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Packers Injury Report: Jarrett Boykin, Clay Matthews, Brad Jones

The Green Bay Packers head into their third divisional match up in 12 days Thursday night against the Vikings, overall, rather healthy. Wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has been ruled out, with Clay Matthews and Brad Jones listed as probable.#183674636 / gettyimages.comBoykin, who injured his groin in practice leading up to week four's contest with the Chicago Bears, has been ruled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers explains smoking signal

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers did is weekly radio spot with Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin and a fan asked him why does a smoking signal during games some times. Jason Wilde: “Jeremy asks: ‘What is that pre-snap signal where you look like you’re smoking? Is that a smoke route or is that an indicator of two HIGH safeties?’ Tony asks ‘How do you keep from laughing after...
Via Pro Football Zone
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers almost drafted Ray Lewis

The Green Bay Packers were very close to drafting former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis back in 1996. Lewis was on the phone with the Packers’ front office and thought for sure he would fall to them. “We had his agent on the phone as I recall it, and we had Ray Lewis on the phone,” said former Packers GM Ron Wolf. “I think there was less than a minute to go. We already had...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers says smoking gesture a tribute to Jay Cutler

If you have watched the Green Bay Packers in their no-huddle offense at all over the past two seasons, you may have noticed Aaron Rodgers making a smoking gesture with one of his hand signals. It obviously indicates some sort of play call or formation change, but Rodgers wants you to believe he did it […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings does not miss Green Bay

It’s not a secret that the marriage between the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Greg Jennings didn’t end too swimmingly. After signing a five-year, $45 million contract with the division rival Minnesota Vikings prior to the 2013 campaign, Jennings found himself booed by the very same fans that had cheered him at Lambeau for seven years. Never afraid to open up to the media...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre gets haircut and shave - for new commercial (Video)

Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre had been looking rather shaggy in recent public appearances, letting his hair grow and sporting a full grey beard. However, it would seem that Favre's recent grooming habits, or lack thereof, may have all been a setup for this commercial promoting MicroTouch razors and trimmers.Favre looks a lot better now after getting himself cleaned up...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Vikings in week five

Thursday night, the Green Bay Packers (2-2) play host to the Minnesota Vikings (2-2) at historic Lambeau Field.  This NFC North contest will be simulcast on CBS and the NFL Network, with kickoff at 7:25 CT.  Both teams are coming off of victories, with the Packers defeating the Chicago Bears, and the Vikings defeating the Atlanta Falcons.  With the loser of this game falling into...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Defense Shouldn’t Be This Bad

Blame general manager Ted Thompson for squandering high draft picks on defensive players who have been either terrible (Jerel Worthy) or mediocre (B.J. Raji, Nick Perry and Mike Neal). Blame him for signing average players to big contracts (A.J. Hawk, Brad Jones and Morgan Burnett). And blame him for not using unrestricted free agency to plug gaping holes. But don’t blame him for...
Via Packer Update
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers are a huge hit… in Idaho?

We all know that the Green Bay Packers are by far the most popular team in the state of Wisconsin. But they’ve also won the hearts of one other state in the union. This map shows which NFL teams sell the most jerseys in each state at Dicks’ Sporting Goods. Check it out: via usatoday.com So… Idaho? I’ve got nothing for you. Weird. You may also be interested in:The Green Bay...
Via cover32 - Packers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Anyone want to play nose tackle for the Packers?

As soon as B.J. Raji was lost for the season this past August, my mind started to race. I wondered if general manager Ted Thompson would pick up the phone and call Ryan Pickett. After all, the 6-foot-2, 310-pound defensive tackle played eight seasons for the Packers. He started all 16 games in 2012 and 2013. I also wondered if Thompson would kick the tires on Johnny Jolly. He received...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Is Already an Impact Player for the Green Bay Packers’ Defense

The Green Bay Packers selected Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with the No. 21 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft because they thought he could be a playmaker. And after four games, it looks like they were right because Clinton-Dix has already become one of the most impactful players on the Green Bay defense. The 6-1, 205-pound safety, has come into the NFL and proven he belongs. In four games...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Datone Jones Becoming a Force on Green Bay Packers’ Defensive Line

When the Green Bay Packers selected Datone Jones in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, they thought they were going to get a dominant force on their defensive line. Last season, Jones struggled and in part due to injury was not able to make the immediate impact expected. But now, in year two, the freakish defensive lineman from UCLA, is making plays and finally looks like the...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: ‘It’s sure nice when people doubt us’

Aaron Rodgers told the fans to “relax” last week leading up to the Green Bay Packers game against the Chicago Bears, and on Sunday the Packers quarterback delivered his most productive game. Rodgers threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-17 win over the Bears at Soldier Field. “I know it’s a long season. There are always going to be many freak-outs along the way...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peppers: Not sacking Aaron Rodgers changed my career

Julius Peppers believes he would still be a member of the Chicago Bears if he had sacked Aaron Rodgers in the final game of last season. Peppers nearly brought down the Green Bay Packers quarterback on fourth and 8.  But fullback John Kuhn chipped Peppers, allowing Rodgers to hit Randall Cobb for a 48-yard game-winning touchdown at Soldier Field. “I was pretty close. I was pretty...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers on if dating Munn is impacting his play: 'Idiotic'

The Green Bay Packers have stumbled out of the gate a bit in the early part of the season, going 1-2. A big second-half comeback against the New York Jets in Week 2 in a 31-24 win is the only thing standing between the team and an 0-3 start. With the team seemingly in some […] The post Aaron Rodgers on if dating Olivia Munn is having an impact on his play: ‘Idiotic’ appeared...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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