Rookie Packers wide receiver Malachi Dupre needed to be carted off the field after being hit hard by Eagles safety Tre Sullivan during the fourth quarter of tonight’s preseason game. There was no flag on the play.
Even if it sometimes feels like we’ve already hit peak NFL, the league’s biggest source of revenue is guaranteed and ever-increasing. And those national television deals are so massive, that it’s just about impossible for an owner not to turn huge profits, no matter how often they cry poverty—$244 million goes to each…
Last week, after former Ravens linebacker Zach Orr announced he hoped to return to the NFL just five months after retiring with a congenital spine condition, ex-Packer Jermichael Finley said that Orr’s story “hits very close to home.”
Former Packers running back Ahman Green was arrested yesterday in Ledgeview, Wisc., on one count of physical abuse of a child and one count of disorderly conduct.
Monday night, I wrote about the lawsuit a Packers fan had filed against the Bears. Russell Beckman, a Wisconsin resident who is also a Bears season ticket holder, is suing the team because, he claims, they prevented him from going on the field in his Packers gear.
The Packers and Bears have played 194 times. Chicago and Green Bay are less than four hours apart, and fans from either team frequently attend Bears-Packers game at the opposing team’s field. This is fine. This is how sports work. But one thing the Bears won’t stand for is letting a fan in Packers gear stand on…
Packers cornerback Davon House was trying to get to OTAs on Monday night when his connecting flight from Minneapolis to Green Bay was cancelled. With no more flights leaving that night and a shortage of rental cars, House found himself in a tough spot:
Last night, Chicago traded up to take North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky with the second overall pick, enraging Bears fans but absolutely delighting this Packers fan who turned up at the draft party to, presumably, mock his conference rivals.
People magazine is reporting that everyone’s favorite sports couple (non-Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari division) has officially broken up. After three years of dating, Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are calling it quits.
NFL players Deiondre’ Hall and Makinton Dorleant, who both played football at Northern Iowa, were arrested early Sunday morning in connection with a bar fight in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
No position in the NFL has been devalued in recent years more than running back. The latest indication: Former Packers running back Eddie Lacy, who agreed to terms with the Seahawks. Adam Schefter’s got the initial contract skinny:
Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette wrote a column this evening for USA Today’s Wisconsin Network urging the Packers to sign free agent running back Adrian Peterson. He makes the case that Peterson still has plenty of productive football ahead of him, and writes off Peterson having whipped his four-year-old…
Bill Snyder of Hartland, Wisconsin, recently died at the age of 65. Rather than go with a traditional obituary in this Sunday’s edition of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, his two sons chose to put together something closer to Snyder’s heart: an ad thanking Brett Favre, Sterling Sharpe, Aaron Rodgers and other Green…
After the Falcons scored a touchdown on their opening drive, the Packers responded by missing a field goal, and things didn’t change so much from there. The 24-0 lead the Falcons took into the locker room was the largest deficit that Aaron Rodgers has ever faced at halftime. An already struggling defense was hurt more…
There is a bar in Atlanta called Park Tavern that will be hosting a pep rally for Packers fans the day before the NFC championship game. The event is being put on by Packers Everywhere, a group that rents out bars and hosts events for Packers fans all across the country. A fanbase taking over a particular bar is…
The result of Odell Beckham Jr.’s frustration has been erased from the Packers’ facilities. From ESPN’s Rob Demovsky:
Here is a story that will either fill you with intense admiration or drive you so crazy that you’ll want to punch a hole in your computer. Actually, you might feel both.
Moments after Mason Crosby’s last-second field goal gave the Packers a 34-31 win over the Cowboys and a trip to the NFC championship game, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was asked about his season-saving completion to tight end Jared Cook. “It’s just kind of schoolyard at times, late in the game like that,” he said.
The Packers beat the Cowboys tonight and are headed to the NFC Championship, but truly, it is all of us who are winners tonight.
In a New York Times story published ahead of today’s Packers-Cowboys NFC Divisional playoff game, Aaron Rodgers’s father confirms he and his son are not on speaking terms, and appears to blame the rift on Rodgers’s fame.