Packers Rumors & News

  • McCarthy denies 4-3 defense growing pains

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Two games into the era of Dom Capers running a 4-3 defense with the Green Bay Packers has had mixed results. Perhaps that was somewhat expected by Capers and head coach Mike McCarthy considering that the team opted to keep it hidden during training camp and not use it in preseason. But if..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Packers prepare for Rex Ryan's pressure defense

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Rex Ryan didn't throw the book at Aaron Rodgers four years ago even with Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie as his cornerbacks. How Ryan and his New York Jets choose to defend an even more seasoned Rodgers late Sunday at Lambeau Field with one of the NFL's weakest collection of cornerbacks is..." September 14

  • Eddie Lacy changing helmet again, not his running style after opening week concussion

    ESPN Wisconsin "Eddie Lacy is changing his helmet. He is not substantially changing his running style. At least, not yet. The Green Bay Packers’ bruising second-year running back was cleared to return to action Thursday following his second concussion in less than a year and participated fully in practice...." September 12

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    #Packers practice: Lacy working in full pads. Bulaga and Bostick also working in pads. Brad Jones still out.

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    Paul Imig @Paulimig

    #Packers RB Eddie Lacy: "Somehow I’ll have to figure out a way to change the way I run, but still keep the physical part of it. …"

  • Eddie Lacy could be cleared for Packers' home opener

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It appears that the Green Bay Packers will have running back Eddie Lacy back for their game Sunday against the New York Jets, but until they see tackle Bryan Bulaga and tight end Brandon Bostick get through a practice in full pads Thursday, they still have injury concerns. Lacy suffered a..." September 11

  • Packers legend Starr recovering from mild stroke

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Green Bay Packers legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bart Starr is recovering after suffering a mild ischemic stroke last week. "(He) is very functional and making progress every day," Starr's family said in a statement. "He is in the care of his physicians and therapists, and will be..." September 10

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    McCarthy: Lacy is near end of concussion protocol. Has had some good workouts. #Packers

  • 8d
    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Eddie Lacy (concussion) and Brad Jones were not practicing. Jones was bothered by a thigh injury at end of camp.

  • Packers fan complains about women’s bras on Lambeau’s Jumbotrons

    Sportress of Blogitude "A Green Bay Packers fan wrote a letter to editor at the city’s Press Gazette newspaper this week to complain about the semi-salacious sight he beheld while taking in a preseason game at Lambeau Field a few weeks ago. The fan specifically was offended when a woman was shown on the venerable..." September 10

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Coach: Didn't avoid Richard Sherman "Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers didn't challenge cornerback Richard Sherman once in Thursday's 36-16 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. On Friday, coach Mike McCarthy said his quarterback wasn't intentionally avoiding one of the league's top cover men. Rather, McCarthy and his coaching..." September 07

  • Linsley does 'great job' in debut at center "The 68,000 screaming Seattle Seahawks fans weren't enough. Inside the NFL's loudest stadium, after a mistake cost the Green Bay Packers a first-half timeout, Aaron Rodgers lent his voice. The MVP quarterback, furious that center Corey Linsley didn't snap the football on command, let the rookie..." September 06

  • Richard Sherman confronted Aaron Rodgers after Thursday's game "On our Thursday Night Live pregame fantasy show -- you can watch every week right here! -- we had a caller ring in and ask if we thought Richard Sherman would get in "an altercation" on Thursday night. No idea how many points he gets for altercations in his IDP league, but we didn't expect..." September 06

  • Lacy optimistic he’ll be cleared to play in Week Two

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier on Friday, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said running back Eddie Lacy has cleared the first step of the NFL’s concussion protocol. Per a league source, Lacy is optimistic that, in the next nine days, he’ll clear them all. Lacy, who suffered a concussion last September and missed the next..." September 06

  • Bryan Bulaga injury may have ripple effects for Packers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers might have dodged a bullet on the knee injury suffered by tackle Bryan Bulaga on Thursday night in their 36-16 defeat against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Coach Mike McCarthy said he was told by the medical staff that the preliminary diagnosis was a sprain,..." September 05

  • Eddie Lacy sustains concussion "Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy sustained a concussion during Thursday night's 36-16 season-opening loss to the Seattle Seahawks, coach Mike McCarthy confirmed after the game. The second-year player departed in the second half after picking up 34 yards on 12 carries. He left the..." September 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Packers OT Bryan Bulaga tore his MCL in the Thursday night opener, per source. Undetermined how much time he might miss.

  • With Packers, Julius Peppers ready to tackle age, expectations

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A short list is read to Julius Peppers. He likes what he hears. Bruce Smith, the NFL's all-time sacks leader, played seven more seasons after he turned 34 years old. Reggie White had 16 sacks ... at age 37. Michael Strahan notched 11 1/2 sacks at 34 and retired at 36 with — count 'em — two..." September 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    What will #Packers offense look like tonight? Sources tell me they’re giving Aaron Rodgers more control than ever. It’ll be fast-paced.

  • Packers GM Ted Thompson under contract for five years "Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson signed an extension earlier in the offseason, but at the time neither he nor the team disclosed any terms or details. However, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport on Thursday reported that Thompson's extension is for three additional seasons, according..." September 04

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    Todd McMahon @ToddMcMahon23

    #Packers list Brad Jones (quad) as probable for Thursday opener at #Seahawks. Bostick (leg) & Goodson (concussion) are ruled out.

  • Carroll concerned with Packers RB Lacy "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said there is one big difference in the Green Bay offense they will see Thursday night compared to the one the Seahawks saw two years ago. It’s running back Eddie Lacy, the second-year player out of Alabama. “He a hammer,” Carroll said. “It’s all the stuff..." September 02

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    Green Bay Packers @packers

    McCarthy: If Brandon Bostick doesn't practice Wednesday he won't play in the game.

  • Packers' rookie center Corey Linsley will play key role

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "There's a pretty good chance that rookie center Corey Linsley won't be overmatched physically when he makes his first career start Thursday night for the Green Bay Packers. Linsley almost always was stronger than the guy across from him while at Ohio State, and while the competition he'll face..." September 01

  • Report: Packers work out three quarterbacks Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers, who kept two backup quarterbacks on their 53-player roster, reportedly took a look at three other quarterbacks on Sunday. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers put Pat Devlin, Jeff Mathews and Jon Jennings through workouts on Sunday. The 26-year-old Devlin has the most..." August 31

  • Packers pick Chris Banjo for practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers brought back 10 familiar names to their practice squad, all guys who were with them in camp. The list includes safety Chris Banjo, wide receiver Kevin Dorsey, center Garth Gerhart, wide receiver Alex Gillett, running back Michael Hill, linebcaker Adrian Hubbard, tight end Justin..." August 31

  • Thompson looks beyond camp with surprise keepers

    Green Bay Press Gazette "So Carl Bradford, Demetri Goodson and a third quarterback are on the Green Bay Packers' roster after the reduction to 53 players. Chris Banjo, Jumal Rolle and Jake Stoneburner aren't. Not that this is it. If general manager Ted Thompson claims a player on waivers Sunday — offensive line..." August 31

  • Report: Packers expected to keep just one backup for Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers are looking likely to enter the season with just one backup for Aaron Rodgers. The club isn’t expected to keep both Scott Tolzien or Matt Flynn on the 53-player roster, Rob Demovsky of reported Saturday. In short, the Packers are likely to decide between Flynn and..." August 30

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    #Packers have cut S Chris Banjo, according to source. Told by team they were keeping just four safeties.

  • Packers 34, Chiefs 14

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "This much we know. The Green Bay Packers will enter the regular season with a capable backup quarterback. Just as Vince Young got exposed last August in the exhibition finale against the Kansas City Chiefs, Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien enhanced their chances to be the No. 2 behind Aaron Rodgers..." August 29

  • Eddie Lacy can lead NFL in rushing, RBs coach says

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers is perfectly capable of leading the National Football League in rushing this season. "Without a doubt," Sam Gash, the team's running backs coach, said Monday. "He has the capability of being the leading rusher and maybe even combined yards if he catches a..." August 27

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Packers dump seven players

    Pro Football Talk "The cool kids say the NFL is a deadline-driven business. But plenty of teams are doing business more than two days in advance of the next big deadline. Count the Packers among those getting a jump on the Tuesday timetable for cutting the roster to 75. They’ve dropped seven players." August 24

  • Packers cornerback Sam Shields wants to play at higher level

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "This one play defined Sam Shields' 2013 season and, really, his career. He was beat. The goat. Wide receiver Miles Austin had a step on the Green Bay Packers cornerback with nothing but green acreage and a key NFC win ahead. Shields closed, picked off Tony Romo and the Packers completed the..." August 24

  • Packers NT B.J. Raji suffers torn biceps, possibly out for season "The 2014 season is currently in doubt for Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji, who injured his arm against the Raiders on Friday. According to, Raji has suffered a torn biceps. The Packers fear that the injury is 'season-ending,' according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Following the..." August 23

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The belief is that #Packers NT BJ Raji tore his bicep last night, sources say. Tests will show whether it's fully or partially torn.

  • Packers 31, Raiders 21

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Over the years Mike McCarthy has talked about fielding a team that, as he put it, could "play all out." If the Green Bay Packers' last two exhibition games are any indication, McCarthy has that team. Last week, the Packers went to the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis and knocked the Rams'..." August 23

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    Bob McGinn @BobMcGinn

    Sources say #Packers TE Brandon Bostick has slight fibula fracture. Best bet for return is Week 2 or 3, but could be out even longer.

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • 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