signed to a contract extension, you might think the next player in line for a new deal could be Randall Cobb. He wouldn't agree. "I don't believe I've done enough," Cobb said Sunday, "and I think that's on me." Cobb's comments came..." July 28

  • GM Reggie McKenzie compares Khalil Mack to Clay Matthews

    San Francisco Chronicle "There weren't any "wow" plays from rookie linebacker Khalil Mack on Sunday, the first day players wore pads, but he is drawing some pretty good comparisons from important training-camp observers. "He's reminded me of Clay Matthews from Day 1," Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie said. "He's..." July 28

  • Is Randall Cobb next in line for a contract? "The Packers already had quarterback Aaron Rodgers signed through the 2019 season and now have receiver Jordy Nelson locked up through 2018. So where does that leave Randall Cobb? Cobb is entering the final season of his rookie contract and despite missing 10 games last season because of a..." July 27

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Packers WR Jordy Nelson averages $9.76M on his new deal, which is a large upgrade. He gets an $11.5M signing bonus. Well-deserved

  • McCarthy: 'Finley is a Packer in my opinion' "Little has changed on the Jermichael Finley front, but Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy hasn't altered his tune about the seventh-year tight end still being on the team's radar. "Jermichael Finley is a Green Bay Packer in my opinion and obviously he's going through a medical situation,"..." July 26

  • Jordy Nelson wants $10M per season "The Packers and veteran receiver Jordy Nelson no doubt took notice of the contract extension Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White signed on Thursday. Like Nelson, White was entering the final year of his contract and was seeking a long-term extension. Although the specific breakdown of the..." July 25

  • Secondary seeks to redeem itself after awful season

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Just because a player is paid the big bucks or drafted in the first round doesn't mean that player will do the job. The Green Bay Packers are betting that cornerback Sam Shields, on whom they lavished a $12.5 million signing bonus in March, won't backslide as safety Morgan Burnett did shortly..." July 24

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Peyton Manning top QB in new 'Madden' "There are Pro Bowl selections and plenty of all-everything teams revealed in every NFL season. Some players are named, some are snubbed and the discussion on all fronts can be lively. And then there's what Donny Moore does. Moore, who laughingly calls himself a "former sandwich artist who has..." July 23

  • Favre doesn’t care if he gets booed at Lambeau

    USA Today "Earlier this month, Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy said the team wouldn’t retire Brett Favre’s jersey this season because of concerns fans might boo the franchise legend, whose repeated retirement drama and eventual signing with the Minnesota Vikings left bitter memories at Lambeau..." July 22

  • Packers remain a top-five team, despite recent disappointments

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers have Aaron Rodgers. That’s good enough to put them at the top of the league. Whether the rest of the team is good enough to close the deal remains to be seen. The defense has a few new pieces, and the offense has lost some parts. But with Rodgers on the roster, the Packers will..." July 20

  • Jermichael Finley to undergo more tests Wednesday

    USA Today "Free agent tight end Jermichael Finley says he will undergo another round of medical tests Wednesday and send the results to all 32 teams in hopes of landing on a roster before training camp. But after a workout Monday afternoon, Finley told USA TODAY Sports he intends to keep being patient and..." July 16

  • Brett Favre reiterates he wouldn't want son to play football "Brett Favre played in the NFL and was on the receiving end of plenty of big hits during that time. Now three years into retirement, the future Hall of Famer says that if he had a son he'd be hesitant to let him play football. “It's a violent sport, and for two reasons I don't know if I'd let..." July 16

  • 49ers have had discussions with Jermichael Finley, per report

    Niners Nation "Tight end Jermichael Finley is still trying to find an NFL team for the 2014 season, despite his ability to collect on a $10 million insurance policy if he simply walks away from the game of football. That's awesome to see, because it means he has drive for the game (though it's worth noting he..." July 15

  • Jermichael Finley: Pittsburgh Steelers offered deals "Jermichael Finley's quest to return to the football field continues at the doctor's office. The free agent tight end will undergo further testing on his injured neck Wednesday and send the results to all 32 teams, Finley told USA Today's Tom Pelissero. Finley recently suggested he was..." July 15

  • Packers want to speed up offense "The faster the better. That's what Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has planned for his offense this season. And why not, especially with Aaron Rodgers on board with the idea? McCarthy and his quarterback have one primary goal in mind for 2014: Run 75 plays per game. Do that, and..." July 14

  • Jim Leonhard has had conversations with the Packers about 2014 season

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers drafted Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round this year, but they may not be done adding at safety. Former Bills, Ravens, Jets and Broncos safety Jim Leonhard wants to continue playing this season and the Wisconsin native told WQOW that he has spoken to his home state’s team about..." July 13