Packers Rumors & News

  • The Packers still aren't thrilled about Eddie Lacy's weight

    CBS Sports "The biggest pleasant surprise for the Packers this offseason was going to be how much weight Eddie Lacy lost and how good of shape he was going to be in. Might want to put a hold on the optimism, though, because the initial reports out of Packers OTAs are less than exciting for Lacy's..." May 25

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Eddie Lacy met his trainer through TMZ, lost between 15 and 20 pounds

    Larry Brown Sports "Packers running back Eddie Lacy has reportedly lost significant weight this offseason, and he can thank his trainer – and TMZ. Lacy worked with P90X founder Tony Horton to get his weight down by eating better, adding a few supplements, and cutting down on alcohol. Horton and Lacy met through a..." May 25

  • Jordy Nelson eager to get back on the field

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Jordy Nelson knew the off-season practices — and the degree to which he would be able to participate in them — was up for debate. So even though the Green Bay Packers receiver said Tuesday he's been running routes for a while now, that his surgically repaired right knee felt "great" and that he..." May 25

  • Packers' Nelson 'feels great' after brief practice session

    The Score "Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is feeling confident after briefly participating in practice. Nelson tore his ACL prior to the 2015 season, missing the entire campaign. After sitting out the year, he caught passes for a short time during the team's session Tuesday. Although he's..." May 24

  • Eddie Lacy on weight loss: 'I think I look good'

    Sporting News "Eddie Lacy's biggest task of the offseason was to get back into prime playing shape. We've seen pictures and heard reports and seen a small clip of his transformation but haven't heard from the Packers running back about his weight loss and the criticism he overcame. Lacy's weight ballooned..." May 24

  • 10 things to watch as Packers begin OTAs

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers glided into the next phase of their off-season workout program Monday with the official start of organized team activities. These workout sessions, which take place sporadically through June 9, are the loose equivalent of college football's spring practices. They ease the..." May 24

  • Aaron Rodgers’ brother to appear on The Bachelorette

    Pro Football Talk "When last we heard from Jordan Rodgers, failed NFL quarterback and brother of Packers all-time great Aaron, Jordan was choosing sides between his brother and Russell Wilson regarding the whole God-gives-a-crap-about-football debate. When we next hear from Jordan Rodgers, he’ll be the subject of..." May 21

  • Aaron Rodgers Responds to Letter to the Editor Criticizing His Hard Counting Lifestyle

    The Big Lead "Letters to the editor about NFL quarterbacks have been very popular over the last year. Usually, they’re about Cam Newton and his abhorrent behavior on – and off – the field, but this one from Wisconsin may have topped them all. This guy doesn’t like Aaron Rodgers using a hard count or quick count..." May 21

  • Bears to charge more for tickets to Packers game

    Chicago Tribune "Bears single-game tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, and the team also announced the debut of tiered pricing. Not surprisingly, the Packers game on Dec. 18 has been set at the highest premium as the Bears use variable pricing for the first time. For Section 209 along the 50-yard line,..." May 20

  • Report: NFL to move Pro Bowl to Orlando

    Orlando Sentinel "The National Football League is moving its Pro Bowl all-star game to Orlando, according to a report by Bloomberg.com. The Bloomberg report cited three people familiar with the matter confirming that Orlando has beaten out the event's traditional home of Honolulu, as well as Houston and Sydney,..." May 19

  • ESPN says Packers won NFC North last year; Vikings' response is priceless

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Sometimes you post something on social media before you really give it a second thought (or a first fact-check). We’ve all been there. So we can relate to whoever is running ESPN’s Facebook account. In teasing to a Bill Barnwell offseason report card story (Vikings get an A-minus, by the..." May 18

  • 10 undrafted free agents who could make an impact in the NFL

    SB Nation "Carving out a spot on an NFL roster filled with veterans, free agent acquisitions and new draft selections is a lot for undrafted free agents to overcome. But every year players are able to pull it off. In 2015, there were 56 undrafted rookies who snagged a spot on a 53-man roster after..." May 17

  • NFL names new czar of discipline for on-field conduct

    Sporting News "Former All-Pro offensive tackle Jon Runyan was named the NFL's new czar of discipline for on-field conduct, the league announced Tuesday. Runyan, who also served as a congressman (R-New Jersey) from 2011-15, played 14 seasons in the NFL for four teams, most notably with the Philadelphia..." May 17

  • Ranking NFL's divisional worst-to-first contenders

    Tennessean "Optimism is never in short supply throughout the NFL offseason, even for the league's most moribund franchises. In a parity-driven league, a sudden rise never seems far off. The Washington Redskins were last season's lone worst-to-first story, but they proved it's possible to shed the standards..." May 17

  • Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 NFL teams

    ESPN "From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters select the top offseason pickup for every team: AFC EAST Buffalo Bills Outside linebacker Shaq Lawson Drafting Lawson at No. 19 overall was a steal for the Bills -- general manager Doug Whaley never..." May 16

  • Packers sign third-rounder Kyle Fackrell, leaving just first-rounder

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers took care of third-rounder Kyle Fackrell Thursday, meaning most of their draft pick business is done. Via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, getting the Utah State linebacker under contract leaves just first-rounder Kenny Clark as their last remaining pick to be signed." May 13

  • Conflicting reports on John Kuhn’s future in Green Bay

    Pro Football Talk "Does longtime Packers fullback John Kuhn have a future in Green Bay? That depends on which report you believe. According to WTMJ, Kuhn wants to play for the Packers this year but the team has “moved on.” Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports, however, that Kuhn hasn’t heard anything about the team..." May 12

  • Conversations ongoing between Packers, Kuhn

    PackersNews.com "There remains “mutual interest” between the Green Bay Packers and fullback John Kuhn for the 2016 season but no definitive date for when a deal might be made, an NFL source told USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin. Conversations are ongoing between the Packers and their three-time Pro Bowl fullback...." May 12

  • 10 players on the roster bubble heading into training camp

    The Score "The most exciting stage of free agency has come and gone, but there are still plenty of moves to be made before the 2016 season gets underway. With the NFL draft now in the books, and teams having added plenty of competition to their respective rosters, a number of veteran players will be..." May 11

  • Study reveals interesting data about NFL player suicide rate

    The Comeback "According to government research, NFL players are less likely to commit suicide than the average man in the general population. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health performed research on over 3,000 retired players, and that research showed that NFL players were less likely..." May 11

  • Bogus Packers tickets lands woman in prison

    PackersNews.com "Stacy Foote, the one-time sports agent who used her connections to Green Bay Packers players to steal more than $2 million from an ex-employer and from fans who thought they were buying Packers tickets, was sentenced to 58 months in prison Tuesday. In determining her sentence, U.S. District..." May 11

  • 10 NFL players who are destined for breakout seasons in 2016

    USA Today "As rookie camps and OTAs get going around the league, prepare yourself for hype season. You know, that’s the time of the year when you start to hear that Young Player X is dominating in practice and primed for a big year. We’ve picked out ten players who will undoubtedly create that buzz over the..." May 11

  • Packers sign rookie safety Marwin Evans to add to secondary depth

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers are now down to just one open spot on their 90-man roster. On Tuesday afternoon, the Packers announced the signing of safety Marwin Evans, an undrafted rookie out of Utah State. Evans' deal allows him to rejoin his former teammates Kyler Fackrell, the Packers' third-round..." May 10

  • Watch Former Wildcat Randall Cobb Walk Across Stage As Kentucky Graduate

    College Spun "It wasn’t necessary, but it was something he wanted to accomplish. Former Kentucky football star and current Green Bay Packers star receiver Randall Cobb walked across the stage Sunday afternoon as a graduate of the University of Kentucky. Despite making millions in the NFL, Cobb has been..." May 09

  • Packers rookie Trevor Davis knows how to get QB's attention

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Getting the quarterback's attention is something that Green Bay Packers fifth-round pick Trevor Davis knows how to do. He had to do it at the University of California because of the number of receivers Jared Goff, the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, had at his disposal. Davis might have been the..." May 09

  • N.F.L. Concussion Payouts Have Lenders Circling

    New York Times "The offers seem too good to pass up: Loans worth tens of thousands of dollars with no money down and no time limit for paying it back. The main catch, sometimes buried in the fine print, is the interest rate of 40 percent or higher. “We take the weight off your shoulders,” reads one pitch,..." May 09

  • Kenny Clark dislikes NFL’s rule forcing him to leave Green Bay

    Pro Football Talk "Packers first-round pick Kenny Clark wants to keep working with his team after this weekend’s rookie minicamp ends. The NFL won’t let him. Because UCLA’s academic year goes until June, Clark can’t do offseason workouts in Green Bay, as his teammates can. League rules prohibit rookies from..." May 08

  • Randall Cobb becomes 1st member of his family to graduate college

    The Score "Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is celebrating a major accomplishment this offseason as he will become the first member of his family to graduate from college. Cobb will join the University of Kentucky's commencement ceremony on Sunday and officially get his diploma when he..." May 07

  • Packers add 19 undrafted rookies

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers have three undrafted cornerbacks on their current roster, including starter Sam Shields, and they added three more on Friday with the announcement of 19 undrafted rookie signings. Makinton Dorleant of Northern Iowa, Josh Hawkins of East Carolina and Randall Jette of UMass are the..." May 06

  • Packers’ WR Davante Adams not guaranteed a roster spot

    Sportsnaut "When the Green Bay Packers spent a second-round pick on wide receiver Davante Adams back in 2014, the expectation was that he’d join Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb to perform an unstoppable trio for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. After all, Adams had helped then Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr..." May 04

  • Competition will be fierce at Packers WR position

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When the Green Bay Packers open training camp in a couple of months, Aaron Rodgers and the other quarterbacks will have a dozen or so wide receivers lining up with them. After selecting speedy Trevor Davis of the University of California in the fifth round of the NFL draft, the Packers added to..." May 04

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Packers take DT Kenny Clark from UCLA. Address DL. 2nd player to this point I did not have going in 1st round in my mock or my scout mock

  • Kenny Clark goes to Green Bay at pick #27 of first round

    ACME Packing Company "On Thursday evening, the Green Bay Packers went on the clock with the 27th pick in the first round. General manager Ted Thompson presumably fielded several trade offers, but instead elected to make the selection. With the 27th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers have..." April 29

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Aaron Rodgers still gets 'nostalgic' at 2005 draft fall to Packers

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers still thinks about it around this time each year. With the annual nonstop coverage leading up to the NFL draft, how could he not? On Thursday night in Chicago, another former University of California quarterback, Jared Goff, won’t have to wait nearly as long to hear his name as..." April 28

  • Mike Nolan explains call to take Alex Smith over 'cocky' Rodgers

    NFL.com "Leading up to the 2005 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers gave an edge to eventual No. 1 pick Alex Smith thanks to his humble nature and a litany of perceived flaws in Aaron Rodgers -- cockiness, arrogance and a goofy throwing motion among them. "The other thing as Alex at the time was a good..." April 27

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Should the Packers pick up Datone Jones' 5th Year Option?

    ACME Packing Company "Even with enduring a position change, it was a successful 2015 campaign for Datone Jones, as the 26th overall selection in the 2013 draft accumulated 14 tackles, with six assists, and three sacks. Moving from defensive end to outside linebacker mid-way through the season, Jones will now join what..." April 23

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Packers could seek dual-threat running back

    PackersNews.com "For many reasons, rumors suggesting the Green Bay Packers would pursue former Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte this offseason never made sense. Forte, at age 31, has more wear and tear on his body than most. His dual-threat ability meant Forte has more touches than any running back in the..." April 21

  • No mock draft, Ted Thompson says; just pick the best player available

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As the countdown to the NFL draft enters its final week, the deluge of mock drafts will reach a blaring crescendo. No matter the intensity of research, the bedrock of all first-round forecasts remains the same: Thirty-one (educated) guesses. But with the myriad iterations published by the..." April 21

  • Wide receiver position a paradox for Packers

    PackersNews.com "There wasn’t a position on the Green Bay Packers depth chart that struggled more last season than wide receiver. The group was decimated when top target Jordy Nelson’s torn ACL wiped out his season in August. At the time, everyone knew Nelson’s absence would hurt the Packers' offense. Few could..." April 20

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    Ryan Wood @ByRyanWood

    #Packers WR Jordy Nelson said he'll do "everything" in offseason workouts, running and lifting. Workload for OTAs still being determined.

  • Eddie Lacy impresses Packers; source says RB lost 15-18 pounds

    ESPN "Jordy Nelson was ready to joke about Eddie Lacy's weight loss, but for some reason, the Green Bay Packers receiver stopped himself. He didn't need to, because the fourth-year running back's conditioning was no joke: It appears Lacy has taken it quite seriously. The Packers saw that firsthand..." April 18

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Reports suggest the Packers could move on from Eddie Lacy after this year

    Packers.com "The Packers have gone two straight years without drafting a running back. It might be prudent to stop the streak there. For the fourth straight year, the Packers will head into the season with the usual 1-2 punch at running back in Eddie Lacy and James Starks, but there’s very little certainty..." April 16

  • Report: Ex-NFL Star Vince Young Sues Woman For Allegedly Faking Assault

    Bossip "Former NFL’er Demands Damages For Ruining His Reputation Ex-NFL star Vince Young has headed to court to sue the woman accusing him of assaulting her back in 2013 … saying the entire story is a complete lie and he wants the court to order her to pay damages for the harm to his reputation and job..." April 16