Jordy Nelson says ACL is fine: “No one needs to freak out”

Recuperating wide receiver Jordy Nelson told fans to not panic, by giving them something else to panic out about. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Packers wideout said the reason he was placed on the physically unable to perform list yesterday had nothing to do with the torn ACL which cost him…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 minutes ago

Mike McCarthy: Eddie Lacy is ready

When the Packers players reported for training camp on Monday, coach Mike McCarthy said that he thinks quarterback Aaron Rodgers is in the best shape he’s been in during their time together. McCarthy didn’t share his thoughts about running back Eddie Lacy’s condition, which was of interest after McCarthy opened up the offseason by saying…
Via Pro Football Talk
35 minutes ago

Deanna Favre to present husband Brett at Pro Football Hall of Fame

Green Bay — The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the list of presenters for this year’s inductees, and former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be presented by his wife, Deanna.
Via Packers Blog
1 hour ago

Fixing the Offense: Play-Calling Edition

The Green Bay Packers struggled from many offensive problems in 2015. The most egregious seemed to be the play calling. It may have been the result of the unsuccessful  transition to Tom Clements calling plays, but the Packers offense spent much of the season sending four receivers running 10 yard curl routes and standing around waiting for Aaron Rodgers to make the perfect throw...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 hours ago

Packers Training Camp Practice Updates, 7/26

Join APC as we follow along with the events of the first training camp practice of the year for the Packers. The Green Bay Packers are finally opening up practice for training camp today, and they do so with an early morning session beginning at 8:15 AM Central Time. The practice is open to the public, as are all the practices in the first two weeks of camp up until Saturday, August...
Via Acme Packing Co
4 hours ago

CHTV Live Blog: Packers Training Camp Day 1

Welcome to day one of the 2016 Green Bay Packers Training Camp. The CheeseheadTV Live Blog will bring you reports from training camp from many of the outlets that cover the Packers. It's your one place to get all the news and talk about it with other Packers Fans. Join us! Oh, and please be sure to support our new sponsor Ticket King. If you are going to buy tickets to a Packers...
Via Cheesehead TV
5 hours ago

Best Packers roster since 2007

When footballs start flying around during Tuesday’s first practice of 2016, it will instantly set in. Packers coach Mike McCarthy has a huge weight on his shoulders because this is the best roster on paper to start a season since 2007. Yes, better than the Super Bowl-winning season in 2010 and better than the 15-1 regular season of 2011. This team has the best quarterback in the...
Via Cheesehead TV
6 hours ago

Packers Have Two Roster Spots Open After Releasing Jackson and McBryde

From the team:  The Green Bay Packers have released RB Don Jackson and DE B.J. McBryde. The transactions were announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson. Jackson, a 5-foot-10, 208-pound undrafted rookie out of the University of Nevada, signed with Green Bay on May 6. McBryde, a 6-foot-5, 303-pound first-year...
Via Cheesehead TV
14 hours ago

Packers WR Jordy Nelson to start training camp on PUP list

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Receiver Jordy Nelson won't practice when the Green Bay Packers begin training camp on Tuesday.Nelson was one of six Packers placed on the physically unable to perform list on Monday. Nelson is coming back from a torn right ACL injury that kept him out for the 2015 season.The Packers have said that they might be cautious with Nelson as he comes back from injury...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson, Jared Cook to start camp on PUP list

Packers coach Mike McCarthy thinks quarterback Aaron Rodgers is in the best shape of his time in Green Bay, but six members of the team aren’t healthy enough to avoid the physically unable to perform list at the start of camp. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that wide receiver Jordy Nelson, tight end…
Via Pro Football Talk
19 hours ago

Packers training camp to start with Jordy Nelson, other starters on PUP list, per report

The Packers will begin training camp without Jordy Nelson, T.J. Lang, Corey Linsley, Sam Barrington, Ty Montgomery and Jared Cook. On Tuesday, the 2016 Green Bay Packers take the practice field for the formal opening of training camp. While the majority of the team's roster expects to participate, several important players including wide receiver Jordy Nelson will begin camp on the...
Via Acme Packing Co
19 hours ago

Did Manning hurt NFLPA's case in HGH investigations?

Peyton Manning’s good news could be the NFLPA’s misfortune in the ongoing NFL investigation into HGH use by players named in an Al Jazeera report last fall. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report passed along some information Monday following the NFL’s exoneration of Manning that indicates Manning's cooperation with the league will actually put pressure on Green Bay Packers linebackers...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

McCarthy praises Rodgers' fitness ahead of Packers camp

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Looking good, Aaron Rodgers.Coach Mike McCarthy said his quarterback arrived at Green Bay Packers training camp in great shape, just in time for his 12th season in the NFL."I would say this is the best shape I've seen him in," McCarthy said Monday as players reported for medical and conditioning tests.Rodgers last season had his lowest passer rating (92.7) and...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers hoping injury bug vanishes for start of training camp

Green Bay — As the Green Bay Packers maneuvered their off-season workouts, the number of onlookers felt bloated. On the sidelines there stood a surprisingly large portion of the active roster — present but not participating — and the percentage of injured players approached 20.
Via Packers Blog
22 hours ago

McCarthy not worried about Matthews, Peppers PED claims

The NFL has concluded its investigation regarding the alleged used of performance-enhancing drugs (HGH) by former Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He was cleared of any wrongdoing after the league could not find sufficient evidence to support the claims initially made in an Al Jazeera report. Two Green Bay Packers players, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, will still...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Packers are opening a concession stand dedicated to bacon

During the Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting on Thursday, team president Mark Murphy announced that the team would seek to host a future NFL Draft but more importantly: BACON. According to ESPN's Jason Wilde, the shareholders went nuts for marketing chairman Mike Weller's announcement of a bacon-themed concession stand dubbed the Patrick Cudahy Packhouse, a reference to the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers opening a concession stand dedicated to bacon

If you go to a Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field this season and have a craving for bacon, the cheeseheads will have you covered. The Packers are opening a concession stand that specializes in all of your bacon needs. The team announced the news to shareholders on Thursday, and needless to say it is being very well received. Packers and Bacon - match made in heaven? Team...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL Draft might be coming to Green Bay

The Green Bay Packers are throwing their cheeseheads into the ring to join several other teams bidding to host the NFL Draft in 2019, 2020 or 2021, per ESPN's Jason Wilde.Team president Mark Murphy announced the decision at a shareholders meeting on Thursday. "We think it'd be great for the league to have the draft here and celebrate the smallest market in the NFL," Murphy said...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson healing from knee injury faster than expected

Jordy Nelson is way ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The Packers’ leading receiver suffered the injury in a preseason game last year at Pittsburgh. This came after a Pro Bowl season in which he caught a career-high 98 passes and 13 touchdowns. Nelson’s recovery has gone so well that he said in January he could have...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy reportedly gets P90X refresher before Packers camp

Eddie Lacy apparently isn't taking any chances with his weight-loss program. The Green Bay Packers star running back reunited with P90X founder Tony Horton this summer, ESPN reported Monday.Lacy enlisted Horton's help this offseason after Packers coach Mike McCarthy warned the fourth-year pro to lose weight after Lacy's down year in 2015. Lacy made strides, appearing much thinner...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Will Honor Brett Favre On Oct. 16 vs. The Cowboys

Nearly one year after they retired his famous No. 4, the Green Bay Packers will honor Brett Favre again at Lambeau Field to commemorate his 2016 induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The team will reveal Favre’s name on the stadium’s facade alongside other Packer Hall of Famers during a halftime ceremony. Additionally, the Pack will break out their throwback jerseys for...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers hopes he’s ‘lucky enough’ to end career a Packer

Aaron Rodgers is signed with the Packers through the 2019 season, but he hopes to remain in Green Bay long after his current deal expires. Rodgers was a guest on the latest episode of Bill Simmons’ new HBO show “Any Given Wednesday,” and he was asked about guys like Kevin Durant leaving their teams to chase a championship. While he didn’t criticize those who make similar...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Rodgers discusses Aaron's strained familial ties

Jordan Rodgers, the younger brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, is one of four remaining contestants on the latest season of “The Bachelorette.” In the latest episode, Jordan opened up his relationship — or lack thereof — with Aaron. During some one-on-one time with JoJo (the bachelorette), Jordan explained that if she chooses to go home with him to meet...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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